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  1. Advise wanted -- Rusted nuts at bottom plastic skid plate

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    My 2011 Mazda 3 has over 115,000 miles now. I went to go drain and refill my transmission fluid but I can't remove the damn skid plate under it because several of the metal nuts are rusted entirely. I managed to rip up the plastic around one of the nuts and stopped at that. Any advice? Are...
  2. Black plastic plug bottom of rear passenger door

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hi all, Just got back from dealer and they pointed out a black plastic plug (about 2 inch diameter) was missing in the frame of the car body (I had noticed but didn’t think it was an issue - just assumed it was something to do with manufacture). Apparently it’s a safety feature and a...
  3. WTB: Stock BM tweeters to fit Mazda 3 2014-2016 + tweeter plastic mount

    Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    I need to replace the stock tweeters as I'm un-installing the audio system the previous owner put in. They've fucked up the stock tweeters completely and they're not salvageable so I'll need some replacements. If anyone has these I'm looking to buy. I'm located in Sydney Australia and will pay...
  4. power steering pump reservoir

    Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    power steering reservoir, pron to crack at hose connection place. Mine was damaged, found two after long search. May send one free for you. Just pay postage. Thanks, :laugh2:
  5. Removing Burnt Plastic Bag From Exhaust Pipe?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hey Guys, I hope you are all doing well. So, I went to fuel the car and I noticed that bubble wrap paper got caught on the exhaust pipe, practically getting melt and leaving burnt plastic with a burnt shade spot. Do you guys know how to remove this 100%? I know that I will be doing this...
  6. Trunk liftgate missing plastic

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hello guys, As I'm not english native , I don't know exactly the name of the missing piece of plastic from the trunk so I'll post some pictures, maybe you know how is called and I can order from mazdaswag or other website .
  7. Wing Mirror arm (plastic cover)

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    I was wondering if anyone had seen anywhere that sold the piece of plastic that is used to cover the wing mirror arm anywhere? Obviously I could buy an entire wing mirror replacement, but was wondering if this was at all possible given the rest of mirror is still in sound condition and the...
  8. plastic front lip reparation

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    HI all, my dog has chewed the extreme left part of my plastic body kit on my mazda 3. theres lot of teeth scratch over 5 cm and also few holes. is there a way that it can be restored?
  9. How to paint ABS plastic?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hey guys. I just purchased a BaysonR spoiler for my '17 hatchback. As some of you may know, BaysonR's products are made of ABS plastic, and they come unpainted. Therefore, I will have to paint the spoiler myself. Unfortunately, I have absolutely no idea how to go about doing this. I don't...
  10. Mystery plastic clip

    Interior / Exterior
    I recently found a plastic clip (pictures attached) lying on the driver-side floor of my 2016 Mazda 3. I have no idea where it belongs. I haven't noticed any new buzzing, rattling, etc. Can anyone tell me where this clip belongs?
  11. '17 Plastic Fog Light Bezel Removal?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    I want to paint the '17 fog light plastic trim bezels a gloss black to match other front end parts. How do they remove please? Using simple plastic trim tools or needing to remove the entire front fascia? (If the latter, will be Plasti dipped.) Thanks.
  12. Plastic cover near hatch release button - what's it for?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi all, This has probably been covered here before, but I couldn't seem to turn it up in search. I have a 2015 Mazda 3 Skyactiv hatchback with the infotainment system, and was thinking of installing a rearview camera. The wiring part looks straightforward, but all of the examples I've seen so...
  13. (Request) Please help me identify a plastic part

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hello guys. I have read forum rules and hopefully I don't break them. I would like to ask your help at identification of a plastic part number or a online source to purchase one. I know that it supposed to be either daytime running lights or a plastic cap, which is the one I search for.
  14. Spray adhesive remover faded exterior plastic door trim.

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hi, The other day I was wanting to clean off the pollen from the rubber window seals on my doors. I was recommended by a associate at griots garage to use 3m adhesive remover to clean off the pollen. I sprayed in a little remover and it also got some remover on the plastic door trim...
  15. Repair of bottom plastic on the rear bumper cover, 2014 hatchback

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    I had a little mishap and I damaged the black plastic part of the bumper cover as shown below: https://goo.gl/photos/PMeZFhWzCxnVz1t6A I am willing to have a less-than-totally-perfect repair. Does any one know what my options are if I just want to minimize the visual damage? Is there...
  16. Perfered tool for removing the Mazda 3 plastic clips?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I want to remove the plastic in the wheel well so I can access my headlights. What tool would you recommend for the clips? They are round and flat. Thanks
  17. Painting plastic foglight inserts

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    I haven't seen anybody post anything about painting the ugly black plastic around the fogs. Has anyone done this yet? I think it would look a lot better with a glossy black to blend in better with the paint. It's the only part of the front end that is ugly in my opinion. Anyone have...
  18. Need help removing scratches on plastic

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    I was transporting some material in my car and resting it on my dash on a cloth (stupid decision in retrospect), and it started rubbing against the plastic screen above the infotainment unit. I didn't notice until I got home. Its a pretty bad scratch about 1.5 inches long and extremely...
  19. Repair scratched rubber plastic interior

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    I dont know how i got this but do you guys know how to fix this?
  20. Clicking Noise from Driver's Side

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Hello, My wife and I recently purchased a 2013 Mazda 3 iTouring, and we love the sporty suspension of the Mazda 3 alongside its spectacular gas mileage. However, we have noticed this clicking or tapping noise that comes from the front driver's side at highway speeds in excess of 50 mph. The...