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  1. 2014-2018* Mazda 3 & Mazda 6 w/BOSE Full System Breakdown/Analysis

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    2014-2018* Mazda 3 & Mazda 6 w/BOSE Full System Breakdown/Analysis This is a Mazda 3 focused version of my Mazda 6 BOSE analysis guide. It has been adapted from the original so that color wiring and explanations match exactly how things are in the 2014-2018 Mazda 3. The general progression of...
  2. Rattle/Vibrations Fix

    2019+ Mazda 3 Audio & Electronics
    Hey guys I bought a new 2019 Mazda 3 in IL, premium. When I got the car I noticed the bass was maxed out and it had 50 miles worth of test driving done in it. I am pretty easy going person but when it comes to things that don't belong, LIKE small rattles/vibrations coming from the housing, sub...
  3. Factory Bose rear wire color?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Does anyone know the polarity for the two rear speaker wires for a factory BOSE unit for my 2013 4dr? Appears purple and white for rear driver side...just cannot figure out which is (+) and which is (-). May have to use a small 9v to test if cannot find an answer here. Thanks for the help!
  4. 2019 Premium Bose System Info

    2019+ Mazda 3 Audio & Electronics
    I guess it’s so new that no info is really out there yet except that it has 12 speakers and can do all this really cool stuff. I just wanna know how many watts is this puppy pushing. Anybody know? Thanks
  5. Bad Bose Amp?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    2011 Mazda3 w/ Bose system- both of the front door 6.5" speakers are "dead"... no sound at all. The weird thing is Tweeters look like they are spliced off the 6.5" line and they kinda work. Not great sound but they are working. All other speakers appear to work fine. What does that sound like...
  6. Adding Amp and Sub in 2015 w/ Bose

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I'm planning on adding an amp onto my Bose system. I have ready to go: Audio Control LC2i, Alpine MRV-M500 Amp, Knuconceptz 4g install kit, Brutal Sounds MiniBrute 8" Sub. Whats the best wires to splice into from the factory bose amp? Front doors or rear doors? Also does anyone know where I can...
  7. 2007 Mazda 3 Bose headunit wiring diagram

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Hi I'm new to all this Iv got a 2007 Mazda 3 non bose. But just got the full Bose system including the headunit. Any one know where I can fund the headunit wiring diagram. Thanks
  8. Bose and Krown Oil Treatment

    2019+ Mazda 3 Audio & Electronics
    Any idea if Krown oil treatment will get on the backs of these speakers when they drill and spray between the Panels? Thank you
  9. help with non bose amp installation

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I already brought a PAC AOEM-MAZ2, RCA cables, speaker cables, Alpine Amp 4 channel (can work with hi entrance) and a powered subwoofer. The car already has 4 infinity speakers, front components and rear 2 way. I dont want to go trough the molex of the doors to connect the 4 way amp to the...
  10. 2018 Bose C-pillar speakers

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I would like to replace the stock bose rear pillar speakers but I'm having trouble finding info on it. Crutchfield has 0 speakers listed for the C-pillar but I swear I remember reading about someone replacing them. If anyone has done this some tips would be appreciated.
  11. Troubleshooting Bose Amp

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    New poster here. I have a 2012 Mazda 3i. I mistakenly reversed the poles when installing a new battery and blew the main fuse, the room fuse and the TCM. After replacing those fuses the car would start but I am not getting any sound through the speakers. The radio seems to be working (the...
  12. PAC AOEM MAZ2 For 2018 Mazda 3 non bose

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Wss wondering if anyone with a 2018 mazda 3 non bose has had a chance to try the PAC AOEM MAZ2 on their car and it work?
  13. Solutions to end the rattlebox madness from the BOSE?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    So I have a 2015 GT and these bose speakers just rip through the doors. I’ve replaced the door handle and door grommets on the doors but rattles still seem to make it through on certain bass notes. This deteriorates the entire experience. I mean the speakers are decent.. but I can’t figure out a...
  14. 2019 Bose Audio Speaker changes

    2019+ Mazda 3 Audio & Electronics
    Mazda shared some details of the new speaker layout. https://www.autoguide.com/auto-news/2018/12/the-program-manager-of-the-2020-mazda3-has-an-unusual-favorite-feature-of-this-all-new-car.html
  15. Need OEM Bose front passenger door speaker

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I have a 2015 3S Touring so it has the Bose system. The speaker (apparently it is a woofer) in the front passenger side is shot and I need to replace it. The Part number is KD45-66-A60. Does anyone know where I can get one without having to go through the dealer? Thanks.
  16. Mazda 6 2016 Grand Touring w/ Bose - Sub & Amp install

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hey guys - I am planning on a subwoofer install this week and have the following components: https://www.bestbuy.com/site/kenwood-1000w-class-d-digital-mono-amplifier-with-variable-low-pass-crossover-12subwoofer-subwoofer-enclosure-and-amp-kit/9999300000000175.p?skuId=9999300000000175 (Kenwood...
  17. Bose 9 Speaker Surround vs. Upgraded Focal Speakers

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Bose 9 speaker surround sound system Focal Speakers with Alpine Amp and Dyna Mat The audio was recorded on the same phone with the volume level at 25 both times. I used the Sony Audio Recording app to record to aac in high quality stereo. I was parked on Ventura Blvd with the engine running...
  18. Bluetooth volume insanely quiet.

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    2014 Mazda3 iTouring with tech package/bose audio upgrade. My firmware is 55.something. I'll double check and edit the post. Hello all, Ever since I bought the car, I've had this irritating issue of the bluetooth audio being insanely quiet. I've tested with a Note 5 and Note 8, and both have...
  19. Bose vs. OEM VW Speakers

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Had to rent a car today and we ended up getting a 2018 VW Atlas SUV. The speakers in it blow away the Bose speakers that came with my car, and I have the higher end 9 speaker surround sound system. The VW has a ton more music clarity and the surround sound is far more enveloping than what Bose...
  20. Anyone know value of Bose Amp and sub-woofer

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Audio & Electronics
    After the 6-disc changer head unit crapped out on my 2008 S GT I decided to replace the amplifier and sub woofer as well. I went with a Kenwood Epsilon head, an Alpine four channel amp and a JBL sub. This is not a "blow your hair back" system but a nicely balanced and very clear system. But I...
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