consequences: open thermostat on 2005 Mazda Mazda6

Can I still drive with an open thermostst and if so for how long? What are the consequnces?

by in Harlingen, TX on September 29, 2009
2 answers
ANSWER by , September 29, 2009
Yes you can, but you will have poor heater operation, decreased fuel mileage, higher fuel emissions and the check engine light will likely come on.
ANSWER by , September 29, 2009
You can but you wont get any heat in the winter time also it can cause over cooling which is bad for your engine