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  1. any help with what sensor i need?

    Engine / Drivetrain
    hi everyone, so in the process of removing my transmission out of my 07 mazda 3 2.3l model, one of the wires attached to a plug on the rear of the transmission ripped. its one that is near the fill plug and i cant find the name of it anywhere. is there anyone out there who could tell me what...
  2. Use blinker, or step on brake pedal... and all my electronics reboot

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    No joke -- at lower speeds, if I step on my brake pedal or use my blinkers... all my dash lights light up like a christmas tree (or reboot) and my power steering eats $hi#* and gets all hard to steer. Battery is from 2011 (but still does not drop below 12.01 volts (until after two days it will...
  3. Electronics issues after installing amplifier/subwoofer in my CX-5

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I know this forum is for Mazda 3s and I have a CX-5 but I think the cars are similar enough that people here might have ideas on how to solve this and this forum is much more active/knowledgeable than any other forum I'm aware of. I'm having an odd issue with my 2016 CX-5 after installing an...
  4. signal that tells the electronics that the car is in gear 1 or 2 or 3 or 4 or 5 or 6?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi all the instrumentation of the MAZDA 3, is displayed on the gear is engaged. gear 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. from where part, the signal that tells the electronics that the car is in gear 1 or 2 or 3 or 4 or 5? In the gearbox there are switches? where are ? similar to the reverse gear switch? or...
  5. Car electronics briefly shut off while driving on highway!

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    My 2014 Mazda3 iGT had a weird electrical short or something on my way home tonight. I was driving home from work today and suddenly the radio went quiet, cruise control turned off and all the dash lights came on for a second or so before returning to normal! It really freaked me out...
  6. Using electronics dims the headlights.

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I have a 2012 Sky and when I use the power window buttons at night it causes the headlights to dim momentarily. Other electronic functions causes similar results. It lasts for about 1 to 2 seconds. Very noticeable on high beams mode. Apparently a capacitor would need to be installed in line with...
  7. Orange Electronics TPMS Sensors

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    I just bought some ms3 wheels for my mz3 and now I'm looking for another set of TPMS sensors. The cheapest ones I can find are by Orange Electronics, roughly $100 shipped. My questions are: 1. Does anyone here have these TPMS sensors on their car? And 2. Does anyone know if these sensors have to...
  8. Big issue with electronics and fuses

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    The other day i got in my car and went to turn it on, everything turned on except the car itself. 2 hours later i got in the car and nothing turned on this time. So something over time was killing the battery, but NOTHING was on. I called AAA to give me a jump. The car started with no issues...
  9. Electronics upgrades radio/dvd/nav etc.

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Car Dvd Players, Gps Navigation, Gps Navigation Systems, In Dash Dvd Player
  10. Has anyone changed to a digital speedometer?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I was wondering if anyone has ever converted the stock speedometer to a digital one like the scion xb and the Honda civic? If so where can I get the parts?
  11. Anti-LIDAR Electronics

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Audio & Electronics
    Anyone have any experience/preferences regarding electronics such as Blinder etc, for ticket reduction? I'd like to keep my "Roadstar" ICBC insurance discoun,t but don't want to drive my Speed 3 like a nun, (no offence to any nun) who might be reading this.