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  1. Addition of Turbo??

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    Hey guys, I own a Mazda 3 Sp23 2010, 2.5L... I’m looking to maybe install a turbo after I get my cold air put in. I was wondering if anyone had any clue if this is even a good idea or knows how installing a turbo actually works... thanks all :)
  2. 2017 Paddle Shifter Install on Mazda 3 Sport

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv How-To Guides
    After a bit of trial and error, I have successfully installed paddle shifters in the updated (2017/2018) steering wheel, and I'm here inform you on what I learned. First things first, I own a 2017 Mazda 3 Sport and it is Mexican built. As far as I can tell, the only difference between the...
  3. For sale: 2013 Mazda 3 with lots of new

    South Central
    New cruise control, tires, and battery. Well-cared for, non-smoking, low miles, Reliable Mazda. This is the perfect car for all ages.... working parent, college student, teenager that wants to impress, or grandparent that wants a cool ride. Cash only in Kansas City. I'm selling because I...
  4. 2013 Mazda 3 I sport Skyactiv previously in wreck, driver rear suspension needs work

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi all, new to the group here. My wife's 2013 Mazda 3 I Sport Skyactiv was in a bit of a wreck a couple years ago. She was turning left across traffic and a truck in the middle lane didn't see her (likewise, she didn't see him). He hit her going about 35-40 in a dodge ram. The impact was behind...
  5. 2017 Sport - Brake Fluid flush

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv How-To Guides
    Year 2 of my ownership -- all fluids got changed including the brake fluid. Motive doesn't make a cap that fits the Mazda reservoir, so I made my own. Bought a spare cap from the dealer (like $5), used a belt sander to smooth all that writing/letters off the top. Sealed up the vent...
  6. Considering buying a '16 Mazda3 Sport

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Been years since I last owned a 626, and a couple of years ago drove my brother's '06 3, and was very impressed with the car overall. Starting to look at '15 & '16 models for my wife (auto, sedan) and hoping members here can alert me to where "the bodies are buried". Seems brakes are...
  7. Cork Sport 2014-2018 2.5 intake - $40

    Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    Hi, I bought a 2015 3 GT 6M, the previous owner had put this intake system and I was not a big fan of the increased noise it made, I put the stock airbox back in it. Here is a pic of the actual unit (attached) Here is the link to CS page corksport.com/2014-mazda-3-short-ram-intake.html...
  8. Video-What is this High Pitched Electrical Noise from new 2019 Sport GT

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    I have a new 2019 Mazda 3 Sport GT and it is making a strange noise when the engine is not running. I suspect the sound is there also when the engine is running. The noise is there if I turn on the ignition but do not start the engine and after the engine is running it lasts for about 15...
  9. Black and Deep Crystal Blue Mica GT AWD Sport is Back ordered in Canada!

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    Just ordered a new 2019 Mazda 3 GT AWD Hatch Dark Machine Grey Metallic ... should be here in a week.. I wanted to get Black but its back ordered in Canada the GT with AWD in Black or Deep Crystal Blue Mica till Sept of this year in Canada!..
  10. 2019 mazda 3 Sport GS - TAIL LIGHT PROBLEM

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    Hi, I just bought the 2019 mazda 3 SPORT GS, but I have a question for the tail light, is it ONLY the outer light (both left and right side) can be lighted on? the inner one ONLY just for stylish/decoration, \I MEAN ...THE TOTAL 4 TAIL LIGHTS WILL ONLY BE TWO (OUTER ONE AT LEFT AND RIGHT)...
  11. New 17” alloys for 2015 Meteor Gray 3 Sport

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Hello all! I’ve been wanting to upgrade my stock 16” alloys for a while now and this year I have the means to do so. I’ve narrowed it down to 4 styles I think would look really good and was looking for opinions. The contenders are: RTX Vertex in machined red, DAI Frantic also in red, RTX Twin in...
  12. Just bought 2017 Mazda3 Sport GS in Canada

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Bought 2017 Mazda3 Sport GS in Eternal Blue Mica today (well, yesterday since it's now after midnight) I get to pick it up Friday. I'm already reading about adding Carplay & Android. I was thinking about the SD card for the Nav system but I'd rather use Waze. I'll be asking if the SD card can...
  13. P0733 code 2004 Mazda 3 sport 2.3 liter

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    Hello. I'm new to the forum and wanted to put a question out there for anyone who may have experienced this problem. My nephews 3 sport has 185000 miles on it. Recently, I had a mechanic, who is licensed and a friend of our family do a rear main seal job. Well he ran into problems and ended...
  14. DAB help on 2015 (uk) Mazda3 sport

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi, I have just bought a 2015 Mazda3 and thought it would have come with DAB radio. Is there an easy way of installing DAB? If I do this upgrade: mazda3revolution.com/forums/2014-2018-mazda-3-skyactiv-audio-electronics/180578-mazda-mzd-connect-firmware-downloads-updated.html Will this give...
  15. Upgrading, 2.0 Sport to 2.5 grand touring

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    So to answer a question I’m sure much of you have, even though my 2.0 is tuned the 2.5 is still more powerful in the top end. My 2.0 currently has Headers, midpipe, axelback, and a SRI. It is tuned on 91 and e85 and although the 2.0 is faster to 60 the stock 2.5 just blows it out of the water...
  16. Thoughts on Yokohama Advan Sport A/S?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    These seem to get great reviews on Tire Rack with good treadwear and noise.
  17. Trunk light for 2015 Mazda 3 sport 2.5lt

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi, I’m newbie in this forum and sorry for this question but I can’t find where’s the trunk light in my Mazda 2015, are there some models that doesn’t come with the trunk light? Sister has same car but 2016 model and it has the trunk light Regards Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  18. New Install Help on 2016 CX-3 Sport

    Electronics / Stereo Equipment
    Ok so I decided to open my big mouth and tell my wife ohhhh ya its easy to put in a system in your car><>?":{}... Here is what Im doing, I have 2016 Mazda CX-3 sport and have installed 2 sets of Kicker components in doors, installed a 4 channel hifonics Brutus amp to run them, a kicker amp for...
  19. 2010 mazda 3 sport 2.5. Tcm issue

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    2010 mazda 3 2.5 Ecm: u1000 tcm communication Just wondering if the tcm are plug and play or does it need programming from mazda dealer? Got the price for tcm $630 canadian Any websites i can get a better deal on the tcm? Will a used tcm of the same year and engine size work? Plug and play...
  20. adding heated mirrors to 2015 sport ?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi everyone, there are many "missing" options in the third gen sport that are already 90% there, so an easy add-on can be made to have them - like rear view camera. Do you know if this is the case with the heated side mirrors? Is the harness already there and only the glass needs to be replaced...