1994 MAZDA MPV COOLING SYSTEM

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  • kaprakikki
  • 1994 Mazda MPV

Engine problem
1994 Mazda MPV Engine Size unknown Two Wheel Drive Automatic 87,000 miles

My engine over heated this afternoon apparently because of a coolant leak. My roommate insisted that we pour water into the coolant system instead of actual coolant. Is this correct? It's already done, what can I do to fix it if it was a bad idea? Also, if it is true that you should water down coolant, what are the appropriate porportions? Thank you!

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Monday, December 17th, 2007 AT 3:01 AM

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It seems that your roomate wants you to get another car by doing that-drain it back out and put a 50/50 mix in it-I hope you're not in a weather that goes down to freezing poiint 32deg-that water will turn into ice and create more headaches/wasted money thanks to your roomate suggestion.

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