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  1. Car starting with key in on position.

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    My moms car randomly began starting with key in on position this morning. When I first put the key into the ignition and turn to ACC everything is normal but when turned to ON position the car automatically starts. 2012 Mazda 3 2.0L skyactiv. This was not happening the day before, car was...
  2. starter issue

    Engine / Drivetrain
    Hello, The starter won't turn the engine on a Mazda 3 2010. It works on the bench and looks all good, but on the car, the plunger moves but the starter itself won't turn the engine. Even if I put the current right on it, and even with the plugs removed. I can turn the engine from the flywheel no...
  3. Starter motor troubleshooting help

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Hey everyone I recently made a thread on getting off the wiring harness for the starter motor. I since have got it off and installed the new one, but now I am getting the same thing. I jumped the starter and the car has started so does this mean something with the ignition? also is the fuse for...
  4. Wire harness for starter motor

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Hey everyone, I'm looking for some help on getting the plastic harness off that covers the wires going to the solenoids on the starter motor. The motor got shortened out and no longer works so I'm replacing it and I'm trying to get them off but I'm scared of breaking them since I've never...
  5. starter wire

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    does anybody know where the small gray wire from the starter solenoid goes to ,i cleaned it at the starter but the 2007 mazda 3 ,still starts hard.
  6. Aftermarket Remote Car Starter

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi everyone, I am thinking about having an aftermarket remote car starter installed on my '14 Mazda3 iTouring. I was wondering if anyone else had experiences or recommendations for remote starters they've had installed? Has anyone installed an aftermarket starter and not had to turn the engine...
  7. Remote starter?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Just out of curiosity, does my 2017 have a built in command start that gets unlocked via a bypass module? I've seen some info on starting via the oem remote by hitting the lock button 3 times and then it shuts off once the door is open. Am I way off base here?

    Buy / Sell / Trade
    Tomorrow I'm getting a new remote starter. So I'm selling this one. It's coming off my '13 Mazda 3. I have both fobs, both excellent condition. It is 1 way. I paid $500 MAKE ME AN OFFER
  9. Recommended Remote Starter?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi, all. I'm in the market for a remote starter for my 2014 Mazda 3, but from what I can tell there are a few limitations to be aware of with the car stopping when the door is opened? I read through the other thread on this forum, but couldn't make sense of all the posts. Stock seems unpopular...
  10. Starter? (starting issues)

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    I'm at 80,000 miles and starting to have difficulty getting my 2010 2.5 to start. It will turn over every time I bump the key, but won't start until the second try 90% of the time. Randomly or when warm- it starts first try, but not usually. Every once in a while, when the engine is cold and...
  11. 2010 MAZDA 3 Car Starter w Manual Trans

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi there Name is Eddie, i'm a 310k in Ontario and I install Car Starters and other electronic goodies in all types of vehicles. Recently we had a White 2010 Mazda 3 , 6 speed come in and we installed a AS 1780 for the customer afterwards we educated the method to enter ready mode and all was...
  12. Does Anyone have the factory remote starter?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I live in northern pa so it gets really cold, I wanted to know if it was worth buying the remote starter and how much it cost? Thanks, Ylli!
  13. Viper Smart start...remote starter anyone?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hello all, I'm due to receive my sGT w/ tech package next month. I plan on installing the viper smart start system and was wondering if anyone has done this or plan on doing this? I heard that in some situations, the "smart key" function will not lock and unlock the door when you are near, and...
  14. 3 sky 2012 standard trans remote starter

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    hi, im new here. im just wondering if anyone can help me putting remote starter on my mazda 3 sky 2012 manual transmission? i love standard but the only thing im not happy is having a right write up installing remote starter on my car. thanks in advance
  15. OEM remote starter question

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Okay i just got the OEM remote starter, I paid $306 for the unit taxes in and then $150 for the instal. Problem is i didn't grab the manual and i don't want to drive back to ask for it. Is there anywhere i can get it? or can anyone post how to use it exactly? I was given a run through but...
  16. Starter doesn't disengage after starting

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    I just fixed a new 2.0L engine of my 2010 mazda 3 but the starter keep cranking and wouldn't disengage though the engine is on. I brought the new engine out to compare with the old one i took off but cant make out any differences. I don't know why this is happening but all electrical parts are...
  17. Compu Starvs direct start electronic remote starter

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Compu Star vs Auto Start remote starter choice Hi, I have a 2010 Mazda 3 GX 2.0 Manual. I want to have remote start installed. The 2 places I checked out so far have 1-compustar 2- Direkt start Which one would you pick? Thanks!
  18. New engine install

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    Hi there, I had to get a new engine installed in my 2010 2.5L auto with pushbutton start. There seems to be an issue as the starter won't disengage...any ideas what the issue could be? The mechanic hasn't been able to diagnose the problem yet so I figured I'd post this here as you guys are the...
  19. 2010 M3 hb| Adv Keyless + OEM Remote Starter help

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    First of all I want to say how happy I am with the car except for 2 things. 1) The horn that sounds like a kid from Oliver Twist saying "please sir..." (Though I have already replaced that), and 2) when I use the remote start, I have to actually start my vehicle twice before going anywhere. I...
  20. 2010 3 Hatch (Canadian GS Model)

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    First post on this forum, and I am sorry if this has been mentioned before but I was unable to locate anything through the search. My gf's new car had a Polar Start, remote starter installed by the dealer who swore up and down that the hatch would be able to be controlled by the new key-fob...