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  1. Bose Amp Volume Modulation

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hey everyone, this is my first post here and I'm looking forward to interacting with all of you fellow Mazda3 owners. Anyways, I bought my 2010 GT hatch last August. I love it so far, except for the stock stereo. It is decent but nothing special. I was having some issues with the Bluetooth...
  2. SiriusXM sound quality - what would make it worse?

    2019+ Mazda 3 Audio & Electronics
    Weird question - I have a 2019 Mazda 3 with the premium Bose system. It seems like at some point recently (potentially after the rocker arm recall fix and rearview mirror replacement) the sound quality on my speakers when using SiriusXM has gotten worse. The mid-range sounds clipped and...
  3. Exhaust sound

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    Hi ! I’m new in the exhaust sound modification. I’m looking to have more exhaust sound but not crazy loud. I have 2019 Mazda 3 GT. Straight piped ? And the car warranty? I want some advice. Thanks ?
  4. 2004 European Mazda 3 BK 1.6 Petrol 20 Km/h sound

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    Hello, I am the owner of a Mazda 3 BK 1.6 petrol from 2004. The car has Kilometers (95,600 Miles) on board There is a strange "click sound" that happens when the car passes over the 20 km/h mark (12 Miles / hour). It does this every time I start the car, after that it goes away. There are...
  5. Strange clunking sound when releasing brake

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    All, On my 2019 FWD Mazda3 I am occasionally hearing what sounds like a faint clunking or popping sound when I release the brakes. It's like a light 'thump thump' sound. It might be from the brakes or even the suspension. The car has 500 miles on the odomter. The car drives perfectly fine...
  6. Sound when moving from stationary

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi guys, I'm new to the forum and I hope I will find an answer to my problem. About 5 months ago I became an owner of 2014 Mazda 3 Skyactiv-D. At the beginning there was no issues with the car at all but with the time I started to notice some odd sounds. First one is rattle when I accelerate...
  7. Sun Roof Fluttering Sound

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    It sounds like a fluttering sound, like plastic bumping on plastic (not the resonating sound wind makes with the rear and front windows open) when the sun roof is closed and the driver's side window is open about 1/4 of the way just to get a breeze. The sunroof works perfectly, doesn't leak...
  8. Car New Sound system

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Here's my baby recently equipped with a heavy sound system: -Original head unit -Pioneer DSP S1000a -4 pioneer component speaker 1675v2 -2 pioneer twitter TS-20 -1 pioneer mono amp 9601 -1 pioneer 4-channel amp 8604 -dual pioneer sub W3003D4(total of 4000 watt peak, 1200 watt RMS.
  9. 05 Mazda 3 Ticking Sound

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    Hello all, Ryan here Ticking Sound coming from engine bay: Happens only when the fan is on, the engine is running and the air flow direction control switch is past noon. I tried running the fan with the engine off and it is smooth and no sounds so, not a leaf in the fan or anything like that...
  10. Weird sound need help!

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    2013 Mazda 3i Sport (FWD obviously) 80k-ish miles I’ve had a noise coming from my front passenger side tire area since I had my tire replaced in November. It’s gotten increasingly louder. I’ve taken it to the shop where I bought all my tires (all except the new one are a little over a year old)...
  11. CarPlay sound quality in 2017 3GT - not very good

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Just came back from the dealer with Carplay update installed in my 2017 Mazda3GT. Previously, the USB audio sounded very good, better than the Bluetooth feed. After the update, the Bluetooth feed seems to be the same as before, but the USB feed now thru CarPlay sounds much flatter, with a...
  12. Braking makes sound from rear left tire

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Hello everyone Whenever I'm pumping brakes on my '14 M3 hatch, I'm hearing this screaching sound coming from my rear left tire. After further inspection, it seems like the disk b/w brakes (rotor?) has two rings, outerside is silver and innerside is black (compared to the other three where it's...
  13. Old Snows on New Car, Knocking Sound

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    I recently got a 2018 Mazda 3 Touring and put the winter tires from my old 3 on them today. They're 16x7 205/60/16 ET50. They never caused any problems with the old car but today I noticed a knocking sound from the right rear wheel when hitting larger bumps. Could this be a fitment issue or...
  14. Sound in the front passenger area?

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    Hello, I have a 2008 Mazda 3 with 395,000km (original engine and transmission) she runs like a champ, I nearly rebuilt the car new struts/link arms / control arms / ball joints / steering rack with new tierods (inner + outter) / all wheels I've replaced the bearings, I just replaced the drivers...
  15. What is making this sound?

    Engine / Drivetrain
    youtube.com/watch?v=PT-EyNkDQFw&feature=youtu.be Please watch video above to hear sound. What is making this sound? It sometimes happens when I start the car and then will stop. Thanks in advance.
  16. 2014 Mazda 3: Rhythmic hissing noise

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I have a 2014 Mazda 3 S GT (2.5L with 38k miles) that recently started making a hissing noise near the intake manifold and it sounds very similar to a sprinkler. It doesn't make the hissing noise at cold start, but it starts hissing after the car warms up for a minute. I'm under the hood quite...
  17. Bluetooth volume insanely quiet.

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    2014 Mazda3 iTouring with tech package/bose audio upgrade. My firmware is 55.something. I'll double check and edit the post. Hello all, Ever since I bought the car, I've had this irritating issue of the bluetooth audio being insanely quiet. I've tested with a Note 5 and Note 8, and both have...
  18. Squeaking sound somewhere behind glove box

    Interior / Exterior
    Hey all, Hey all, I went to my dealership yesterday after hearing a (small mouse-like) squeak in the cabin of a 2015 Mazda 3 Sport. Here's the report: "Test drove vehicle and confirmed a squeaking - test drove with customer to confirm it was the same noise they head. Sounded as though the noise...
  19. Speakers sound like they are underwater?

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Audio & Electronics
    Hi all, A few months ago we picked up a 2006 Mazda3 hatchback for an extra car. Looks like the previous owner took decent care of the car, FWIW. I do notice that at higher volumes, not MAX level high, but rocking out on the highway levels, I find that bass heavy songs make the vocals sound...
  20. Strange blirp sound from corksport catback

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Does anyone know about the "dsg fart" that comes from the corksport catback when shifting? I have a 2017 2.0l touring sedan and am looking to get it but am on the fence if this is a consistent sound. I heard it in a video and it sounds kind of rice.