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Won't start I moved my husband's car in the driveway to the other side so I could get out, now the car won't start....Help!

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  • Muskie50 May 28, 2008

    It cranks, but just won't kick over. Someone said it may be flooded. I tried what the book said, and it turned over for about 15 seconds.

  • Anonymous Jun 24, 2008

    I moved the car to mow, and moved it back after I was done mowing. The next morning my wife tried to start it. The motor is turning but not starting. I marked the drive belt, so it is turning over. I thought maybe the fuel pump quit working. The car only has 26,000 miles on it. I only drive it in the summer. So everything is like new. I'm stumped. Could it possibly be the fuel pump? There is gas in the tank.

  • little_2455 Jun 24, 2008

    I moved it to mow and then moved it back. The next morning it would not start. I marked the drive belt and it is turning over. Could it be the fuel pump? The car only has 26,000 miles on it. There is gas in the tank

  • ksmi822 Dec 30, 2008

    My rx8 will not start either. The engine turns over and all four plugs have fire but it will not crank. It does not seem to be getting fuel. We also checked the relays and they are working fine.

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  • prior15 Apr 23, 2009

    When quickly moving my 2005 RX-8 out of the way I noticed a day later it wouldn't start. First time this has happened in 3 years. After reading the tips on this site I attempted to double clutch and then turn the key and hold it to start (feels like forever) it spit and sputtered and after 3 attempts at this it started. The smoke was billowing out the back. I let it run a bit to warm, restarted again no problem.

    Drive the car for at least a mile, no short moves, or just rev before you park to get the extra gas out of the chamber.


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You need to be more specific does the car crank and wont start? or does not turn at all?

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  • fernando arevalo May 28, 2008

    make sure you all using only one key for this car because some times copies will arm the antitheft system,

    and try to add some fuel to the fuel tank some times the gage reads fuel but there is not fuel in the tank,

    and this tipe of vehicles are not like to flood

    most liketlly it is not floded.

  • fernando arevalo May 29, 2008

    add some fuel to the fuel tank and see if that help


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