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  1. Weird ticking noise ontop of engine and weird exhaust smell

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    I was driving home tonight from work and when i got home i noticed a weird ticking noise coming fron the engine bay seems situated on the top right side of the engine looking in from the front, i took a audio recording, and i nnoticed a strange smell coming from the exhaust that i could smell in...
  2. 05 Mazda 3 Ticking Sound

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    Hello all, Ryan here Ticking Sound coming from engine bay: Happens only when the fan is on, the engine is running and the air flow direction control switch is past noon. I tried running the fan with the engine off and it is smooth and no sounds so, not a leaf in the fan or anything like that...
  3. Ticking noise around 2.5-3k

    2007-2009 Mazdaspeed3 Discussion
    Hey everyone I have a 2008 Mazda 3 Grand touring 5 speed manual. Whenever I press on the accelerator to maintain speed, not to accelerate, I get this consistent ticking noise from about 2.5-3k rpms. If I can figure out how, I’ll post a video of it happening. Any ideas what it could be? The oil...
  4. Need help locating the noise, please...

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi guys and girls I need your help locating the source of the noise please. Ive a 2015 Mazda 3 Sport GT hatchback since 2014 with a couple minor mods on it, and this morning I noticed a continuously ticking noise coming from the area between the windshield and the dashboard in front of me...
  5. Ticking sound when cold on my 2017 Mazda 3...

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    So my 3 has about 3800 miles on it and I just got it back from the dealer who did the first oil change and state inspection. Anyways I noticed when I went to start the car up cold the next day and also today that from underneath the hood there was a ticking sound. It didn't sound like a motor...
  6. 2016 sT - Ticking noise from center console

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I have a 2016 sTouring with 8800 miles on it, bought last May. It has the well-documented occasional ticking noise from the lower right front passenger footwell although I haven't heard it much through the winter. A few days ago I started to hear what I thought was that same ticking noise...
  7. 2011 2.0L engine ticking 77k miles. valve? worry?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    I have a ticking happening. It's typically not loud, sometimes when it's cold it's very apparent however. I can hear and even feel the tick if I'm on a hill and starting from stop at very low RPM. Is this something I should've have fixed? Is it something to worry about? Thanks for any answers...
  8. Ticking noise after rear brake job (46k)

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Hey all, Just did my rear pads and rotors for my 13 skyactiv hatch and now I'm noticing that "card in the bike spokes" sound coming from the rear. Sound increases in speed as the wheel rotates. My guess is bearings. Is it safe to assume that I'm in need of new bearings, already?? Or, did...
  9. Ticking sound from vent when starting car

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Appearance & Interior
    There is a loud ticking/clacking noise coming from the AC vent when starting the car. It will keep clicking at about 2 ticks per second for about a minute or two and then stop. It will then repeat when you turn the knob to direct air out of the windshield vent and then stop after about a minute...
  10. Ticking Sound in the Engine

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Hello All, 2014 Mazda GT Sport, Automatic Sorry for reposting this, but I will be going to a dealership soon and I really really need your thoughts on this :nerd: When the car is at parking or doing reverse the engine has a knocking or like clock ticking sound (TICK TICK TICK TICK....) and...
  11. I might have solved the dreaded passenger dash ticking sound

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Recalls / TSB / SSB
    The new revised tsb that was posted a few days ago didn't do anything for me, it actually made the ticking worse lol I brought it to the dealer after seeing that post and I was so disappointed that it didn't help and actually made it tick even more constantly :( So the past couple of days I've...
  12. New TSB Issued on August 1, 2014 for Ticking Noise

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Recalls / TSB / SSB
    Revised TSB Issued on August 1, 2014 for Ticking Noise (Applies to all 2014 Mazda3's) Attached is a revised TSB for the ticking noise. It now applies to all 2014 Mazda3 models.
  13. exhaust ticking noise

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Not sure if this is the right place to ask this but whenever I turn off my car after driving it always makes a ticking noise from what I think is the exhuast. It sounds like rocks are moving around in it for a while then it stops. Is this normal?
  14. TSB for ticking noise in passenger dash

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Recalls / TSB / SSB
    here is the procedure if you dont want to take it to the dealer or if your dealer cant find the TSB
  15. Ticking Exhaust

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 News & Discussion
    Hey everyone, was driving around today and noticed a ticking noise when i got home. Doesnt sound great, would greatly appreciate any input as im going on a 3000mile road trip in the speed tomorrow. ugh. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=clNgd6HOqSU It kind of sounds like a creaking exhaust bolt...
  16. Ticking or cracking noise?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hey, I've been experiencing an excessive amount of noise, like a tick or crack, from the passenger side where the door and pillar meet. It just started like a week ago and has been driving me nuts. It's not really loud but its definitely noticeable. The best way I can describe it is like if...
  17. Ticking sound when turning on the FAN

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Engine and Performance
    Hi I have a Mazda3 2011. Car is still very new and I baby it alot. I just went to buy some food and turned on the fan and then there's this ticking sound coming out from the middle left fan on the dashboard. Is it possible that a leave or a rock got stuck inside? The sound only comes on when I...
  18. 2010 Mazda3, engine vibrating and ticking sound in cabin

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    Hi all, I've noticed that there is a cyclical ticking sound coming from the engine at idle when my 2010 Mazda3 2.0 is fully warmed up. It doesn't seem to be affecting performance, but it is definitely an audible ticking that I hear best when I am in the car at a red light. I opened up the hood...
  19. Cold star = loud ticking?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    It's been pretty cold here in Jersey for the last couple days. I'd get out to my car and start it as always and there would be a loud ticking sound. Its very noticeable even in the inside with the doors/windows closed. I'm gonna go on a limb and say it's just the valves ticking away but it's...
  20. AC/ Heater fan ticking. location?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Hey all, been a while since I posted in here. It has been almost one year since I bought the 3 and have loved every minute of it! I just recently developed this ticking noise in the fan. It has happened to all my other cars as well. Usually a leaf or one of those stupid helicopter seeds off...
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