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  1. Changed oil-- now smells like gas

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    All, I just did my first 3000 mile oil change myself. Used Mazda Synthetic with Moly and OEM filter. Checked the oil levels after driving and the dipstick/oil smelled faintly like gasoline. Is this normal? I saw on another forum that high compression direct injected engines tend to have oil...
  2. My car smells like farts.....

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    Yea it does. It happens from time to time. Basically if I "race around" or go for a short drive after i park it there is this odor. I thought it could be the brakes, but that be a weird stench for brakes to give. I looked in the engine bay, thought maybe some coolant leaked or something...
  3. New Car smells like burning rubber!

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    I just got my new first car sunday! It's a 2012 Mazda3 2.5L touring. It's a sedan! I love love love love love my car and i couldn't ask for anything else. But i notice that every once in a while it smells like burnt rubber. The smell is the same as if you were to drive and slam on the brakes...
  4. Defrost smells like feet

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    The car in question is a 2011 3 hatch six speed. It has a little under 20K on it. I've started to notice that whenever I use the defroster it gives off a bad smell. It is a musty kinda smell. I only get this smell with I'm using the defroster, whether it's the windshield only option or the...
  5. The glory of Rotten Egg smells

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    So I'm a little pissed off. 2800kms on the vehicle and we have had the smell for awhile now. I've seen mazdas release on the issue. I think it's bull. I've owned other new vehicles and never had this. This has been going on for multiple fillups and at different fuel supplies too. I'm almost at...
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