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  1. Windshield Wiper function - Manual Intermittent Vs. Auto rain sensing

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Here is my issue: I bought a used 2013 Mazda 3 GT (took it to a Mazda dealership before buying for inspection, they said everything looked good) but now having it for a week, I have realized neither the auto lights or auto windshield wiper functions work. Both have AUTO on the control stick and...
  2. CarPlay changes Nav button function

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    When running CarPlay, if you hit the Nav button by the control wheel, it will open Apple Maps. Anyone know how to get it to open Google Maps instead? Obviously Mazda has it programmed as a “shortcut” into Apple Maps so I’m assuming it’s possible to change which app it opens (maybe even...
  3. Audio (w/o Bose) 16-pin function

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi, can anyone help me find the complete function list of all 16 pins of the 16-pin port in the back of the audio w/o Bose unit? Tried to search a lot but couldn't find a complete full list. All I found is the thread "OE handsfree microphone" and some functions shown in the table in the sticky...
  4. windshield wipers park function, do we have it?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I own the m3 for a few weeks now and i noticed that the wipers just stop in the posion where they are when i turn the car off. I cant find anywhere if its broken or if we just dont have that function that the wipers park in the down position after turning the engine off. can someone pleasy...
  5. Key suspend function

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I just bought a 2014 iGT with advanced keyless entry, and reading the manual, I don't really understand the point of the key suspend function. Per the manual, it's ostensibly supposed to prevent theft by suspending a key left in the vehicle from starting the car. However, just below that, it...
  6. Trip Button other Function?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Here's a question : I have an iTouring 2.0 without the infotainment. The little button that changes / resets the trip odometer has another symbol next to it that seems to look like a Cruise Control icon. The "button" seems to spin in a way that makes me think it can adjust something. Anyone...
  7. What is the function of engine oil solenoid

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    The skyactiv engines have a device that the oil pressure switch is threaded into on the side of the block.It is called Engine oil solenoid valve.I am curious as to its function.Cheers.
  8. Deleted engine cover, serves a function or just aeasthetic?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    I took off my engine cover, does the cover serve a functional purpose (protecting hood/surrounding components from heat or is it purely aesthetic?) Reason I ask is because I see this heat protection/padding on the underside of the cover...or is this just to protect the cover itself from heat...
  9. How To: Auto lock/unlock function

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv How-To Guides
    For fegs that uses Turbo Timers that when the car turns off, it unlocks the car automatically. Auto lock/unlock function WARNING Do not pull the inner handle on a front door: Pulling an inner handle on a front door while the vehicle is moving is dangerous. Passengers can fall out of the...
  10. Aftermarket HU and Function of Dash Screens

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    For those of you that upgraded your headunit how much of your heads-up-displays have you lost? I have the non-Bose stereo. Does the red screen still display any info related to the stereo? ie)mp3 titles, caller id for bluetooth, station numbers, etc. I assume the heat/cool info remains...