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Have mazdr rx 7 always started been sitting for about 1 year

Customer Question

have mazdr rx 7 always started been sitting for about 1 year with no battery in it i put new battery dont here fuel pump when i tunr on key wii stare on quick stare till quick start runs out then dies no sound from pump fuses all good ?????
JA: Can you turn the steering wheel at all? And what about the key? Is it worn or damaged?
Customer: ??? what would that have to do with no fuel pump sound
JA: What year is your RX?
Customer: 1987
JA: Are you fixing your RX yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: just put in new battery old one no good tryed to spray with quick started ans died no sound from pump fuses all good
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no always started before just must be fuel related no pump running
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Mazda
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 4 months ago.

Hi, I'm Chad. Welcome to JustAnswer. I'm reviewing your question and I will be posting your reply ASAP.

Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 4 months ago.

hey how are you

1- did you checked the fuel pump relay ?

2- was the gas a year old , does it smell bad , open gas cap and smell it

3- you mentioned you sprayed starting fluid , did stay running or not on stating fluid ?

4- I sent you a a picture showing you the the fuel pump relay ,it will be # 5 on that diagram ( circuit open relay or / fuel pump relay )

can you check this relay & let me know

Please let me know

Thank You

Chad Farhat

ASE Certified Technician

Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 4 months ago.

fuel pump relay , circuit open relay , & diagrams

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
can not do this now have to wait till morning where is fuel pump relay locade is see diagram but cant figure where
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 4 months ago.

number#5 in the 2nd diagram, behind & below the instrument cluster driver side

Please let me know if that works for you and you seen it in the diagram

Thank You

Chad Farhat

ASE Certified Technician