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  1. Charging System Malfunction.

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Was leaving work today. I thought I heard the engine make a weird noise on startup. I shut the car off, but it ended up being something that fell in the place I work. Started the car up, everything was fine. When I put the car into reverse and was backing up, my infotainment screen displayed...
  2. Wireless charging

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Just putting some feelers out there to see if anyone had purchased this https://www.carqiwireless.com/products/wireless-charger-for-mazda-3-gl-2018-2017-2016-2015 It's a wireless charge pad that replaces the "in front of shifter" storage "cubby" I was considering a DIY version at first then...
  3. Installed Wireless Charging

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi all- I hate looking at my phone while in the car, and I can't stand cables, so I wanted a way to get everything out of sight. I installed a wireless phone charger in the center console of my 2015 3 hatch. I'll post a photo later if I get time. Here are the products I used: 1. Two port...
  4. Wireless Qi Phone Charging

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I just bought the iPhone X. I would like to be able to charge my phone wirelessly, because I do not want a wire running out of the center armrest. I have a CD player that I am willing to remove, as I never use it. Ideally, I would like to put a wireless charging pad below where the CD player is...
  5. USB type C charging cup holder

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I'm trying to get a charging cup holder like this[1], but with an internal USB Type C port. Also I would want the charging to happen from an USB port, not a lighter port. Does anybody know something like this for our cars? [1]...
  6. 2014 I-ELOOP charging system failure.

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I just had an amplifier installing on my mazda with I-eloop system. I did warn the car audio shop about the I-eloop system. And it did not pop up untill I drove off. Now i'm getting Charging system failure. take it to a dealer msg. Does anyone know how to fix this?
  7. Wireless phone charging in car?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I have a 2015 3sGT hatch. I'd like to minimize wires from the center console. Has anyone tried a wireless charging pad for charging the phone in car, or have you used a small pad at home? I don't want to use a mount on the dash. Rather, I'd like to put a pad inside the center console (ideally...
  8. Wireless charging

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi all, I was wondering if anyone has or has thought of installing a wireless charging pad under the front console box. I haven't removed the trim/panel to inspect if there is enough of a cavity underneath to house the charging pad (if someone has removed this in the past and has photos I would...
  9. CEL, charging light malfunction

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    got CEL earlier today! Happened after I parked (i was inside the parking lot and properly parked when this happened.) After I parked, just organized myself to get ready but after a couple of minutes the engine suddenly stopped (See RPM in Image) and CEL light turned ON, also noticed that the...
  10. Terrible hum/whine/buzz when charging and playing music

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    So I've spent the past month slowly gathering parts and software to replace the stock radio with a Nexus 7 tablet. I've put in new speakers which are powered by a 4 channel amp underneath the passenger seat. A pair of RCA cables run from the amp, through the center console, and out behind the...
  11. Qi wireless charging

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I find it rather annoying to fiddle with the plug on my phone whenever I want to plug it in to charge, especially at night. So I thought about possibly integrating a dock for my phone, but this would be phone specific and wouldn't allow for future phone upgrades. I finally decided to integrate a...
  12. Battery charging message

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Good day guys. Last week wifey told me that an error message showed up when she started the car. Car was used, she went in meeting for 1h30, so car was turned off, and she started the car after her meeting, car started and suddenly an error message pop-up on the screen. I don't have the message...
  13. Charging System Malfunction...

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    So I walked up to my car 2 days ago, get it, put my foot on the brake and push the button and to my surprise it wont start... Im going crazy thinking of why it wont start and why the start button is flashing green. I know the car is brand new, just about a week old so it shouldn't be having...
  14. Mazda thinking twin charging?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Patent US20100242473 - ENGINE WITH SUPERCHARGER - Google Patents Big things are coming for Mazda. Even if this thing doesnt materialize into production form, at least they are creating options.
  15. iPod connector to aux and charging

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Audio & Electronics
    I can't find a good solution that goes from the bottom connector to 12v and aux. I already have a dock. I want to drop it in and have it charge and play through dock instead of plugging in a headphone cable. Advice? Sent from my Autoguide iPhone app
  16. Charging iPhone from 12v to USB adapter while using aux?

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Audio & Electronics
    Does it hiss and result in static? I'm looking at this as a cheap iPod integration solution but am not sure if anyone has tried and bad issues Sent from my Autoguide iPhone app