the thermostate isn't sticking
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2008 Mazda Tribute Question: My 2008 mazda is running hot just some of the time..water pump isn't leaking and
Answer #1mrfordman August 05, 2013, 11:35Journeyman
might check to see if cooling fans are operating. turn a/c on, see if fans operate. if do turn a/c off and run engine till starts getting warm see if fans kick on before it gets hot. if fans don't come on try tapping on fan motor. if still not working, take to shop have checked.
Answer #2Greg's Orange Auto (14568 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386globalhelper August 05, 2013, 11:39Master
poss blockage in radiator or cooling fan issue