I have a 1990 Mazda RX-7 Turbo, with a 1.3L. My car stalls when I press the clutch when the A/C is on. With it off, it runs great. Any ideas?

Asked by Sep 10, 2015 at 12:09 PM about the 1990 Mazda RX-7 Turbo

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 1990 Mazda RX-7 Turbo, with a 1.3L.  My car stalls when I press the
clutch when the A/C is on. With it off, it runs great. Any ideas?

1 Answer

5

Yes If you turn the headlights and AC on and the car stalls down, It has low compression. Due to Appex seal wear. This is caused by the engine not producing enough oil to the chamber's. In 1989 they said the car's were using to much oil so they reduced the amount going to the seals, this causes the problem. You may have to have new appex seals put in, or buy a new engine.

Your Answer

Mazda RX-7 Experts

  • #1
    Lars Cats
    Reputation
    400
  • #2
    tennisshoes
    Reputation
    190
  • #3
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    100
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Toyota Supra
50 listings
Used Mazda MX-5 Miata
39 Great Deals out of 4,679 listings starting at $2,088
Used Ford Mustang
270 Great Deals out of 37,082 listings starting at $2,150
Used Nissan 240SX
9 listings
Used Nissan Skyline
6 listings
Used BMW M3
12 Great Deals out of 1,668 listings starting at $6,995
Used Chevrolet Corvette
101 Great Deals out of 15,518 listings starting at $3,900
Used Chevrolet Camaro
224 Great Deals out of 28,922 listings starting at $3,900

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.