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  1. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv How-To Guides
    My rear right pads have jammed twice and I ignored warnings, "false alarms", first, suddenly I noticed huge amount of heat when I walked around car on bus stop. A local dealer "fixed" problem, but after 30000 kms it's back and brake rotor is gone, because pads are worn to metal. Totally 137000...
  2. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I have used other decoders and they all show that model year is 2001!!! Additionally it shows: VIN has invalid check digit (9th character). My car is produced in 2014. It's Mazda 3 Sedan 2014 What's the deal here? Does it make any sense? Dealer pretty much ignored me. Mario
  3. Buy / Sell / Trade
    This was the false floor and fiberglass box I made for my Mazda 3. It works with each other so getting just part wouldn't really work right. It could use a new coat of bedliner or colored paint to go with a theme you might want. The fiberglassed box is about .5^3ft, maybe a little more to...
  4. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    So I was driving through a snow storm that passed through the area last week. Cold wet snow. And I'm on an empty back road with open fields on both sides and suddenly my FOW (forward obstruction warning) symbol lights up on the dash (can't remember if it beeped as well, but I think it did). (See...
  5. New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    hi there every one, I am new here - I am thinking about buying the 2012 mazda 3 skyactiv, I live in Vancouver BC, my work is a hour highway drive away -some of the mazda dealers claim the car gets 1000 km per tank of gas - on my current car chevy optra (same size engine 2.0) I was filling up...
  6. 2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 News & Discussion
    i have t-timer, sure sri, turbosmart dualport bov recir, and im getting false reading on my fuel. i dont know if its taking to much air or what?, and will it ruin the car??