Question about 2003 Mazda MX-5 Miata
I just had the radiator flushed at the dealership yesterday, the dealership was concerned since the overflow tank was nearly empty and the fluid looked dirty (the coolant system was flushed a year and a half ago by a different service provider). I was told that there were no leaks and the dealership would perform a pressure test. The check engine light came on today. I looked under the hood and the overflow tank is now low and the top of the radiator was wet. Is it the radiator cap that's bad? Why wasn't this caught at the dealership?
The cap can be at fault can happen any time check radiator every week . Have the cap and radiator pressure tested ,the car is 11 years old change all heater and radiator hoses.
Posted on May 31, 2014
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
If this is the intercooler there is a recall on it. I took mine in, but there is an eight week waiting perid for the part.
Hope this helps
Posted on Jun 01, 2009
Relax, there is no problem.
When the water / coolant gets hot (inside of radiator/engine) it starts to boil, ofcourse when it boils, it expands, so the fluid in the radiator has to go somewhere, thats why there is the overflow reservoir. So, when the fluid boils, some moves to the reservoir to avoid any potential problems with the radiator, such as it blowing up, or not being able to cool off all of the fluid running through the engine.
But relax, its normal.
Posted on Jul 13, 2009
SOURCE: 2004 Mazda RX-8 PO455
It will not go off by itself,you will need to reset it by connecting to a diagnostic tool.Once cleared if there is any other problem then it will trigger the check engine light again.Hope this helps..
Posted on Sep 03, 2009
check ur gas cap for tight and proper seal that is the most common problem for the the evap codes if cap is good check fuel and vent lines for damage or leaks from gas cap under vehicle up to engine compartment
Posted on Oct 18, 2009
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