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Mazda rx8, it ran fine and then while driving just cut out, the red key light came on and when stopped did nothing if try to start, it doesnt even turn, battery fine. the key light comes on for second or two and then starts to flash. tried spare key and also dont work. all other electrical work, hooter flickers etc, as well as dash lights, but not speed gauge if moving. feels like can be imo biliser but why did it cut out totally while driving? is it imobiliser or complete ecu. after ignition turned on for while, the battery light also comes on, but only 5 seconds or so later,any speciual plug or fuse to double check thanks

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I was driving my rx8 earlier, and it just cut out, its never done it before, i tryed jump starting it but nothing happened. the battery isnt dead because the radio is still working, could it be the spark plugs ? could that stop the car from starting?

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SOURCE: Mazda RX8 starting problem

Check that your battery is fully charged. If it does not sustain a charge , replace it. Clean the cables and battery posts with baking soda and water mixture. About 1/4 cup to a pint. If it still does not turn with a fully chared battery, it is probably the starter that is bad. It will have to be replaced. One click usually means the starter is bad. Several clicks usually means the battery is bad.

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SOURCE: 2004 mazda rx8 immobilizer system

Try first using the ignition key to unlock the system , in case this is locked.

If it is not this, then you can reset the whole system by unplugging battery cables for ten minutes.

Ensure you have your car stereo code if you decide to unplu the battery, as you will be asked for security code when you connect back the battery.

Posted on Oct 29, 2008

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SOURCE: program keyless entry for mazda rx8

its a dealership and computer job by them, you cant do it yourself

Posted on Jul 25, 2009

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SOURCE: can a dealership sell a Mazda RX8 without the

Sure they can. That is not a mandated safety feature such as air bags or seat belts. They have no legal requirement to make sure a tire repair kit is included with the vehicle. You will have to buy one yourself, ask them nicely to get you one for free, or take you chances on not having a flat.

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SOURCE: can you convert a mazda rx8 to lpg

i checked up on this and the answer is no due to the way the rotary engine works

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