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  1. Piano black scratched

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    On a scale of 1 to disgusting, how scratched are your piano gloss black trims?
  2. Scratched infotainment touchscreen? Here's a solution

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I ended up scratching through the anti-glare gloss on my touchscreen to the surface and was getting some pretty annoying reflections any time their was a bright light impacting the screen. Considering how easy the glare coating is to damage and subsequent possibility of scratching, I decided to...
  3. How to handle scratched up front bumper?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi all, The short story here is that we loaned our 1100 mile 2017 3 to a neighbor for two weeks while out of town, and 24 hours after returning, found the damage in the attached image to the front bumper. I'm trying to figure out the best thing to do. I don't really want to have it repaired...
  4. How Scratched Are Your Piano Black Gloss Panels?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    So let's spread the love 0:) for what may be considered the most annoying interior parts in our vehicles. Also this can be your chance to vent about it :laugh2: I love and hate the glossy piano panels, they look good but scratch so easily! :argh 1: You are more than welcome to post pics...
  5. First fender-bender; doors dented & scratched

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Some valley girl backed into the passenger side of my car in a parking lot today. I had been sitting there waiting for other traffic for a good 15 seconds when she started her big 'ol Ford Flex and threw it into reverse without even looking out the back window. She started insulting my...
  6. Dealer scratched up 2 rims

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    In for service and the dealer scratched up two of my rims. The arm of the mounting machine scratched the rim as it went around. (look at 1 o'clock to 3 o'clock) Dealer offered to fix them using a mobile wheel repair service. Has anyone used one of these services? I live near RimPro - they...
  7. [Question] How much would something like this cost to fix? (Scratched)

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    So I accidentally scratched my car against a pole yesterday and want to go see some mechanics about fixing it but dont want to get ripped off, if anyone has experience in this field, could you tell me what price range I'm looking at? Thanks guys. There's also a small bend above the tire but...
  8. 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?
  9. Scratched up my new Mazda3...need guidance

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Yesterday I was in a very tight parking deck, and in a poor lapse of judgement decided to park my car in a space that was too small for it, scraping the front bumper on a concrete wall that was painted white. It was very low impact and I backed right off after it happened, so only paint damage...
  10. Fixing scratched paint

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hey guys I'm pretty upset that somebody scratched my car. I don't know how it happened (probably in a car park at the shopping centre) or what to do to get it fixed. I def not going to fix it myself as I don't have the confidence or the expertise. Should I approach Mazda service center to see...
  11. Dented Door/ Scratched Door

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Some moron opened his door onto mine, put a 1 and half inch dent + Paint scuff.. Im wondering approx how much to fix, and im planning on doing the painting by myself. I hate this, its the most stressful thing, considering I wasnt around (my parents took it out) and its bugging the SH%^ out of...
  12. Scratched digital tach screen

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    So I did an interior detail the other day and it appears I've scratched the screen that displays the digital tach. Pretty minor scratches, but still scratches. Wondering if there is anything I can do or is it just something I'll need to live with?
  13. Fix Scratched Wheels?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    I have the OEM 18" alloys. My right side rims are a bit scraped up now after I had to eat a bit of the curb to avoid a school bus that couldn't stay in his lane. Any ideas on ways to fill the scrapes, or do I just live with it? Thanks in advance for any help!
  14. need help scratched my wheels

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Appearance & Interior
    Guys I need your help. Today I accidentally scratched my gun metal graphite wheels and mazda told me they don't make touch up paint for wheels. I'm so frustrated, any suggestions besides taking it for repair? The scratch is not that big but im picky about it. Any other touchup paint you guys...
  15. I scratched my 2010 m3 big time on a concrete pillar

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Appearance & Interior
    See the white marks on the bottom and on the handle. I was parking in a garage near a pillar and parked a bit too close, then when I adjusted to fix that I scratched my car up. Any recommendations on DIY ways to fix this without it looking like total crap? I already have the Mazda touch up...
  16. Scratched the front bumper

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Unfortunately while going apartment hunting there was a high curb and in my efforts to parallel park, I turned a little too far in and scratched my car D: I've included a photo. I was wondering what I would need to fix this myself. Do you guys recommend a specific site to purchase the paint...
  17. Scratched up hood

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hey Guys, I'm pretty pissed right now.. I just gave my M3 a wash and found to my horror a bunch of white scratch marks on the hood.. the rest of the car seems to be fine, it was only when I was washing the hood and now there are a good number of scratches, and not the very fine ones either...
  18. So the Mazda service department scratched my dash..

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    So Friday I took my new Mazda in to get the satellite radio components installed. I took it in earlier than my appointment so they wouldn't rush and do a poor job. Well when they removed the AC they put a few dings and scratches on my dash, and also the antenna is a few inches off on where they...
  19. Somebody scratched my car!

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Thats right.. somebody scratched it.. all the way to the metal , on the rear hatch up high where everybody can see. .. not sure if I should get it fixed.. do touchup or.. maybe wrap the whole hatch in vinyl.