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  1. Snapped Bolt on Rear Spolier

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hi all, Im a little worried right now.. In an attempt to find a rattle I suspected was coming from the rear spoiler on my 2014 BM Mazda 3 Hatch I tightened all 4 nuts holding the spoiler in, I accidentally over tightened one which caused the bolt to snap. Here's a photo of the bolt next to it...
  2. how to install rear view dash cam hatchback

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv How-To Guides
    Not sure if this will help anyone but I just installed a rearview dash cam that runs simultaneously with the front cam. dash cam: Viofo a129 duo if you want to hardwire it you need low profile fuse holder like this found mine in auto zone after Walmart and o Rileys didn't have the one I was...
  3. Factory Bose rear wire color?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Does anyone know the polarity for the two rear speaker wires for a factory BOSE unit for my 2013 4dr? Appears purple and white for rear driver side...just cannot figure out which is (+) and which is (-). May have to use a small 9v to test if cannot find an answer here. Thanks for the help!
  4. Auto Dim rear view mirror

    2019+ Mazda 3 Appearance & Interior
    Hi, I just got my new Mazda 3 Hatchback. A pleasure to drive, amazing handling and most (not all) of the interior materials used are of high quality. I got the base model as it has all I need, specially the safety options that are standard on Mazda new models. I can live without sunroof and...
  5. 2013 Mazda 3 I sport Skyactiv previously in wreck, driver rear suspension needs work

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi all, new to the group here. My wife's 2013 Mazda 3 I Sport Skyactiv was in a bit of a wreck a couple years ago. She was turning left across traffic and a truck in the middle lane didn't see her (likewise, she didn't see him). He hit her going about 35-40 in a dodge ram. The impact was behind...
  6. Rear Parking Brake Cable

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Guys Anyone have tips for removing this from a caliper with the manual handbrake? All of the official repair guides don't go into any level of detail. Is it a matter of pulling the actual cable or unbolting the entire mechanism from the caliper? My last car had drums in the rear :) I'm...
  7. 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?
  8. Big gap between the car and the rear lights

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    I have the sedan and i just noticed that there is a big gap between the rear lights and the car body itself. And inside the gap there's a spring and wires exposed. Does anyone else have this too or is my car just a defect? Theres also a gap between the trunk space and the car itself too...
  9. 2014 Rear Brake Issues (Again)

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hey All, Rewind to October 2016 - I had brake noise on the rear passenger side @ 22K miles. Upon inspection, the pads were unevenly worn. I took it to the dealership and had it repaired under warranty & TSB 04-001/16 (shown here.) The repair procedure includes a new/modified caliper mounting...
  10. Rear fender liner

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    Does anybody know where to find rear fender liners for the mazda 3 sport. Additionally what is the part number for this part? Thank You.
  11. 2016 Mexican rear brake pads

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    How far is all the way in? The boot keeps wanting to twist with the piston. Do I need to back off anything with the parking brake to make it twist in at all?
  12. Added Rear Bumper Scuff Plate

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    Just a pic of my latest upgrade:
  13. Rear speakers whining after installing Alpine PWD-X5

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I'm doing some upgrades on my new Mazda Axela 2.0 Metero Grey Mica. This is the thread I show what I've done so far and maybe it should have been inside this section instead of interior and appearance since I did a shitload of sound deadening and audio...
  14. 2019 Sedan Rear Lip Option

    2019+ Mazda 3 Appearance & Interior
    Looks like this is coming soon: https://www.mazda.com.au/accessory-pack/BPSRLS It was always standard on the premium models of the 3rd gen, seems to be missing entirely for the 4th gen..
  15. [Help] Liveview Rear camera via origin screen when driving

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hello all, My car is Mazda 3 2017, it was be hacked already. So, i going to buy a wireless rear camera, and i want watch live view it via mazda screen. I see back mazda connect has many port can connect VGA, so has anyway do this work? Thxk for read!
  16. 2010 Rear Shocks squeaking after install

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    I installed new Monroe (just oem) rear shocks on my 2010 Mazda 3 GT 5 door and the rear end is squeaky... sort of a rubber sound. It happens often and did not occur prior to installing the shocks. I did not replace anything except the shocks. My mechanic replaced the shock mounts about 4 to 6...
  17. Where is the fuse for rear 12v outlet?

    Electronics / Stereo Equipment
    2018 M3 Hatchback, the rear console 12v outlet is always on. The owners manual states it has an unswitched 15amp fuse F9 in the inside kick panel fuse block. But F9 is empty! No fuse there. Not sure if this matters, but the dealer installed the Android Auto / Apple Carplay that removed the...
  18. How do I remove rear passenger door button panels

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hi I just picked up an 18 Mazda 3 HB and switched out the front piano black switch covers for the Mazda CF look ones,the front two were easy but the rear I can not see a way to release or even see two of the clips ,any ideas ,thanks it looks like the snapped into another piece that does not...
  19. Flooding: Passenger Side Rear Floorboard

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    Hello, New to the community, but new to Mazda as well. Loving my 2007 Mazda3 so far. Two previous owners, both in Texas. 105k miles, 5 speed, 4 door. Took care of all necessary "new" used car checklist items, except for needing 2 front tires; and I have a separate question regarding that...
  20. 2019-style rear badge?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Anyone else interested in a raised type badge like on the new model Mazda3? I think it looks stylish as hell but more subdued/refined than something like the Evil M. I wonder if anyone's planning on making one or modifying a 2019 badge?
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