I have a Mazda Mpv 2000,

Asked by Feb 26, 2016 at 09:35 PM about the 2000 Mazda MPV

Question type: General

I had my mazda fixed with front and back brakes,
alternator changed, new battery, belt changed, four
new tires, and when i start the car it sounds like a
horn noise, when I trun the wheel, it makes the
same noise plus i get a rubber burn smell after
driving and park the car, what can I do to fix this
problem, I've already spent enough money fixing
this car, I'm at wits end

5 Answers

It sounds like you need to add power steering fluid. It could be bad, have a leak, and/or need a new belt, but often topping off the fluid will fix the problem.

And if it doesn't work, you're only out $5

Thank you, i will go to auto zone tomorrow, but what about that smell of burnt rubber after I drive the car and park??

When the power steering pump is low on fluid it creates more friction on the pulley, causing the belt to slip and friction rub/burn. Good luck : )

Thank you so much, i will get it done asap

Your Answer

MPV

Looking for a Used MPV in your area?

CarGurus has 17 nationwide MPV listings and the tools to find you a great deal.

Postal Code:

Mazda MPV Experts

  • #1
    bobbyleveille
    Reputation
    1,050
  • #2
    Gary John
    Reputation
    500
  • #3
    Michelle Ann
    Reputation
    340
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Honda Odyssey
32 Great Deals out of 931 listings starting at $1,499
Used Toyota Sienna
21 Great Deals out of 1,160 listings starting at $2,495
Used Nissan Quest
70 listings starting at $2,500
Used Chrysler Town & Country
47 Great Deals out of 605 listings starting at $2,200
Used Mazda Tribute
5 Great Deals out of 176 listings starting at $2,688
Used Acura MDX
52 Great Deals out of 537 listings starting at $3,495
Used Dodge Caravan
99 listings
Used Dodge Grand Caravan
325 Great Deals out of 14,932 listings starting at $2,000
Used Honda Civic
316 Great Deals out of 3,574 listings starting at $1,795

Used Cars For Sale

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.