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  1. Who Uses the 'Flexible' Oil Change Setting?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I know this is a nerdy thing to get excited about but I love the fact that the 3 has the flexible oil change reminder. I was able to find a few threads in here but I was curious to see how far on average people are going with the flexible setting before the car prompts for an oil change and what...
  2. Setting up my skyactiv features on the infotainment settings

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  3. Custom "Economy" and "Economy+" A/C Setting?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    In my quest for increased fuel economy, I've come up with an idea that I wanted to run by you guys... "Economy" and "Economy+" settings for your air conditioner: - Economy mode would only operate the compressor when the throttle input is at 0% for 5 seconds, regardless of whether or not you...
  4. How to update the system to get setting about a with new A-D display?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi, I had a 2014 maxx soprt, recently I got a Active Driving Display from a creashed car. I'm wondering how to update the system so that I can have the A-D Disp setting in the system to adjust the newly installed ADD?
  5. HELP! im at 22,000miles since last oil change on flexible service setting

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Hello all, I have my wifes mazda with a 2.5 engine .. we have It set on flexible service where the car will decide when oil change is needed .. I recently noticed that its been 7 month and currently at 22,000 miles since the last oil change and the info center says its still got 30% oil life...
  6. Flexible Oil Maintenance Setting

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    From my 2016 owner's manual: "The flexible setting is available in the United States and Puerto Rico. Based on the engine operating conditions, the onboard computer in your vehicle calculates the remaining oil life. Mazda Genuine 0W-20 oil and Castrol® 0W-20 oil are required to achieve optimum...
  7. My auto dim day / night screen setting no longer works

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    A few months ago my navigation stopped working and I had to take it into the dealer, while they spend 3 hours on the phone with mazda trying to reinstall everything and get it working again. In the process my infotainment system got updated to the latest version. This fixed the GPS navigation...
  8. Auto headlight setting

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Does anyone know which of the settings (high or low) results in the highest sensitivity level for turning on the headlights automatically? I've tried setting to both and can't notice it making much difference.
  9. Does your display Auto setting do anything?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    The display brightness has three settings, auto, day and night. When I set it to auto it always stays at the day brightness setting, even at night. Does the auto setting work for anyone else? Not sure if I have an actual problem or if it's another infotainment glitch...
  10. Setting AM/FM station by voice

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I haven't been exhaustive on this, but I haven't had any luck in setting a radio station by voice using its frequency, e.g., AM 950 or FM 97.1. On XM it seems to recognize the names of the channels pretty well "Play Bluesville", "Play Outlaw Country", etc. But requests with numbers aren't...
  11. Anyone have issues with the Torque App? - OBDii Adapter setting

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I've used the Torque app for a while now, works well with my OBDII Blue Tooth adapter. One issue that I've had with the infotainment system though, which I thought might be related to the OBDii Adapter being connected to the car - My cars GPS stopped booting on the infotainment screen. I was...
  12. tracking up setting

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    heading or tracking up setting Sorry to have to ask such a basic question, but where exactly is the setting to put the screen while navigating in the tracking up orientation, i.e., arrow pointing in direction car is traveling (as opposed to north orientation)? Thank you.
  13. calibration option on the AD-DISP setting?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Wondering if anyone knows what the Calibration setting does on the AD-DISP setting option? and what information is shown when Active Driving is selected? Thank you
  14. Fan only works on high setting

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi all, All of a sudden the ac/heater fan only works on highest setting, 4. No air is blowing on 1,2,3 setting. I've tried turning the knob from front to vent, turning on/off the AC switch, and turning on in/out air circulation. Nothing seems to work except when I set it to the highest speed...
  15. On floor setting, air still comes through dash vents..

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    I have a 2012 Mazda 3i sedan with skyactive 2.0L and 6spd MTX. I just bought this car with 14k miles on it and love it! Anyway, can anyone else confirm they get a bit of air coming out of the dash vents when they have it set strictly to the floor setting? When I have mine on floor I get some...
  16. caster setting?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    I have a 3.5 caster, what is the factory caster and how much do you have> thanks!
  17. Help with BC coils setting dampers

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    What is a good number for the front and back of a 2010 mazda 3 sedan? Going for comfort not track. Also want to keep it high enough to where I'm not scraping on speed bumps so about 3 inches off the ground.
  18. Best setting for BOSE

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    What settings do you have the BOSE at? What is the best setting for those who know audio stuff? haha This is what I have it set at: AudioPLT: ON CenterPT: ON Bass: +5 Treb: +3 Fade: 0 Bal: 0
  19. Setting Auto Door Locks

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Audio & Electronics
    I want to set my Door locks to lock when I get out of range of the car. The manual says this can be set at the Dealer. I don't want to take it in for just that. Can it be done at home? Thanks for you help Bluey2King
  20. Setting DRL to constant 12v?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Is there a way to set the daytime running lights to always get 12v instead of half-voltage? Essentially I want my DRL to always be set to high-beam mode, but still be able to turn them on and off for day/night time use. I know in some cars you can just ground one of the wires and it does this...
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