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engine is locked up....

I put 110 in my rx8. how bad is that?
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engine is locked up. but when it shut down it was not hot or smoking.
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Offline Cblakely

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engine is lockled. 07 rx8
« on: July 17, 2017, 05:21:11 PM »
I put 110 octane race fuel mixed with 90 ethanol and alcohol free in my stage 2 set up Mazda rx8. afraid I melted rotor or possibly warped housing due to heat. I was on the free way and the car shut off. it would crank. now everything is locked up.

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Re: engine is lockled. 07 rx8
« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2017, 07:35:57 PM »
I'm not sure what that fuel would have to do with it locking up. If anything it should have kept it from getting too hot.
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Re: engine is lockled. 07 rx8
« Reply #2 on: July 18, 2017, 01:58:46 PM »
I don't think you melted or warped anything.  If it turns over with the starter then it is not locked up.  For the first step would be to run a compression test on it.  I think a sensor or module failed.  ou may have tripped the fuel pump cut off switch to. 
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