Question about 2002 Mazda MPV
I had the dealer flush the system the summer of 2006 or 2007. The radiator was also changed. since then I have had little to no heat in the van. we recently flushed the heating system again and pulled the hoses on the heating core and flushed that also to no avail. I'm at my wit's end. how do I fix this?
Two most common causes of your problem are low coolant ( air in the heater core) and a thermo stat stuck open. If you have a temperature gauge and it is reading on the low side. Like 140 Deg or less, you need a new engine thermostat. Feel the top of the radiator tank after the car has been driven. If it is too hot to touch, the thermostat is no the problem. As the system has been flushed and filled I suspect there is enough coolant. Last item on the list is the coolant valve for the heater core. Many cars have a water valve located in line with the supply pipe to the heater core. This valve may be in the engine compartment or under the dash. Check the heater temperature control and follow the cables. One cable most likly goes to this valve. Maybe a cable retaining clop has fallen off
Posted on Feb 06, 2009
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Feb 13, 2015 | Jeep Cars & Trucks
Feb 28, 2014 | 2000 Mazda MPV
Nov 21, 2013 | 2002 Jeep Liberty
Apr 12, 2013 | 2000 Mazda MPV
Dec 05, 2010 | 2002 Mercury Cougar
Nov 04, 2010 | 2000 Ford Expedition
May 17, 2009 | 1995 Mazda MPV
967 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!