04 rx 8 roder compression 0%

Asked by Jan 14, 2016 at 10:30 AM about the 2004 Mazda RX-8 6-speed

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my front roder is at 0 % compression . so time to rebuild the block. what parts
of the engine would be damaged and have to be replaced. apex seals im
sure but what else. now im sure you guys are saying wont know till you get in
there. what i want is the worst case senerio answer. i want to mentaly
prepare my mind set b4 i get started

1 Answer


The bearings or bushings that the rotors spin on + the seals of course would need to be replaced. Worst case would be if the rotor was hitting the side wall, then the motor is pretty much junk.

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