Water Pumps
Mazda Millenia
1995-2005 Chevy Cavaliers

Would it be bad to drive a long distance with the themostat broke or water pump on a Mazda millenia?

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11/12/2009

if the water pump is broke, you wont be driving for very long. probably about 15 miles, depending on how warm it is. then the engine will lock up forever. if the thermostat is broke, and it is closed, then the coolant wont circulate, and it will go a bit farther before it locks up. if the stat is broke open, then it will run, but it will run rich for a long time.