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  1. Dashboard Pulling Up

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    My 2013 Mazda 3 has an issue with the dashboard, right above the center screens that display the fuel efficiency, radio, etc. The dash itself is pulling up. Has anyone else experienced this? I noticed the same thing on a scrapyard Mazda the other day, so my guess is it may be a common issue. It...
  2. Installed Apple Carplay and now the airbag light on my dashboard blinks.

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I just installed Apple Carplay today. Carplay works just fine but now the airbag light on my dashboard blinks. I am assuming I inadvertently did something to an airbag sensor, but do not recall. Does anyone have any ideas what it could be? Incidentally, I did not disconnect the negative battery...
  3. Need help locating the noise, please...

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi guys and girls I need your help locating the source of the noise please. Ive a 2015 Mazda 3 Sport GT hatchback since 2014 with a couple minor mods on it, and this morning I noticed a continuously ticking noise coming from the area between the windshield and the dashboard in front of me...
  4. TPMS and DSC illuminated in dashboard

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    What are the possible causes when TPMS and DSC are illuminated? Could these be related to electrical? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  5. Dashboard Trim Replacement Part (RHD)

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hi All I need help I needed to remove the dashboard trim and centre air vents on my 2015 Mazda 3GT Yesterday to access the CMU however the trim was very firmly clipped in place and came free suddenly snapping the trim just about half way. My local Mazda Dealer can only supply the Plastic Trim...
  6. 2014 Mazda 3 Sport Dashboard Clicking Fixed :)

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I recently bought a 2014 Mazda 3 Sport and it was plagued with a clicking sound that seemed to come from the passenger side dashboard. It seemed to happen about a week after buying it. It was driving me nuts since small or large bumps or even accelerating the car from a stop could induce the...
  7. 2010 dashboard issue. Any suggestions on fixing this? Please help!

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Appearance & Interior
    Hello guys. So I have done some research and notice that quite a few mazdas have had this issue. I went to my local dealership to see if I was still under warranty and unfortunately I am not covered. So if anyone can please help. Is there a way I Can fix this issue?
  8. Clicking sound from dashboard when turning

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi Guys, I find my Mazda3 there's a clicking sound from the dashboard whenever I turn the vehicle. It sounds like something loose and rolled all the way from the behind the aircon control to behind the glovebox. And it just sound like a pebble just keep rolling left and right and hit the end...
  9. How to remove scratches from dashboard?

    2004-2009 Mazda3Appearance & Interior
    Hi there, I drive a 2004 Mazda 3, helped a buddy move a table the other day and it scratched up my dash pretty good (no good deed goes unpunished, right?) The scratches are only located on the surface of the air bag cover, which has that 'carbon fibery' bumpy texture on it. I was wondering...
  10. Melting dashboard

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hi guys i own a Mazda 3i 2010 with 141,000. My dashboard is literally melting and has this sticky glue apperance above the radio screen and when you try to clean it off it cleans but parts of the dashboard goes with it too. I have been hearing that there is recall on the dashboard. When i search...
  11. water current sound from dashboard

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    hi i need help i flush my coolant system . and refill it with new preston coolant than start the car and do bleeding step by step from mazda manual servis 2-3 min on 2500 Rpm 5 s on 3000 Rpm coolant level down in reservoir so i refiil it to max line now when car is cold and i start the car i...
  12. USB power and AUX in dash

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I have a magnetic car mount for my phone and I got sick of fumbling around with a USB charging and AUX cable snaking their way around the cup holder area in my '11 sSport. I saw a thread here by Just_Stig where they routed a cable from the center console armrest to the front of the dash and out...
  13. Dashboard avg mpg doesnt match Infotainement console's mpg?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I just filled up. I reset the dashboard mpg and started the car. I drove about 20miles. dashboard says avg= 33.5mpg but the console says avg= 31.3mpg for this current trip?! huh?
  14. Melting Dashboard getting fixed.. now what?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    alright so it has been a while since I posted on here and that is mostly due to my lack of love for my 3 as the dash started melting last year and I just couldn’t handle it. Im a bit OCD in that I keep my car clean at all times and the melted dash has been my nemesis as it collects hair & dust...
  15. Changing dashboard backlight brightness

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hello chaps, I often like to override the auto lights on the car (Many reasons, including weather conditions and also the fact that it distracts other road users when the running lights turn off with iStop). A problem I have is that when you turn on headlights, it dips the dashboard backlight...
  16. "X" shape on passenger dashboard

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    I have a 2014 Mazda 3i that I bought in December and it has about 10,800 miles on it. I rarely sit in the passenger seat but today I was in it and noticed that there is an outline with kind of an "X" shape on the dashboard on the passenger side. I'm assuming this has something to do with the...
  17. Imprint on Passenger Side Dashboard

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Shortly after I purchased my M3 a few months ago, I noticed an imprint on the dash. I'm not sure if it was there before I bought the car. I was thinking (and hoping) that it would go away on its own. I'm not sure how visible it is to you guys in the pics I uploaded, but it is very visible in...
  18. Dashboard problem

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    This "ring" has been here since the first day i bought the car and now its starting to bug me... i really dont know what it is... Im pretty sure it was made from this i've already used glass cleaner, goo gone, and a blow dryer lol the glass cleaner and goo gone made it go away for like a...
  19. Water Dripping Under Dashboard Passenger Side

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi all. Has anyone had issues with water dripping under the dash on the passenger side more toward the left of the foot well? I just had my 2010 HB with 33,330 miles serviced, oil change, lube, etc. and the next day I noticed dripping water pooling on the pass side. Luckily I have the husky...
  20. Dashboard Backlight Color

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hey everyone. I was wondering if its possible to change the color of the backlight in the dashboard on my 2010 Mazda 3 iTouring sedan? When I turn headlights on, the stock color is red along with the backlight color on the center console. Is it possible to change it to blue like in the new 2012...