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Experience:  Licensed Master/Hybrid Technician at Mendes Motors
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Changed engine. wont start don't know if it is alarm key or

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changed engine. wont start don't know if it is alarm key or bad ecm.
JA: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded?
Customer: no batt was bad we put new one in and still the same. plus this guy don't have the alarm key fob
JA: What is the model/year of your Mazda?
Customer: 02 mazda protégé 5 2.0
JA: Are you fixing your Mazda2 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes I'm fixing. checked fuel pump for operation. good checked my sensors for 5 volt ref from ecm . all good but the car does some weird stuff like at first it ran for afew seconds. it was crappy but it did run even a few secs after I took the key out
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: yes ca the alarm system be taken out completly
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Mazda
Expert:  Pedro Goncalves replied 1 year ago.
Does the car have an immobilizer?