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  1. Pulley noise and correct pulley part numbers

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I have a 2010 Mazda 3 S (NA - no mods). Some serious pulley bearing noise from the tensioner pulley. I get conflicting part numbers for that guy and was wondering what folks have used for this application? And actually, the tensioner itself has plenty of life still left in it -- it's the...
  2. Does This Look Correct?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    I recently installed H&R Lowering Springs, German Racing Parts adjustable end links, Koni FSD dampers, a Corksport rear end sway bar and Corksport Front Strut Tower Bar. I'm getting some clunking noises from the rear now that I'm trying to figure out and was hoping for some help diagnosing the...
  3. Battery replaced - Is it correct

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    My 2015 Mazda3 battery was dying a slow death ever since the dealer left it out in the cold (-30 for 2 days) and I noticed it was getting hard to start in the cold weather. It was only a bit beforehand but since then any colder day it struggles much more than last year. A friend tested it and...
  4. How to correct radio frequency is not complete

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    How to correct radio frequency is not complete I come from China, my Mazda 3 installed mzd connect from Japan, it is removed from Japan's Mazda above the top of the 3. Firmware installed is 56 ADR, because he has Chinese display. The problem now is that the radio frequency of the FM is not...
  5. nasty licence-plate holes.Is this the correct part I need to replace the black trim?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Bought a car from a state that requires front licence plates. My state does not. Now there are some nasty drill holes where the licence plate used to be. Can I buy this part alone and replace that middle solid black (plastic) trim in the front? 2013 Mazda 3 i touring. Thanks. BGV4501T2A #20...
  6. Correct Manual Transmission Fluid For 2007 Mazda 3 (2.3L)

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    My car is a 2007 Mazda 3s Touring with 2.3L and manual transmission. 135,000 miles I've been pouring over threads concerning gear box oil/ manual transmission fluid and many recommend GL-4 75w90 for the transmission and GL-5 75w90 for the differential, is this correct? Most state that GL-5 has...
  7. correct oil filter number for MZR 2.0?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Sorry, I searched and didn't find anything, What is the correct OEM and aftermarket (Purolator, Mobiil one, etc) aftermarket oil filter number for this car, 2012 Mazda 3 MZR 2.0 ? Prefer the Pure one number. Thanks
  8. newbie! airbag light stays on ? is this correct ?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    hi there, just got a 2014 soul red i gt ! love it so far.... the light on the dash that says "passenger airbag off" stays on all the time. if i'm reading the manual correctly, it is supposed to go off after 10 secs ? can you guys confirm what yours does ? there is nothing in the seat over 5lbs...
  9. Help selecting correct OEM Head Unit integration for Audio System

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Greetings, I am in the process of putting together a system for my 2010 Mazda 3i touring with standard 6 speaker stereo. I will be installing speakers in the doors, a subwoofer and two amps. I will be keeping the factory Head Unit. This is all high end equipment. Questions: 1. How is the...
  10. Correct Break-in procedure?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    So I got my Mazda3 GT HB on Saturday and was wondering what kind of break-in procedure you guys recommend. The manual says no special break-in is needed but they recommend 600 miles of easy driving can increase performance and life of the engine..that seems a little short to me haha I've been...
  11. Need correct, real Wheel parameters for M3. (WTB new rims)

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Hi! I have stock 17" rims with 205/50R17 Toyo Proxes tires. Now I have to change this to winter tires. I have read many comments, many reviews, ADAC tests, etc. I want to buy the best winter tires for myself, but I am not millionaire. So I think the tires will be Vredestein Snowtrac3 series...
  12. Air Conditioning Correct System Pressure

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    I've only had my Mazda a month or so and this website has already been a great help! Anyone with a shop manual know what the correct pressure setting is for the AC system for the 2004 Mazda3 2.3L ? My compressor seems to be working a little too hard but I don't want to accidentally flip the...