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  1. Mazda 3 alternator melting plug/cable

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I'm looking for some advice about the following situation and pictures. Someone borrowed my car and when driving back it was smelling really bad (like burning rubber). I followed the smell and under the hood I noticed something connected to the alternator was melting causing a lot of smoke. Now...
  2. Melting dashboard

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hi guys i own a Mazda 3i 2010 with 141,000. My dashboard is literally melting and has this sticky glue apperance above the radio screen and when you try to clean it off it cleans but parts of the dashboard goes with it too. I have been hearing that there is recall on the dashboard. When i search...
  3. Melting Dashboard getting fixed.. now what?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    alright so it has been a while since I posted on here and that is mostly due to my lack of love for my 3 as the dash started melting last year and I just couldn’t handle it. Im a bit OCD in that I keep my car clean at all times and the melted dash has been my nemesis as it collects hair & dust...
  4. Melting tail lenses

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    OK Who can help me. I have a 2008 Mazda 3 hatchback and back in June I noticed that the tail lenses were melting. These are the OEM parts. I replaced both housing assemblies and now 2 months later they are melting again. I took it to my mechanic and its getting the right voltage, brake light is...