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It keeps overheating. I put water in but still overheats.

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It keeps overheating...

It keeps overheating . I put water in but still overheats

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the coolant? Have you checked for a leak in the cooling system?

No. But I have too I have to top up the water once a week

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Mazda?

Mazda Tribute 2003

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Tribute yourself? What have you tried so far?

No I’ve just put water in it so far

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Mazda Mechanic: david craig, ASE Certified Technician replied 3 months ago
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Mazda Mechanic: david craig, ASE Certified Technician replied 3 months ago

with the engine running and up to operating temp. check the upper and lower radiator hoses. make sure they are both very hot.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
they are
Customer reply replied 3 months ago
what do you think the problem is
Mazda Mechanic: david craig, ASE Certified Technician replied 3 months ago

standby please

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Mazda Mechanic: david craig, ASE Certified Technician replied 3 months ago

the water pump needs replaced

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Mazda Mechanic: david craig, ASE Certified Technician replied 3 months ago

but i would first do a block test

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Mazda Mechanic: david craig, ASE Certified Technician replied 3 months ago

a block test will tell you if combustion gases are getting into the coolant system

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Mazda Mechanic: david craig, ASE Certified Technician replied 3 months ago

are you there?

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