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  1. Loss of power / low boost after 2500 rpm ( second turbo )

    2014-2018 Diesel Engine
    Hi All This is my first post and I hope you can help me out here. I bought my first Mazda ever like 1.5 months ago. Its a Mazda 3 2.2 from 2015 with 150 HP The problem is... I lack power - especially in higher rpm's. I went to a dealer yesterday and they read the ECU but they couldn't see a...
  2. Intermitent Hesitation in Acceleration

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    Hi Everyone. I just have a concern about my Mazda 3 1.6 2006 model. I am from Philippines. Just wondering about intermittently experiencing hesitation in acceleration from the second gear(delay) and after a few seconds it would accelerate normally. No check engine warnings are visible. Please...
  3. Hiss During Heavy Acceleration

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    As the title states, since I've owned the car (47 miles on the ODO), I've a hissing noise when I accelerate hard past 3500RPM. I thought it was just the suction sound of the JBR intake, but now that I've removed my rear seat entirely, I notice that the sound is actually coming from the rear of...
  4. Mazda 3 Loss of Acceleration

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    Hello!, I have a Mazda 3 2007 - 2.0L engine manual transmission With 90K Miles. As of today it gave me an issue on the freeway i could not accelerate, i didn't matter how far down i pressed the accelerator. I Still don't have a check engine light on, and if i turn off and turn on the car while...
  5. Noise on acceleration

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    I have a 2006 3 with a 5 spd tranny. I have this noise coming from the right side of the car when under normal acceleration in 1st, 2nd gears and sometimes 3rd. I have replace all suspension parts and drive shafts and carrier bearing. I have inspected the exhaust from manifold to tailpipe no...
  6. Spark knock on slight acceleration

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    2014, std.engine with 54,000 miles. I thought maybe it was a partially clogged fuel injector, so ran a big bottle of Techron fuel injector cleaner. Tank with Techron is almost used up and, if anything, knock is worse. Next trip will be to dealer. What should I expect?
  7. Shaking during acceleration

    2004-2009 Mazda 3 Performance & Mods
    So, my '05 3i 200k/mi started shaking really bad (I mean really bad- so bad that I thought the car was going to literally come undone) during acceleration, right after I had the two front axles replaced. (Shady-tree mechanic work) When I brought it back, he replaced the 'carrier' bearing- I'll...
  8. slow acceleration, moves past 5k RPM (OZ Spec)

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi everyone Ive got a Mazda BL SP25 (2.5L) I bought this car with 160,000kms on the clock, I drive fairly aggresive, i notice that my car doesn't have much power down low, but i feel a kick up top @ 5k RPM, is this how the car should drive normally? I doubt it should as the power is felt as...
  9. acceleration issue

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Recalls / TSB / SSB
    mazda 3 2015 skyactiv2.0 litre sportnav petrol has anyone noticed when they are accelerating, a slight lag or it is like a hesitation especially at slower speeds. It can be felt when putting the foot on the accelerator a very annoying lul before the car picks up speed. I have taken the car to...
  10. Acceleration squeal at 2k rpm

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Hey all, Anyone have an idea as to why I get this annoying squeal accelerating in low gear around 1.75 - 2.25 rpm? Sorry if it's hard to hear it on the noisy road.
  11. Sluggish acceleration with 2016 3 Hatchback, manual?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Hi everybody. I'm brand new to Mazdas, being a Celica girl my whole life. Just let go of my 15 year old Celica and got a 2016 Mazda 3 2.0 Sport trim hatchback with manual transmission. I LOVE the car - how it looks, performs, feels, electronics, etc - but it seems that acceleration is sluggish...
  12. Clicking/Clunking noise during acceleration with sports button engaged

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi All, First time posting. Any help is greatly appreciated. I have a 2016 M3SGT automatic. When I accelerate in "D" mode with the sports button engaged, I hear a single click or clunk sound when I accelerate from stop to 50+ MPH and release the accelerator. The clicking or clunking sounds...
  13. 2013 i-Sport AT acceleration issues

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    Hey everyone. So I got my Mazda 3 a few months back and for the most part, I'm happy with it. I've noticed from time to time when I attempt to accelerate quickly right after slowing down (switching lanes quickly in traffic) that even when I floor it, the car seems to take so long to reciprocate...
  14. Solid Engine Light on Hard acceleration!

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    I have just purhased a 2005 1.6 DI Diesel Turbo, when i do hard acceleration the yellow engine light comes on solid and enters limp mode. soon as i cycle the key it goes back to normal and the light goes out untill i accelerate hard again in 4th gear around 60mph this happens. Any suggestions...
  15. Acceleration Level (ACL)

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Hello everyone! I traded in my old Mazda 3 2012 for a Mazda 3 2016 (iTR) and I just realized that the ACL is not on the list when I go to Sound menu. I only see the usual with Bose centerpoint and autopilot. Has anyone had this issue in the past or if anyone is having that issue? I appreciate...
  16. Front right creaking during initial acceleration from stopped position. Vid included

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Suspension & Handling
    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=_kMGH4DKK3A Noise is at 3 sec and 17 sec Hi there, I have an 04 Mazda 3 2.3L with 180k on it. Recently there has been a very obvious creaking sound coming from the front right area, ONLY when accelerating from a stopped position, when the vehicle's weight is...
  17. No acceleration when turning?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    2015 3i sport hatchback, 9k miles. I'm driving at 20mph in a 25mph zone. I make a right and 1/2 thru the turn, I press on the gas a little harder to accelerate. nothing happens. I stay at my steady 20mph speed. what could be the problem?
  18. No acceleration when turning?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    2015 3i sport hatchback, 9k miles. so I'm a little lost and am driving at 20mph for a couple of blocks in a 25mph zone. I make a right and 1/2 thru the turn, I hit the gas pedal to accelerate. nothing happens. I stay at my steady 20mph speed. what could be the problem?
  19. Hesitant Acceleration

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    Hello everyone, I have a 2010 Mazda3 i Sport 10th 103k miles that is having problems when accelerating, or running at speed around 3,000 rpm. There seems to be some intermittent hesitance and power drop-out, as if the car is momentarily saying "No, I don't wanna...". Even my 15yo noticed it...
  20. Lag on fast acceleration

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Hey everyone, I'm new to this forum. I have the 3 2.2 sport Nav skyactiv. And I'm loving it so far. I've noticed something though that only happens every so often. Sometimes when I accerate hard when changing up a gear, there is a very slight lag in power when I engage the next gear. It only...