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  1. DIY reflash ECU (G120) with G165 settings

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Hello all, After many hours of searching over the last year I am wondring why there is no tutorial/avaiable hardware that allows to install a different ECU map. I read many times that the motors of the europian G120 and G165 have the same hardware. Some local tuning workshops offer a chip...
  2. Lowering car need torque settings

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Gents, Just ordered the Eibach lowering spring for my 2017 Mazda 3. Now i'm looking for some sort of list or dataset of the various torque settings of the bolts. As Mazda is not a very much sold car, and even fewer people tweak it here in The Netherlands. So maybe any of you can help me out...
  3. 2018 Mazda3 Touring- Any dealer settings should I ask for?

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Hello, Excited to be picking up my 2018 Silver Mazda3 Touring tomorrow. Are there any computer settings I should make an informed decision about and ask the dealer to set before I leave? I saw in one topic that you may have to activate the "walk away smart lock" function. Any other dealer...
  4. Setting up my skyactiv features on the infotainment settings

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Hello Mazda family, I am Stacy. I bought a 2014 Mazda Axela 20 S touring and it's really a sweet ride.
  5. 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...
  6. Mazda 3 light settings

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hello, everyone! I have a few questions on what some of the settings do on my car. I for some reason am not able to post pics. When i hit the paperclip emblem, it tells me my limit is reached... Ok... So, I'll be trying to explain it the best I can. Ok, so I am trying to get a grasp on what...
  7. FM Settings Clarification

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi Guys! Can anyone clarify the 2 options on the FM Settings? What do they do if selected? (I went through the user manual but no information whatsoever) 1- Alternative Frequency 2- Region Lock Thanks for your help! 0:) Picture provided below
  8. Vdyno settings and OVTune

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    I found a site, linked below, that seems to give a lot of good info about cars. I was wondering if anyone could confirm the gearing as accurate though? The reason I ask is twofold. First, I wanted to make sure that I had entered accurate specs into Vdyno as I had to create the vehicle from...
  9. Settings - Car Headlight & Door Lock

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi mates, I'm having difficulties understanding these options on these screens: From High to Low? If i put in High the lights come on sooner and with more sunlight? I cannot notice the door locking after 30s from running the car. I always have to manualy lock the doors. What is this? I have...
  10. BC coilovers dampening settings

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    So I recently just installed BC coilovers on my 2011 mazda 3. I live in an area where the roads aren't so great. I know that I may just have to play around with them and see what settings I like the most. But, I wanted to see what Dampening settings you guys are on. Thanks!
  11. VDyno settings?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    What value did you use for "Frontal area"? I cannot find that anywhere on the web. I'm also having trouble saving my "Custom" car definition. The save fails every time. Anyone else have such a problem? Or solve it? Thanks.
  12. Bluetooth Settings not sticking

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I'm running out of ideas here. My bluetooth settings refuse to stay put. All I want to do is set my iPhone 6 to Phone Only but the settings keep jumping back to Phone and Audio every time I start the car. I use a iPod Nano plugged into the USB port and so never play music through my phone...
  13. 2010 Mazda 3 transmission mount torque settings...

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    I have a 2010 Mazda 3 S (automatic) that I'm needing to change the transmission mount on. It's the mount that is directly below the battery box. I have the shop manual for the car, and it's stating that the torque settings for the main bolt for the mount is between about 70 - 110 ft lbs of...
  14. CS & JBR rear sway bar settings preference?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Plenty of posts on both the CS & JBR rear say bars. Now that they've been out a while & in use, what setting did you settle on & why? I'm looking to choose between these 2 sway bars & will be using on my daily driver Mazda 3. For street & highway use, which bar & setting would you...
  15. Missing settings

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    There are a couple of settings that I couldn't find on the menus, if they exist at all: 1) Even when not navigating a route, there is a line at the top of the display that is always showing the name of an upcoming street. Any way to disable this, especially when not navigating? 2) Can I set a...
  16. need help refining Map Settings

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi All, Have a '14 3 with navigation. Is the screen supposed to automatically dim for night driving? If not, is there a setting that will make it go to dimmed screen? In the Navigation System owner's manual, it says that in the Map Settings, under Settings, I should be able to fine tune display...
  17. Auto lock settings don't work from infotainment screen.

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Just got a Mazda3 i Touring with the tech package last week and I'm trying to turn the setting on that enables the auto lock function when you walk away from the car. According to the manual you can do it from the infotainment screen under Settings and then under vehicle tab. I go there and...
  18. Rear cambe settings with camber arms

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Hey guys I just got my alignment and new tires. I'm on Rm1.25s. I'm curious to see if my camber are within specs for the fronts. Apparently, they could not adjust the front right because they said I needed camber plates. Is that correct, we can't get our cars into spec without those plates? or...
  19. CS Swaybar settings

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Hi, I installed a Corksport rear sway bar on my '11 3i, and noticed the improved handling on just the softer setting. Is there any reason not to run it on the stiffer setting though? Thanks,Rich
  20. 2014 Bose Centerpoint System Audio Settings

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    What settings is everyone running on their Bose system? Mine are: Centerpoint: On Audiopilot: On (but should probably be off) Bass : +3 Treble: +2 Fade: Rear +2 So far I can't make my mind up on whether to leave "Centerpoint" on or turn it off. Seems to sound better for some songs but worse...