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  1. 2012 Mazda 3 Hatch B/U Cam cable routing...

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi,new member here, first post. I'm finding lots of back up cam diy instructions, but nothing on the best cable routing path from the back door to the head unit. Any ideas? Thanks -Wayne
  2. Rear Parking Brake Cable

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Guys Anyone have tips for removing this from a caliper with the manual handbrake? All of the official repair guides don't go into any level of detail. Is it a matter of pulling the actual cable or unbolting the entire mechanism from the caliper? My last car had drums in the rear :) I'm...
  3. Cable for Android phone

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi. I have been using the AIO tweaks for a while on my 2015 Mazda3, with no major issues. Recently I activated the catscreen feature and confirmed that I have an issue with the usb cable I am using to connect my Android (Note9) to the car. It keeps cycling between "connected/disconnected"...
  4. Any way Run USB cable to Armrest area?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Is there any way to easily rout the USB connection slots under the HVAC to the Arm Rest pocket Slot? OEM like look of course 2018 Touring Hatch with Apple Car play
  5. Cable under glovebox

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hi everyone! So I'm kinda new here, and I just joined this community. So I own a Mazda 3 BL 09 1.6 MZR-CD (European spec) for about half a year now, and under the glovebox there's a plastic piece covering the feet air ducts and the cabinet air filter, and I noticed that for some reason, there's...
  6. What is the name of this wrapping cable tape?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hi, I would like to know what is the specific name for the black tape use to wrap cables inside our cars (I looked on Amazon but English is not my first language)? Provided below a picture of what I'm referring to (thanks to @tarahumara for the pic) I have many naked cables that need to be...
  7. Useless USB ports - how to run a clean USB cable?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    So I'm finding the front USB inputs on my 2017 Mazda 3 GS (Canada) are totally useless for charging. I've read about how they barely output anything to charge the device and is more for connecting to the infotainment system. That's fine, I will use a 12v car charger... my question is, does...
  8. I finally found a reason to use an AUX cable!

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Since actually turning off the infotainment center so that music doesn't automatically play overtime you start the car isn't possible, I finally found a reason to use an AUX cable. Plug one end into the AUX jack, leave the other end just lying there plugged into nothing, put music settings on...
  9. AUX cable identification wanted

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Audio & Electronics
    Hi, I am the new owner of a Mazda 3 1.6 16V, 2007. I found some unusual cables in the car, I presume they have something to do with the audio system, some kind of AUX connections maybe. Can you tell what they're for? Is there a way to connect a USB stick with this? Tnx for your help!
  10. 2014 Window Regulator Cable

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    My 3 is not even a year old yet and my driver side window regulator cable got off the track and ended up getting tangled in the motor and then snapped. Anyone heard of this issue? Dealership said it will be $130 to diagnose it, but if they deem it had nothing to do with external forces, it...
  11. Where to run a DC power cable from inside to 12 volt battery?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv How-To Guides
    Hi folks! I'm a new 2015 Mazda3 iGT owner. Got this car about a month ago (traded my old 2005 Volvo XC90 SUV for this car). Been busy adding a lot of stuff since last month (installed a low profile 1.25 inch EcoHitch trailer hitch, OEM front/rear splash guards, doorsill trim plates, rear bumper...
  12. FS mz3 hatch/ Ms3 rear cargo mat and tactrix openport cable

    Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    I have a a rear rubber cargo mat from my genpu mz3. asking for $40 for it. Prefer local pick up for this. located in alhambra, ca and tactrix openport 2.0. asking for $100 + shipping PM me for offers. Thanks
  13. steering wheel control cable help

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi!! and HELP im looking the steering wheel control cable in the stereo because i want to connect the joycon pls some one can explain me?? and send me a link or where i can find or see the manual?? is for mazda 3 2012... Thks a Lot the DATA1 and DATA2
  14. KUDA Phone Mount & PAC USB Cable with Socket

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Finally got my phone mount and power solution installed this weekend, so I thought I'd share some info and pics. Parts needed: KUDA Black Leather Mount for 2014 Mazda 3 KUDA OEM leather iPhone GPS Mount for MAZDA 3 (since 2014) black ProClip Apple iPhone 4 Holder Apple iPhone 4 / 4s with...
  15. Best software ELM327 / OBD2 cable

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    I've bought this diagnose cable from ebay now to the software I can use looks like the cable came with this on cd: - Scantool_net113win (Full Version) - EasyOBDII V2.2 (Free Version) - OBD2Spy (Demo Version) - ScanMaster-ELM (Demo Version)- WOBDCRAZY (Demo Version) But people also talk about...
  16. Hood release cable gone wrong

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    So, I was out with one of my ole friends saturday (first time he saw my 3). So, to "impress" him, I floored it :yes: When I floored it, it made a horrible sound, and a terrible vibration in the throttle. So, I pull over and check it. My intake had to be adjusted (had not checked it for a few...
  17. Under hood POSITIVE cable only on with key/Acc

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Trying to wire some LED lights and need them to turn off when the car turns off. I tried all the fuses, but they're either a switch or always hot. Any ideas? I'm very new at this. 2012 MZ3 Skyactive
  18. e brake cable removal ?

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 News & Discussion
    trying to take off rear caliper to paint can't figure out how to get ebrake cable off. anybody know how ? 2010 speed3 :argh 1:
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