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  1. manual 2016 mazda 3 gear indicator starts going haywire. followed by rapid clutch failure

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    so I've had this car for like 8 months. its a manual 2016 i sport hatchback. the other day when i went to start it and i noticed when i went to shift into first the clutch engaged at a different point compared to when it normally does. then the point where the clutch engaged became completely...
  2. Clutch kit

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Hello everyone, I'm currently in the process of getting a 1 off clutch kit made from Californiaclutch. Specifically a 2.0L one. Kit so far is Ceramic disc upgraded pressureplate aluminum flywheel with steel insert. It's not installed nor do i have any pictures yet. but i will update this as i...
  3. Clutch issues on 2008 Mazda 3.

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    Hey all I'm new to owning a Mazda but have owned Fords my whole life which this car is basically a Ford. I'm having trouble with my clutch and I hear a lot of people struggle with these dang things on this model. Last year I lost my clutch and it ended up being that the master cylinder was...
  4. 2014 Mazda 3 Clutch Limit?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Ive been searching the internet in hopes to find a answer for this question but no luck. Anyone here know the maximum horsepower that the 2014 mazda 3 2.0L can handle just curious and how long do they on average last?
  5. AC clutch disengaging at idle

    2004-2009 Mazda3 How-To Guides
    Greetings, amateur gear head here. Replaced ac clutch coil, pulley, cover, belt, rewired, etc. AC clutch engages when driving, but disengages at idle/low rpm. I know the clutch disengages for sure as i watched it happen. Pressure seems good. AC works well when driving (really cold air). It is...
  6. 2010 Clutch Expectancy

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Hey guys and gals, I just bought a 2010 Mazda 3 sedan, in great shape for a great deal! It was a real good price and I had to act quick. Unfortunately I didn’t realize these gens were plagued with clutch issues. Does every car have a faulty clutch or just the unlucky ones? Car has about...
  7. Whistling/Squeeking Noise After Releasing Clutch Pedal

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    2014 2.0 Hatchback Every now and then (usually on warmer days) I'll hear a whistling noise in the cabin after releasing the clutch. It usually happens after sitting at a light when the clutch pedal is depressed for longer than just changing gears. I'm assuming its something venting but the...
  8. What clutch for iSport 2014 2.0 SkyActive?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    My transmission slips from 4->3/2 or 6->5 so I am replacing my clutch. I have done some research and checked different sites, I have been primarily interested in the Exedy kits, but there are two listed the MZK1012 and MZK1003. I dont know the different between the two. I read a forum post here...
  9. Clutch Masters replacement clutches??

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Found this while searching for other OEM part numbers: My 2016 sGT (Japan built) matches part numbers with the clutch parts for the 2016 Mazda 6 GT These part numbers are from Mazdaswag.com Disc: PY01-16-460 Pressure Plate: PY01-16-410 Flywheel: PY01-16-610A Fork: PY01-16-520 ACT and Exedy...
  10. Clutch Masters replacement clutches??

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Still waiting to find quality replacement clutches for 3rd gen 3s, I may have found a match. Doing part searches for my other project, I found matching OEM part numbers between my 2016 sGT and the 2016 Mazda6 GT. These part numbers are from Mazdaswag.com: Disc: PY01-16-460 Pressure Plate...
  11. 2014+ Clutch master cylinder replacement / upgrade

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    A project to upgrade the hydraulic transmission components on the BM 2014-'18 Mazda 3 6MT: Why? 1. I strongly dislike that Mazda has put plastic parts where I believe aluminum / steel should be used for strength, reliability and longevity. I want to replace it with a universal, easy to...
  12. 2014 2.0 Skyactive Manual Gear Slipping

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Hello Everyone first time poster although i peep the forums often. For a week or two now when I drive and lets say I am accelerating over 3K RPMS and im in 4th, the gear screen will go form 4th to 3rd or even 2nd and the RPMs will increase, it happens in 6th and will drop to 5th. Ive done a...
  13. Revs drop then flutter when decelerating/ pushing in the clutch. Need help

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    Hey guys I'm new here and I need a bit of help or advice regarding my 2004 Mazda 3 hatchback. When I'm driving and coming to a stop, I press in the clutch and put my foot on the brake. When I do this, the revs drop to about 400 rpm and then start to flutter between 400-800rpm and it feels like...
  14. 2011 6mt CLUTCH BAD 108K MILES

    Engine / Drivetrain
    Today I drove two hours to buy a 2011 S /6mt. After confirming several times that car was ready for a test, I arrive only have them tell me the clutch just failed earlier that day(hmmm? Any way we negotiated and I said I want the clutch assembly, flywheel and throw out replaced, they agreed...
  15. Weird clutch feeling when letting off

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    My clutch has started to become chattery on my foot when release around 1k rpm. Had the clutch replaced last year because of improper installation. When I give gas and release around 1.5-2k it doesn't chatter or shake the car.
  16. Clutch feeling

    2004-2009 Mazda 3 Performance & Mods
    My clutch has started to become chattery on my foot when release around 1k rpm. Had the clutch replaced last year because of improper installation. When I give gas and release around 1.5-2k it doesn't chatter or shake the car.
  17. Clutch toast at 80k

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    2010 Mazda 3. At 59,800 miles ans 1 week left on the warranty, the synchros went WHILE I HAD THE SERVICE MANAGER in the car! (He was already doing the, "I don't hear anything.... sounds normal to me..." schtick). So, they replaced the synchros under warranty. When I asked if I needed a new...
  18. Clutch biting point

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Hi all, Anyone able to advise how low the biting point of the petrol 165bhp Mazda 3 generally is. Test drive one at the weekend and it was really low and bit almost immediately when letting off the clutch. Does this sound about right as it was very keen to engage. Thanks Geoffers
  19. Low Clutch Engagement

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    As of recent my clutch pedal hits the friction zone very low, about half inch off the floor when releasing the clutch it is already grabbing making for a shaky start. I just noticed this as a few months ago. I dont see any leaks anywhere and the reservoir is still about half between min and max...
  20. AC Clutch

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    Hey everyone. Just had a quick question about the AC clutch. When I was talking to the seller he mentioned that it needed an AC clutch and that when he took it in they tested something something (sorry, can't remember exactly what) and they had determined it to just be the clutch. I have been...
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