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  1. Oil Pump Pickup Installation - 2004 Mazda 3 2.3L

    2004-2009 Mazda3 How-To Guides
    I need help with installing the oil pickup tube to the oil pump of my 2004 Mazda 3 2.3L engine. The pickup tube has a recess that looks like it is for a regular o-ring. The gasket (?) that was originally installed does not look like a regular o-ring. The rings profile is not circular. It is...
  2. Hud - installation

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi, All :) I am the owner of Mazda 3/2014. I have the opportunity to buy a used HUD display along with the cover. What is needed for the assembly. Is it enough to plug and play? Can I use HUD after 2017 lifting. Thank you for your support
  3. Dashcam installation and the live accessory socket port

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    Hi forum, first post here.. I got a dashcam and then realized that the accessory socket port is always on, so even if I turn off the ignition, it will still power the dashcam. That is of course unacceptable. I have been asking around for a potential solution for my Blackvue DR750S. Here are...
  4. Genuine Mazda 0000-81-Z40A Sat.Radio Receiver & Installation Kit 0000-81-L22 for Sale

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Genuine Mazda 0000-81-Z40A Sat.Radio Receiver & Installation Kit 0000-81-L22 for Sale Just thought I would post this here before Ebay in case someone could use this. Brand new in the box, box is tore on the end but everything is in there. $75.00 plus shipping Genuine Mazda Accessories...
  5. Touchscreen and system stucked after AIO installation

    Car Maintenance/Car Care
    Hey, So I recently installed AIO on my Mazda 3 2014 a few days ago on firmware 56.000 which worked perfectly. This morning I tried to install Cast Screen and suddenly the screen got black, I restarted the car and the screen was stuck, I couldn't use the buttons either but only the mute/volume...
  6. help with non bose amp installation

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I already brought a PAC AOEM-MAZ2, RCA cables, speaker cables, Alpine Amp 4 channel (can work with hi entrance) and a powered subwoofer. The car already has 4 infinity speakers, front components and rear 2 way. I dont want to go trough the molex of the doors to connect the 4 way amp to the...
  7. poor audio quality after CarPlay / AA installation

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    after upgrading to CP/AA the audio quality substantially low, is there any way to fix it?
  8. 2013 Mazda 3 Sedan Installation of Cruise/Bluetooth

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv How-To Guides
    Has anyone installed cruise control and the bluetooth module into their base model sedan? I'm looking to do this before summer hits and I need help here. Where should I start? I am going to go to the junkyard to get the steering wheel with buttons but what else do I need? What am I looking at...
  9. LA County Apple Carplay Install for $200

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I just wanted to share I found a guy on Craigslist in Huntington Beach that installed Apple Carplay in my car for $200. The guy updated my software and added the hardware in under 1 hour while I sat in the car. Link: https:// orangecounty.craigslist.org/pts/6757399099.html. ( Remove the...
  10. Installation mazda video player problem

    I've installed Mazda video player in mazda 3 (OS 28 00 100) and after the reboot, my screen just showed the Mazda's Logo and never return back to the menu screen even after I shut my car down and start it again many times, what to do!?.
  11. Local Installation Help - Charlotte NC - CS lowering springs

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    What's up M3R - I'm looking for some installing my corksport lowering springs on my 2018 3 hatch. Anyone within 1.5 hours of Charlotte NC that is willing to help would be greatly appreciated. BEER INCLUDED!!! I've called 4-5 shops for quotes, and every single one is telling me over $600...
  12. Lighting issues after aftermarket head unit installation

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Audio & Electronics
    I recently purchased and installed a Regetek 7" Touchscreen head unit in my 2004 Mazda 3 GT sedan. I used the Metra 70-7903 wiring harness (sorry, I can't post links yet, but both products are on Amazon, bear with me please). The head unit itself works fine, however after the installation, I...
  13. 2005 Mazda 3 won't start after transmission installation

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    I have a 2005 Mazda 3 and I replaced the automatic transmission and now it won't start, it cranks over but doesn't start. Before I swapped out the transmission the car would fire right up. All I did was swap out the transmission and put everything back together. I'm thinking maybe I pinched a...
  14. Ultra Racing STB cracked during installation

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    So i decided to get one and based on the reviews here i picked this brand for being a one piece bar, price and in white color. During the first fit test without putting on the nuts, i noticed the inner slot on each side were not dropped down far enough to expose a decent part of the studs, the...
  15. CARPLAY diagram installation

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    well, it looks like that we need to change usb connectors to be able to use CP. I received this images, sorry for the quality. I think it will cost around $250 US dollars.
  16. Fog light installation with a hiccup.

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    So I was going to install fog lights on my I grant touring. Got the kit and the switch. As I took off the driver side cover, the plug is missing. I looked all the way inside. Nothing. Weird. Previous owner ripped it off? Whatever. My question is, can I splice the passenger side and run the two...
  17. Subwoofer installation - signal problems "bursts"

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hello, until now I was only a "reader" in this very useful forum but now I want to write my first post with a quite big problem concerning a subwoofer installation in a 2014 Mazda 3 w/ Bose. I've installed my sub according to this a useful guide from user eshaz on this forum. So the signal...
  18. Has anyone installed these fog light DRLs for 2017+ ms3?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    I've seen these on eBay and they looks very nice especially since the turn signals are now LED. I'm reluctant to get these because I've seen zero install videos or guides, and was wondering if someone here has them and has installed them successfully. If so could you guys comment on how reliable...
  19. Aftermarket speaker installation

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    I am looking to replace my front left speaker with an aftermarket one. The stock piece has four wires coming into it. green - green and white - green and yellow - purple. which one is negative and which one is positive. Thanks alot in advance.
  20. Any DIY on Coilovers Installation?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv How-To Guides
    Hey guys! Coilovers just came in today! Any DIY here? would love to have any advice on how to install them. Thanks!