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  1. Where is the fuse for rear 12v outlet?

    Electronics / Stereo Equipment
    2018 M3 Hatchback, the rear console 12v outlet is always on. The owners manual states it has an unswitched 15amp fuse F9 in the inside kick panel fuse block. But F9 is empty! No fuse there. Not sure if this matters, but the dealer installed the Android Auto / Apple Carplay that removed the...
  2. 12V DC outlet

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    Hi. New here in the forum. I never had a Mazda before, but I just bought a new Mazda 3 iGT here in Mexico. (I recall someone said that some Mazdas 3 are made or assembled in Mexico, but the funny part is that my car is made in Japan...:001_huh:) Anyway...my only complaint so far is that I´m used...
  3. Killed my 12V outlet & can't find the problem!

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hey guys! So apparently you can't run 2 heated seat cushions at the same time off the 12V outlet...even if they come with 2 wires out of their plug so you can run them both -.- Drove down to VA and they worked just fine the whole 7 hour trip there. On the way back, plugged them in, turned them...
  4. 12V outlet/fuse box question?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hello, So I was wondering how easy is it to change the 12V outlet from an always on outlet to one that is only turned on with the car? I have a dash cam installed but it will only stop recording if the power is shut off. otherwise it will stay on and drain the battery. If it isnt too much of a...
  5. 12v Fuse locations off when car is off. Pic

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv How-To Guides
    These are the only two spots that are off when the car is. At least for a 2.0, I have led drls in aftermarket headlights and rgb eyes. https://imgur.com/9Qikncq
  6. H15 Osram Cool Blue Intense 12V 55/15W Halogen Bulbs

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hello! Has anybody tried those as DRLs? I need some feedback. Worth it? :smile2: Or should i stick with the stock ones. H15 Osram Cool Blue Intense 12V 55/15W Halogen Bulbs (Pair) Regards, Mario
  7. Problem with 12V Socket

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi all. I have a problem with my socket from armrest. Basically I don't much use the socket because i have usb ports and my cellphone charge from USB. The past days I wanted to use air compressor and then I realized the socket not working. The fuses are ok, I checked. Where is the problem? Mazda...
  8. 12v socket dead

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    As the title states. No power to the 12v socket in armrest at all. usb ports and sd car still work. Fuse in drivers footwell ( front outlet) is good. Rear outlet is not used aparently, at least not in my car. no fuse or even contacts in fuse spot) any thoughts? may have to bite the bullet and...
  9. Where to tap in to a 12V ignition switched circuit?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv How-To Guides
    Afternoon, Can anyone tell me where I can easily tap in to a 12V ignition switched circuit? I've tried the foot well fuse box (as found on another thread here), but my (UK) model doesn't have a bolt securing the fuse box (the box has a plastic plug plugged into the chassis). Or alternatively...
  10. Where is the 12V constant supply located?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    I've been in and under my dash trying to find a constant source of power for an LED lighting system from diode dynamics. I just can't seem to find a wiring guide that tells me which wires are +/- for the cig lighter so I can tap into them. Does anyone have any pictures to save me some hours...
  11. 12V Car Charger

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I have a 2015 Mazda 3 sTouring and I was going to be installing a G1W-C Dash Cam. I read that the 12V Car Charger Port in the center console is always-on regardless if the car is on or off. Is there a way to have power run through USB only when the car is on?
  12. Need help finding switched 12V in S Touring overhead console

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv How-To Guides
    I'm trying to install a Gentex mirror with HomeLink. I've found several constant 12V sources, but cannot find a switched 12V source. Which means I can power the HomeLink but not the auto-dim feature at this point. Can anyone point me to a switched 12V source in that overhead console on a 2015...
  13. Adding a 12v outlet to dash

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi guys, I was thinking about adding a 12v outlet on the left hand side of the steering wheel with the button cluster there. I figured it would be used for GPS and my cellphone and keep them easily plugged in without going to the center console. Can anyone give my advice about whether or not...
  14. Need help w/ wiring USB from 12V Outlet

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I need help... I need to take the ignition controlled cigarette lighter outlet in the little cubby by the shifter and remove it and wire into there a female usb end that is 3.0+ amp so I can use that to charge a tablet... the factory USB port in the center console armrest area does not charge...
  15. 12v Outlets

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Okay, so i now have a 14 i Touring with the tech package and CD player. As you can see from the picture provided, Dual 12v outlets is standard. I can only find 1! Its the one in the center console with the USB ports. Does anyone know where the other one is?
  16. 12v line near the glove box compartment for LED's

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    I'm trying to wire in some always on LED's into the glove compartment and the center console storage tray and I'm hoping to splice into a line somewhere near the glove compartment. Does anyone know if such a line exists? I tried to look through the service manual but no luck. Otherwise, I'm...
  17. Is there an easy way to make the 12v Power outlet Turn off power when the car is off?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I've recently added some LED's to my car interior, I wired them to a 6 port terminal thing that plugs into the 12v outlet in the center console because I want the option to turn them on and off whenever I want. Unfortunately the 12v outlet doesn't turn off when the car turns off, I know I could...
  18. Front 12V Accessory Plug In

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I have noticed that my front 12V plug in (in front of my shifter) does not appear to be working but the one in the center console works fine, any thoughts on this? I have checked the fuse listed on the inside of my driver door but that appears fine.
  19. 12v ACC upper tie in by mirror on SGT w/ Tech Package

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I am hoping to hardwire my radar detector up to the right on my SGT with tech package and was curious if anyone has info on finding the 12v ACC wire and a good way of gaining access? Thanks!
  20. Wiring 12v LED to the interior - Wiring Question

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    So I've had my 2014 s Touring for over a month, I've got about 3500 miles on it up from 10.... and one thing that has bothered me since I got the car was the lack of lighting for certain things in the interior. Main concerns: -Window and Lock Buttons (only has light on driver side window...
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