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  1. 2018 Mazda 3 broke protective plate under car

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi all, Dropped my daughters friend home today and drove into her driveway and the car scraped ? super deceiving because it doesn’t look steep and it’s not just had a bad angle on it. Anyway I can’t really see apart from to take a photo, and it appears I’ve cracked the protective plate not...
  2. Mazda 3 Sport G165 Clutch broke at 225km

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hello guys, This is my first post on this forum since last week was my first time buying a Mazda car. I went with the Mazda 3 Sport (the hatchback) with a G165 MT 2.0 Petrol engine. The equipment level was Revolution, to some countries I think that translates to S-something. So to start it on...
  3. this piece broke off on my center console, where can I get a replacement?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    So I don’t know how this happened, but this little piece broke off near my gear shifts. I can’t find it and I don’t know what this piece is called, where can I get a replacement piece?
  4. How do I reset my CMU, I think I broke my new car.

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv How-To Guides
    So just a little bit of advice to you folks out there, I know it's all great and all, but seriously..... For what it's worth ($25,000) do not mod your CMU to install tweaks..... Anyways so basically, I've added some tweaks with the AIO tool you can download from some users on here...Following...
  5. Broke part, makes rattling noise, have a pic, but not sure what it is?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    [Bad strut mount] Broke part, makes rattling noise, have a pic Can anyone help me out with what this is? What needs to be replaced? Here's the picture of the clanking, rattling part. When I drive over bumps the noise is very noticeable. Here's the picture of the same part on the other side...
  6. mazda toolbox update broke nav

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I updated the maps on the SD card via the mazda toolbox app last night. Everything indicated success. Today I inserted the card and the car is saying it doesnt have factory nav...which is does. The card now had <10MB on it so it appears although toolbox says it worked, it didnt. Now the...
  7. Tactrix broke?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    So I just got my first tune file from OV and my Tactrix no longer works. It didnt even light up when I plugged it in. Anyone have this issue before? I am assuming that its just dead somehow but am throwing a hail mary that its some kind of known glitch. Any help is appreciated. I really want to...
  8. Dealer: Lowering your car broke your speaker

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    So I've had issues with my driver side door Bose speaker losing audio for long periods of time. I took it to the dealer and it was replaced under warranty, only to find it out again the next day after starting the car. Dealer was wary and said they weren't likely to replace it again--...
  9. RSB bracket broke again

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    I have the JBR RSB and one of the brackets broke earlier this March and was replaced under warranty. Yesterday I was driving, turning into a driveway, and heard a loud pop and knew probably the other one broke too. Anyone have this issue? I wonder why it breaks, I don't even drive hard that...
  10. Key broke off in wheel lock. Tips on removing wheel lock lug nut?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    This past weekend, my wheel lock key broke off in the wheel lock. I tried my best to get the broken key piece out of the lock but was unsuccessful doing so. It is really jammed up in there. While I have a new key coming to me from McGard, I still need to find a way to get this wheel lock off...
  11. O-Ring on MAF broke

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    Well....checking out my intake for leaks and whatnot I noticed that the O-ring on the MAF sensor was broken and protruding out. I am getting a lean code on bank 1 and bank 2 so I'm hoping that this might finally solve the CEL issue. Ive ordered the new O-ring and new screws for the MAF from the...
  12. Passenger side mirror broke out

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Well, it didn't take long for my first mishap. Driving down the street and either someone was parked too far into the street from the curb or someone opened their car door into me while I was driving by (I was shook up from the sound and just kept driving), but my passenger side rear view mirror...
  13. Corksport Rear Sway Bar Version 1. Snapped and Broke. Replaced with Version 2.

    CorkSport Mazda Performance
    I want to give a big thanks to Corksport, especially @[email protected] and Kelly, for their great customer service and help with my RSB. Last week, my Corksport Version 1 RSB snapped while I was driving. I was coming around a corner and then I heard something dragging under the car. I didn't...
  14. Ordered some parts!!! Now im broke! YAY!!!

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Ordered a set of BaysonR side skirts, BaysonR Ms3 wing, Corksport exhaust W/racepipe and urethane hangers, coverking custom seat covers in black leather w/charcoal alcantara inserts, and a wheelskins perforated steering wheel cover in all black. Expensive weekend lol, cant wait!! :001_tt2:
  15. 2700 miles and just broke it in....

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 News & Discussion
    Hey guys just wanted to share that with 2700 miles on the speed3 I decided it was time to give the suspension a ride for its money. I live wit my bf, but new car and u know what they say. So I had the wildest sex with the bf in the back seat of the speed3. As expected, there's barely any space...
  16. Simota mounting bracket/ring broke

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    I just filled my windshield washer fluid up and noticed that the mounting bracket/ring to my simota was broken, anyone have some advice on something that will hold better than the flimsy ring they provide you with? Thks in advance.
  17. corksport sri air straightener dislodged

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    I've got one of the sri's from corksport that came with the air diffuser installed already. I think I've had it for about 1 year and 18 or so thousand miles. Well the last few weeks my car has felt sluggish, then monday my car bogged down while driving and almost died as I was pulling out into...