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2008 Mazda RX-8 Problems

Find the most common issues based on 2008 Mazda RX-8 owner complaints.

Most Common 2008 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 C...
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 reser...
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0 Known 2008 Mazda RX-8 Brakes Problems

0 Known 2008 Mazda RX-8 Drive Train Problems

0 Known 2008 Mazda RX-8 Electrical & Lights Problems

2 Known 2008 Mazda RX-8 Engine Problems

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 reser...
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.

2 Known 2008 Mazda RX-8 Exhaust & Emissions Problems

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 C...
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 ...

1 Known 2008 Mazda RX-8 Heating & Air Conditioning Problem

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

0 Known 2008 Mazda RX-8 Maintenance Problems

0 Known 2008 Mazda RX-8 Miscellaneous Problems

0 Known 2008 Mazda RX-8 Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known 2008 Mazda RX-8 Problems & Complaints

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