Rx8 6 speed wont move in any gear! - RX8Club.com

Go Back  RX8Club.com > General Topics > New Member Forum
Reload this Page >

Rx8 6 speed wont move in any gear!

Notices
New Member Forum A place for new members to get their feet wet

Rx8 6 speed wont move in any gear!

Reply

 
 
 
Old 08-11-2018, 04:36 PM
  #1  
New Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Aug 2018
Posts: 4
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rx8 6 speed wont move in any gear!

I have a 2004 rx8 nanual 6 speed and i cannot grab any gear it acts as if it is stuck in nuetral but shifts fine no grinds just wont grab up any help would be greatly apreciated!
Rx8 prblms is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 08-11-2018, 04:47 PM
  #2  
Boosted Kiwi
iTrader: (2)
 
Brettus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Y-cat-o NZ
Posts: 18,181
Thanked 200 Times in 153 Posts
Sounds to me like your clutch is non existent .
Brettus is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 08-11-2018, 05:52 PM
  #3  
New Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Aug 2018
Posts: 4
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Originally Posted by Brettus View Post
Sounds to me like your clutch is non existent .
my thoughts as well but no gear grinding? No grinding at all just dosent grab. I am new to the rx8 world more of an old school guy. So price range at a shop? If not to crazy ill change it in the driveway lol
Rx8 prblms is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 08-11-2018, 06:04 PM
  #4  
New Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Aug 2018
Posts: 4
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Originally Posted by Brettus View Post
Sounds to me like your clutch is non existent .
no grinds no hard shifting can feel it go into gear but no movement
Rx8 prblms is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 08-11-2018, 06:07 PM
  #5  
Boosted Kiwi
iTrader: (2)
 
Brettus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Y-cat-o NZ
Posts: 18,181
Thanked 200 Times in 153 Posts
If it goes into gear but the car doesn't move when clutch is out ............. there is no other possibility .Do you understand how a clutch works ?
Brettus is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 08-11-2018, 06:27 PM
  #6  
New Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Aug 2018
Posts: 4
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Originally Posted by Brettus View Post
If it goes into gear but the car doesn't move when clutch is out ............. there is no other possibility .Do you understand how a clutch works ?
that i do that i do just expected it to be hard to shift into gear and or noise of somesort
Rx8 prblms is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 08-11-2018, 06:32 PM
  #7  
Boosted Kiwi
iTrader: (2)
 
Brettus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Y-cat-o NZ
Posts: 18,181
Thanked 200 Times in 153 Posts
If the clutch isn't driving the transmission .... as in the input shaft isn't rotating ...then it will shift into gear the same as if the engine was not even running . Another thing to check ...is the driveshaft turning when engine running, in gear and clutch out ?
Brettus is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 08-11-2018, 08:24 PM
  #8  
转子之魂
 
UnknownJinX's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2017
Location: Victoria, BC
Posts: 1,709
Thanked 247 Times in 227 Posts
Other than the rotary engine, an RX-8 works just like any other RWD car.

A clutch on an RX-8 isn't any different than any other car.

If you put the car in second gear, dump your clutch and your car doesn't stall, then most likely your clutch is dead, and again, it's the same as replacing the clutch on any other RWD car.
UnknownJinX is online now  
Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2018, 06:25 AM
  #9  
RX-Heaven
iTrader: (6)
 
mazdaverx7's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Vermilion Ohio
Posts: 1,479
Thanked 26 Times in 25 Posts
Sounds like the clutch disc has failed. Its either shattered or completely worn.
mazdaverx7 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2018, 11:30 AM
  #10  
Registered
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Tampa
Posts: 573
Thanked 40 Times in 37 Posts
When I shattered a clutch disc the pedal went right to the floor. How does the pedal feel?
strokercharged95gt is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 08-28-2018, 02:30 PM
  #11  
New Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2018
Posts: 2
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Clutch, or master slave cylinder?

So I was driving from the hardware store yesterday with parts for my other car, suddenly I was trying to shift into second gear when it made a grinding noise. Then I made another attempt and nothing, so I tried getting it into any other gears, but still nothing.. The car idles fine, just can't get into any gears. When I press the clutch pedal it feels really loose for the first quarter of the push, then it feels kind of spongy/stiff for the rest of the push. I looked under the dash and under the clutch pedal and noticed moisture on clutch Master cylinder, so I wiped my finger on it, and sure enough it was oil. Could the master cylinder be the cause of my problem? Sorry for posting in wrong section, but this is the only place this site will let me post
Miguel6969 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 08-28-2018, 04:22 PM
  #12  
Put it in "H"!
iTrader: (1)
 
Loki's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Montreal
Posts: 4,182
Thanked 263 Times in 232 Posts
Originally Posted by Miguel6969 View Post
So I was driving from the hardware store yesterday with parts for my other car, suddenly I was trying to shift into second gear when it made a grinding noise. Then I made another attempt and nothing, so I tried getting it into any other gears, but still nothing.. The car idles fine, just can't get into any gears. When I press the clutch pedal it feels really loose for the first quarter of the push, then it feels kind of spongy/stiff for the rest of the push. I looked under the dash and under the clutch pedal and noticed moisture on clutch Master cylinder, so I wiped my finger on it, and sure enough it was oil. Could the master cylinder be the cause of my problem? Sorry for posting in wrong section, but this is the only place this site will let me post
Yeah definitely sounds like the master cylinder. Check that the pedal itself hasn't come apart at the welds, that's a known issue with older model RX8s
Loki is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 08-28-2018, 05:08 PM
  #13  
Registered
 
thebubbadog's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2014
Location: North carolina
Posts: 117
Thanked 9 Times in 9 Posts
My clutch pedal just broke on me and my clutch still worked fine it just felt weird and grinded at high rpm. I feel like you might want to look into the master cylinder but when i replaced my clutch peddle there was some fluid coming around the little push rod that goes's into the fire wall for the clutch it wasn't a lot but you could tell that it was leaking at least a little. But I feel like you're problem will be with clutch not the master cylinder.
thebubbadog is offline  
Reply With Quote
 
 
 
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Zoomzoom720
New Member Forum
12
02-13-2018 07:33 AM
blkswan
Series I Trouble Shooting
21
01-15-2015 12:14 PM
nocturnal8
Series I Trouble Shooting
3
10-09-2012 12:50 PM
mattg2247
Series I Trouble Shooting
6
08-14-2011 02:05 AM
rotaryPilot
Series I Tech Garage
1
04-14-2007 01:21 AM


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:
You have already rated this thread Rating: Thread Rating: 0 votes,  average.

Quick Reply: Rx8 6 speed wont move in any gear!


Contact Us Archive Advertising Cookie Policy Privacy Statement Terms of Service

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.