Having problems with your 1996 Mazda Protege ?
The motor is not starting when I plug in the airflow sensor wire
The mass airflow sensor could be fouled out. If you have a K&N or other oilable filter, it can let oil get on the sensor and foul it out. Buy and use a dedicated MAF cleaner. Don't use anything but a dedicated MAF cleaner. If cleaning it doesn't work, then you should replace the sensor. Expect to pay over $200 for a new sensor.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for 1996 Mazda Protege
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