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  1. 2014 Mazda 3 Losing Power After Parked for a Week

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    My 2014 Mazda 3 (about 130000km), after sitting in my intermittently heated garage for a week without being started was dead. Weird, but I boosted it, and upon starting it, I noticed that all of the lights were flickering. I thought it was just because it was slowly building charge, so I put it...
  2. Clip or mount on driver side under dash

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv How-To Guides
    I’m new to Mazda and can only do basic maintenance on most other vehicles. The other day while climbing out of the car I clipped something with my foot. After a quick search I found a wire with a chip and a light in the end of it the slide off. I was wondering what this thing does and how do I...
  3. Help with electrical issue for 2012 Mazda 3 Skyactiv

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi all, first time posting here. I'm having a bit of a complicated electrical problem with my vehicle (2012 Mazda 3 iTouring hatch, 2.0L Skyactiv, auto transmission); I'll try to explain as briefly as possible. The car is currently at the Mazda dealer, and they are having difficulty diagnosing...
  4. PLEASE HELP. One of my electrical cables that lead to the Positive fuse post that attaches to the battery lead is BLOWN (melted, corroded, and exposed

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    So my car has been stalling, the AC shuts off randomly, the exterior frontlights dim during driving, the ABS light comes on and I lose power steering. It comes back within seconds. If you dont know what the fuse post is, take a look at your battery's positve terminal. That black rectangle on the...
  5. Electrical problems

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    I own a 2007 Mazda 3, about a month ago my interior lights stopped coming on when I open the door and won’t work when pressing the light buttons. When turning the key on my instrument gauge needles all spike up and then down and then back to the spots they need to be. My anti theft light doesn’t...
  6. Electrical problems

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Audio & Electronics
    I own a 2007 Mazda 3, about a month ago my interior lights stopped coming on when I open the door and won’t work when pressing the light buttons. When turning the key on my instrument gauge needles all spike up and then down and then back to the spots they need to be. My anti theft light doesn’t...
  7. Video-What is this High Pitched Electrical Noise from new 2019 Sport GT

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    I have a new 2019 Mazda 3 Sport GT and it is making a strange noise when the engine is not running. I suspect the sound is there also when the engine is running. The noise is there if I turn on the ignition but do not start the engine and after the engine is running it lasts for about 15...
  8. 2005 Mazda 3 Electrical Woes

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Audio & Electronics
    Hello, I'm trying to work through long-standing electrical problems on my Mazda 3 but don't know what to check next. 2005 Mazda 3 Sport GT - 2.3L I've had parasitic drain on my battery for a couple of years and finally decided to try to rectify it recently; I have been using a trickle charger...
  9. DIY Interior Footwell LED lights that turn on/off with interior night lights

    Interior / Exterior
    Hello, I Recently bought a 2012 m\Mazda 3 hatch and was wondering if it is possible to hook up some footwell lights that basically act the same as the interior lights at night. Ideally, they stay off during the day and when the night time running lights are on, they to come on. My last car was...
  10. Mazda 3 Electrical Issue

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    I’m having an issue with my Mazda 3, curious if you’ve ever had this before….. When I first start up everything is normal. When I turn on the lights, still normal, but when I turn on the HIGH BEAM.... this all happens!!?? 1) The park brake light is on, but brake is off. 2) The high beams...
  11. At a loss with electrical issue

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I drove my 2013 Mazda3 4000 miles across the country this summer with no issues. One month later, on Labor Day weekend, my bluetooth stopped working and now I'm having battery issues. Friday: drove 4 hours using bluetooth to play music from phone. Saturday: drove 2 hours using bluetooth to...
  12. Electrical problems SOLVED PJB

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Audio & Electronics
    So I've posted here trying to figure out my electrical problems on my 05 3 hatch such as headlights flickering turn signals not working unless the horn is pressed horn not working wiper blades not working and dash and interior lights not all working along with my a/c. All did not work unless the...
  13. Multiple O2 CEL electrical problems PLEASE HELP

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    I'll try to make this quick to the point I have a 05 Mazda 3 hatchback 2.3 AT 103K and slowly the car has been running more and more rough, rough idle hesitating and I have 8 yes 8 cel codes they are P0138 O2 Sensor Circuit High Voltage Bank 1 Sensor 2 P0139 O2 Sensor Circuit Slow Response...
  14. Change Breaks with electrical park breaks?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Hey guys, i am new in this forum. So, i will get my my new Car in 2 weeks, Mazda 3 BL 2017 Sportsline Facelift. So, this car now have a electrical park break and i want to ask how do i change the breaks with that? What Software do i need to unplug the breaks? Dont know if i am right here in...
  15. wiring gen 3 side mirror / puddle lights

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hey everyone. I (semi) recently got a '15 3 3 igt, and I'm slowly redoing all the mods that were on my 06 3s. One mod I never got around to on my car was installing some puddle lights in the side view mirrors. I did it on my friends Fit and it looked great. On hers the install was super easy...
  16. Mazdaspeed3 electrical problem

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Audio & Electronics
    Since this evening several of the electrical systems in our 2012 Mazdaspeed3 are either misbehaving or inoperable: Won't work at all: - remote unlock - keyless ignition - dome lights - ambient lighting - stereo unit - vanity mirror lights While the navigation screen does work, but boots as...
  17. Complete Electric Failure

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Audio & Electronics
    Hi, I have been having some very serious and confusing problems causing my 2005 Mazda 3s sedan (automatic) to not be able to start the engine. What happened was that a couple months ago, on a hot day, I had been driving for a few hours (I work as a delivery driver) and when I had changed...
  18. Mazda possible electrical issue?

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Audio & Electronics
    I have an 07 mazda 3, 2.0 engine. Automatic. I attached a video because I can't explain it . I have about 175k on it and besides this issue, everything else runs fairly fine. I do have an engine light on but it is an o2 sensor, bank 1. I am working on that. Also have a brake sensor but no one...
  19. Electrical problems

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Audio & Electronics
    Hello, I have a Mazda 3 2004 2.3 Litter the engine. My car is having an electrical issue. This issue is related to the headlights. Once I turn my headlights on, immediately it blocks me all the rear lights. That means when I turn them my turn signals light and hazard light do not work at all. If...
  20. Electrical or Transmission Issue

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    My 2014 Mazda 3 has a major issue. Lately the check engine light has been coming on along with the traction control and air pressure light. When this happens there is a drop in output and the car sounds as if it is laboring and not shifting. The check engine light goes off after a day or so, but...
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