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  1. Has anyone upgraded their halogen-equipped Mazda 3s to the GT-style LED headlights?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    I have a question for anyone who understands the electronics and wiring of the 3rd gen Mazda 3s. I just ordered some GT replica headlights for my halogen-equipped (iTouring, 2016) Mazda 3. After install, it seems that the LED strip is only used as the parking light and the projector is used as...
  2. Is there a way to link the parking lights to the DRLs?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    I just ordered some GT replica headlights for my halogen-equipped (iTouring, 2016) Mazda 3. After install, it seems that the LED strip is only used as the parking light and the projector is used as the DRL/low/highbeam. Is there a way to wire up the parking light to come on with the DRLs...
  3. 2016 Mazda3 SGT Headlight Bulb Question

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    sorry folks, tried to search as best as i could, can't find any reviews on what bulb works best as Bi Xenon D4S headlights seem like they're a bit dim so I checked out Rockauto for different bulbs: is the Hella D4S 4300K street legal? rockauto states they're for offroad use only, but are they...
  4. Mazda 3 Headlights

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Audio & Electronics
    I recently got a 2005 Mazda 3 2.3 hatchback for my first car and I absolutely love the car except for the headlights. When I got the car the lights were just not bright so I put new Silverstar ultras in along with new bulb holder sockets and they work great for the high beam but the low beam is...
  5. Xenon Headlights

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    So these are my headlights and ever since I've got them I've noticed it's not bright enough. Is there a way that I can improve that? Change the bulbs maybe? But I can seem to know how to change the bulb. Also it has a built-in DRL and when I use the handbrake it disables the DRL. Is there also a...
  6. How do i replace Halogen DRL's on my mazda 3 2019 ?

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    Hello everyone, i am a proud owner of a new Mazda 3 2019 Hatchback Soul red crystal! Unfortunately in my country we have only 1 trim and this is the base one. It does not have the signature headlights thus the Daytime running lights are Halogen while the Headlights are led. I really hate the...
  7. LED Headlights and Angle eyes in Different markets?

    2019+ Mazda 3 Appearance & Interior
    Noticed the american version of the infotainment is different where you can disable the LED headlight in the day and just have the Angle eyes on.. on the top end models.. This option is missing in the Canadian version so the LED headlights are on as soon as your in drive with the Angle Eyes...
  8. Custom Headlights By HID RETROFIT KIT

    2004-2009 Mazda 3 Performance & Mods
    Heres my idea- If you want to sell things here contact the Admins and get a Supporting Vendor account. Otherwise you are just a spammer and will be banned.
  9. 2019 Headlights better?

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    IIHS rates the 2018 headlights and previous models as acceptable at best. Could someone with a 2019 give me their subjective review of the 2019 headlight output? Better than the 2018 or previous? I realize there may be LED and halogen, so please specify. Thanks...
  10. All-new Mazda 3 headlights (I feel cheated. Really!)

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    I live in Denmark, and when I saw the all new Mazda 3 pictures and videos I was in love with the car, the design and the features impressed me. I was very interested in the car and ended up buying one, picking it up this week. To be fair, I cannot complain about the interior and the equipments...
  11. FSC Camera retrofit + ALH + HBC retrofit

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hello guys I am also an owner of a Mazda 3 skyactive D 150 PS.the car is equipped with the sport line extras and is a 2018 model. Although it has LED lights it doesn’t posses alh and high beam control features.is the retrofitting of an fsc camera ( prerequisite for the alh and hbc features)...
  12. 2013 Speed Xenon headlights dim

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 News & Discussion
    Hello all, So upfront newbie. But the site rocks. Cool and knowledgeable members. Proud to be part of the brotherhood. My 2013 MSP3 Xenon headlights w/ AFS, for about a year one headlight is about 50% dimmer than the other. Car has 93k miles and runs flawlessly otherwise. I spoke to the...
  13. LED Headlights - Long Throw, Low Beam

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hey all! I recently had one of my low beam headlights go out, and usually when something goes out or wears down on this car, I always try to upgrade it with something better. I have a 2013 3 with regular halogen bulbs. I’m happy with the color, brightness, throw distance, etc... but would like...
  14. Help adjusting headlights

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    New member and need some help! Owner of 2015 Mazda 3 iSport. Replaced the OEM with LED lights and have tried to adjust the lights up. Read the how to adjust with a phillips head screwdriver and when I turn the adjustment screw (either way) there is no effect. Any help would be greatly...
  15. GT lighting: Headlights and DRL/Halos switch operation

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    I got a new hatchback GT with the LEDs, and I'm Trying to figure out the operation of the headlights and halos. The rotating switch on the stalk has 4 positions: (1) OFF, (2) AUTO, (3) Indicators-only, and ON. If I turn it all the way on, then turn it back one click to Indicators-only, the...
  16. 2017 Mazda 6 touring, headlights Auto only

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv How-To Guides
    Hi everyone. There is something strange with my headlights switch. The headlights switch works on auto mode only. I mean, if I turn it in ON position, nothing happens, headlights stay off during a daylight. If it’s dark outside, headlights on regardless switch position. I just noticed it couple...
  17. Headlights flickering

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    2012 Mazda3 2.0L Skyactiv vin 7 My headlights have started flickering when I push the brake pedal. Without a dealership around here, mechanic thought it might be a ground issue or alternator. Alternator tests fine. Said he did some research and found a TSB on it for the ecm needed to be...
  18. sGT led headlight swap on 2015 3 itouring hatch

    Exterior Lighting
    i was wondering if anyone has done a swap from the regular itouring headlight set up to the s grand touring led headlights? if so how? and where did you find the lights? thank you!
  19. Installed new headlights, no lock click?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    I'm new to this forum, so sorry if I placed this in the wrong thread. I have a Mazda 3 2012, and installed some aftermarket LEDs today. I took out the factory low and high beams without much trouble. However, when I was installing the aftermarket ones that I bought, I noticed I did not hear a...
  20. Headlights: 2014-16 HIDs vs 2017-18 LEDs

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hello everyone: I am looking at buying a 3rd gen Mazda 3 GT sedan. One of the biggest selling points for me of the GT over the lower trim levels are the upgraded headlights. As we're all well aware of, the refresh in 2017 introduced all-LED lighting for the front headlights and a departure from...
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