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Starts but won't stay running, New battery good cables an

Customer Question

Starts but won't stay running
JA: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded?
Customer: New battery good cables an good connyections
JA: What is the model/year of your Mazda?
Customer: 2004 RX 8 A/T
JA: Are you fixing your RX yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: No it' in a shop but the tech don'work on to many RX 8. They tried the trany fluid system let it sit for 24 hrs reconnected power and reinstalled the plugs
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Sorry I lost connection. 2004 RX-8 A/T. Tried the tranny fluid let it sit for 24hours , it just power while driving at 50 mph then would not start. Installed new battery. It cranks fine then starts but dies after 5 sec. No codes
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Mazda
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 2 months ago.

Welcome, I'm Chris (aka Moose), my normal schedule online is around lunch and after dinner till early morning.

If you apply throttle can you keep it running?

Are there trouble codes stored?

Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 2 months ago.

Hello again Chris here,

  1. I have to assume you were not pleased with my help, because you have not replied or rated the post.
  2. What would you like to do regarding your question now?
  3. Do you still need help? Please reply I want you to get equal to or more than what you paid for.
  4. This post is coming up on the 7 day mark where it times out. That can prevent me from being able to post answers to your replies.

Thanks Chris