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Mazda mx5 1990

My fans are not going car is over heating

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The thermostats on Mazdas are notorious for kicking out and causing the fans to either not initiate or go on without effective results. My Protege went through 3 before I got my Miata, and I learned how to change the thermostat when it went out the first time. Hopefully, there won't be a second time, but whenever the car overheats and I notice the fans don't come one, I always assume it's the thermostat, and that's always the cause. If you don't want to fix it yourself, take it to a dealer, they're very accustomed to changing thermostats in Mazdas, believe me.

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