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Juan Crespo
Juan Crespo, Tech Trainer
Category: Mazda
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Experience:  A.S.E. Master Technician, Advanced Level, Emissions - Asian, Domestic, & European
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2000 protege runs fine until it gets hot and will quit

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2000 protege runs fine until it gets hot and will quit running and will not restart until it cools down and may run for a fine for a couple of days and then do the same thing again
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Mazda
Expert:  Juan Crespo replied 1 year ago.

Hi there.

The symptoms you describe can be caused by either the fuel pump or ignition capacitor quitting when hot. If you'd like to tackle this project yourself and have access to the required tools, I can guide you through the necessary diagnostic steps.