I have a 02 mazda mpv 3.0. I added coolant but didnt tighten the cap all the way and while driving on the highway the van started to decelerate while over heating ....then the van just stopped. Not st

Asked by Mar 22, 2015 at 04:04 PM about the 2002 Mazda MPV LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Now the van will not start at all

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Why did you add coolant in the first place, did you have a problem. The coolant that overheated and sprayed the engine is probably on some electrical/ignition components not allowing it to start. Let it dry out, find the coolant leak and see if it starts.

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