2004 to 2020 Mazda 3 Forum and Mazdaspeed 3 Forums banner


  1. N/A MZ3 MODS Don't say get a Speed 3 or should've this thread is for the N/A Peeps!

    2004-2009 Mazda 3 Performance & Mods
    Starting this for the N/A 3 peeps who are tired of reading through forums where someone always chimes in with you should sell and get the Speed 3 or you should've gotten the Speed 3. Lets see everyone's N/A mods, 1/4 mile drag slips, headers passing emissions, you name it lets have some fun...
  2. 2015 Hatch, 6 speed.

    Buy / Sell / Trade
    Putting out feelers for my car. 2015 Mazda 3 hatch, 2.5 6 speed, sunroof, Bose, leather. Bought it CPO about two and a half years ago with 10k miles on it. The car currently has 41k miles on it and will continue to go up as it’s my daily. Came with free maintenance for the next 25k miles so...
  3. Speed Limit Alert w/NAV System

    2019+ Mazda 3 Audio & Electronics
    Does the NAV based speed limit alert work on North America models? I have the settings setup for an alert at 5mph but it doesn't seem to give a warning. I have the NAV SD card.
  4. Speed limit sign detection

    2019+ Mazda 3 How-To Guides
    Hey guys, dunno what am i doing wrong. I have speed limit detection checked box so it should work, but so far(5days of driving) it hasnt recognised any signs at all.
  5. Receiver Trailer Hitch on '09 Speed 3 GT HB

    2007-2009 Mazdaspeed3 Discussion
    Has anyone here installed a trailer hitch on their MS3 GT HB? etrailer.com has a Draw-Tite that looks like it fits and stays pretty well hidden. My purpose for now is to have a bicycle carrier. https://www.etrailer.com/Trailer-Hitch/Mazda/3/2009/24816.html?vehicleID=2009201590
  6. Suspension Creaking at Low Speed

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    My 2015 GS Hatch with 22k miles has recently started creaking at low speed. It happens mostly at parking lot speeds when pulling into or out of a parking space or driveway. The best way I can describe it is a creaking like being aboard an old ship; I wouldn't say it clunks. So far I haven't been...
  7. Looking for part number for vehicle(transmission) speed sensor, help

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    Vehicle: 2004 Mazda S3 Manual Transmission Base model. Not sure what my engine rating is but it's pretty slow so I assume it's the basic one. I checked the mazda sites and the schematics for the sensor but no dice. I found a site that sells it, but I'd like to know if anyone knows where I can...
  8. 2013 Speed Xenon headlights dim

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 News & Discussion
    Hello all, So upfront newbie. But the site rocks. Cool and knowledgeable members. Proud to be part of the brotherhood. My 2013 MSP3 Xenon headlights w/ AFS, for about a year one headlight is about 50% dimmer than the other. Car has 93k miles and runs flawlessly otherwise. I spoke to the...
  9. 2013 Mazda Speed 3 seats swap to 2010 Mazda 3 Hatch

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    So recently i have found some seats to purchase for a very fair price out of a 2013 Mazda Speed 3, and thought that they would look cool to put into my 2010 Mazda 3 Hatchback, the bolting of the speed 3 seats look the same as my 2010 hatch they are both the non powered option. Was just looking...
  10. 2015 Mazda3 Touring+Tech Pack/ 6 Speed Manual $12,900 OBO

    Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    This Mazda3 is for sale by owner and located in Cedar Rapids, IA. I bought this car from the original owner in July, and am selling to upgrade to a larger vehicle. The car has been meticulously maintained and is in outstanding condition. I bought it because I was looking for a reliable daily...
  11. 2007 2.3L 5 speed Automatic transmission issues

    2004-2009 Mazda 3 Performance & Mods
    I have a 2007 Mazda 3 s with the 5 speed automatic The fluid is not black or burnt smelling at all, but it is darker, almost a purple color, and I'm not sure how/if I should go about changing or flushing it. I just bought the car with 103k miles and I have no record of it being replaced, so I...
  12. Making a 2010 Mazda 3 GT more powerful

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    I have a 2010 mazda 3 GT that i need to make more powerful. I live up in the mountains and the stock parts are just not cutting it for me in terms of having the power to climb big mountain passes. I have had a altitude tune on the car to help in the meantime whilst i find out what i can do to my...
  13. Auto enable PDC below certain speed

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi, On my previous car (mercedes-benz CLA), the PDC was automatically enabled below a certain speed and disabled itself above certain speed. This was handy in some situations with front PDC. On my M3 i need to press the button or set in reverse first. Is there a way to program this to work at...
  14. Navi Speed Cameras

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi all, We’ve just got our first Mazda 3 and the speed camera setting is on our menu so have enabled warnings (audio and visual) but nothing seems to be showing on the infotainment screen. It’s a 2014 UK spec Sport Nav. Do the speed cameras need the connected services via WiFi to function or...
  15. TSR and Truck Speed Limits

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Does anybody else have the Traffic Sign Recognition system occasionally pick up on a truck speed limit sign? I know only a few states have truck speed limits but Oregon and neighboring Washington do and it seems to confuse the TSR at random times but only here in Oregon. Yesterday I took my car...
  16. Score a Deal on Lego Speed Champions Car Kits

    Vendor Deals
    Walmart rolled back prices on about a half dozen small race car kits including the Porsche RSR, Porsche 919 Hybrid, Ferrari 488 GT3, Fiesta M-Sport WRC, and many others! Read more about the sale here: https://www.autoguide.com/products/walmart-lego-sale-includes-favorite-race-cars...
  17. Five speed auto conversion.

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    Hi, I have a 2006 SP23 with a 4 speed auto box. Is it possible to fit a 5 speed auto into it?
  18. Pressure plate failing repeatedly 2016 2.5 6 speed

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Hi all, Wondering if anyone else is experiencing this issue - at 12,500 miles the clutch pedal in my '16 2.5 6 speed was engaging at the very top of the pedal travel with no free play. Mazda replaced the pressure plate at no charge (even thought the wear item coverage for the warranty ended at...
  19. 2013 speed 3 with tech package

    Buy / Sell / Trade
    Hi everyone- last year I found a professionally modified speed 3 with tech package and 21k miles for sale and couldn’t pass it up. The original owner, an ASE mechanic bought the car new and proceeded to remove stock parts and install Corksport everything! I had always wanted a speed3 ever since...
  20. Rattle/clunk from suspension over speed bumps

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    I've read the suspension clunk thread through and it doesn't quite seem to fit the same, or at least, I'm not sure if it's the same issue. So my issue is that over speed bumps low speed or higher speed I'm getting a rattling/creaking noise. This is from the front and rear. There's a noticeable...