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  1. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    was told that the 3rd gen wheels are very prone to bending and breaking.... has anyone seen or heard of this? it was part of a wheel/tire insurance program at mazda, i have a feeling its not true. and get this the program is 7or 800 dollars and guess what a wheel costs 7 or 800 dollars.
  2. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi, I have been chasing a noise at the back of my car, and it is driving me nuts. I finally find the source of the noise, but I have no idea how I could fix this. I read a lot of topics around noise at the back of the car, but nothing is like my issue. I made a video of it: youtu.be/toWs0vEu8Lw...
  3. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I've had my car since February of 2014 and the creaking and cracking noises from the plastic parts of the dashboard are getting so annoying. Would I find these kind of noises in other similarly priced cars ($19-$25K range)? I love and appreciate the way the Mazda drives but I'm thinking that I...
  4. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    I am having some noise coming from under the hood. I can hear it through the vent located directly behind the audio deck. I noticed it shortly after purchasing the car. This noise almost sounds like sparking or loose debris enclosed in a metal closure. Any thoughts on what this could be? I will...
  5. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    My latest issue with my 12 Mazda 3 Grand Touring Sedan (skyactiv) is the back windshield making loud cracking and creaking sounds. It sounds like glass shattering or cracking. Yes, it has been very cold lately but this does not sound normal at all. I took it to the dealership about a month ago...
  6. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hey, I've been experiencing an excessive amount of noise, like a tick or crack, from the passenger side where the door and pillar meet. It just started like a week ago and has been driving me nuts. It's not really loud but its definitely noticeable. The best way I can describe it is like if...
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