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  1. 2019 Mazda 3 Jerky from 1st gear to 2nd

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    Hi! First time poster here. I did a test drive a 2019 premium AWD Mazda 3 sedan yesterday and noticed an issue. It's jerky from 1st gear to 2nd when I pick up speed fast. The speed was from 20 to 45 (after a corner) and the tachometer dropped from 3k+rpm to 2k+rpm and it felt like the car took a...
  2. Jerky Shifting

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    So I have the MZ3 isport HB in a manual transmission. My whole life i have driven rear wheel drive manual cars this is my first fwd manual car. Shifting from first to second i get a jerky shift and also to third. I know this is a new car but is this something that happens in fwd cars or is it...
  3. 2012 Mazda 3 Manual - Jerky starts from standstill

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Hello, I just got a brand new Mazda 3 i Tourting (Skyactiv) stick shift 3 days ago. It is my first manual car and I'm not sure if I'm just not experienced enough or there's something wrong with the car. I'm able to get smooth shifts from all gears except starting from standstill. It always...
  4. "jerky" shifts -anyone else?

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Engine and Performance
    Is it just something wrong with my car or is it very difficult to have smooth shifts with this car? I have broken motor mounts before... This feels very similar..