2007 Mazda RX-8 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2007 Mazda RX-8

2007 Mazda RX-8 Problems

If the climate control's heat/cold knob is not adjusting to the desired temperature, a new climate control unit may be needed.

Hesitation and/or a lack of power can be caused by the secondary shutter valve (SSV) in the intake manifold becoming stuck open due to carbon build up around the SSV shaft. This may occur with no Check Engine light illumination but eventually the light will illuminate with code P2070 (Secondary Shutter Valve [SSV] stuck open). The cleaning procedure described under the service bulletin is a long process and it is recommended to install the updated SSV actuator and gaskets. The SSV is activated at higher RPM and the carbon accumulation can happen when it opens infrequently. The effects RX-8's built before April 18, 2007.

Some models may have a problem where the Check Engine light illuminates indicating an improperly tightened fuel cap. Due to improperly manufactured threads on the fuel filler pipe, the filler pipe may need to be replaced.

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2007 Mazda RX-8 Questions

The engine is turning over. The battery appear to be ok???

The default code is P0661 - it states "intake manifold tuning valve control circuit low (Bank 1)" - Can you please let me know of the possible problems.

Thanks
Richelle

I need your phone # and how much will be to repair the rack on this car?
The power steering is giving hard time, and it's hard to drive.
Are you open on saturdays, i'm willing to take it today if you answer early.
thx
maribel
407- 666 7876

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2007 Mazda RX-8 Recalls

This limited regional recall is for vehicles currently registered or first sold in Florida, Puerto Rico, Hawaii and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and equipped with Takata-brand air bag inflators. Upon deployment the driver and/or passenger airbag inflator could rupture, increasing the risk of personal injury. Mazda dealers will replace the affected airbag inflator modules to correct this concern.

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