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No power to fuel pump

Hello there, many faults will cause your 1985 RX-7 to not have power at the fuel pump. The most common faults are the ignition switch, a shorted wire, improper ground, or a faulty fuel pump (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/fuel-pump-replacement). The first step will...

Why does my new battery keep dying?

Hi there: Some of the top reasons why your battery won't hold a charge (https://www.yourmechanic.com/article/the-top-5-things-that-will-drain-your-battery) are listed in your question. If the radio was stolen, and not repaired or replaced, it's possible that you've got a slow electrical current being...

Rough idling, check engine light on

First have an experienced technician, like one from YourMechanic, look the vehicle over and read the fault codes (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/check-engine-light-is-on-inspection) from the vehicle. The trouble code may unveil a problem causing the rough idle (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/car-idle-is-rough-inspection). Otherwise make sure the maintenance has...

Low coolant light on, coolant level fine

The level sensor may be at fault giving off a false reading and having the car turn on the warning light (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/warning-light-is-on-inspection). This is an electrical problem in the case that an electrical component has failed. I suggest hiring an...

Car initially fine after cleaning injectors.

The rotary engines have twin rotors that have what is called apex seals the give these engines the compression to run. These seals are a known failure that can cause no start, low power and fouling of the plugs. You...

I was wondering if a veil side fortune body kit would fit on this car if I ordered on and had it installed.

The full body kit is designed for the RX-7 from 1993 to 2002 models. Your model of the R2 and the kits model of FD3S is the same design only a little different to accommodate for an engine with dual...

Car won't start, latching noise

If when turning the key you hear a loud click or latching noise, that may be the starter gear kicking out to contact the engine flywheel in an attempt to start. Test the battery (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/service-battery-cables) while trying to start the...

Power loss, check engine light comes on and off

It seems you have a few things going on. As far as the steering issue (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/steering-wheel-does-not-respond-properly-inspection) goes, this may be fixed by having the vehicles suspension alignment adjusted. Next, have an experienced technician, like one from YourMechanic, scan the vehicle...

Car in limp mode, check engine light on

In this case you should have an experienced technician look at the vehicle. Limp mode is usually a term used for a vehicle with an automatic transmission which stays in second gear when certain faults arises. A certified technician, like...

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