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2004 RX8 STARTED AND RAN FOR A COUPLE MINUTES THEN DIED KNOW WONT START BUT IT WILL CRANK SPRAYED STARTING FLUIED IN IT AND STILL WONT START AND IDEA WHAT TO CHECK

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  • Ed May 11, 2010

    have you checked if you are getting spark?it is common for rx8s to have a coil of fouled plug problem



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Hopefully you didnt use too much starting fluid. you dont want youre rx8 to be a crack baby. but as ardyrr said it is common for plug fouling and packs going bad. check packs for discoloration on the back side. if present, replace packs. if plugs are fouled replace them too. wires are probably damaged too or next in line to go. and when replacing parts please use oem or performance parts. cheap aftermarket parts will only cause more problems in the near future.

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