2003 Mazda Protege5

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2003 Mazda Protege5 Reliability Rating

KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems

Category

Rating

Comments

Engine

Significant Problems Occasional problems on this vehicle are failure of the Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) Valve and the Intake Manifold. Failure of the EGR valve will cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate and may also cause the engine to misfire or run rough at idle. Failure of the Intake Manifold may cause a rattling noise or engine misfires. The cost to replace the EGR valve is estimated at $146.00 for the parts and $30.00 for the labor. Replacement of the intake manifold is covered under a safety recall. The cost to replace the intake manifold is estimated at $600.00 for parts and 200.00 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Transmission & Driveline

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Steering & Suspension

Moderate Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is failure of the Front Control Arm Bushings. The cost to replace the Front Control Arm Bushings is $18.00 for parts and $178.00 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour for labor and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Brakes

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Heating & Air Conditioning

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Starting & Charging

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Accessories

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Overall

4 out of 5 4 out of 5

*Repair costs are based on a flat rate of $65.00 per hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Reliability History
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KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems  Moderate Problems Moderate Problems  Significant Problems Significant Problems
Click year for details: 2002 2003
Engine Moderate Problems Significant Problems
Transmission & Driveline Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Steering & Suspension Minimal Problems Moderate Problems
Brakes Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Heating & Air Conditioning Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Starting & Charging Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Accessories Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Overall 5 out of 5 4 out of 5
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