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  1. 2011 2.0

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    Help! Just did an oil change and found huge metal particles in the drain. Check engine light came on after a few minutes of running the car. Engine has 156k and from the carfax, looks like I am the 3rd owner. I have been scouring the forums for an exact how to guide for a ms3 motor and trans...
  2. 2011 Android Auto + Routing a USB port

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Audio & Electronics
    I'm looking at picking up a new head unit so that I can run Android Auto, but to take full advantage of that I need to install a working (data-enabled) USB port to somewhere in my car, I'm thinking on replacing the cigarette lighter in the center console. The female USB input included with the...
  3. 2011 Mirror turn signal wiring

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I know there are numerous post about this and people say the wiring is there or it isn't and if it is it's plug and play.... I have a 2011 Mazda the 2.5 Sedan, almost every option but the turn signal mirrors. I found a set and when doing the install the wires are there in the center harness...
  4. 2011 Alternator

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    Need some tips on replacing my Alternator. Tried to find a YouTube vid for replacing the Alt. There is a vid for every Mazda 3 model EXCEPT for a Mazda 3 2.5. Any vids out there? Any tips? Replacing Serpentine at the same time (why not)
  5. 2011 2.5 Sedan Exhaust

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Yeah I know, exhaust is beat to hell when it comes to conversation. I've been searching the forum as well as Facebook groups and google to try and find an exhaust for my 2011 2.5 that isn't stupid loud. All I can find is the corksport one. I'd love that setup, but I have a feeling it would be...
  6. HELP: 2011 Mazda 3 won't start, no crank. Immobilizer Issue?

    FAQ / How To Articles
    Hi, I hope everyone is doing well. My little sister has been having issues with her 2011 Mazda 3 Hatchback. Where her car would have trouble starting; no crank. This is an intermittent issue where if she waited several hours it would start up again. However, this intermittent issue became...
  7. 2011 Mazda 3 rear camera

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    HI folks, My 2011 Axela (Japanese Mazda 3) came stock with a rear camera and a mitsubishi brand head unit. Unfortunately it wasn't connected when I bought it and when I removed the head unit to inspect why I saw these differences in the plugs (see atached pictures). There are so many different...
  8. Considering to buy Mazda 3 2011, any thoughts?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Hello guys. So I have decided to buy Mazda 3. Considering my budget, I probably can't afford more than 2011 model. In my country(Georgia), Mazda 3 2011 GT Hatchback costs around 5.5k to 6k. But the problem is that with that price, I can buy Toyota Prius 2011 model, which is much more fuel...
  9. FS: 2011 Mazda 3 parts

    Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    2011 2.5 Mazda 3 hatchback selling aftermakret parts. Buyer pays for shipping, unless you are in the Bay Area I would be willing to meet. -OPT7 Canbus, used it once, one of the wires to the ballast is a bit off so it needs to be replugged sometimes for it to work - $20 -Ebay window visors...
  10. 2011 Mazda 3 2.5s passenger engine mount

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv How-To Guides
    I was wondering if anyone could tell me how to find the passenger mount torque specs for the 2.5L engine or if it was the same for the 2.3L. Thanks
  11. 2011 mazda 3 GS 2.5 (auto shift question)

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Can anyone tell me what this is beside the shift gate? See picture below....
  12. 2011 Mazda 3 I-stop battery replacement

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    Hi guys, new first-time Mazda owner here. I recently purchased a 2011 Mazda 3 (Axela Sport) with skyactiv and i-stop. I've seen 2 types of engines and battery setups with the i-stop system. The MZR I tested first had 2 batteries, a small and a large one whereas the one I bought (skyactiv) has...
  13. 2011 6mt CLUTCH BAD 108K MILES

    Engine / Drivetrain
    Today I drove two hours to buy a 2011 S /6mt. After confirming several times that car was ready for a test, I arrive only have them tell me the clutch just failed earlier that day(hmmm? Any way we negotiated and I said I want the clutch assembly, flywheel and throw out replaced, they agreed...
  14. 2011 mazda 3 2.0 air to fuel ratio.

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    I was hoping some one can help me out with a few issues I'm having. To start things off my 3 was giving me rough start issues and I had no code thrown. My air to fuel ratio then was 8:1. Took my car to a mechanic and they replaced my spark plugs, changed oil, air filter, got rid of carbon...
  15. Trade: 2011 corksport exhaust system 2.5 for stock

    Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    I am Selling my car in the near future. Looking to trade my aftermarket Corksport cat back exhaust system with no racepipe for your stock 2011 mazda3 2.5 hatch exhaust. Local only in southern California. Since This is my only exhaust, we will need to meet somewhere so we can swap the exhaust...
  16. 2011 Mazda 3 - Fuel Line Check Valve

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    Hello, My 2011 Mazda 3 has about 240,000 miles on it. Somewhere around 100,000 miles, I started having trouble starting and traced it to a bad check valve in the fuel pump. I replaced the fuel pump ($500+) and the problem was solved. It was diagnosed by doing a pressure test and seeing how...
  17. Mazda 3 2011 master cylinder bleeding procedure

    Suspension / Brakes
    Hi everyone, I'm trying to bleed my master cylinder on a mazda 3 2011 and I see tha the master cylinder has 4 bleeding screws, just wondering what is the proper way to bleed this kind of master cylinders since is the first time I see one with 4 bleeding screws!! If anybody can help me on this I...
  18. Looking to purchase a 2011 - shaking on test drive

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Hello, i was looking to purchase a 2011 for my son. it's a base car with 5-speed and 150k miles. It runs and shifts nicely. I took it up on the highway and there is a really pronounced shake at highway speeds. Felt it the most in the passenger seat. At first i thought just tires or a lost...
  19. 2011 Mazda3 Healight won't turn on

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi the driver's side low beam (halogen) lamp wont come on. Bulb is good, fuses and relay are OK; all the wiring also appears to be OK. I appreciate any help anyone can give me. Thank You
  20. 2011 1.6 petrol exhaust/intake?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    Hi everyone! Just got my first Mazda 3 last week, a 2011 takuya with 66k miles on the clock. Fantastic looking car, fantastic driving car I just wish it had a TINY bit more of a rasp while putting the foot down. I have noticed that next to no manufacturers offer aftermarket exhaust back...
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