2004 to 2020 Mazda 3 Forum and Mazdaspeed 3 Forums banner


  1. too many problems for a brand new car sell now?

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    Like many car buyers did lots of research and then decided to wait for the new 2019 model year. After reading many great reviews took the plunge. What a disappointment in the initial quality of the car. here are the main issues (so far). 1. A pillar had a gap you could put your finger in at...
  2. Okay.. another kind of noise newly discovered in my brand 2019 Mazda 3

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    I was so bummed when I found out my literally brand new 2019 Mazda 3 HB has wind noise coming from the passenger side B pillar. However, today I noticed another kind of noise coming from nowhere. It’s a scratchy, intermittent, electrical noise. It’s there only when the engine is on. I turned...
  3. My brand new 2019 Mazda 3 has squeaky wind noise on the passenger side!!

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    Just bought a 2019 Mazda 3 HB yesterday and took it to the highway the first time today. It's very quiet but I noticed that there is a kind of squeaky wind noise on the passenger side. I'm sure it's from the B pillar, seat belt area. When the speed is below 40mph it's gone. Above 50mph is quite...
  4. FS: Brand New Corksport Short Shift Plate Kit- 2014+ - SOLD

    Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    Hi everyone, This is brand new in the box. Nothing has been unpackaged. Unfortunately, I ended up selling my Mazda3 before I had a chance to install it. From Corksport it's $120 +shipping ($15). I'm selling this for $100 shipped. Firm Pricing, Paypal only. Thanks...
  5. Brand new car rear ended

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Hi I was wondering I just leased a 2018 Mazda 3 sport in the GX trim level. I have driven the car exactly 2151 km over 17 days. While waiting to make a left hand turn into work I was rear ended by another Mazda 3 should I continue with buying out the car at the end of the three year lease like I...
  6. Leak in a almost brand new vehicle

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Took my 2017 Mazda 3 GT 6MT to the dealership today for a standard service and they said that they spotted a oil leak on the AC compressor. I had to leave it there today for a diagnosis and they will let me know what they find later today. But I am pretty disappointed about this. I bought the...
  7. How long the vacuum in the brake booster should last? Brand new 3rd gen Mazda3

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hello, I own a brand new Mazda3 (3rd gen), 2 litre 6-speed automatic variant and drove about 650 miles with it. There's a strange behavior regarding the braking system which I can't tell for sure that I had with my previous vehicles. When I shut down the engine, I can pump the brake pedal about...
  8. Brand new CP pistons

    Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    Hey everyone I have a set of CP pistons for the 2.3l I’m looking sell I am asking 600 obo
  9. Brand New Member, Not so Brand New Car

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Howdy, I am 17 years old from northern Indiana. I've had my license since April, but had my driving privileges revoked for totaling my mom's Camry after barely having my license for a month. I would explain but its not that it's a long story, it's just not very interesting lol. I recently turned...
  10. Brand new member here

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Hey all. New member from So Cal here. Just bought a 2018 M3 hatch Touring. I already have a laundry list of mods. We'll see where i start. Probably tint and springs. Then sway bars and strut brace. After that, who knows? Anyway, I'm excited to become a member of the community. I also joined the...
  11. James Barone Rear Sway Bar MOUNTS Brand New 2004-2009 Mazda 3

    Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    Made a stupid mistake and ordered the wrong part number, then dislocated my shoulder and didn't find out these aren't the right size till long after the return period had expired. Test fit one bushing before realizing it, other than that they're untouched. Cost is $80 direct from...
  12. CorkSports Brand new 330mm BBK

    CorkSport Mazda Performance
    Attention Mazda 3/MZ3 owners 2004-2013 For a while now we have been offering a front caliper upgrade for the platform, for those that want to make the best use of the OE rotor. That is still a great option, BUT we have now taken it a step further with our 13" BBK that utilizes a much larger 4...
  13. Brand Spankin' New

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Whats up from hot ass Phoenix, Arizona!! New to this forum and the whole Mazda community, in Sept. 2017 i got a smokin deal on a 2017 Mazda3 brand spankin' new only 5 miles on her from CardinaleWay Mazda, if youre in the market Lynn is the man. Super stoked about my 3 and being part of the crew!
  14. BRAND NEW Raceland Coilovers for sale

    Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    Selling my Raceland coilovers! Fit 3rd gen Mazda 3. They?re still in the original box, never opened or installed on my car. Selling because I am getting coilovers from a friend and it?s too late to return to Raceland. Asking $300 OBO Text or call if interested (760) 419-2251
  15. Tires to replace OEM on brand new Sport (basic) sedan

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    I posted this thread on the suspension and handling board, and one reply suggested it was due to the OEM tires. "Advice needed wandering handling new 2017 4 door" (won't let me post the hyperlink because I am too new to the board). I believe it....but what do you recommend I switch to? Will...
  16. FS: Brand new OEM carpet mats from my 2017

    Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    Pulled these at the dealership when I picked it up and immediately put in my Husky liners. $75 shipped/paypal/venmo/squarepay. Shipping from SD,CA.
  17. Brand new rookie here!!

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Hello everyone Brand new to the forum world and Mazda. i just bought 2017 Mazda 3 GS, she only has 600 km and man i already love her. Im coming from 2002 Bmw and i must say i miss her but my Mazda is making my emotional time away from the bimmer easier. I'm looking to see if i can get any...
  18. Proper Oil Brand

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Now of course oil substance matters much more than a label, but I'm curious to hear other opinions. In my old Nissan Sentra I used Valvoline MaxLife oil and had great results considering the condition and age of the vehicle. Now that I have a Mazda 3 with only 3,000 miles, I would like to start...
  19. 14-17 Mazda 3 Hatch, Borla exhaust 11918, brand new.

    Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    I bought this kit and when I got it one of my exhaust tips came from the factory welded on upside down. Borla sent me a new replacement system which is what I'm selling. I'm going to keep the original and just flip it 180 and weld it back...
  20. White Smudges on tachometer display brand new Mazda3

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hey, brand new Mazda, just took it out from the dealership last night. This morning noticed all this crap in the teachometer. The Dark picture was just when I turned on the engine and the light picture was when I got to work. You can tell it got a little bit better but you can still see the...