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  1. Correct method for bleeding brakes on a gen3

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Most of the info I find is for the first and 2nd gen cars which is, rear right, rear left, front right and finish with front left. Does this hold true for the 3rd gen? I can't find any reliable info on the correct order. Thanks!
  2. One-man brake bleed

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Any recommendations where I can get specific tool for Mazda. In the past, I made the caps and used a clamp for my other cars. The Mazda’s reservoir has a slanted base and i can not use the clamp as I did with other cars. I went to buy a factory cap and made the fitting but it won’t seal the...
  3. how to bleed the abs?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    I'm going to flush out my brake lines and clutch at some point, easy job and don't need help there. Where I'm a little stuck is flushing out the abs module? I've never had to do that one....my old car didn't have abs! I know that doing it 'properly' means the dealer needs to hook electronics up...
  4. Almond Leather Interior - Color bleed from pants?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Calling all owners with Almond Leather interior. how does the white leather hold up so far with color bleed from your pants/jeans. does the dark dark blue jeans stain the white leather? thanks
  5. Possible Master/Slave Issue

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    Long story shot, everyone here for sure knows by now that the second gen 3 has a finicky transmission. Some people report little to no issues, some people have had clutches "explode" etc. I've replaced my mounts all around, JBR 88a RMM, JBR 80a PMM, TRZ Transmission mount. I installed solid...
  6. Soft Brake Pedal After Bleed

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Hey Guys, Finally fixed my issue with my passenger side brake pipe. I got everything together and bled. Altogether I replaced the calipers (powder coated), replaced rubber lines with stainless, and the brake pipe mentioned before. Bled in this order - right rear, left rear, right front, left...
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