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  1. Blown Motor - Need help with what to do next

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    3 days ago I was on my way home my motor blew on my 2008 base model Mazda 3. My question is that is it worth it to get it checked out and/or replace the engine/fix the damage? Or would it be better to just try to sell it as it for just a chassis? Any of you guys experience a similar situation?
  2. 2005 Mazda 3 Sport Power Steering failure

    2004-2009 Mazda 3 Performance & Mods
    Following an aftermarket radio install that blew a fuse or two (Because I'm not the brightest guy) my car turned back over only to find a power steering warning/failiure light on my dash. I'm currently driving old fashioned without power steering, but obviously I'd like to sort the issue out...
  3. Wiper Assembly Squeak When Using Wipers

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv How-To Guides
    Hi there, I have a 2014 Mazda 3 Hatchback with about 75k km on it. Besides going through two sets of rotors now (I am not an aggressive braker).. The windshield wiper assembly has a squeak every time the blades move and you can hear this from the interior cabin. I have sprayed white lithium...
  4. Extra port on steering rack

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    Hi everyone, I'm new to the forum and I have a question. I am in the process of replacing the steering rack in my 2008 Mazda 3, and noticed an "extra" port near the top of the valve housing on the new rack (capped off with a red plastic cap). The OEM rack has a similar indentation, but it is...
  5. Cost to repair/replace Transmission

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Has any one looked into this yet? I have tried asking my dealer and some local shops but all I get is a run around conversation that eventually leads to "I wouldn't worry about it, you'll be under warranty blah blah blah" or "this car is so new, I will have to get back to you" and they never do...