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  1. Brake Pedal Vibration - only over 2000 rpm

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    2019 3 Premium Hatchback bought new last year. Car is only at 7,800 miles now, but this issue has been there since day one. I've noticed that when I step on the brakes there is a small vibration (more like a buzz) in the brake pedal. Now, this isn't like your normal warped rotor vibration, the...
  2. 19’ Manual w/ Slight Pedal Vibration

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    Hey everyone. I’ve been a manual trans guy my whole driving life (40 years) except for my current vehicle(2017 Ford Escape). Test drove a 19 Premium Hatch w/manual trans. It’s was a nice interior, but a little cramped. When I would down shift and lightly touch the brake pedal, not applying...
  3. '08 Mazda3 brake fade,low pitch whistle on release of pedal

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    When my abs was activated in February while braking on ice the pedal dropped way down as the pedal pulsed.thereafter even on dry road the brakes would come on when the pedal was high but again the pedal would drop way down before brake pressure would resume.no pulsations for the abs wasnt...
  4. 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...
  5. Brake Pedal Sticks On Initial Push

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi all, first time poster, long time Mazda owner. I did a search for my particular issue/non issue but only could find a post that was years old with no resolution. So I've had my 2018 Mazda 3 hatch 6MT for a little over a month now. Everything has been fine but a few days ago, I started...
  6. Brake pedal goes to floor after ABS actuation

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    So I have this strange issue that I have not been able to figure out, to be fair it's on a Mazda 5 but it's not too different from a 3. Anyway, when the ABS is actuated, the brake pedal goes to the floor but will still stop. I turn the car off, then turn it back on a few seconds later, the...
  7. Use blinker, or step on brake pedal... and all my electronics reboot

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    No joke -- at lower speeds, if I step on my brake pedal or use my blinkers... all my dash lights light up like a christmas tree (or reboot) and my power steering eats $hi#* and gets all hard to steer. Battery is from 2011 (but still does not drop below 12.01 volts (until after two days it will...
  8. Spongy brake pedal after brake pads change

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi, A few days ago, my friend helped me change the brake pads on all of my Mazda 3 2014 wheels, but my pedal feels very soft since then. We just changed the pads, nothing else but we must have done a mistake somewhere. We had a hard time removing the driver side rear caliper and we thought...
  9. Pedal lag

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Anybody notice gas pedal lag on the Mazda 3? I had my foot to the floor and it took like 1-1.5s before the car reacted and downshifted. Note that I did this progressively and there was significant lag. If I mash the pedal then it will downshift a lot quicker. I know I can use Sport mode but I...
  10. Wanted: Pedal position Sensor 1st gen Mazda 3

    Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    Anyone have one ?
  11. MazdaSpeed Aluminum Pedal Covers Review

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hey! For anyone interested buying these pedals I would like to share with you my short experience with these: Yes! They look good! But here are some important things to consider before buying or after installing them: 1- Depending on the seller (bought on eBay) some pedal covers might...
  12. A Quick question - brake pedal travel

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Suspension & Handling
    Hi, I'm wondering how much should the brake pedal move before starting to stop the car. My Mazda 2010 brake pedal moves about 2 inches before it does anything. Is this normal? I have not driven a lot of cars so I have no point of comparison. Thanks
  13. Brake Pedal Issue/Stiff

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I'm interested to get everyone's thoughts here. I've got 40k on the car and haven't experienced any brake related problems at all. So I'm at a stop sign today with two cars in front of me. The two cars in front of me sped off ahead. So it's my turn to stop at the stop sign, so I released the...
  14. 2013 Automatic Gas Pedal

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hey guys, I was just vacuuming the interior of my 2013 Mazda 3 automatic sedan and I'm looking at the gas pedal and is it supposed to be really small? It almost seems as if it's missing and just the metal stump is there. The brake pedal looks normal. Does anyone have a picture of a stock gas...
  15. Clutch Pedal Squeak Diagnosis Sky 6-speed

    2012-2013 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    My clutch pedal starts to squeak and feel rough (slight rubbing/sticking feeling) after my car warms up (after 5-10 miles around town) on my 2012 Skyactiv 6-speed, 65,000mi. Video linked below. I took the video after parking it in the driveway after my commute home. It's much louder from outside...
  16. Brake pedal firm when parked

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Lately, I noticed that my brake pedal is very stiff when starting the car. (i.e. when pressing the brake to start the car) The car was sitting for 2-3 days in the garage. Once the engine started, the pedal firmness went away. Is this normal? I haven't experienced this before. PS: I didn't pump...
  17. Used '13 Mazda 3, help with weird breakout in pedal box?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    I bought this car used a few weeks back, about 40k on it at the time, and I just noticed this strange breakout in the pedal box that I can't find in the manual. Was my bad to not check there when I made the purchase, it appeared to have a clean CarFax and I guess I went way too easy on it...
  18. eBay alloy pedal covers for manual 2014-2017

    Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    I have a brand new set of the eBay pedal covers that have never been used. They took over 2 months to arrive. I thought they were lost in the shipping process and I gave up waiting and purchased the oem ones instead. Well, they showed up today. I paid $43, but I'll sell them for $35 shipped...
  19. Stiff clutch pedal and wide engagement range

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    I just recently picked up an 11 Mazda 3s Sport 2.5. I'm coming from a 6 speed VW and the clutch in this Mazda seems so much different, is it normal? I find the clutch pedal very stiff and the engagement range is sooooo wide. Like it starts engaging about 1" off the floor then there's about...
  20. Soft Brake Pedal After Bleeding

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    I replaced the front pads on my girl's 2013 3i yesterday, and didn't have any issues. On each side, I jacked it up, removed the tire, removed the caliper, removed the old pads, pushed the piston in with a big C clamp, put the new pads on and reattached the caliper. After taking it for a test...