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  1. I gotta say, im kind of disappointed in this car

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    So i came from a 2013 GS SKY to a 2019 GT Sport Premium (canada) FWD. There is something i'm seriously disliking about this car and im having trouble pinpointing it. I find the vehicle a little difficult to throw around if that makes sense. It feels like im pushing a loaded shopping cart...
  2. Okay.. another kind of noise newly discovered in my brand 2019 Mazda 3

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    I was so bummed when I found out my literally brand new 2019 Mazda 3 HB has wind noise coming from the passenger side B pillar. However, today I noticed another kind of noise coming from nowhere. It’s a scratchy, intermittent, electrical noise. It’s there only when the engine is on. I turned...
  3. What kind of fuel efficiency are you getting?

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    2019 owners, interested in your fuel economy numbers. City/Hwy %, FWD or AWD, M or A transmission.
  4. Whice kind of MP3 Tag CMU they support?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Whice kind of MP3 Tag CMU they support? Now the display show as ET language.(Can't Read) i want to know how can setup to made Mp3 Tag (Thai fonts)
  5. What Kind of Lubricant for Door Handles?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    So I can't seem to find the answer to this anywhere. What kind of lubricant is used to lube the travels on the car door handles? When I first got the car years ago, pulling on the handle was smooth and graceful. Now it is stiff and rough. It is like it has to break some surface tension before...
  6. What kind of rim are compatible ?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Hello everyone, My name's Nicolas. I live in France and I bought a Mazda 3 Hatchback there is few month. My english is really not perfect and I'm sorry for that. I've read some of your thread in order to find an answer to my question but I didn't find a real good answer that can confirm my...
  7. Kind of "Factory Reset" of infotainment

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi all! maybe is just a stupid task but i don't find nothing about : is there a way to revert the infotainment to a clean version ( a kind of factory reset)? I mean like the upgrade procedure but intentionally losing all the change, mod and personalization of the CMU. Thanks!
  8. O2 sensor- a different kind of problem

    2004-2009 Mazda 3 Performance & Mods
    i am attempting to fix my CEL on my 2006 Mazda3. the code is a "Stuck lean" on the downstream O2 sensor. replaced the sensor and it didn't go away. I started looking at the actual voltage put out by the sensor, flat line at zero volts. I swapped upstream and downstream sensors and still got...
  9. What kind of floor jack do you use?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Recently I've done some maintenance on my 2014 M3 and I could not get my floor jack to lift the vehicle from the jack point in the front middle because the vehicle is low and I figured my jack isn't long enough? I can jack the side up no problem, but then I wouldn't be able to get a jack stand...
  10. Anyone gut the car to see what kind of MPG's they could get?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I am interested in potentially removing half of the interior to see what kind of MPG's I could achieve. Anyone try this with the Mazda 3, 2.0?:surprise::surprise:
  11. What kind of noise?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Just wonder what is the common consensus here. To me, I barely notice any wind noise, but a lot of tire noise on highway. So my rating is tire noise > road noise > wind noise I have 18" Yokohama How about others?
  12. Jzilla Trackday Fall 2014 - A Sunday Kind of Love - @AMP

    South Atlantic
    If you have not been to a trackday, this is the one to come to! You honestly have no idea how much fun your car is until you have been to one, is typically the first words that come out of people's mouths after their first event. So consider it, and sign up! JZilla Trackdays SIGN UP HERE!
  13. What kind of gas do you use?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    I've been using Shell Regular. I only use Top Tier gas but thinking about moving up to Premium if it would make a difference
  14. New to Mazda 3... Kind of.

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Hello. The last few weeks have been pretty hectic. My Mazda Mx3 which I've owned for 8 years finally died on me. It made it through my high school and college years as a cheap, dependable car. I bought it for $1600 and It has been through a lot. Luckily I found a 2012 Mazda 3 that will be a good...
  15. what kind of deals are you guys getting on the 2014 mz3?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Anyone able to get a good deal on a 2014? or are the dealers getting msrp? Anyone ordered the consumers report costs on the car? or gotten a Costco negotiated price or anything similar?
  16. What kind of handling numbers: RM's, yellows, rear sway, sticky summer tires?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    What kind of handling numbers would I be looking at with 18x7.5 wheels, 225/40R18 Pilot Super Sports, Koni Yellows, Road Magnet 1.25" springs and a rear sway bar? Thanks
  17. kind of stuck ?????

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Engine and Performance
    i plan on getting a access port and a downpipe also. however not at the same time. wich should i get first???
  18. What kind of M/T are you using?

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Engine and Performance
    I'm going to be installing a set of CorkSport shifter bushings this weekend in my' 12 MS3 and I had planned on changing my gear oil at the same time to really feel the full effect... Only to find out that Red Line is not doing anything with a 75W-80 yet. :censored 1: Thoughts? Any suggestions?
  19. what kind of air intake?

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    I'm soon to be getting a 2012 mazda 3 hatch touring s trim manual transmission. What kind of air intake do i need for the new skyactive engine?
  20. factory LSD (What kind of LSD is it?)

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Suspension & Handling
    Yes, I know it's a TORSEN LSD, but do anyone know the spec of it? Is it the same as the one on RX8, which is mad by Tochigi Fuji?