Protege 1999-2000

Diagnosis & Testing

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Case Insulation Test



Specific to:

Mazda Protege 1999-2003

Mazda Protege5 2002-2003

  1. Disconnect the spark plug wire.
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  3. Disconnect the ignition coil connector.
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  5. Measure the insulation resistance from terminal 1A to ignition coil case, and terminal 2A to ignition coil case using an ohmmeter. If the resistance is not above 10 megaohms, replace the coil.

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    Fig. Case insulation test-Protégé with 1.6L (ZM) and 2.0L (FS) engines

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Secondary Coil Winding



Specific to:

Mazda Protege 1999-2003

Mazda Protege5 2002-2003

  1. Remove the ignition coil.
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  3. Measure the resistance using an ohmmeter from lead hole 1 to lead 4 and lead hole 2 to 3. the resistance should be 7-11 kohms. If not replace the coil as the secondary coil winding is defective.

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    Fig. Secondary coil winding test-Protégé with 1.6L (ZM) and 2.0L (FS) engines

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