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hey guys...im hoping you guys could give some advice on probable causes. one night i parked my car and the next morning it didnt start!. i checked the battery and it tested out bad, so i replaced it! then my starter wouldnt disengage so i replaced the starter also.... still no start. i've checked fuses and relays. i even tried push starting my car, NOTHING. my car is cranking over but it aint starting. i have had my ignition system replaced already at the dealer about a year ago. i dont know what to look for... i 've done pretty much everything i can think of....if you guys can help me with this, i would appreciate it. thanks!
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Was the engine fully warmed up when you parked the car and shut it down? If the engine was not fully warmed up, it may be flooded. Never shut down a rotary engine without warming it up. Check your user manual for instructions on de-flooding the car. Or check out the DIY section of this forum for other techniques used by members to de-flood the engine. Otherwise if the car is still under warranty, you may want to have Mazda check it out.
hey same thing happen to me
if engine flooded you need
connect the battery to another car
take out the fuel pump fuse
crank the engine untill you feel the compression again.
replace the fuel pump fuse
crank it again untill engine start.
keep some pauses between cranks to save the starter motor
hey guys... My car has been acting up lately. About 3 weeks ago, I took off the muffler and then drove it like that till recently. Was driving to the store and at a stop light, the car just stalled then won't start. Then it will only start when cold but stalls when warm. 2 days ago, I started it again and it started but got a P0301 check engine code (flashing) and when i depressed the clutch, it just stalled. Put the muffler back on and now it won't start but cranks. I assume the spark plugs are flooded. Went to advance and they told me that I have to balance the engine to put new spark plugs on but I looked on all data and it doesn't say so. Anyways, I checked voltage on coils, getting proper voltage there. Getting proper voltage at the eccentric shaft position sensor. Not getting spark. What could cause this?
thanks for the reply. haha he also mentioned that he worked at mazda before. I tried several spark tests and it seemed like i was not getting spark. Im changing spark plugs today and prob doing a compression test. This all happened 2 weeks after I took my muffler off. Maybe when it was off, it was reading a lot of oxygen so it was dumping fuel then making it stall. That is my belief. I put the muffler back on and reset the ECM by pressing the gas pedal 20x.
Hi all, sorry not able to start a new thread so I am hijacking one....Essentially, hoping someone can help, Ive scoured the forum and internet for answers..... before I get flamed.
-I moved my 2007 rx8 6spd about 20ft to park it and turned it off in hot weather.
-2 days later went to unlock with my cardkey and it didnt work, used the secondary physical key and opened the door. (the light on the card does flash though).
-tried to turn the ignition with no luck, had to use the physical key. turned the ignition again. all interior lights turn on, windows work full speed, engine does not crank at all(no audible tic-tic sound).
-tried the 10 second pedal to floor deflooding with no luck.
-tried jumping with a car with a weak-ish batterry- no luck.
-fyi: coils,plugs,wires all almost new.
Starter (is it possible that the key coincidentally doenst work at the same time?)
Flooded engine (but engine does not crank or even try to crank- also key coincidence again?)
clutch pedal not fully engaging (again - coincidence that key doenst work)
key battery (but car wont start even with physical key).
fuse of some kind?
battery (but it wouldnt jump start)
battery terminals (lights all turn on at 100%)
hey guys dont want to muck up the post but didn't know where to post as I'm new to this forum, i have a 2004 rx8 that i have recently bought, the previous owner told me that the engine dosnt start but it turns over. when i brought it back i managed to start it up by de-flooding it once i got it starting i went to put my foot on the clutch and it just died, mind you that it was revving normally.
any suggestions to what it might be?