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2004 Mazda RX 8

I parked my car in the garage a week ago, got in it this morning and it won't start! All gages come on, it turns over, but won't start! Any suggestions would be greatly appreciaeted.

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  • tom970 Nov 15, 2008

    Parked for about 3 weeks, started it and ran engine for about 10mis shut it off and the next day dead batt, charge batt and no start checked for spark at coil and there was none, heard a motor running in engine compartment and determined bad ing, relay, replace same and all's quite in engine compartment but still no start, it did get flooded cleared that still no start.

    Appreciate any help.

    TJ

  • rosaline33 Dec 01, 2008

    I have the exact same problem!! The car wont start but the lights and alarm work...tried to jump it and bought a new battery, no good...I can hear a fan kick on and the alternater is working.

  • Jones48 Dec 15, 2008

    Parked my Mazda RX8 2004 for four days when I tried to start it it would just turn over and over without igniting. Hooked up to another battery, let computer synchorinise still not starting, sputters like it wants to but no go. Any help would be appreciated. Do not think it is flooded.

  • ascott47 Jan 11, 2009

    I have the same problem however i am unable to locate the spark plugs in the rx8 can anyone help?

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Remove driver side wheel , look behind a plastic wall where the coil cables are connected, remove wires and replace spark plugs accordingly the order. 2 trailing 2 leading

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Thanks for all the help.
I have never had too deal with a rotary engine before and I see that this is unique to this type engine. No start flooded and I followed all the tips for this and the prevention and every thing has been fine.

Thank you again
Tom

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IF the Car won't start even after trying to jump it try jumping it straight from the terminals without the battery hooked up. If that don't work there is a chance that while trying to start, being fuel injected, it may have floodded it. You can then try to take out the spark plugs and soak in gasoline and clean them with a wire brush and re-insert.

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Check coil packs for discoloration on the back side. if so, replace them. the check plugs. if fouled replace them. then when all repaired and running, spray saltwater on the plug wires. and if theres a light show, replace the wires. please use oem parts or performance parts. cheap aftermarket parts will only cause more problems.

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Please try to jump start the car as the car left long will have drained battery , and get the battery checked .........


Good luck...

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