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#43 of 74 Re: 04 problems galore....Engine failure [cowgirlcarm]
Jun 30, 2009 (5:31 am)
Yikes! Sorry to hear that. Yet again. . .my 05 RX-8 did the same thing. (Sorry everyone. . .you will probably get tired of me saying that. . .) Make sure they replace the solenoid valves. It is a common thing to need to replace the coils and spark plug cables also. That is because the oil is used at the same rate as the gas. The rotary requires a lot of attention. Don't just take it for a quick run to the grocery store, you have to heat it up before you turn it off.
#44 of 74 Re: RX8 Will Not Start [rx8girl]
Jul 06, 2009 (5:16 pm)
No actually the engine was very quiet and running smooth the problem was when i was driving and i suddenly stopped the car then it would stall, but if i braked slowly the car stayed on. The dealer fixed the problem when they replaced the spark plugs,coils and iac sensor.
Jul 13, 2009 (4:44 pm)
we just bought a mazda 323 in excellent shape ,, got her on ther road and have one problem .. you have toaintain a full tank of of gas or it will stall going around a right hand corner ,,, and suggestions plz help ,,
#46 of 74 Re: stalling issues [steventerri]
Jul 13, 2009 (9:22 pm)
You might have to replace the fuel pressure regulator and, or your fuel injectors. (It also could be your fuel pump)
#47 of 74 2009 Madza RX8
Jul 17, 2009 (6:52 pm)
Help.... is the 2009 RX8 a good car to drive 15min to and from work daily. I'm concerned about the rotary motor and the stalling issues. The dealership says no problem but I know nothing about cars.
#48 of 74 Re: 2009 Madza RX8 [cheri3737]
Jul 21, 2009 (6:44 am)
the stalling issues are normally in the 2005 RX-8's. Driving it for 15 mins depends on where you live, but as long as the motor is warmed up before you turn it off it will be fine to drive. Just be sure to put premium gas in it.
#49 of 74 Re: RX8 Will Not Start [trispec2007]
Oct 14, 2009 (9:32 pm)
My son has one of these things (RX8).
I've been trying top help him with the flooding problem. He knows all the tricks to shutting it off but I have an idea. It seems like the fuel is still being injected when the car is shut off.
Do you think that putting a fuel shutoff valve in line with the fuel pump might eliminate the problems of flooding? Here's how it would work. Instead of shutting the car off with the ignition/start key, turn off the fuel to the car off and that would result in burning off any fuel left in the system. Then..................after the engine stops, turn off the ignition key. What do you guys think?
#50 of 74 Re: stalling issues [steventerri]
Nov 08, 2009 (3:45 pm)
I have the same problem, full tank or it is going to stall as soon as release the accelerator ( mine is Manual Transmission) last time I had stalling problem and when I full the tank, I did not stall from that moment and I thought a miracle happened and now when my tank is half it stall again.
steventerri what part did you change or anybody please and suggestion.
plus, my AC is running with no stop, on technical booklet says it case stalling too,
any idea and suggestion please,
Nov 26, 2010 (8:00 am)
Is there a definite starting procedure for a flooded RX-8?
#52 of 74 Re: not starting [sparkthenitro]
Apr 09, 2011 (6:56 pm)
it is probably flooded,this car seems to easily do that,pull out fuel pump fuse and proceed to try starting,push gas pedal all the way then let off a bit repeat this proscess until starts will take a little while,when starts put fuse back in