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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 2010 Mazda RX-8

2010 Mazda RX-8

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2010 Mazda RX-8 Problems

Heating & Air Conditioning -- Verified

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

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

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 upd...

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

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.

Engine -- Verified

Be sure to check your owner's manual and use the correct engine oil. Mazda does not recommend using synthetic oil in the RX-8's rotary engine.

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