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    I normally do but I took my toolbox out when I got my new bike last week and didn't put it back in haha.

    And I never replaced any of the fuses since I had the car.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NaturalFlavored View Post
    I might just replace the ECT anyways...
    That's probably not necessary.
    If the ECT sensor was a problem, it would have blown the new fuse as soon as you tried to start the car.

    Probably a case of leave well enough alone.

    My only concern is why the fuse blew in the first place.
    You may have it blow again.
    (or it was just a crusty old fuse)
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    Well I looked over the harness and I didn't see any visible exposed wiring, I check from the AC straight down the line to injectors until I couldn't follow it back behind the engine. So I don't know what caused it.
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    I think you're fine but if the fuse is gonna blow again, it's probably gonna happen sooner than later.
    Keep it in mind for the next week or two.

    I think it was just an old fuse.
    It can get brittle over time.
    I've seen fuses where they were full of white corrosion inside.
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    I have fuses in the car now just in case but I will keep an eye out for anything out of the ordinary.
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    Check your dip stick if theres coolant on it its a head gasket problem, if not it could be a faulty water pump or faulty temp sensor if your replacing that you might aswell do the timing belt and full coolant flush aswell just to be safe. Start with the simple stuff before getting elbow deep in a riming belt replacement.
    Ive 2 photos of the temp sensor that needed replacing on mine and the water pump.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shamrock 1693 View Post
    Ive 2 photos of the temp sensor that needed replacing on mine and the water pump.

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    That's the thermostat, not the temperature sensor.

    The OP had his temperature gauge in his cluster read full hot when the engine was cold due to a blown engine fuse in the cabin which made his gauge give a false reading.

    He never did actually overheat.
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    Did i not say thermostat i rushed that reply to try help out, a silly thing like a fuse and we all jump to the worst case of blown head haskets and faulty thermos and fault water pumps

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shamrock 1693 View Post
    Did i not say thermostat i rushed that reply to try help out, a silly thing like a fuse and we all jump to the worst case of blown head haskets and faulty thermos and fault water pumps
    No kidding !!
    I wonder how many shops would have sold him a new head gasket and timing belt kit when it was just a blown fuse.
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    Can only imagine well over this side of the pond, if your where to replace timing belts and V belts your looking at about 200 euro after VAT and excluding labour.

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    I replaced my timing belt, idler & tensioner pulleys, water pump, thermostat, v-belts, and all associated gaskets for ~ $400 CAD.

    I was quoted $1,600 for the job at a shop. (not including the water pump and v-belts)
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    Quote Originally Posted by pcb View Post
    I replaced my timing belt, idler & tensioner pulleys, water pump, thermostat, v-belts, and all associated gaskets for ~ $400 CAD.

    I was quoted $1,600 for the job at a shop. (not including the water pump and v-belts)
    Thats eye watering when a Mazda P5 over here is deemed a banger or a beater and is picked up on irish car sites for 1000 euro. Hard to justify spending 1600CAD-1075. When you can do it at a fraction with a bit of know how.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pcb View Post
    I was quoted $1,600 for the job at a shop. (not including the water pump and v-belts)
    He said the timing belt kit was $800. The rest was labor and I had to supply the water pump.


    This is the price at Rockauto today...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shamrock 1693 View Post
    ... When you can do it at a fraction with a bit of know how.
    I never would have attempted a timing belt job on my car without the help of the "How-To" instructions provided by this site.

    Thanks Mazda247
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shamrock 1693 View Post
    ..Mazda P5 over here is deemed a banger or a beater and is picked up on irish car sites for 1000 euro...
    That's around the same price as here but they're all rusty turds over here.








    I paid $6,300 for my car in 2009 and did the timing belt about two years later.

    I'm not going to change the timing belt again.
    I'm just going to drive it till the belt snaps then push it off a bridge.

    And yes, my car has been deemed "unfit for resale". (at least I'm allowed to drive it.)
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