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  1. green plug next to brightness switch

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    hello everyone, i have a mazda 3s hatch 2008 and i noticed that where the 4 square holes (one of them is taken by the brightness adjustement) left to the brightness adjustement there is a green plug that connects to nothing, anyone knows what it is for? what does it do? i ve added a ton of...
  2. 0.05 Candela lighting

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hey, all. I had a thought that putting a very slight glow around rims may come out nice (or not, will have to try and see). Then came the question of what's technically street legal. Those of us living in California have to work with a legal intensity limit of 0.05 candela of diffused light...
  3. Fluctuating Headlight Brightness When Slowing Down (Manual Transmission)

    2012-2013 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    2013 Mazda 3 Skyactive Manual Transmission I've had an odd problem come up. The car just passed 50,000 miles. Recently, when I decelerate with the clutch engaged (engine braking), my headlights go through several cycles of becoming dimmer and brighter, before returning to normal. The...
  4. Sat-nav brightness?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Sorry if this has been mentioned before. Is there a way to adjust the Sat-Nav screen brightness?
  5. Auto-Screen Brightness

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    In the settings of my car, there are 3 display settings.. Auto, Day, Night. For some reason, on 'Auto', my car does not automatically dim brightness at night time and the Nav is always on the day-mode as opposed to the night mode (dark map). Is this normal? I just upgraded to v55 today hoping...
  6. VLed - Platinum Orange vs. HV Amber - Brightness??

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    I'm looking in to upgrading the 7440 turn signals in the front and rear to some kind of LED. I've already grabbed one off amazon but it was not nearly as bright as my stock turn signal bulb... 35$ maybe not enough.... was checking out VLeds and was curious if anyone else has the 7443 led turn...
  7. Changing dashboard backlight brightness

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hello chaps, I often like to override the auto lights on the car (Many reasons, including weather conditions and also the fact that it distracts other road users when the running lights turn off with iStop). A problem I have is that when you turn on headlights, it dips the dashboard backlight...
  8. Fog lights and brightness

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hey guys, Ihave been thinking about getting fog lights for my GS hatch that I got about a month ago , I would like some feedback about the brightness of them. On my kia Sorento the stock fog lights are not bright at all. before I got my new Mazda I had a Dodge avenger as a rental for a week and...