08 Rx8 with new battery won't crank or start.sat one year

Asked by Sep 20, 2015 at 05:41 PM about the 2008 Mazda RX-8 40th Anniversary Edition

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

New battery won't crank

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It won't crank as in turnover? Or it's turning over and will not start?

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If you turn the key and nothing happens at all, then the first place I would look is the starter and related fuses. If its turning over and not starting, the engine is either flooded from sitting for a long period of time, or the seals have worn away from sitting in fuel so the engine cannot create enough compression to start.

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