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  1. Need help with Coilovers

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    So i have a 2014 mazda 3 and am looking to lower my car however need some help because this is my first time ever doing coilovers. Looks like ive settled on the Godspeed mono-ss coilovers however am still open to suggestions but dont want to spend a crazy amount. Anyway when i do go to install...
  2. how to install rear view dash cam hatchback

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv How-To Guides
    Not sure if this will help anyone but I just installed a rearview dash cam that runs simultaneously with the front cam. dash cam: Viofo a129 duo if you want to hardwire it you need low profile fuse holder like this found mine in auto zone after Walmart and o Rileys didn't have the one I was...
  3. MZD-AIO install, now Android Auto is VERY slow/freezes/wont play music?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Any ideas why this might be happening? I ran the install yesterday and it seems like the other tweaks i installed are working correctly, like the touchscreen while moving and removing the camera safety warning. Additionally, the touch screen is now enabled in android auto, but it is VERY slow...
  4. Cannot Install Update Package

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I've just bought a Mazda 3 2016 which comes with a broken audio software so, you can read: Install Not Successful: System Failure (all the text about inserting usb and system retry....) I've tried to install several versions I could find in this forum for North America however none of them...
  5. Oil Pump Pickup Tube (strainer) Install - 2004 Mazda 3 S

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    I am having trouble installing the oil pump pickup Tube on the oil pump of my 2004 Mazda 3 S. I have the original gasket and a new gasket. They are not true O-rings. The cross section is taller than the width at the CL. The pickup tube has a shallow recess that I assume is for the gasket to fit...
  6. Can't Press YES when I want to install MZD-AIO

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hello every one, I have mazda 3 2016 and i wanted to put mzd aio but when the installing screen appear there are "yes - go on" and "no - abort" sadly when i press yes nothing goes on. I tried so many times but nothing changed. and when i press no it's confirming my choice and says take out the...
  7. Dash fusebox ACC and CONST spares for Dashcam Install

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Audio & Electronics
    Hi guys, I’m installing a Dashcam with Hardwire kit into my 2010 3GX (base trim) Unfortunately as I’ve just moved to Canada; my decent toolbox with my multimeter is still at home in Aus. Can anyone be a gem and knows off hand which fuse numbers in the interior fuse box might be Constant and...
  8. 2010 Rear Shocks squeaking after install

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    I installed new Monroe (just oem) rear shocks on my 2010 Mazda 3 GT 5 door and the rear end is squeaky... sort of a rubber sound. It happens often and did not occur prior to installing the shocks. I did not replace anything except the shocks. My mechanic replaced the shock mounts about 4 to 6...
  9. Sequential LED Turn Signals (Install Video)

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv How-To Guides
    Hey Mazda Fam, I just installed these sequential switchback turn signals! Pretty excited about these. Let me know what you guys think! Hope this video helps you guys! Before install this make sure to install load resistors to stop hyperflashing of the turn signals. Enjoy! -Greg
  10. Post Coilover Install: Front right sitting higher than other 3 corners

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    So my front right now sits higher than the other three corners on my 3 after installing my coilovers last weekend. Is there a weight difference of any kind in the front right that makes it lighter than any of the other three corners? The other three have almost a perfect two finger gap but the...
  11. Installing memory seat in 2017 SP25GT

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hi, first time poster. I have a 2017 Mazda 3 SP25GT BN series Sedan. (Second from top-of-range) It comes with a heated electric drivers seat and a heated non-electric passengers seat. Neither side has a “memory” function for multiple drivers. I’m wanting to know A) If a an OEM seat from the...
  12. Dash cam install

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I've installed 6 dash cams in my vehicles and what I do different than the video () is to solder the add-a fuse to the dash cam wiring. I don't like to use the crimp method as heat and vibration will invariably make a bad connection over time. I solder, use electrical shrink wrap tubing and...
  13. 2018 Mazda 3 GT - Subwoofer Install

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    About to do a subwoofer install in my mazda 3. Going to use the Audiocontrol LC2I and tap in before the bose amp. Is this the best way of doing it? I've been browsing these forums quite a bit and people say if you tap in before it messes with the bose amp somehow? Can someone confirm this...
  14. Disconnected the touchscreen, how to install MZD AIO?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    As the title says, my touch screen went rogue and was sending random inputs. Ho do I install tweaks without taking the screen out again and reconnect the touchscreen?
  15. LED Headlight and Tail Light Install at Dealer?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    My 2017 M3 GT doesn't have LED head and tail lights and halogens suck (no offense to anyone that likes them). I just came from a Miata that had LED headlights and I didn't realize the difference until I started driving my M3. What would the dealer charge to install these on my car? I guess...
  16. DIY: LED foglight install

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
  17. 2016 Power Stop Z23 rotor and Pad install

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    I'm close to 40K miles on my 2016 3s, and was starting to get some pulsing feeling in the brake pedal. Since i'm out of non-powertrain warranty i decided to go ahead and replace the rotors and pads up front. Pads were about due anyway and hoping the rotors were causing the pulsing. Sprung an...
  18. how to install navigation for mazda 2018 OS version 59.00.545

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Hi all, I want to install the Navigation software for my mazda OS version 59.00.545 but in don't know where is the link of resources. please help me Thanks
  19. how to install navigation for mazda 2018 OS version 59.00.545

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Hi all, I have just bought a mazda 2018 OS version 59.00.545. I want to install the navigation for my car but in don't know the resource to download and install. Help me please
  20. Homelink/Auto-Dim Mirror Install on 2018 GT - screwed it up and fixed it

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv How-To Guides
    This isn't intended to be a complete thread since it's covered at length in other posts - just a couple extra things that I found along the way. My 2018 hatchback GT came with the basic mirror, and I really wanted Homelink. I picked up a clean used Gentex 453 mirror from eBay for $35 (the one...