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  1. how to install rear view dash cam hatchback

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv How-To Guides
    Not sure if this will help anyone but I just installed a rearview dash cam that runs simultaneously with the front cam. dash cam: Viofo a129 duo if you want to hardwire it you need low profile fuse holder like this found mine in auto zone after Walmart and o Rileys didn't have the one I was...
  2. Which fuse slots to use for dash cam? Mazda 3 2018

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I've added the camera on the windshield and guided the line to the fuse box. I'm a bit confused now which fuse slots would be good to use. I've got a 12v always on line and ACC line and of course the ground. Anyone can tell me which fuse slots can be successfully used for the camera? I'd...
  3. Dash fusebox ACC and CONST spares for Dashcam Install

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Audio & Electronics
    Hi guys, I’m installing a Dashcam with Hardwire kit into my 2010 3GX (base trim) Unfortunately as I’ve just moved to Canada; my decent toolbox with my multimeter is still at home in Aus. Can anyone be a gem and knows off hand which fuse numbers in the interior fuse box might be Constant and...
  4. Annoying dash rattle found... but how do I fix it?

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    Hey Mazda 3 Gurus... OK, I finally found the annoying dash rattle and got a little video of it. It happens when I drive over any road that is less than perfect, and yes it drives me nuts. It occurs right under the top of the dash on the passenger side only. If I make a fist and lightly tap the...
  5. Dash cam install

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I've installed 6 dash cams in my vehicles and what I do different than the video () is to solder the add-a fuse to the dash cam wiring. I don't like to use the crimp method as heat and vibration will invariably make a bad connection over time. I solder, use electrical shrink wrap tubing and...
  6. Dash speakers not working...

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi all, I have a Mazda 3 GSX 2015. I've noticed recently that my front dash speakers (left + right) don't seem to work anymore. They don't seem to be outputting any sound from music or from a phone call via Bluetooth. I've tried various tests such as playing music loud and soft, adjusting the...
  7. hard wire dash cam

    Interior / Exterior
    I am looking at this to remove overhead console forums/2014-2018-mazda-3-skyactiv-how-guides/202138-diy-2017-overhead-console-removal.html does anyone know what wire is only hot with ignition on? I have a 2018 Mazda 3 GT
  8. You've got 4h to save 35% on a top quality dash cam

    Vendor Deals
    We've found another solid deal, but time is super limited on this one! The Vantrue N2 Pro Dash Cam is packed with features including 1080P recording quality, front and cabin-facing cameras, infared nightvision, motion-activated parking mode, and more. Regularly priced at $199.99, it's marked...
  9. Have to pass on buying this car bc of dash

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hello all, Recently I saw a black Axela Sport (Mazdaspeed 3 in USA) at a local used car dealer and was in love. Paddle shifters, low mileage, clean interior got me hooked. THEN I saw the sticky dash, which I didn't know at the time what that really was. The guy at the dealership didn't know...
  10. Power steering pump light on dash

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv How-To Guides
    Got into a wreck. No ins. Husband replaced power steering pump but he doesn't know where the wres go. There is one that is not hooked up. Does anyone have a diagram showing where the plugs go? I didn't take it apart so I am not sure.. help!2013 Mazda 3 sky active.
  11. Dash cam in uk

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Never had one .. so asking for advice. Want to get a dash cam front and rear for Mazda 3 2015. I don't have parking cameras only sensors. Prices seem to vary wildly and there is even a unit that seems to replace the rear view mirror. want to spend < £200 including fitting, happy to do it...
  12. Looking for single din dash kit for a 2014 Mazda 3 (Canada)

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I’ve been looking everywhere but I can’t find one. I want to upgrade my base entertainment system to a Pioneer AVH-3400NEX which is single din. I can’t find anything! Also, is it possible to upgrade to the OEM navigation system instead of aftermarket? That would be best. Thanks!
  13. REAR Dash Cam power source

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi all, I'm looking at installing a dash cam for the rear of the car (it's NOT a 2-channel cam; this is a separate cam I already owned): Is there a source in the rear of the car from where I can tap switched power for the cam? I have 2010 3s. Thanks!
  14. Replacing dash tweeters and door speakers (non Bose)

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    2016 non-Bose system. I would like to upgrade my speakers, but I'm no audiophile and my budget is tight. As well, car audio is a foreign land to me. In this thread, it was mentioned the dash tweeters could be replaced with 3.5" speakers. The door speakers would be replaced by a woofer. Can I...
  15. Light under dash

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    has anyone added light under dash and front seat which lights on when you open the door and light off together with the dome light? was it an easy installation?
  16. Mazda 3 gen1 Top Dash Radio Din Mount

    Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    Hi, I'm basically selling my used Dash Din mount. It should fit 2004-2009 Mazda 3's and you can keep the original OEM radio installed. $10.00 and the buyer pays for shipping costs. https://www.flickr.com/gp/[email protected]/RMr40p
  17. 2011 sedan whole dash swap

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv How-To Guides
    Hello everyone.. I new here and I need help. Last week I feel asleep while driving and hit a curb. Now with any other car might not be a big deal. But low car and high curb equals destruction!!?. Both air bags came out and cracked transmission. Worst of all it was my wife’s car!. I’m getting it...
  18. Rear dash cam placement for 2017 mazda 3 hatchback

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I'm looking to buy a 2 channel dash cam (Sticky tape, not suction cup). The most obvious spot in the rear would be the plastic piece at the top of the hatch door. Is there any concern placing the camera and making sure it stays on since I have to put some weight into it to close the door...
  19. Idea for dash cam

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Has anyone tried adding a front facing camera to the screen housing? We should be able to bring the video feed into the infotainment system and save to a usb drive with a background app running....
  20. BSM Blinking on Dash after Pairing Phone

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I have a 2016 Mazda3 and i’ve been driving it without any problems. I just got a new cell phone and immediately after pairing it with my car, the Blind Spot Monitoring icon is blinking on my dash. The BSM logo on my side view mirrors flash intermittently even when I’m not around any cars or...