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  1. auto gearbox stuck in "Park"

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Dear friends, New to the forum. Merry Christmas to all. I have an issue. Today for the 2nd time gearbox was stuck in "Parking". I kind a shaked the car back & forth but nothing. Finally I turn on the AC and I could move the stick from parking. Any ideas what might be going on, mine is a 2004...
  2. 2010 3 iTouring wont come out of park

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv How-To Guides
    What is wrong my 2010 Mazda 3 wont come out of park.
  3. 2016 Mazda 3 Astina - running v’s park lights

    Exterior Lighting
    My Mazda has really cool park lights. The cat eye halos. The standard running lights are just a two dashes. Is there anyway to mod the lights so that the cool halos are the day time running lights? I notice the second edition in this year has those as standard.
  4. Maintenance Mode for Electric Park Brake

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    While looking at how to change rear pads on my 2017 M3. I came across a Ford cheat that didn't involve the dealership hooking a computer to retract the EPB, further delving led me to a Mazda site that elaborated the procedure on a 2016/2017 CX-5 Does this procedure work on our Mazda 3 with...
  5. Car wont properly lock into park or drive. What is broken?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    When shifting my automatic transmission into gear it wont light up on the dash that it went into park, even though the brake is engaged and it let's me remove the key from the ignition. Recently, it no longer shows the digital "D" that my car is in drive in though it is. Furthermore, when my...
  6. Change Breaks with electrical park breaks?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Hey guys, i am new in this forum. So, i will get my my new Car in 2 weeks, Mazda 3 BL 2017 Sportsline Facelift. So, this car now have a electrical park break and i want to ask how do i change the breaks with that? What Software do i need to unplug the breaks? Dont know if i am right here in...
  7. Fix for not shifting out of park?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    Shifter stuck in park. Brake lights work, replaced switch anyway. Fuses are good. Could be shift interlock solenoid but if the park override switch works would that mean the shift interlock solenoid is good? Saw a video where a guy says it could be a faulty relay in the passenger junction box...
  8. shifter stuck in park

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    Hi everyone, I've seen some previous threads on the issue of shifters being intermittently stuck in park - but no one posts the solution! Anyway, I've been experiencing this for a while now - to temporarily resolve the issue I typically stick a pen in the manual override hole, which works...
  9. Help! Cant shift out of park!

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    So i got this new spoiler to replace my old one and it didnt have the same connection. so i cut the wire and planned to just simply connect the two wires together. ive tried to connect it but the brake lights wont turn on, i cant shift out of park, and my passenger airbag light isnt on. any...
  10. 2010 Mazda 3 AT shifter Locked in Park

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    So I've been away for 3 weeks while my car was having new ball joints put on both front wheels. Once I came back, the mechanic told me that they had trouble putting the car into gear after having it in park, which was weird since before I left, this hadn't happened before. I've been looking...
  11. 2014 On Cold Days Hard to get Out of Park

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I have to press the brake hard a few times. I know about the release (did NOT have to use that method yet). Is there an adjustment before I bring it back to the dealer? I know that this is a common problem on many cars...
  12. windshield wipers park function, do we have it?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I own the m3 for a few weeks now and i noticed that the wipers just stop in the posion where they are when i turn the car off. I cant find anywhere if its broken or if we just dont have that function that the wipers park in the down position after turning the engine off. can someone pleasy...
  13. 2010 Mazda 3 Intermittent Shifter locked in Park & Intermittent Horn Problems

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    I have a 2010 Mazda 3 My horn got wet and it sounded muffled, I replaced it with a new horn and all was well for a few months. Then I started getting intermittent failure of the horn. Some days it would be fine and some days when locking the car it fails to beep. I have checked the horn fuse...
  14. Car won't shift out of park.

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I have the exact same problem as the guy in this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Tg1yLADGYY I can use the pen trick and it works but I have a 2013 Mazda3i Sport, not sure what year his Mazda is and I would like to repace the fuse. The problem is I don't know which one to replace since...
  15. Mazda3 2014 will beep after I park

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv How-To Guides
    I will shut the engine off. Get out and lock the doors electronically with my key. Immediately after I do this, I will hear a series of beeps. I've had this car for 6 months, it's has just under 6,000 miles And this has been happening the past few days. WTH? Oil got changed recently...
  16. The 1 time I park on the street, this happens...

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Attempted break in...:frown2: At least the glass wasn't smashed in... plastic should be cheaper to replace than the glass!
  17. 2014 Mazda 3, Auto Trans Shift Lever Stuck In Park

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi, I'm new to the forum. I purchased a new 2014 Mazda 3 hatchback in July. Since then, my gear shift lever has become stuck in park twice. I've removed the cover, and pressed a key into the opening to free it. I'm not happy this new car is having this problem. I now have 5000 miles on it...
  18. P0850 Park / neutral switch input circuit Mazda 3 185 2010 MANUAL

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Engine and Performance
    Hi guys, Does anyone know or have experienced this issue (P0850 Park / neutral switch input circuit) on a "Mazda 3 sport 185 2010 Manual" Any one any ideas will be appreciated. Thank you in advance,
  19. Lime Rock Park

    Lime Rock Park in Lakeville CT. Memorial day weekend there is going to be a Royals car show on the track on Sunday. The Mazda area is on the main straight and I believe this is replacing the OCC Mazda meets. Tickets are like $5.00. Also the races on Saturday has Mazdaspeed3s and MX5s.
  20. Do you reverse park your Mazda 3?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    There have been threads inquiring on where people park, (back of the lot, front row, etc) but what about a reverse parking (backing into the parking space vs. driving into it)? Ever since I can remember I always try to back into a parking space if possible, which is usually majority of the...