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2005 Mazda RX-8 Electrical Problems

93 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2005 Mazda RX-8. 16 of these members (17.2%) have reported electrical repairs for their car. A total of 21 electrical repairs to 2005 Mazda RX-8s--an average of 0.2 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently 2005 Mazda RX-8 problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Percentage of 2005 Mazda RX-8 repairs by problem area

Chart based on 89 repairs.

2005 Mazda RX-8 electrical repair cost distribution

Chart based on 24 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2005 Mazda RX-8 4dr Coupe

238-horsepower 1.3L R2 6-speed manual RWD

38000 mi US $100 Replaced failed alternator. 
65000 US $300 HVAC controls fixed. 
75000   AC condenser broke a few months after Heater was fixed 
48980 C $600 starter went and was draining battery when starting car. Battery replaced and starter and spark plugs replaced 
67420   Heater - no hot air blowing 
38000   Power window made popping sound when being lowered. 
36000   Air conditioner would start blowing heat even when on cold. Fiddle with the knob and it would blow cold again but a minute later would start blowing hot for no reason. Replaced temperature control, A/C works now. 
39680 C $56 Rear tail light water condensation and build up. Manufacturers defect. Well documented with Mazda Canada. 
42000   The tire pressure monitoring system has had its low tire pressure light on for the last few weeks. I took it to the dealership, they could not replicate it and oddly enough the light did not come on until the next day. It has been on since then too. 
31000   Heater Control knob failed, heat control stuck on max cold regardless of setting. Replaced under warranty. 

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2005 Mazda RX-8 4dr Coupe

197-horsepower 1.3L R2 4-speed shiftable automatic RWD

36000 mi   Heater control switch failure. est $450 repair 

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2005 Mazda RX-8 4-door

2-cylinder manual 2WD

22320 mi   Coils burnt out 

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