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    Help starting a P5 that's been sitting for years?

    You might want to consider using Synchromesh oil for your transmission if you live in a cold climate. In the winter, my car would grind every gear for about 15-20 minutes until my transmission warmed up. Synchromesh oil solved the problem. It's kind of expensive, but so is the Redline stuff...
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    Help starting a P5 that's been sitting for years?

    Don't wait for symptoms, or you'll probably burn out your fuel pump and maybe be stranded. Changing the fuel filter should be part of regular maintenance. Yes. The fuel filter does not necessarily need immediate attention, but it should be on your to-do list... P5 rough idle... Help!
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    Help starting a P5 that's been sitting for years?

    That may have been your IAC relearning how to idle the car. Whenever the battery is disconnected (or is completely dead,) the IAC needs to relearn how to idle the car. Once the engine reaches a certain temperature, the ECU hands over the idle control to the IAC, where it may struggle to idle...
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    Help starting a P5 that's been sitting for years?

    If it were me, I'd just top it up with fresh gas and some iso-heat or something, and not worry about it. Or if you are planning on replacing your fuel filter (which is a good idea), you could siphon out the old gas through the opening while the fuel cover is off. I would think that if your car...
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    Water damaging front door speaker

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    Water damaging front door speaker

    Make sure you buy the right hand side, for a P5...
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    Water damaging front door speaker

    I think that I remember that the two front doors are identical between the Protege sedan and the Protege5, it's the rear doors that are different.?? So you might be OK. But you did say that your right-hand speaker was going out, and you posted a link of the lefthand side...
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    Water damaging front door speaker

    You know that you clicked on the 4-door. The 5-door P5 may have a different shape or size ?? 5040A and 5040B
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    Water damaging front door speaker

    You can check the part number in the parts catalog. http://www.floptical.net/mazda/
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    Transmission Torque specs and more

    This is the service manual download. The 2002 Protégé and Protégé5 are pretty much the same car except for the hatchback on the P5.
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    Transmission Torque specs and more

    Other guys changed out their ATF a liter or a two at a time. They would drain out 1-2 liters and put in 1-2 liters of new ATF and run it for a while for the transmission to adjust. Then do it again multiple times. The ATF never gets completely changed, but the transmission operates properly.