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  1. Another First Time Mazda Owner

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Hello all, I've already made several posts but finally catching up with the newb intro. We purchased a 2019 Mazda 3 sedan last week and love it. The car is my wife's and she wanted something small and sporty after driving SUV's until our daughter went off to college. We test drove a new Accord...
  2. Hello everyone! First time Mazda owner here!

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Hello everyone! I just recently bought my first car. It’s a 2005 Mazda3 Hatchback SP 2.4L 4cyl. There is so much I’d like to do so I thought joining a forum would help a lot down the road.
  3. Hey Y'all! First time post...

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Well everyone I am here because this is my first time to purchase a Mazda. We currently have a Honda Odyssey and a Tesla Model 3. Anyway my teen wants a red Mazda 3 so I am going to buy her one today and figured I would join just in case I need support. Anyway we have scouted out the car and...
  4. First time owner....

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    Just bought (stole) a new 2018 Mazda3 Touring .... having a ton of fun!
  5. First time Mazda owner

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    Hi all, I just picked up this last week: 2011 Mazda 3 i Touring. (There was not one 2.5L in my budget in my area) I love this car, it's such a jump from my 2009 Elantra LE I had before. It's already fun to drive, but I figure why stop there? I'm hoping to do a little modding, and turn it...
  6. Clock time incorrect, despite GPS sync

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    This morning was very cold, so I went out to warm up the car and let it run. I started the car and accidentally let out the clutch while in gear. No big deal: the e-brake was on, and it just stalled the car. However, I noticed that, as a result, my clock had reset itself to 12:00 (?). I went...
  7. Driver side vents blow hot all the time 2013 skyactiv

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv How-To Guides
    Hi- 1st post ! So driver side vents blow hot all the time regardless of fresh or recirculate...with A/C on still blows hot on drivers side, cold on passenger side. My guess is actuator or linkage. I see a piece of plastic linkage just hanging like it needs a place to connect, but am unable to...
  8. Long time Mazda owner

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    Hello everyone, long time mazda owner here but first time Mazda 3. I have owned a 2002 Protege 5, 2010 Mazda 5, 2015 Mazda 6 which I just traded in for a 2018 Mazda 3 GT. We also own a 2019 CX-9 GT. Wanted to join up to see what everyone has done to their cars to make them unique. I look...
  9. Time for a 4th gen subforum

    Community Help
    Can you create the 4th gen Mazda 3 subforum? Threads of the 2019+ are going to start getting mixed in older gen subforums. Thank you!
  10. 1st time Mazda owner - '18 3GT

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    Hello all, I just took delivery of an '18 3 GT with Premium Package. All I can say is what a fun fun car to drive. I've never owned a Mazda before and almost didn't even consider one, until a colleague recommended Mazda to me. Well during my research, I had test driven an 19 Jetta, a 18...
  11. 1st Time posting, long time MS3 driver

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    Just wanna greet you all Good Day/Afternoon?Evening! My 2009 MS3 for the first time this evening failed me, to bring me to my destination. Engine trouble. No power accelerating and car is vibrating, it feel like engine's gonna die. Had to exit freeway and look for car shop nearby. She has...
  12. Long time lurker ..

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    Just picked up my third mazda3 sport gt today... So much love for this car... probably not going to get much sleep tonight. In fact, I didn't sleep much leading up to today.. this is going to be a fun weekend
  13. First time register, long time lurker ...

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    G'day .. i had a 2004 Sport GT, kept that car for 10 years and loved it ... missed it over the course of a few years and watched the 3 evolve. after taking my wife's 15 GS Sedan for a rip i knew my next vehicle would be a 3 .. fast forward to now, having owned a few vehicles in the meantime, my...
  14. Hey everyone. Long time Mazda owner. First time poster

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    What's up! Just joined. My first Mazda was a brand new 2004 Mazda 3 in winning blue. Then I moved into a 2009 CX-7 (which I loved, but unfortunately had problems with...). After that, I moved out of the CX-7 into a 2016 CX-5 GT in red. Also, got my wife a 2014 Mazda 3s in white, and we both...
  15. First Time for Everything!

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    Hi! I bought my 2017 M3 Sport brand-spankin-new almost a year ago...and it's still living up to the "dream car" expectations I had for it! ❤️❤️ It's the first big thing I've ever bought for myself ALL BY MYSELF!! No cosigner. No Daddy. No "Buy Here, Pay Here" POS loan this time! Woohoo! This...
  16. A single clang every time

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Hi all. Every day when I unlock the car for the first time in the morning or when it's been sitting parked for a prolonged period of time, I always hear a single light 'clang' from the passenger side rear wheel. It's like someone lightly tapped on a metal part with a hammer. This happened when I...
  17. First time possible owner - Fair price of car?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Coming away from a totaled Honda and have decided its replacement will be a Mazda3 hatch. I've always liked these cars and will finally get my own. I've found one that looks/sounds good, but I'm curious as to the asking price. I can give more details, but it's a '15 i Grand Touring 6sp blue...
  18. Second time around

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    Just a quick into to the group. I just had to part ways with my 2007 5 sport that I had since new. After 188k (mostly) trouble free miles, it was time for a new, to me, ride. I now am a proud owner of a 2016 3 sGT manual. It is amazing how far along cars have progressed over this time. I...
  19. After more than 20 years it was time for a new car!

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    Hey everyone. I just bought a 2015 Mazda 3 s Touring last week. This is my second car ever. I drove my first and previous car for more than 20 years! I was really sad to get rid of the car that got me through my youth, but after nearly 300k miles it was time. :crying2: What a difference...
  20. First time mazda owner

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    newbie to Forum and to Mazda. Looking forward to getting lots of information