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  1. Radio wont turn off with ignition off

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Radio won't turn off with the ignition it's a sport so standard key ignition. the radio will stay on once the car is off and door is open unless you put something on the brake pedal its the only thing that will turn it off it killed my battery today at work and I need to find the issue I look...
  2. Ignition Key In/Not in Issue Fix?

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    So did anybody ever find the fix for the issue where the car thinks that the key is in the ignition but it isn't? All I can find online is to take it to the dealer for a warranty fix or that it's in a "pin in the ignition". I know there is a TSB about it but as anybody ever performed this with...
  3. Standard Warning Lights with Ignition On

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I notice when pressing the ON switch twice to turn on the ignition (engine not running) that the following warning lights stay on (see photo): i-Stop (amber) Power steering (amber) Check engine (amber) Charging (red) I expect this is normal? Would someone please confirm. There are no warning...
  4. Cigarette Light/Accessory Socket on Ignition

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hello, I just bought a 2015 Mazda 3 i Hatchback Touring. I'd like to add a cigarette lighter adapter that is powered in the accessory position rather than always on. I'm just wondering if people have determined the best place to wire this in (presumably either the center console or the arm...
  5. Start/Stop Ignition Light Blinking Amber (Orange)

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I need some advice or idea. My car is 2016 Mazda 3 AT 2.0L (Japan Manufactured), the car runs fine, the ignition is fine (i.e. green key light and green ignition light). However, whenever I use the headlights, after some time the ignition light will start to blink amber. The reason is indeed due...
  6. Possible to roll down windows without turning on ignition?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi all, I've recently purchased a 2017 Mazda 3 5door Touring. Is there a way to roll down the windows without turnin on the ignition? By that I mean pressing the start button twice without holding the brake pedal. When I do that I can hear what i presume to be the fuel pump coming on. Is there...
  7. 2014 Mazda 3 ignition problem. HELP!!!

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    About 1/15 times, my car wouldn't startup for some reason. I've replaced the car battery recently and the problem still persists. Could it be a Fob battery issue? When I depress the brake pedal to start my car, the push to start button blinks amber, and if i press it, only the accessories come...
  8. Ignition trigger source in engine bay?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Installed some leds in the lower bumper openings of my 2013 M3 Sky. I used an auto relay that is currently using the low beams as the trigger to turn the LEDs on. However, I would like to have them on all the time when the ignition is on. If I could somehow hook up two triggers (one from...
  9. Parking Lights wired to ignition

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hey guys, I have a pair of DRL hooked up to the parking lights on my 2012 Mazda 3. I would like to know if it's possible to wire the parking lights to the ignition so that they come on automatically with starting the engine? Thanks in advance!
  10. Clicking of relays when you turn off ignition

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    This has been mentioned before on here. You turn of the ignition, get out the car, and you hear the clickety-click of relays. ISTR reading on here that there was a service bulliten for this. Well, Ive just picked up my Mazda 3 after its 2nd service (not quite 21000 miles) and I asked them to...
  11. lost ignition & door key and alarm button

    Pacific West
    I need to replace my door and alarm button. I pretty sure that where I lost it someone picked it up. So I don't want to take my car to work for fear it will be stolen. Can anyone tell me what would be the best way for me to go at replacing the keys and alarm or if there is any easier solution...
  12. Turn off Headlights with Ignition Mod for Mazda 3's...

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Audio & Electronics
    I wrote this up on Instructables and thought it might be useful... Turn off headlights when ignition off
  13. Where to tap in to a 12V ignition switched circuit?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv How-To Guides
    Afternoon, Can anyone tell me where I can easily tap in to a 12V ignition switched circuit? I've tried the foot well fuse box (as found on another thread here), but my (UK) model doesn't have a bolt securing the fuse box (the box has a plastic plug plugged into the chassis). Or alternatively...
  14. Is it possible to turn off dipped headlights with ignition

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv How-To Guides
    Hi! This is my first post here and you have to excuse my english since i'm from Sweden :wink2: First, my mazda3 has a light controller stalk without Auto. In Sweden you have to use DRL which turns on as soon as I start my car, but I would like to use the dipped headlights as DRL instead. The...
  15. Buzzzzzing Sound After Ignition Turned Off...

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I hear it every time.....After turning the car off, I hear an electrical buzzing sound coming from the car. It lasts for about 30 seconds. I don't hear it when I am still in the car, but I can hear it clearly when out of the car. My car is only a week old and I was wondering if this normal...
  16. Ignition off and keep ITS on

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Not sure if this has been posted but while the engine is running, you can turn off the engine and keep the ITS running by holding the shift lever/knob when you push the start button to stop the ignition.
  17. Keyless ignition On to ACC, etc.

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    This may or may not be obvious to some of you. I've never had a keyless system till now and I don't know if they all operate the same, but I was really frustrated with one feature until I recently discovered the answer. Off --> pedal + button --> starts the engine and pressing the button stops...
  18. Ignition Harness Question

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Is the ignition harness a separate component from the rest of the wiring harnesses? As in, is the harness from the Start/Stop button or key separated from the rest of the vehicle or is it all one giant dash harness?
  19. Ignition wires

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    What are some good ignition wires for a 2010 mazda 3i ? I using NGK iridium IX spark plugs, for nothing of the world I cannot find the NGK ignition wires for my car, so I am just assuming they don't make them for my car yet so I need good brands to get
  20. Best aftermarket keyless ignition

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Any ideas anyone? Would really like to install a keyless ignition.