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  1. MZD Connect Upgrade

    Electronics / Stereo Equipment
    Hey all, I am a new Mazda owner. Just got a 2015 Mazda3 i Grand Touring and I super duper love it! 6 speed manual and everything. But, I am noticing more an more issues with the MZD connect software; lockups, sluggishness, disconnects. I suspect I have a combination of hardware issue and...
  2. Add a AUX Port to the OEM Stereo?

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Audio & Electronics
    Hi, just got my 2006 Mazda 3 Hatchback! The previous owner said (that her son said...) that it is possible to add an AUX port to the OEM stereo, mounting it inside the glove box. Is that really a possibility? Or should I just think about upgrading to a newer head unit with Bluetooth, AUX and...
  3. 2013 Mazda3 Styling Enhancements and Stereo

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Just purchased a 2013 Mazda3 I Touring Hatchback. I wanted to make it look slightly more sleek. A friend suggested a lip kit and coilovers. In my search for coilovers I discovered lowering springs. This is my daily driver and I won't be racing or doing anything crazy but I believe lowering it...
  4. Stereo doesn't work?

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Audio & Electronics
    I have a 2013 Mazdaspeed 3 and the owner before me installed aftermarket seats. He said that when they did the seats the amp just got unplugged and that's why the stereo doesnt work. I didnt really carw to dig into it too much at the time I got the car because its a stereo, no big deal. I tried...
  5. Noob here - Can I update the firmware on my 2014 i Touring stereo?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hey everyone, I picked up a beautiful 2014 Mazda 3 i Touring last week. After reading through the firmware upgrade thread I didn't find the answer I was looking for. I have the old stereo with no display. I found the Bluetooth connection quite slow, as in a 3 to 4 second delay when changing...
  6. swapping from base model stereo to high level

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi, Jus wondering what parts would be required if I were to upgrade my base level stereo to something a bit more upmarket (like, from the SP25 GT or similar?)
  7. Stereo issue after backup camera install

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi all, I need help! I'm installing a backup camera, but I'm testing it out first before I do the complete install and the screen is stuck (see picture). I have the AVH-4200NEX and connecting to a 2013 Mazda3. To test, I ran the video cable from front to rear and connected the power/ground...
  8. New car Stereo system.

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I've just upgraded my from three speakers with Infinity REF-3022cfx. And a Pioneer TSW310D4 12-Inch Champion Series Subwoofer. Both are ran by a Kenwood 5 channel amp 35x4 and 1x350. The improvement was huge But I did notice a lack of mid bass up front. My next plan is to swap the front door...
  9. Aftermarket stereo feedback / Car Navi Player

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I think I am going to bite the bullet and order this Car Navi Player: Aftermarket Navigation Auto radio For Mazda 3 2014-2017 I have been emailing with their customer service and they even put me in touch with someone that owns a '14 Mazda3 and recently ordered the same unit. The person had...
  10. Aftermarket stereo upgrade forr '14 Mazda3 iTouring

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi all, I have a '14 Mazda3 iTouring and I'm looking to upgrade to an aftermarket stereo head unit. Does anyone have experience with doing this? If so, what products did you go with? I have been doing some research and it seems like Seicane offers some compatible products. I am thinking of...
  11. Aftermarket stereo options for 2007 Mazda3

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Audio & Electronics
    I've got a 2007 Mazda3 with the 6-speaker option and a single CD player, and the CD player itself is going out, skipping more and more frequently and not ejecting CDs reliably. I'm looking for a suitable aftermarket option that will preserve the LCD time/temp display. Everything I've been able...
  12. My stereo install v2

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    No interest shown so no need for me to waste my time posting a build thread.
  13. 2015 mazda 3 sGT Bose audio stereo install.

    Electronics / Stereo Equipment
    Greetings 3 world thought I share my stereo build and install to shine some light on another way an after market stereo can be added to a mazda 3 sGT with Bose audio. Disclaimer: If you are afraid or hesitant about cutting wires in you're vehicle do not attempt this stereo install take all...
  14. Upgrading the stereo

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I have the stock sound system on my Mazda 3 without the Bose "upgrade" and it sounds really tinny despite adjusting the EQ settings. Has anyone upgraded their system? preferably keeping the stock headunit but changing the speakers/amp?
  15. Stereo Install (Proper thread) Mazda BL SP25 09-13 (Aus edition)

    Electronics / Stereo Equipment
    Stereo Install Mazda 3 BL SP25 09-13 (Aus edition) Stereo Install (Proper thread) Mazda BL SP25 - Aus edition I'm not going to show how to install Power Cable + wires as girls know this basic knowledge. I'll Be showing everything else on my current setup which i think is perfectly fine & easy...
  16. Stereo Install (Proper thread) Mazda BL SP25 - Aus edition

    Electronics / Stereo Equipment
    Stereo Install (Proper thread) Mazda BL SP25 - Aus edition I'm not going to show how to install Power Cable + wires as girls know this basic knowledge. I'll Be showing everything else on my current setup which i think is perfectly fine & easy to revert to stock providing you buy another set of...
  17. FIX: Bose stereo doesn't work

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I am a car dealer who uses forums very often when trying to diagnose a mysterious issue on one of my vehicles. Often times I'll find a post with the same issue, but with no fix or resolution... as we all know, OP doesn't often deliver! Anyhow, a couple months ago I purchased 2010 Mazda 3 Sport...
  18. Anybody replaced whole stereo system, add sub and amp?

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Audio & Electronics
    How much did it all cost? Looking to get it done at a shop, I want to replace the head unit, all the speakers, add a sub and ofc the amp
  19. Bose Stereo Question

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Delete Me, Wrong section Bose Stereo Question So I have this super nice stereo in my car and I actually enjoy listening to it. I also like silence as well, but I havent figured out how to shut the radio off. I can mute it, but every time I turn on the car, the radio comes back on and starts...
  20. Bluetooth delay and maybe replacing stereo?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I recently bought a 2013 Mazda3 Hatchback Grand Touring. I really like it but the bluetooth and AUX give me a delay on audio. While not the end of the world, it is driving me nuts. Also, my TomTom Nav system isn't working, sticks on the first loading screen. Stopped at the Mazda dealer in town...
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