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87 Rx-7 Just Died On Me - Help

Old 12-14-2004, 10:50 AM
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I am new to my 88 RX-7 (non turbo/5speed) and it has been running good/driving fine ect for the last 6 months. Today I was driving and the car just died on me, almost like it lost all electrical power to the EFI/IGNITION/ALT ect. I put the clutch in and tried to start it and the ignition key did nothing. I popped the clutch in 4th (rolling about 45mph/key on) and it did nothing at all. Too me it seems like there is no electrial to the EFI/ginition. The headlights/flashers still work thought. I messed with pos/neg and nothing helped. Any ideas???? Fuses/relays/ect that would cause this? Thanks



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Old 12-14-2004, 11:18 AM
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it wont even try to turn over?
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Old 12-14-2004, 12:15 PM
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check the Main fuse, either 80 or 100amp in the engine bay, thats the same type of thing i went thru when my main fuse blew.



make sure to check closely mine didnt look broken either until i removed it and looked real closely.



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Old 12-14-2004, 04:02 PM
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also check the connections at the starter



fuses dont blow for no reason
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Old 12-14-2004, 04:42 PM
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Nope, all electical in the interior of the car is dead except the door lights.



I did check the main and it looked good, but I will check it again. Thanks



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calso check the connections at the starter



fuses dont blow for no reason


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Old 12-16-2004, 10:23 AM
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i checked everything last nite. all fuses are fine, under hood and by the drverside foot area. ihave power to the alt/starter main fuse. still no juice to the gauges/ignition. the headlight/flashers/interior lights work. i am at a loss. anyone need a cheap parts car in Wi?



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Old 12-22-2004, 10:51 AM
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Anyone with any ideas on what could be wrong? Anyone need a parts car? $300 for it.



The engine ran excellent until this happened.
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Old 12-22-2004, 04:00 PM
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maby jsut some faulty wiring came loose or something?
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Old 12-24-2004, 03:41 PM
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Are you SURE you checked all interior fueses? What about the "ENG" fuse inside the car?
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Old 12-24-2004, 06:44 PM
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tap the starter with a large wrench or tire tool mine did the same thing with a 1yr old starter, it did it twice now i havent exp. it anymore.
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