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If your new key fob is not working, this can be due to a few different things. You are correct to think it could potentially be the transever or the sensors because those are possibilities. It is also possible that...
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Mazda says that I need a engine. After two years of dealing with a Mazda shop not knowing what to do with the car. Now I need a
If your present engine is original and it has operated over 200,000 miles, you did very well. Not knowing your mechanic's specific diagnostic, though, it is hard to give you optimal advice about how to proceed. An initial priority is...
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Why is my steering wheel hard to turn and my EPS light on in my 2004 Mazda RX-8
Hi there. This is a common issue on your vehicle. Most of the time this is caused by a problem with the steering angle sensor. The sensor stops reading properly which causes the steering to act like this. There are...
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Why did my rx8 turn off out of nowhere while I was driving it ?
Hello, thank you for writing in. There are several reasons why an engine would stall. The first thing you want to do is to look over the engine and make sure there are no obvious issues. Check the electrical connections...
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I want to know how to tell of a fuel pump has gone bad, my car shit down on me while stopped at a light. My car has no CEL light?
Hi there. The best way to diagnose if you have a fuel pump problem is to listen carefully when you turn the key past the accessory setting. If you turn the key forward, but not all the way, you should...
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Car wont start. No crank, no response whrn key is turned? What do u suggest is the problem
Check to see if there are any stored diagnostic trouble codes. Be sure you have a fully charged battery that passes a load test. Confirm that the engine immobilizer system (security system) is not activated thus preventing the car from...
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My car will go into gear. But when I try taking off it won't go
Hi there. Typically on a manual transmission, this is an indication of a clutch malfunction. Since there are multiple components that comprise the clutch system on a modern car, I would recommend having a professional mechanic complete a car does...
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Engine
Based on interchange data from Car-part.com, depending on whether you have a manual transmission or an automatic transmission, RX-8 engines from 2004 to 2007 will work in your vehicle. No other engines will work because any engine outside of that...
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I have a factory Bose radio in my 2009 Mazda RX-8. The radio works but I cannot heary any sound. What could be the issue?
Hi There, It sounds like you may have some faulty wiring running from the stereo to the speakers. This is somewhat common and can happen for many different reasons. Often times, when the wiring is faulty producing a bad connection,...
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Price evalutation
Hi There, According to Kelly Blue Book, this price is right in line with what the car is actually worth, assuming the car is in excellent condition. Without considering the extras he is referring to (i.e. exhaust, tires, etc.), the...
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What is the torque required for a inner tie rod?
Hi there. The inner part of the tie rod (differential-to-drive axle flange nut) is torqued between 40 to 47 foot pounds. The outer part of the tie rod (tie rod end nut) is torqued between 31 to 42 foot pounds....
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What is the torque required for the rack end
Hello, we will be happy to assist. The torque specs for your tie rod end is 37-49 Ft-lbs. I was able to find a service manual online for your vehicle. Here is the PDF link to the suspension section so...
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What is the required for the inner tie rod nut
Hello. The torque specs for the inner tie rod nut on your particular vehicle is 89-98 FT-LBS.
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My 1200 hp rotary engine keeps misfiring at 7000 rpm's.
Hi there. It sounds like the spark plugs and ignition coils are not working at the desired speed that the engine is turning. I recommend replacing the spark plugs and the ignition coils. If you need further assistance with your...
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fixing an ignition. switch to a mozda rx8 year2004
The instructions are set forth in the Factory Service Manual and in the case of the lock cylinder (the lock cylinder is probably the part that was drilled, not the switch itself, which is behind the cylinder) they are detailed....
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How do I get the monitors on my car ready for SMOG test?
Hi there. Take a scanner and check the computer (ECM) for any codes that could be pending. Check to see what the codes are and correct the code by performing the repair on the area that is not working or...
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Broken air conditioning due to leaking tube
I think you might have two separate issues here. The air conditioner "coolant" is a pressurized refrigerant that can only be installed with special equipment. The coolant that you poured in and had leak out of the bottom is the...
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Mazda RX8 creamy oil
Hello, thank you for writing in. All oil can accumulate water and moisture over time. Typically this is happens when the vehicle sits, is not getting up to operating temperature for long enough to burn off that moisture, or happens...
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Hard start hot and cold. Fuel pump, or throttle body?
If the throttle body was causing a hard start, then the engine would run with a loss of power all the time. The hard start could be caused by either the fuel pump not holding the fuel in the lines...
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I have a 2005 mazda rx-8. My car starter fine i went out the next day and the starter motor was just spinning.
Generally, this will happen when the starter is misaligned and not properly mounted in place such that it is able to engage the flywheel as it is designed to. In some case, the solenoid does not work properly, causing the...

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