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  1. Dashcam installation and the live accessory socket port

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    Hi forum, first post here.. I got a dashcam and then realized that the accessory socket port is always on, so even if I turn off the ignition, it will still power the dashcam. That is of course unacceptable. I have been asking around for a potential solution for my Blackvue DR750S. Here are...
  2. Wiring Accessory to Auto-Dim Feature

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi all, I did several searches in this Forum and Google and didn't find this question answered - I have an illuminated accessory (Uniden Bearcat police scanner) that I'm installing in my 2018 M3GT. It has a 3-wire power harness, the 3rd wire of which can be used to dim the display in concert...
  3. Mazda 3 Accessory Wiring

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Dear Members, Just trying to find out if the Mazda 3's [as we have 3 of them] has Accessory Connecting plug in under the Dash within the Wiring Loom. Say for a Mobile Phone, GPS, but in my case, I need it for a Dash Cam, Instead if cutting into the loom, I am just wondering if there a plug...
  4. Mazda's 18" Accessory Wheels

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Re Mazda 18" Dark Alloy Wheels: Mazda PN # B45B-V3-810 Pictures, especially on the internet -- with following one off of a vendor's website, can distort true colors. Anyone who has seen these in person, are these Mazda accessory wheels a med-gray, a dark charcoal, almost black, black, or...
  5. Mazdaspeed accessory exhaust silencer?

    2004-2009 Mazda 3 Performance & Mods
    So when I bought my 2008 Mazda 3 last year, it came with a Mazdaspeed accessory catback exhaust and resonator delete. I don't mind the sound, but there are some times where I'd like to keep it a little quieter. Does anyone know of any silencers that will fit into the exhaust tip? Thanks.
  6. ACCESSORY socket 12 VOLT / short circuit

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Greetings to all. I made a short circuit between the positive and negative of the ACCESSORY socket in the console between the seats, next to the USB ports. It is not longer present the voltage 12Volt. Does anyone know where is the fuse? What is the fuse to look for? It may damaged the...
  7. 2013 Mazda 3 Backup Camera accessory

    Electronics / Stereo Equipment
    I have been searching for the past 2 years for a backup camera that uses the existing head unit that comes with my wife's 2013 Mazda 3. I have been told by many people (including my Mazda dealer) over the past 2 years that there isn't anything out there that will do this, unless you want to...
  8. Mud Guards ... Accessory? LOL

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Cleaning my car today and what do I notice? Stone chips on the door...how? Front wheels flinging it up on the side. The 2014 GT doesn't come standard with them, you need to pay $115 for the front ones. Ordered, and let's just say I'm not paying zippo for it, this should've been standard from the...
  9. 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.
  10. Mazda accessory - Rear spoiler for hatch

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Now that Mazda has added the aero kit and spoiler under the accessories site, anyone planning on getting the rear spoiler for their hatch? I was looking at the listing and it's $399.95 for color matched rear spoiler for the hatchback. However, the image shows the same rear spoiler as stock. I...
  11. Audio Fuse: always on or accessory?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I'm installing a dashcam using an add a circuit on a 2012 mazda 3. If I tap into the "audio" fuse (location 20 on the interior fuse box in the owner's manual) will this be an accessory fuse or always on? I am already using the cigar fuse for my radar detector.
  12. Accessory and Cig Lighter ports not working

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Audio & Electronics
    I have recently run into an issue with both the Accessory and Cig Light outlets not functioning. I went through and checked the 2 15AMP fuses and even replaced them and still neither will work. Any ideas on what else it could be? Thanks!
  13. Push-button start accessory position?

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Audio & Electronics
    This might be a small question, but I have poured over my manual and searched the forums and read through several unrelated threads hoping to find an answer. I recently purchased a 2011 Mazdaspeed3 with tech package in Velocity Red. I love the proximity key and the push button start. However...
  14. Blown Fuse for Cigar and Accessory Power Sockets

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Blew two fuses today as I was leaving the office. I heard a weird tick/snap sound when I started the car and connected my radar detector and gps unto the cigar lighter socket. I thought my radar detector went bad as it didn't turn on anymore, until I noticed my gps wasn't recharging as well. I...
  15. Which OE Accessory?

    Group Buys
    We'd like to know - Which Mazda accessory is the most popular among Mazda 3 owners? with the end result of putting together a special buy on our site www.PartsForMyMazda.com of the most popular.
  16. Front bumper accessory?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hi. Does anybody notice that there are two kinds of front bumper for Mazda 3? And I really like the silver thing on front bumper. I'm wondering where I can buy it? Check out the attachments~
  17. Accessory Socket Problems!!!!

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Accessory Socket Problems!!!! I was going to pump up my tires, and my old compact compressor wouldn’t work. So I tried to unplug it from the socket in the front (below the air controls), and the damn thing wouldn’t budge. I ended up taking the whole dash apart with the gearshift and nothing...
  18. Accessory questions

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    I just went in to the dealership yesterday and I decided to take a look at the accessories available for the new 3. One thing that I noticed was an interior lighting which had a picture of blue lights coming from under the dash. I’m not sure about other trim levels, but the Grand Touring already...
  19. 2010 iPod integration accessory installed - a few questions

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    1. Plug in the iPhone, drive and listen to music, turn off car but leave iPhone connected in glovebox. Next time I turn on the car, I cannot get any sound from the iPhone unless I disconnect and reconnect it. The display still shows the song I had on last, and I can still hit PAUSE and PLAY...
  20. Make 12V accessory socket in center console turn off with car?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Anyone know how to make the 12v accessory socket in the center console turn off with the car?