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  1. How to replace AC compressor clutch (squeak/chrip noise fix mazda 3 2011)

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv How-To Guides
    Hi all, I have a 2011 Mazda 3 GX. I was experiencing a very annoying squeak/chirp noise every time the AC compressor clutch engaged. I ordered a kit off of Ebay for about 80CAD. So let's get to it! Tools you will need: Snap ring pliers Pipe wrench Socket set Strong zip ties 80+lbs 1. Remove...
  2. Suspension clunk after new struts

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    I've had an issue with my 2011 Mazda3 for some time now: 2 years ago I had my struts replaced at approximately 80,000 miles. At some point after that (though not right away) I started noticing a clunking noise from what I believed to be the front passenger side suspension. This clunk was...
  3. Brake squeak at 30,000 miles?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    I have a 2015 3sGT (2.5L manual trans) hatch. I'm the original owner, I'm at 29,600 miles, and I drive pretty gently. Two days ago I noticed a squeak/scrape from my driver's side rear brakes. Does 30-thousand miles sound about right for this car for needing brake replacement? Or is it likely...
  4. Help me stop the squeak before it drives me mad!

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I have a 2014 5-door Touring 2.5. In the last couple of months it has developed an ennervating squeak from the rear hatch area. To date I have: -Lubricated the hatch latch and mechanism -Lubricated the hatch hinges -Lubricated the rubber hatch seal -Lubricated the rear seat latches -Replaced...
  5. Clutch Pedal Squeak Diagnosis Sky 6-speed

    2012-2013 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    My clutch pedal starts to squeak and feel rough (slight rubbing/sticking feeling) after my car warms up (after 5-10 miles around town) on my 2012 Skyactiv 6-speed, 65,000mi. Video linked below. I took the video after parking it in the driveway after my commute home. It's much louder from outside...
  6. Wiper Assembly Squeak When Using Wipers

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv How-To Guides
    Hi there, I have a 2014 Mazda 3 Hatchback with about 75k km on it. Besides going through two sets of rotors now (I am not an aggressive braker).. The windshield wiper assembly has a squeak every time the blades move and you can hear this from the interior cabin. I have sprayed white lithium...
  7. 2011 Sport hatchack automatic Squeak noise

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    Evening all, I have a crazy squeak noise coming from under the battery tray. With the car in park and engine off, I can rock it back and forth and hear the annoying noise coming from right under the battery tray. As the engine rocks back and forth so goes the squeaking noise. Is there a...
  8. Odd clutch noises

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Hey all, New to the forums. I'm hoping someone can possibly point me in the right direction before paying nth number of diagnostics from dealers to figure out the issue i'm experiencing. '10 Mazda 3 - When the car is cold, as I go to engage or disengage the clutch, more suddenly then slow, I...
  9. 2014+ Mazda3 S Grand Touring 2.5/ AUTO Differential Squeak

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I have a 2015 Mazda3 S Grand Touring 2.5 engine with automatic transmission. I have been getting low-pitch squeaks at the front-end of the vehicle. I would like to see if anyone on this forum would like to experiment and replicate the squeak because apparently it is normal? I took it to the...
  10. clutch squeak

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I'm at 23k miles and sometimes when stepping on the clutch pedal I get a squeak that sounds like from under the hood not inside from the pedal assembly. I had a 2005 speed 6 that the slave cylinder would bind and make noise. 3 trips to the dealer back then before they replaced it.
  11. Camber arm squeak

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Installed some spc rear camber arms and they keep squeaking. I have no idea why they are squeaking but i read from other forums that sometimes camber arms can squeak because a car is too low? my isnt even low so i just figured i would take it in to an alignment shop whenever i get new wheels and...
  12. Weird Squeak From Shifter (Manual)

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Good Afternoon, I purchased my 2015 MZ3 last month and have loved every minute of it. Yesterday though after a long day at work and it was somewhat cold outside (60-70, I live in california) I started up my car and when I was moving my shifter from neutral to 1st I noticed that it made a weird...
  13. Rear window noise squeak

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    I have had a rear window squeak for two weeks. It sounds like two styrofoam coolers rubbing together, it was actually worse on smooth roads and better on rough roads. I removed everything from the trunk, re mounted the spare tire and tried every combination of open closed and up and down in...
  14. Driver's Door Squeak

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    So I've tried doing some research on this issue, and all that I've found is that there are people out there with a similar problem but still no solution. Maybe I just searched wrong, but has anyone who has experienced a squeak in the driver's door or b-pillar been able to locate the source of...
  15. Squeak while going over speed bump

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Alright so my car is a 2011 Mazda 3 with just under 39k miles on it. I am lowered on Eibach springs and stock shocks. Here's the question I have, I just went over a speed bump on my way home and when my front two tires went over it the right front made a squeaking noise. What could this be...
  16. Possible squeak or chirp noise on drivers side

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    I have a 2010 5d hatch 6 speed manual 72k and for a while now i can hear this kinda like a squeak noise or chirp noise when its under load on the drivers side at first it seemed like it was only when the clutch was released but now i can hear it when i do WOT but only when it gets that first...
  17. GEN two MS3 squeak when cold

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Morning Been hapening to my car lately. Initially thought it was breaks, but eliminated that as noise happens without even pressing the break. Then thought it was clutch, but don't think so . When car sits overnight, I start car, put it in R, as the car starts rolling, squeak squeak. Almost...
  18. Clutch squeak?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    Lately I've been noticing that every time I clutch to 2nd and 3rd my clutch is squeaking. Have you guys experienced it in your car? Is there is something I should worry about? And if so, should I speak to the dealer about it? This is my first manual transmission car so I need some help. Thanks...
  19. exhaust donut squeak...

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    so after about 5k miles of issues with a squeak i finally put the car on the lift and checked it out. while under light load on initial take off of when changing gears i would get a squeak from what sounded like the left front. once the car was on the lift i put load on the engine to duplicate...
  20. Squeak on 2010 3 sedan

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    First post here. Ive done some reading and searching via google to see if anyone else has had this specific issue. Lots of squeaks with sway bars and seats but nothing...so here it is. I have heard the squeaks for awhile now and havent been able to narrow it down until today. Squeak is coming...
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