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  1. 2011 Android Auto + Routing a USB port

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Audio & Electronics
    I'm looking at picking up a new head unit so that I can run Android Auto, but to take full advantage of that I need to install a working (data-enabled) USB port to somewhere in my car, I'm thinking on replacing the cigarette lighter in the center console. The female USB input included with the...
  2. HDMI port

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    In some of the screen shots of the 2019 Mazda 3, in the center arm rest just above the SD card slot there is an HDMI port. Anyone got this option, or had a better look into the stereo. If I could get an hdmi port installed, then put a Snes classic in the arm rest ... :D
  3. Dashcam installation and the live accessory socket port

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    Hi forum, first post here.. I got a dashcam and then realized that the accessory socket port is always on, so even if I turn off the ignition, it will still power the dashcam. That is of course unacceptable. I have been asking around for a potential solution for my Blackvue DR750S. Here are...
  4. Apple cord getting stuck in USB port?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Good afternoon, first off my 2016 Mazda 3 has Apple car play and Android auto so we have the new/upgraded USB hub. The other night my wife had her Iphone connected but could not take off the USB out of the hub but my cord was totally fine. after a huge struggle i thought i was going to break...
  5. Obd port

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi guys, just wondering....is it normal that my bluetooth obd scanner stays powered on even when the car is off? Also what is the normal idling rpm? Mine fluctuates between 650 and 740. With torque app I noticed increase in vaccuum (going from -7.7 to -9.7 psi) and then the rpm drops. Is this...
  6. I can help you install FW and hardware - Port Fairy area VIC

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi, I have just updated my 2014 Mazda 3 to ver 70 and then installed the new cables and AUX unit. Works perfectly and I LIKE IT ! If anyone is in the Port Fairy / Warrnambool area and wants some help, I will be glad to assist. Cost - one or two bottles of wine of my choosing from Dan Murphys...
  7. Add a AUX Port to the OEM Stereo?

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Audio & Electronics
    Hi, just got my 2006 Mazda 3 Hatchback! The previous owner said (that her son said...) that it is possible to add an AUX port to the OEM stereo, mounting it inside the glove box. Is that really a possibility? Or should I just think about upgrading to a newer head unit with Bluetooth, AUX and...
  8. Re-purpose USB Port in arm rest

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I'm planning on installing an Android Auto compatible head unit in my 2013 3 hatchback. I have been doing some research on re-purposing the USB port in the arm rest to interface directly with the new head unit, but I can't seem to find anything on the internet at large about people doing that...
  9. Top USB port not working (New CarPlay Hub)

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi all, Any ideas would be appreciated. Just finished installing the new hub and cables but now the top usb port (the CarPlay one) does not recognise the phone at all. The bottom one works as expected -> phone charges, says USB 2 connected, can select in entertainment sources to play music...
  10. 2007 Mazda 3, Removal of ashtray and cigarette port

    Interior / Exterior
    I am not a smoker so I have no need for the ashtray or the cigarette port above it in my 2007 Mazda 3. I would like to remove these and replace it with something more useful like a storage cubby or anything else. Was wondering if anyone had any ideas/experience on what to replace/ change it to...
  11. Top USB port stopped working

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Upper USB port stopped working 2015 Mazda3i Sport AT 50k miles Since I bought the car new in 2015, I've been using the top USB port under the dash to (slowly) charge my phone. well, this week, it stopped working. my phone no longer charges. the charge icon doesn't appear on my phone when...
  12. Am I using free fuse port correctly?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    There is a free METER2 fuse port in the engine compartment which has a rating of 7.5A and has no protected component. Is there really nothing connected to it? So if I run a piggyback fuse there with two 15A fuse, is that setup fine? Thanks!
  13. Can someone please port ZBox to work with Mazda connect?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Considering Mazda is most likely never getting their act together, I’m asking the community for help. There’s this USB stick that can give any android device CarPlay. It’s called ZBox...
  14. Replacing AUX with USB port?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi! I've got a 2012 Mazda 3 with Bose audio. I'd like to replace the radio with one that supports Android Auto. There's a USB port at the back of these radios, so I'll need to route the USB cable to somewhere accessible. I was thinking of removing the AUX port in the center console (since I...
  15. White connector near OBD port?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi everyone! I'm new here so be easy on me haha. Doing some inspection on my 2014 Mazda 3 Hatchback I see a white connector just on top of the OBD port. Does anyone know what is it for? take a look at the picture.
  16. FS Tactrix Open port 2.0

    Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    $100 shipped to lower 48. $80 for local pickup in SoCal
  17. Hello from Port Moody BC Canada

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Hello everyone! I just got my 2017 Mazda 3 GT on the weekend and I'm loving it. I have always found this type of forum very helpful and a great resource for information and enthusiasm about our cars. Thanks in advance to all the helpful members who post in here. Cheers! iZoomZoom
  18. 'Sport' button guidelines

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    I have a 2014 m3 GTS hatchback but could not find instructions to use the 'sport' push button. What guidelines are there for pressing and depressing the 'sport' button, in association with the gas pedal?
  19. MZD Connect port onto Android Device?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Can we port MZD Connect to an Android Tablet, keeping all vehicle functions software wise? Basically the inverse of Android Auto.
  20. WTB: JBR/Corksport/Noname Intake W/*Recirculation port* (or a hose with one)

    Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    Looking to buy a JBR/Corksport/Noname Intake W/Recirculation port. It must have the recirculation port on the intake. I will even buy just a hose adapter with a recirc port built into it. PM.