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Old 06-01-2015, 05:58 PM   #1
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Introducing the Brand New Mobile App: Garage Talk!

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i put in new coils and plugs and wires and still no spark what do i change next on a 2004 mazda rx8
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what controls the spark like is it one of those boxes under the computer
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HI no spark wtf

i put in new coils and plugs and wires and still no spark what do i change next on a 2004 mazda rx8

what can i do to get it running again
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larryd: try posting your issue in the New Members section and I'm sure we'll be able to help you out a bit more there. New Member Forum - RX8Club.com
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Hi guys
I've just purchased a 2004 RX8 that won't start.
It's had a flat battery, which was disconnected for charging.
The owner said it was running fine, stopped then when he came back and tried starting it, it had turnover but no start.
Replaced TDC sensor, erased code, which still recurs,
The fob doesn't work, "new battery, and programed", nothing!
Checked all fuses in engine bay,
There is a lot for oil around the Engine?
What have I missed??
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Hi guys
I've just purchased a 2004 RX8 that won't start.
It's had a flat battery, which was disconnected for charging.
The owner said it was running fine, stopped then when he came back and tried starting it, it had turnover but no start.
Replaced TDC sensor, erased code, which still recurs,
The fob doesn't work, "new battery, and programed", nothing!
Checked all fuses in engine bay,
There is a lot for oil around the Engine?
What have I missed??
C
Make your own thread in the New Member section about your issues and what you've tried. Additionally, read the stickies/announcements in the New Member section.
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Rx8 key fob

Big problem here!! I don't have the actual key to my car but I have the key fob my key fob has been working and all of a sudden it won't work to start my car. It still unlocks and locks the car but not to start the car how do I fix this problem please help me
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Premix

I need help. I tried going to auto zone asking what is the best for premixing my 2004 rx8 and he told me its a 4 stroke and that premixing would do more harm than good. Is that true or should I actually premix?
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Hi guys
I've just purchased a 2004 RX8 that won't start.
It's had a flat battery, which was disconnected for charging.
The owner said it was running fine, stopped then when he came back and tried starting it, it had turnover but no start.
Replaced TDC sensor, erased code, which still recurs,
The fob doesn't work, "new battery, and programed", nothing!
Checked all fuses in engine bay,
There is a lot for oil around the Engine?
What have I missed??
C
your engine is probably flooded man try looking at a video to unflood it its easier than trying to explain
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Old 11-10-2016, 12:25 AM   #11
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Old 11-10-2016, 04:14 AM   #12
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I don't understand why troubleshooting questions are being asked in a thread announcing a mobile app.
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Clutch

I put a stage 3 clutch in my 2006 rx8 and it seems like it's not engaging. Slave cylinder seems be working and I bleed the system. Anyone have any other ideas?
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I put a stage 3 clutch in my 2006 rx8 and it seems like it's not engaging. Slave cylinder seems be working and I bleed the system. Anyone have any other ideas?
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your engine is probably flooded man try looking at a video to unflood it its easier than trying to explain
Try talking your spark plugs out, leave em out over night an put em back in in morning. Worked for me when mine flooded
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hi
i was wondering if anyone can give advise, i let my mazda rx8 2007 sitting for the last 2 months without starting as she ran out of fuel and i went on holiday .came back put fuel and now she is cranking but not starting any advice welcome.
thanks in advance.
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flywheel

hey everyone, i have a 08 rx8 , i want to take my flywheel to engineering so that they can make it lightweight for me.. does anyone have engineering specs for me..and i want to know if i need to change or adjust any counter weights , do i need to light weight the front weight and with how much ? i need engineering specs plz..
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i was wondering if anyone can give advise, i let my mazda rx8 2007 sitting for the last 2 months without starting as she ran out of fuel and i went on holiday .came back put fuel and now she is cranking but not starting any advice welcome.
thanks in advance.
hey..i had the same problem once, try loosening the fuel lines in the front by the engine switch ign on and see if fuel is coming thru, check battery volts , check spark, if all is correct try to reset. then try again
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Why hasn't this app been updated in years? The iOS version is still made for the iPhone 5s screen! Everything looks so blown up on a 7/7+. Honestly, the mobile website is better lol.
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Is it worth it to get the app? The reviews in the past store are pretty bad.
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Why even bother? All mobile sites and apps suck imo. Just go to the bottom of the website page and click the "view full site" (desktop) button
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Yeah I'm on iOS and this app is awful. It hasn't been updated in 4 years!
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UK Cat converter failure

Dear RX8 owners

Our garage is asking us to change the cat and the 4 coils of our RX8 although we have never experienced any misfires in the 13 years we had our car and had an MOT carried-out 5 months ago which spotted no engine issue.

We brought our low mileage car for a technical maintenance check at this garage and as we were going to pick up the car we got a call last Friday from the garage saying that there was a problem with the engine as the car would no longer start. We suspect that the garage flooded the engine by switching on and off the engine on their parking space immediately and did only partial cleaning. They changed a faulty spark plug and said that it was all sorted. When I picked up the car on Tuesday it stopped abruptly on the road after driving less than a mile. The garage is now saying that the cat and 4 coils need changing. This diagnostic feels suspicious as it happened after their maintenance check and spark replacement and also because we never had misfires on the past.

What would you suggest for us to ask to our garage to test their honesty? Also could you possibly let us know whether coils can be extracted from the car to allow us to see us In what state they are? What price should we be quoted for that repair? Thank you in advance for your support.

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