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  1. Have you switched to 215/45 17 or 215/40 18

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    How has it changed your car's handling? I've got a stock 2014 sport MZ 3i and I will be upgrading my wheel and tire package soon. I've got 205/60 16 Conti Pure Contacts on it now. My tire preference after a lot of research here and on TireRack (and other sites) for late spring/summer/early fall...
  2. Smell after aircondition switched off !

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I have issue when using aircondition ( no smell or oddor at all) and after i switch it off it start to smell.Only way to get rid of it is to turn fan on max and open windows , and its gone after 1-2 minutes. Mazda 3 2017, 2.0/120hp
  3. Just switched from my old Civic, to my new M3 iSport! Loving it!

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    I was shopping around for a new civic, and after a month i decided to test drive a mazda 3, and i bought it that same day. Proud owner of a 2015 Mazda 3 iSport! WOOHOO
  4. Where to tap in to a 12V ignition switched circuit?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv How-To Guides
    Afternoon, Can anyone tell me where I can easily tap in to a 12V ignition switched circuit? I've tried the foot well fuse box (as found on another thread here), but my (UK) model doesn't have a bolt securing the fuse box (the box has a plastic plug plugged into the chassis). Or alternatively...
  5. 2.0l Switched at birth?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Im wondering if Mazda accidentally shipped my car with the 2.0l by mistake. There's no point revving past 5k and it's just dead until you hit 3k, so there is a very small window for any action. First gear is just useless and there isn't enough torque to get out of the hole in second. The great...
  6. Need help finding switched 12V in S Touring overhead console

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv How-To Guides
    I'm trying to install a Gentex mirror with HomeLink. I've found several constant 12V sources, but cannot find a switched 12V source. Which means I can power the HomeLink but not the auto-dim feature at this point. Can anyone point me to a switched 12V source in that overhead console on a 2015...
  7. Center Console Power Adapter: Always-On to ACC Switched

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Picked my 2015 Mazda3 GT a couple of weeks ago, and I'm loving it except for one small thing. I'm use to the power adapter(s) in a car being ACC switched. Since I have the navigation option, the car only has one power adapter in the center console that is always on. For peace of mind, I want to...
  8. 2014 Switched Power Under the Hood

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Are any of the fuses in the engine compartment fuse box switched with engine or accessory power? I bought a fuse tap of the appropriate size, but I couldn't find a switched fuse when I was probing with my multimeter. I bought a set of led DRLs that need accessory power (for switching only, no...
  9. Anyone switched to Ford XT-M5-QS Full Synthetic Manual Transmission Fluid ?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Anyone 2014 M3 switched to Ford XT-M5-QS Full Synthetic Manual Transmission Fluid ? After 20,000 miles, mile 6 speed manual still has little bit of grind going to 2nd gear and going to 5th gear even after adjusting as shown on TSB. It seems that the Ford XT-M5-QS Full Synthetic Manual...