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  1. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    It started a couple yrs ago, at approx 80k. My car had intermittent issues in 2nd gear where it would buck like a wild bronco and even stall if I wasnt fast catching it. It reminded me of when my bratty kid brother loaded my Toyotas gas tank with 5lbs of sugar back in the late 80s..... So the...
  2. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    I have a 2012 Mazda 3i 2.0 manual trans. Every time I come to a stop and put the parking brake on, it starts making a noise in the front end, which seems to be coming from the passengers side in the area of the power steering pump. It’s like a whining noise or sounds a lot like a fan or...
  3. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    Anyone experience this? Specifically with a 2011 3 GT Hatchback (2.5L) Car has 105k miles Basically, if the car is cold, it starts up fine but if I drive it a short distance, usually under a mile, turn it off for like 5-10 mins when I run into the store, it will sometimes struggle to start...
  4. 2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    Hi all, new member. I have a Mazda 3 2007 neo hatch. Front Bumper needs repair or replacement. It’s got scratches on corner of bumper which doesn’t look great . I am wondering estimate cost of 3 options. Advice will be appreciated, Get it repaired, buy second hand or buy new one unpainted? Thanks
  5. Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    Greetings! This is for 2019 owners in the NYC/Long Island Area. I'd like to have the front center console cupholder with lid which only came with the 2019 model. (2020 and after has an open cupholder.) Surface scratches on the gloss black are a non-issue since I will be wrapping it...
  6. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Dear Members, I'm the owner of a Mazda 3 2015 (BM) which is known as Deluxe in Singapore. The steering wheel is located on the right hand side. A few weeks after owning same, i heard a knocking sound coming from front right side of the car. At first, I thought it was the suspension but I was...
  7. 2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    Hello everybody To begin with, I would like to tell you that i am a complete beginner on car-related stuff and I realize that my question may be stupid for which I apologize in advance. Two weeks ago I became the owner of a Mazda 3 2.0 120km, skyactive gasoline. At the beginning it was...
  8. New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Hi guys, I'm Dilee from Sri Lanka. Recently I bought a 2007 Mazda 3 sedan 🚗 from a used car sale. Before I buy the vehicle I did a standard car check from a local place and got 91.27 out of 100. After two days of driving suddenly the AT light popped up and I thought it was just the transmission...
  9. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    Can someone direct me to where I can buy a replacement valve cover bolt for a 2011 3 S GT Hatchback 2.5L Can’t find them for the life of me Thanks!
  10. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    لدي مشكلة حساسة في القيمة المطلقة لدي مشكلة حساسة في كود القيمة المطلقة رقم U23000 اعرف المشكلة
  11. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi there, I have an aftermarket Xtrons unit installed on my Mazda 3 Hatchback, 2010 that I am having an issue with. The head unit itself completely stopped working all together a few days ago and I suspected it was a blown fuse but I have checked and they're all fine, even replaced the ones that...
  12. 2004-2009 Mazda3Appearance & Interior
    Hello everyone, I'm new to cars overall, but I got a brand new OEM seatbelt from a Mazda dealership because my old one won't work. I can't install this seatbelt, because it is locked in its initial position. The guide mentioned it may have ELR (Emergency locking retractor), so it says to pull...
  13. 2019+ Mazda 3 Audio & Electronics
    I want to disable my daytime running lights (DRL's) on my Canadian Mazda 3 GT so that just the halos stay on, but there's no option in the infotainment settings to enable/disable my DRL's. But on USA Mazda 3s, there IS an option to enable/disable DRL's in the infotainment settings under...
  14. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hi guys, So I’ve had my 2012 Mazda 3 Sport for a little while now and find it to be probably one of the best all round cars I have ever owned. The only problem I have struggled with is getting the steering wheel close enough to me in the right seating position so that I don’t have to strain...
  15. 2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    Hi As the title says, I'm after the roof weight limit for a 2008 Mazda 3 sedan. I've read my owners manual front to back and no mention of roof weight limit or anything. Thank you~
  16. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hello everyone. I have a question about wheels and tires. I am wanting to buy used wheels from someone who has 17 inch x 8 inch wheels for a subaru wrx. I want to buy 215/60r17 tires to fit those wheels they are selling, though. Will changing the tire and wheel size affect the speedometer of my...
  17. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    So yeah what the title says, I just bought some new daytime running lights for my 2018 mazda 3. I already got it kind off working but not in the right way. I only got it working so that the light stays on the whole time even when turn off my car. I haven't got any sign of the turning signals...
  18. 2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    I am looking to upgrade from my stock exhaust system or upgrade the sound to add a rumble, and possibly increas horse power. I have a 2014 mazda 3 sedan BM series. Any tips or places I can look to find cheap improvements? From QLD Australia so shipping is an issue. Any help is appreciated...
  19. 2004-2009 Mazda3Appearance & Interior
    Hi, I have a first gen Mazda 3 hatchback. I’m trying to find a reliable set of led headlights because my current bulbs are shit. I’m not very educated with led headlights so I’m just looking on some insight on what ones to look for or if they are even compatible with my car.
  20. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Hi, all Alright, It's been 8 months after my first post on this site and I got to say that i'm deeply impressed about the knowledge the most of you have. So its time for my second call for help BECAUSE ITS STILL NOT SOLVED lol. So I got a Mazda 3 2.2 from 2015 since october 2019. Im loving...
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