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  1. Fuel Cap lock + Keyless Exit

    2019+ Mazda 3 How-To Guides
    This is doing my nut in! When I stop my car get out, the fuel cap remains locked it just won't open. The only way to unlock it is to take my keys out of my pocket and press the car unlock button. In the car vehicle settings there is an option for how long to wait when the car locks...
  2. Billet oil filler cap (pics!)

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    After seeing pictures of Mazda Miata press cars with a red oil filler cap, I thought one would look cool in my 3. After some Google searching, I found a place that sells them... https://www.streetunit.com/StreetUnit_Oil_Cap_p/suaocmaz1.htm I paid $35 shipped. It is solid aluminum, well...

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    Hey everyone !! I have a 2006 Mazda 3 ( beige colour ) So unfortunately today I came out from errands and someone has clipped my side mirror. The only thing that broke thankfully is the back of the side mirror , the cap part ! I live in Canada and was wondering if I can order the cover...
  4. 2014 Mazda wheel rust on cap behind rim

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    I have a 2014 Mazda with severe rust on the cap behind the wheel rims on all 4 wheels. Is anyone else having this problem? I have owned alot of different cars/models and tend to keep them for over ten years. Never had this type of problem before.
  5. Center Cap help - Trying to get OEM caps for Aftermarket wheels

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Anyone with OEM wheels want to measure a cap for me real quick? Sold mine so i cant check =[ OD and ID on the tabs that snap in the center? Should be these caps local dealer doesnt have in stock and said their system lists no measurements my aftermarket snow rims take a 60mm cap od/ 56mm id
  6. Oil leaking out of the cap?

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    Any idea what would cause this? Yes I've cleaned it, yes it's come back. Sent from my Nexus 6P using Tapatalk
  7. Door trim corner cap (how to name this thing?)

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Yesterday I it was raining heavily so I accidentally removed this tiny cap with an umbrella. The point is, anyone knows what the name of this thing is? I went to my dealership and they won't sell it alone, it seems I would have to buy the entire part for 50 USD which sounds crazy just for this...
  8. Coolant overflow cap left open upon delivery

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    So Im not impressed, took delivery of my Mazda 3 today, got home and was going over the car, opened up the hood and found the coolant overflow cap not properly secured. Didn't notice any leaked coolant, but definitely not happy about it. Should I be concerned with air in the coolant system now...
  9. Drove without oil cap for 350 km (217.48 mi)

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Hi, I live in Denmark and since here the price for a second year service for my Mazda 3 was 600$+ (4000+ DKK), I decided to go to Germany, 200+ km away and do it there since there it costs 300$ (275 eur). The problem is that the german dealer forgot to screw in the oil cap. I found it after a...
  10. Dealer left off oil cap after oil change

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Actually, I suspect it wasn't screwed in and popped out when I decelerated to exit the Interstate. I had driven 50 miles from the dealer on the Interstate with no sign of a problem. But a few miles after the exit, smelled oil and saw liquid on passenger windshield. Found the cap between...
  11. Oil filler cap

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    I have changed the oil in my car (Mazda3 2014 2.0L) two times since I got it. Each time it takes me many tries to screw the oil filler cap back into the engine. The cap is a push & turn type. I can push it down (into the filler neck) but I can't turn it clockwise to lock it in most of times...
  12. Center wheel cap removal?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hey Guys, I'm a new M3 owner and have been trolling the forums because I am looking to do some light mods (i.e. plasti dip). Has anyone tried taking off the center wheel caps on the 18" wheels? If so, what did you use to get them off so as to not damage them?
  13. Hi and Rear window cap replacement

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Hi I am here because I need to replace a 2011 Mazda3 mirror cap. Mirror works fine. I think I need part 1 and 6 from here 2011 Mazda 3/i Parts - Online Mazda Parts Please advise, images attached Thanks Ogopogo
  14. FS: OEM oil filter cap wrench tool for PE01 & B6Y1 Mazda filters NEW

    Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    This is the oil filter wrench the techs at the Mazda dealership use. On some Mazda vehicles (my 2013 Mazda3 i Skyactiv, for example) there is no clearance through the access door in the underbody panel to use an adjustable strap wrench. This is the best and easiest-to-use tool (in combination...
  15. question about brake cylinder cap

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Hey everyone, I'm wanting to make a pressure brake bleeder for my mazda 3 and have all the parts needed to make the pressure bleeder but have found that the mazda brake fluid reservoir cap costs something like 15-20 bucks which is a complete rip off if you ask me. Does anyone know of an...
  16. how to remove side view mirror, glass, and cap pdf. the right way

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv How-To Guides
    i took this from the fsm, this is the correct way to do this. there is a write up here http://mazda3revolution.com/forums/2010-12-mazda-3-how-guides/10220-diy-outside-mirror-cap-removal.html but i find that this write up is incorrect, it can be done but its best to follow mazdas proper...
  17. DIY: outside mirror cap removal

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv How-To Guides
    So Surgin and I looked for about 45 minutes last night looking for a how to on this and couldnt find one so we were flying blind. Figured we'd help the rest of you in case you need this info in the future. you will need: 8mm socket and socket wrench 8mm open end wrench T-20 torx screwdriver...
  18. Lost my shift lock override cover cap!

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    anybody know where I can find me another one of them! ugh! grrrrrrrrrrrr!
  19. Gas cap light not activating?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    For the first time ever, I forgot to put the gas cap back on when i put gas in my car today (i was already pissed at the pump for not working with my debit card). I didn't notice that my gas cap was off until I got home (about 8 blocks later) and when I noticed, i checked all over the dash, and...
  20. Painting The Center Cap of Stock Rims

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Painting The Wheel Center Cap My stock rims are being powder coated gloss-black right now and i want to paint the center caps to match the rims. What kind of paint would be best? automotive paint? "wheel paint"? idk & if i put clear coat after the paint, would this make it glossier or it...