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2004 rx8..short trips..restart..spark plugs replaced,new battery

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i have 2004 rx8 that constantly will not start for my son whenever he takes short trips and turns off the car , the car will not restart,it turns the motor good but it doesnt want to start,car is in good condition,we have had spark plugs replaced,new battery
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Neal replied 5 years ago.
My name isXXXXX type of problem is usually a cam sensor or crank sensor. But first have the codes checked to see if anything is showing. Even if the check engine light is not on there can be codes stored. The cam and crank sensors can be temperature sensitive as theta go bad and will sometimes act up as you Described and they are what I would try first if it was in my shop.
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