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  1. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    I was walking up my driveway today and noticed quite a lot of soot on my tail pipes. My 2.5 Mazda is 10 months old so was surprised by this. Are you all seeing the same thing?
  2. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    current have 3k miles but noticed it at 1k miles. looks something like this on my rear bumper/trunk. bad rings on engine? burning too rich? What's going on?
  3. New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Whats ups guys, this is my first post so please be patient with me. I just picked up a 2013 speed3 with 3k miles on it from Bob Baker Mazda in Carlsbad little over a week ago. I love the car to death! anyways ive noticed im getting an excessive amount of "soot" on my rear hatch and my exhaust...
  4. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    Ok so I have a 2012 MS3 with 2500 miles on her and have noticed that my exhaust tips and around the bumer has a lot of exhaust soot on and around it. Does anyone else have this problem? My car is 100% stock
  5. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi all, I have Mazda Hatchback with 3,750 miles on the car and I getting black soot on the exhaust tips. What is the cause of this?
  6. 2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 News & Discussion
    I have a black tar like spotted bumper which is obviously is coming from my pipes on my 2010 speed3 5dr. It even reaches the actual hatch a bit. I have about 1800 miles on it so far. I really pushed it to the red line *once* on a straightaway briefly, since I've owned it. I really don't...
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