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  1. Tilted Steering Wheel after accident

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Hi guys, I have a 2015 Mazda 3 GS this is my first post on this site. Thought someone might be able to help me with my issue. So I got into an accident a year ago. Other car hit my mazda on the front left wheel. I made a huge mistake and took the car to a local mechanic instead of mazda to...
  2. Had an accident. Is this totaled?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    *Is this the best sub-forum? Move if not, thanks. Slid off an icy road and into a chain link fence. What concerns me is the damage to the lower sill below the doors that appears one piece with the entire rear quarter panel, roof, B pillar, etc. Is this car just one huge metal shell? Seems like...
  3. Minor Accident, Major Damage

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    Hey guys, So my little brother has been driving my 2006 Mazda 3 and he hit a curb today trying to dodge another vehicle. He's fine, car is not. So hitting the curb pretty fast it tore out the drive axle, ripped off the a/c compressor which in turn came off with some of the engine it was...
  4. 2018 Mazda3 Sport Accident

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Some guy backed into my 2018 Mazda3 and put a small dent in the driver's side front fender. Got his name and insurance info. Appraiser says they will install new fender and bumper and paint the driver's side door. Wonder if there's anything else to think about.
  5. 2017 Mazda 3 accident

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I was hit from behind by a Pepsi truck on my 2017 3 with only 10000 miles. My local Mazda dealership I will have bought my fifth vehicle from knows us pretty well. I was upfront and honest and asked sight unseen what they would offer for the cars trade in value after being repaired. They gave a...
  6. Questions about repairs help with accident

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 News & Discussion
    So today i got into an accident I slide down my driveway due to a storm I am a mazda 3 and it destroyed my front bumper both front fenders the driver door is buckled open and the glass smashed out also hood is buckled both mirrors are broken off and my front windshield and both headlights .I'm...
  7. Got in an accident. Front bumper pushed in and cracked.

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Anyone know what I'd need to replace or repair it? It's cracked along the grille/ "V" portion. License plate is also all bent up so grille will probably need to be replaced as well. Any good sources to get a new front bumper? I might get the MIT grille if it's cheaper than a stock one also. How...
  8. Car Accident ... booooo

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Sunny day, driving to my Dr. apt travelling west in the fast lane. Ahead is a car pulled over on the curb lane. As i'm about to pass him he decides he wants to make an illegal U-Turn. He collides into my car and pushes my car into the east bound lane - thankfully I was not hit head on.... The...
  9. Car Accident :(

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    2014 Mazda 3 I Touring Hatch. Yesterday morning I ran into somebody on my way to work. Their fault fortunately. Damage isn't crazy, but the vehicle is non-operational. Still works and all that, but busted headlight, wheel well, drivers side quarter panel, front bumper, quite possibly the hood...
  10. Accident - Front Fender

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    A colleague backup his car into my car and there is some damage on the driver side fender between fog lights and head lights. Fog light also go dislocated. There is some misalignment of the hood. Should I anticipate any long term issues if get this repaired? I am not sure if we have OEM parts...
  11. Damaged Rear Bumper

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Gotta love brothers.... The other night, after picking my brother up to come and borrow my dad's car and having him ride in my M3 for the first time, he thought it a good idea to use my dad's car to scratch my rear bumper with. He went to back out of the driveway, and since our driveway narrows...
  12. Crunch.

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    I don't have any good photos... Since the guy drove off before I could get down the stairs from the house. But a guy let his pickup truck full of firewood roll down the street, over our retaining wall, and on top of our 2013 Mazda 3 where it was sitting in our off-street parking. His truck...
  13. accident on my mazda - call insurance or pay it out?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi guys, if anyone with accident knowledge that would be great. Thanks. Got into a minor at fault accident the other day. My car isn't badly damaged (just a few scrapes on the front driver side on the bumper by the wheel with a little indent by the wheel well on the metal). The driver i hit was...
  14. Accident - hole in door and broken mirror

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    So the other day i was driving a backroad just a few miles from my home and i notice a kid riding his bike on the side of the road so i move over to give him some room since tere was no oncoming traffic. And as i go to get aroun him he swurves out into the middle of the road and swiped my car...
  15. mzr 2.5 news and Got into an accident today !

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    SO I just found out that the 2.5 MZR does infact have a forged crankshaft AND has Powder forged Connecting rods and lightened pistons! if anyone didn't know. powder forging rods are quite stout. I don't know if the mazda speed 3 has the same type of forging, but I read online that powder forged...
  16. Accident

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    :[[[[[[[[ Had a little accident with my baby... Can anyone estimate how much repairing/replacing the front bumper is going to cost?
  17. got in an accident...

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    still cant say who was at fault. i may have been partially. it all happened so fast... had 3000 on the car... please can someone who has experience put some input onto the damage...the back door is totally *****, the rear quarter panel is in rough shape, side skirt is gone, front door is...
  18. Rear ended badly!

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    So I got rear ended last night pretty badly. Nobody was hurt besides my poor M3. The guy who rear ended me had a Chevy S10, was speeding and cited by the police for following too closely. Had the car towed to my dealership, called my insurance company, set up a rent a car and asked myself if...
  19. First Accident

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Deedle Dee doodle doo
  20. Cruse control problems accident

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Hi all, I'm writing about what happened yesterday afternoon, to my partner Pam. She was on her way to a meeting in Halifax Nova Scotia drving on the Trans Canada Highway. Her car was set on cruse she was comming up on a car in front of her so she touched the breaks but the cruse control would...