Used 2007 mazda rx8 pricing for sale edmunds view photos 2007 mazda rx8. I brought the car in last week, and guess what? As the car is driven these seals will eventually wear down, and carbon deposit is can form on the side of the engine causing leakage between the combustion chambers and changing engine geometry. Eventually this lack of charge will make it harder for it to crank the car and eventually will leave it unable to start at all. The two common reasons that rotary engines fail are: 1. Other owners have had multiple engine replacements. I believe this will be a struggle, but will prevail in the end.
I can't believe the amount of complaint that I am reading online. In the first month I took the car back to the dealership three times for repair. I am fed up with this car. Needs a new engine, in the Uk so only 3yr warranty. Due to this failure directly caused by the known defect, and the fact that the issue was put in place for Canada due to their high propensity for extended wet seasons and high use of corrosives to alleviate wintery conditions on the roadways, Mazda should also have issued regional or case-by-case recalls of vehicles that experience this same defect in areas of the United States that experience similar conditions. I think Iam in the same boat as everyone else and would like more info on what your going to try to do about this. The vehicle would not start and the dealer stated that the failure was due to the rotary engine.
The recall you discuss was clearly a bandaid if this is a problem which continues to happen. The symptoms include power loss, hesitation, rough idle, and cel light problems. The problem that I have with most of the Mazda dealers in Houston is, that the service people are all about commisions. Used mazda rx 8 karachi prices page 4 waa2 mazda rx8 engine problem. There are two reasons why Renesis engines fail. I was advised to let the car warm up before during it off. Lucky guess diagnosed it as a weak ignition coil.
Each time I narrowly avoided being rear-ended by traffic behind me. It took out an Oxygen sensor when it did that. I found out that this vehicle has a devastating safety recall involving the airbags. Briefly the recall involves replacing the leading spark plugs with an up dated plug. The dealer stated that there was no remedy, but advised the contact to press the accelerator pedal before starting and shutting off the engine. Engine overheated and radiator basically blew up. I can usually tell when it's about to happen because the car will idle really rough and will have trouble accelerating.
At 30,000 I replaced the Auto Zone coils. Actually, this vehicle had a defective engine from the day it was purchased. A old battery may lack the required current needed to crank the car fast enough to start it. List of major problems associated with mazda rx8 update 2017 problem with gears. Shutting off the car before it has a chance to warm up can flood the engine and leave it unable to start again. The dealership claims it's fine but I don't think this is how the car is suppose to run. Mazda has replaced the entire engine, battery, and coils.
The failure was diagnosed as the coil a second time and the dealer was in the process of replacing the engine approximately one week ago. The dealer stated that condensation was present and a vacuum needed to be installed, which would prevent water interference. I needed a new catalytic converter. Failure symptoms are most noticeable after driving at highway speed, and will present as a significant loss of power followed by stalling as the vehicle decelerates. There is one Mazda dealership that is somewhat good, but I dont really trust them either. The current mileage was 55,206 and the approximate failure mileage was 55,000.
I am hoping it's for Mazda to buy back the vehicles, especially when they had such a recall for this same vehicle in the past due to false advertising of the horse power of this vehicle. I am fed up with this car. Said it was a cracked valved part. But the apex seals always seemed to fail first in the later engines if my memory serves. The engine warning light illuminated while driving approximately 55 mph and the vehicle stalled.
Now they are 5 years or 50K or 60K. Catalytic converter was found to have failed. If I recall correctly, it got to the point, where Mazda absolutely discouraged the field repair of the motors, and wouldn't support anyone who tried to rebuild it themselves this may be not an accurate memory on my part , but rather would encourage the owner to send in the entire powerplant and exchange for a factory rebuilt core motor rotor housing, crank, seals, rotors akin to a long block. An excessive amount of smoke was also bellowing from underneath the vehicle. Had to buy and install new reservoir. The vehicle was later restarted and taken to the dealer and a private mechanic.