2009 Mazda RX-8 Repair and Maintenance
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2009 Mazda RX-8 ProblemsRadiator Light Comes On
Mazda has issued Bulletin No. 01-010/10 for the above issue:
Some vehicles may experience the coolant level warning light comes on even though the correct amount of coolant is in the coolant reserve tank and radiator. The coolant level sensor float in the coolant reserve tank (A) is deteriorated and absorbs coolant. The float gets heavy, and sinks, causing the the coolant level warning light comes on. As a mass-production change, the design of the float has been modified.
Replace the necessary parts according to this VIN range.
• For VINs JM1FE****** 100000 to 157837 (built before July 1, 2005), replace the tank with sensor.
• For VINs JM1FE****** 157838 to 403405 (built on or after July 1, 2005), replace the tank only.
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.
If the climate control's heat/cold knob is not adjusting to the desired temperature, a new climate control unit may be needed.
2009 Mazda RX-8 Questions2009 mazda rx8 code p0207 (1 answer)
I have a 2009 mazda rx8 with a code p0207 what does this code mean and how can i fix the problem
2009 Mazda RX-8 RecallsPassenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures On Deployment
The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.