My daughters 2004 Mazda RX8 is having a transmission issue.

35

Asked by Sep 05, 2013 at 06:16 PM about the 2004 Mazda RX-8 6-speed

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The check engine light is on, again. We, had the D selonoid changed once and now the AT light appears, at random. When this happens, the car has very little power and feels like its taking off in 3rd gear.  Is there another selonoid to change or is the transmission on its way out?? Please advise Thank you

3 Answers

put a woodblock and floorjack under the oil pan and see if the motor mounts are separating and not giving good linkage control~

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
35

The car shifts thru the gears fine, until the AT light appears. Then it dogs!! I was thinking, internal. Possible linkage control??

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

YEah bud, the geometry is altered when it comes off it's mounts under torque...sometimes bending the linkage beyond reconciliation (like my '59 Pontiac)~

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • mazda rx8 3 answers

    when cold its starts but after it gets warm it wont start

    2004 Mazda RX-8 6-speed

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Is the 2005 Mazda RX8 worth the purchase 4 answers

    I am thinking about getting a used 2005 Mazda RX8. I wanted to know how much it costs to maintain and I would like to know from someone who owns one if the maintenance is worth it. Additionally, ...

    2005 Mazda RX-8

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2004 Mazda RX8- numerous dash lights appear constantly. Could this be electrical or a ground problem?? 3 answers

    The check engine, traction control, coolant and AT dash lights appear on a regular basis. Only when the AT light appears does the car have performance issues. The only light that stays on regularly i...

    2004 Mazda RX-8 6-speed

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • can someone help me with advice on my rx8 engine not starting 8 answers

    hi i am in need of some advice be for i think of an engine rebuild . I just bought an rx8 as a none runner the bloke i had it from is a car dealer an he got the car of a friend it came in as a part e...

    2005 Mazda RX-8

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • mazda rx8 13 answers

    is it ok to buy 44000 km done mazda rx8. What i mean to say is that its a rotary engine and its not much dependable

    2004 Mazda RX-8 6-speed

    -

    Shopping & Pricing

RX-8

Looking for a Used RX-8 in your area?

CarGurus has 351 nationwide RX-8 listings starting at $1,299.

ZIP:

Search Mazda RX-8 Questions

Mazda RX-8 Experts

#1 Paul Wilson
Paul Wilson
Reputation 180
#1 tennisshoes
tennisshoes
Reputation 180
#3 Michael Kane
Michael Kane
Reputation 150
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Nissan 350Z
48 Great Deals out of 1,260 listings starting at $4,250
Used Ford Mustang
333 Great Deals out of 45,523 listings starting at $2,000
Used Mazda MX-5 Miata
43 Great Deals out of 4,787 listings starting at $2,300
Used BMW 3 Series
1,075 Great Deals out of 34,812 listings starting at $900
Used INFINITI G35
90 Great Deals out of 3,313 listings starting at $1,200
Used Honda Civic
482 Great Deals out of 81,846 listings starting at $558
Used Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
21 Great Deals out of 563 listings starting at $14,988
Used Mazda MAZDA3
201 Great Deals out of 29,468 listings starting at $1,000

Used Cars For Sale

2011 Mazda RX-8 For Sale
10 listings starting at $11,492
2010 Mazda RX-8 For Sale
11 listings starting at $9,620
2009 Mazda RX-8 For Sale
30 listings starting at $5,828
2008 Mazda RX-8 For Sale
18 listings starting at $5,700
2007 Mazda RX-8 For Sale
36 listings starting at $3,500