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  1. Weird ticking noise ontop of engine and weird exhaust smell

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    I was driving home tonight from work and when i got home i noticed a weird ticking noise coming fron the engine bay seems situated on the top right side of the engine looking in from the front, i took a audio recording, and i nnoticed a strange smell coming from the exhaust that i could smell in...
  2. 2019 Mazda3 HB braking metal impact noise

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    Hello! My 2019 Mazda 3 Hatch Back have a metal impact noise. When the vehicle is reversing and braking to vehicle stop. It will appear metal impact noise from the vehicle front both side(But not every time). I have already gone to the dealer and told them my car has this issue. But they after...
  3. 08 Steering creaking noise

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Suspension & Handling
    Have this creaking noise. Listen to the video. What do you think? 2008 Mazda 3. Been making this noise when turning left or right. This is with the car on jack's, engine off. Will make the noise eng off/on stopped or very slow. When driving fast no noise. When I hold the left stabilizer end...
  4. [Video] What is this Braking Noise?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Roughly 3,000 miles ago I changed the pads (Mazda), turned the rotors, and flushed the fluid. Now I'm hearing this weird pop/springy/scrunchy sound in my right passenger rear. Does it sound familiar to anyone? TIA
  5. Does 2015 Mazda3i have drums or discs for rear brakes? (squealing noise)

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    im hearing a squealing noise from the rear of the car while moving as well when applying brakes. but the sound goes away at 40+ mph. if it's my brakes, is it drum or disc?
  6. Hiss from Tweeters. Anyone else hear it?

    Electronics / Stereo Equipment
    Non-Bose system. Upgraded Alpine Component speakers in the front only.* 2018 Mazda 3, but most Mazda's have been using this TAU (Tuner Amplifier Unit) for over a decade now. Even with the car off, in accessory mode, once the infotainment system boots up, a high frequency (10kHz) hiss appears...
  7. Rattling/grinding noise under hood 2004 2.3l

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    I recently started my car and heard a loud noise coming from the engine. It went away/quieted down, so I drove the 5-10 minutes back home. I go out the next day and I still hear a noise, not like it was though. Seems to kinda come and go. Drove it for a few minutes to see if it went away, and...
  8. Strange noise at idle

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hello everyone. This is my first post, though I've gotten a good foundation of information from this site. I've had my 3 for a little over a month. Now that I've noticed this noise, it's driving me nuts. I was sitting in my car, parked, engine running, with the radio turned down. I started...
  9. Clunking noise while reversing and wheel turned

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi all. Anyone have experience when your wheel is turned and performing a reverse, you hear a clunking noise similar to a worn axel. I’m only hearing these noise while reversing. I do hear a loud squeak when the front nose dip down during breaking , unsure if this is related. Help, dealership...
  10. 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...
  11. My brand new 2019 Mazda 3 has squeaky wind noise on the passenger side!!

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    Just bought a 2019 Mazda 3 HB yesterday and took it to the highway the first time today. It's very quiet but I noticed that there is a kind of squeaky wind noise on the passenger side. I'm sure it's from the B pillar, seat belt area. When the speed is below 40mph it's gone. Above 50mph is quite...
  12. Whistling/Squeeking Noise After Releasing Clutch Pedal

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    2014 2.0 Hatchback Every now and then (usually on warmer days) I'll hear a whistling noise in the cabin after releasing the clutch. It usually happens after sitting at a light when the clutch pedal is depressed for longer than just changing gears. I'm assuming its something venting but the...
  13. Buzzing noise in engine bay?

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    If you turn the ignition on in a 2019 Mazda 3 but don't start the engine, should there be a buzzing noise in the engine bay? If so, what is it?
  14. Corksport Catback vs 80mm Catback

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Anyone on here have the CS 80mm catback? Better yet, has anyone gone from the OG 60mm to the 80mm? I'm trying to decide between the two. I'd like something that's a bit louder when I put the pedal down, but that I can still have a conversation in while cruising down the highway. I like the tone...
  15. Video-What is this High Pitched Electrical Noise from new 2019 Sport GT

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    I have a new 2019 Mazda 3 Sport GT and it is making a strange noise when the engine is not running. I suspect the sound is there also when the engine is running. The noise is there if I turn on the ignition but do not start the engine and after the engine is running it lasts for about 15...
  16. 2015 Mazda 3 i SV Metallic Clicking noise

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hey Guys, I bought a 2015 Mazda 3 i SV with 52,000 Miles on it last month. Over the last couple weeks ive notices that everytime i put the car into reverse from drive, or into drive from reverse (Super Noticeable) the car makes a metallic clicking sound. In addition to this, i also notice a...
  17. Clunking/clicking noise from manual gearbox

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi guys, I got a BN Mazda 3 manual and it start making this clunking/clicking noise. It happens when I go over mildly bumpy roads. I also keep to be able to replicate it when grind the gear to start the car rolling very slowly. But it seems the vibration/shuddering of the car is what...
  18. 2014 Mazda 3 WEIRD Rear Brake Noise

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Please watch this video. I'm experiencing the exact same problem.. It is coming from the passenger rear side. The noise comes on when I step on the brake and that screeching/scratch noise stays for a few minutes, sometimes longer. After the noise goes away, if I use the brake again, the...
  19. Weird noise when car is cold

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    Hello, Car is a 2008 Mazda 3i, 5MT, all stock. About 143k miles now. I bought it when it had about 100k miles on it. It's my "idgaf car" so I'm not trying to spend a lot of money keeping it going. I don't know how to describe this, and it only happens once when the car first starts moving when...
  20. Front brakes slap/clunk noise in revers

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Good evening gents, My Mazda 3 with 11k miles is making a slight noise when braking in reverse at very slow speeds. When I back out of a parking space or my driveway and step on the brakes to switch gears, it makes this slap noise. I would say the noise feels like pads slapping on the rotor...