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  1. Mazda 3 2014 2.0L VRTune ECU Problem

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Hi all, I'm attempting to use VRTune's Powergate 3+ to reflash my ECU. Unfortunately, when attempting to read the ECU for the first time, the Powergate spits out "An error occurred while reading data from ECU. Please try again." Any ideas? Thanks in advance, Bush
  2. manual 2016 mazda 3 gear indicator starts going haywire. followed by rapid clutch failure

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    so I've had this car for like 8 months. its a manual 2016 i sport hatchback. the other day when i went to start it and i noticed when i went to shift into first the clutch engaged at a different point compared to when it normally does. then the point where the clutch engaged became completely...
  3. Mazda 3 ecu tune

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    I have a 2017 Mazda 3 2.0 l hatchback and am wondering what companies are out there that tune the ecus of these cars. I emailed Mat from Orange Virus but he said they do not tune Mazda’s anymore. What are my options now ?
  4. ECU Tune worth the insurance increase?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Been looking at an ECU tune and sole to my insurer and they say that the mod will put the price up £70 (On top of the £250 one off payment for the tune). Are the performance gains worth it in your experience? I find the car revvy enough in the low end, it's just lacks a but of pull on...
  5. DIY reflash ECU (G120) with G165 settings

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Hello all, After many hours of searching over the last year I am wondring why there is no tutorial/avaiable hardware that allows to install a different ECU map. I read many times that the motors of the europian G120 and G165 have the same hardware. Some local tuning workshops offer a chip...
  6. 2015 ECU

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    I have to send my ECU to be flashed again, and I purchased another ECU, thinking its like a motorcycle, you just plug and play... looks like its not like that, the ECU does not start the car. What do I need to do to make it work.? thanks
  7. OVTune Gen3 2018+ ECU Custom Feature Development Discussion

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Hello Everyone, This post will be updated by Rafael, soon with some upcoming features that he is working on specifically for the 2018+ ECU.
  8. Did any one have a stock ECU XML of Mazda 3 2.5L 6MT?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Hi I have replaced my 1.5 Sky-G engine into 2.5 Sky-g engine. And now I want to optimize the ECU tuning of my new engine by Mazdaedit. Any buddy have the Stock ECU XML file of Mazda 3 2.5L? Thanks a lot. :laugh2::laugh2:
  9. extent of ECU self adjustments?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Hey guys, Let me preface my question by stating that I have spent several long nights scrubbing forums to better my personal knowledge and find answers, though it seems there is not much hard info on the latest generation skyactiv engines, especially the 2.5L, in reference to modifications...
  10. Mazda 3 Turbo ECU question

    2004-2009 Mazda 3 Performance & Mods
    Hey guys, new to the forums. I have a 2006 Mazda 3 hatch back with the 2.3. Looking to boost it but don’t want anything crazy. Was looking to possibly just use the factory turbo set up from a salvage speed3. Was wondering if the stock ecu could be used instead of a stand alone fuel...
  11. Cruise control limitation by ecu

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hello I import the mazda from japan and has cruise control limit up to 105km/h. How can I remove it with forscan? Please if someone knows can I have step-by-step guide please. Regards
  12. Where is the SRS (airbag) ECU located?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi All! First post and proud new owner of a crashed 2013 M3SGS. I need to reset the airbag ECU does anyone know where it is and how to get to it? Thanks!
  13. ECU froze? Confused?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hey everyone, So I started my car the other day and noticed that there was something strange going on. wipers were not working ( front and back), signals were not working , no fans, windshield washer fluid light was on , brake light stayed on.. and the night time headlights did not want to...
  14. First Mods: Intake, Exhaust, Bars, ECU tuning, anything else?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Hi, i'm from Lima, Perú and i have a Mazda 3 Hatchback 2.0 aut. 2015. This comes with D4S Headlights bulbs (one bulb for low and high) and Bose Sound System (9 speakers). I want to do the first mods to my car. This is my list: Intake: Corksport or K&N (K&N 69-6033TTK Air Intake, Intake Kits)...
  15. Performance / Economy ECU MZD Connect app

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Hi Is there an app you can install on the MZD to switch the ECU between performance and economy driving? Chris
  16. FS: AEM EMS-4 ECU w/ Harness

    Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    Condition: New (Never Installed, but has been in a box with other parts) Price: $650 local pickup - $675 shipped priority w/ insurance Includes: ECU, Harness, Instructions, etc. MSRP: $1000 No Trades. I bought this ECU with a kit of other parts and the ECU is not needed. My loss, your savings...

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    trying to start my turbo build ON MY 2014 MAZDA 3. looking for the complete :nerd: ecu pin out. thanks in advance! i been a shadow to this forum for almost a year.
  18. Flashing ECU?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    I'm looking around for some performance mapping of the ECU of my 2015 SkyActive Mazda 3. Looks like "Orange Virus" was the leader in this arena but they seem to have disappeared. Well not quite, James Barone Racing posted on their Face Book that the two companies were "Teaming Up" to provide a...
  19. Flash ECU?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    just got a new intake and was wondering if I need to take it to the dealer to get the ECU flashed?
  20. PIN OUT ECU mazda 3 2.5L 2012??

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    some one have the pin out of the mazda 3 2.5 pinout 2012?? thks!!!