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'03 Mazda Tribute Overheating


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snoman819
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Jan 5, 2015, 7:28 PM

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'03 Mazda Tribute Overheating Sign In

Car: 2003 Mazda Tribute 2wd 6cyl
Issue:
-Car will over heat while driving after 3-4miles from cold.
-While driving the heater will produce hot air for a short time then it will begin to blow cold.
-Shortly after it starts blowing cold it begins to quickly over heat.
-Coolant has been released from the pressure release in the overflow.
Checked/Replaced:
-Water pump belt was worn and was replaced. Other belt in working order.
-water pump pulley is moving with belt.
-Coolant is full. A small amount of coolant remains in the overflow tank after cooled.
-No leaks in the system found.
-After the car has overheated the upper hose is under pressure and is very hot. The lower hose has no pressure and is cool.


Discretesignals
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Jan 5, 2015, 7:40 PM

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Re: '03 Mazda Tribute Overheating Sign In

Either you have some air pockets in the system or you have combustion gasses getting into the coolant system. Might want to check for a blown head gasket.





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