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  1. Weak Rear Defroster

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    It seems that the rear defroster is very weak and takes a long time to clear the rear glass. The side mirror defrosters work normally. The rear glass gets warm but it takes a while. The voltage readings on all the lines of the grid read correctly. Has any one else experienced this?
  2. Wedding Ring Fell in Front Defroster Vent

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Greetings, I was wondering if the Mazda 3 forum could help me out of a pickle. My wife's wedding ring fell into the long front defroster vent of our 2012 mazda 3. When it fell in, we could hear it roll back and forth when we made turns, though, due to it being dark out and the angle of the...
  3. Mazda 3 Skyactiv Rear Defroster missing (pics inside)

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I ran into a problem with my rear defroster and I can't seem to get some accurate answers from the dealerships nearby. I notice the top part of the rear window never defrosting several months after I bought the car. I did a limited inspection and saw that the driver's side defroster terminal...
  4. Rear window defroster

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    On my car, the top portion of the rear window does not defrost along with rest of it. There seem to be four lines across the top middle that are not working. Has anyone else noticed this? Thanks, JR
  5. Removing Defroster Vent

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Has anyone removed the defroster vent panel near the base of the windshield? Is it just held in with clips and pops out or is there more to it that requires the removal of other things first.
  6. Rear Defroster & Plug Power w/Remote Start

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Good Day All! I have a 3i 2010. I am curious if there is a way to rewire my rear window defroster and also my front power plug in (cig lighter) so they come on when my after market car starter is used? Thanks in advance...
  7. Rear defroster problem?

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Appearance & Interior
    First time I've used the rear defroster since I bought the car 2 months ago. Seems like only the middle and lower half of the window warm up. The three wire sections at the top don't get warm. This was on a warm morning with dew, not a hard frost. I activated the rear defroster but not the...
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