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  1. Infotainment on aftermarket deck

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hello all do you think it would be possible to put the infotainment system on an aftermarket deck? Let me know if you think this is possible. Thanks
  2. Detailed 2015 Mazda3 Specification Deck

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    If this was posted earlier and I missed it, my apologies. On the MNAO press site, there are now detailed specs, including items like transaxle gear and final drive ratios, electrical data, weights, interior and exterior dimensions, capacities, and much more. These are by model, and the website...
  3. cracking noise behind deck

    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...
  4. 2014 Mazda 3 Bose digital distortion from rear deck speakers

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I got my Mazda 3 I touring with the tech package which has the Bose sound system. After about a month I noticed some digital distortion coming from the rear deck speakers. I have already taken my car to the dealer and all they did was update the infotainment system to ver. 31.00 and the issue is...
  5. Speakers in the rear deck sedan

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hey I was wondering if anyone could give me the sizes of the two speakers that will fit in the pre-made holes for the speakers in the rear deck of my sedan? im thinking about filling those holes with two speakers but idk what kind i would put up there so any recommendations for that aswell?
  6. JUSt a quick few questions about the factory deck and upgrading it.

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    hey guys ill start off by saying i have a 2013 mazda 3 skyactive and below is a pick of my deck. It has steering wheel controls and bluetooth and all that good stuff. Here are the questions. #1: My first option is just adding a PAC AOEM-MAZ2 to my factory deck will that allow me to hook up a...
  7. audio upgrade with factory deck - Helix PP50DSP

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I have no problems with the look and functions of the factory unit, not interested in blue tooth, gps, dvd, etc. i pretty much listen to my ipod through the AUX so keeping the factory unit while improving sound was my goal. I searched the net for options and decided on the Helix PP50DSP. this...
  8. Deck Installed

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I finally got around to putting my deck into my Mazda3 What do you think? :walkman:
  9. Replacement deck

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Audio & Electronics
    Hey! I purchased my 2013 Mazda3 GS-SKY a couple of weeks ago. The last few days I have been thinking more and more about replacing the standard cd deck with some other touch screen unit. My main concern is keeping the 2 stock displays functional as well as the steering wheel controls. Has...
  10. CAN_H , CAN_L , Steering switch 1 , Steering switch 2 - wiring new deck?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    So I have a double din android tun21a I wanted to wire in using existing steering wheel controls. It supports this natively as well as can bus. On the head unit itself I have a wire for can tx and can rx but that's it... so how should I be hooking this up? Is this installer 101 or am I missing...
  11. Rear deck cover 2011 3hatch

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    What do you do with the rear cover when the back seets are folded down should I just take it off and store it at home when I am hauling junk in th back or should it fold and store in the car some. Were I just bought a 2011 3hatch back used and do not have the book for it thanks
  12. New deck wiring harness question....

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    So i've connected my decks harness to my mazda wiring harness via connecters, but there are still 4 wires that dont have a matching wire on the mazda harness. They are blue/white, blue, pink/black, and orange. What do i do with them? Also on a related note, where is the best place to mount the...
  13. How to remove rear plastic deck in 4dr Sedan?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    So this changed from a question to a HOW TO ... since we don't have one.. this will be my first (dont judge me!!!! =p )
  14. whats the best single din deck?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Looking to buy a single din to replace my stock audio. I want all available features and top sound quality. Any suggestions?...... Thanks in advance.
  15. Custom rear deck work?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    IF A MOD CAN MOVE THIS TO THE 3 AUDIO THREAD.. THAT WOULD BE FANTASTIC. THANKS! Has anyone done any custom work on the rear plastic deck? Need to kmow how to takes it off? And thinkimg about wrapping it in suade, red stiching to match my red black themes, and put a grille over where my sub...
  16. after market deck?

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    i just got my 2010 mazdaspeed 3 and i was wondering about puttin a touch screen in but i dont know if thats gonna affect the setttings for like bass/treble/bt setting. The small screen next to the mini navi is where im concerned about. like would you be able to use that mini screen?. and also...
  17. Newbie on deck

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Hi everyone, i am new to this forum. Just bought a 2010 liquid silver MS3. I have been interested in hot rodding a turbo car for awhile. I did own a 93 Mustang Cobra that i installed a Vortech supercharger on. I am looking for the best bolt ons for my new baby. Any help is appreciated.