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  1. 2005 mazda 3 2.3L hard shifthing and M mode not working

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    Hi everyone. I have an 06 mazda 3 with the following issues: 1.after about 10 to 15 minutes of driving the AT lights up. 2. I'm getting hard shifts on when going from 1st to 2nd and from 2 to 3rd ( the others barely) 3. Its revving more than normal to change gears(its just not shifting like...
  2. 2006 Mazda 3 AT (automatic transaxle) light

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    So I have a 2006 Mazda 3 S 2.3 Cylinder with 135K miles on it. I got it at 104K miles. A few days ago my dad did my oil change. I am certain he let out the oil (which is black/dark brown) and put new oil and a new filter on. After the oil change my AT light came on and it started shifting into...
  3. Transaxle Fluid: Can I Use Red Line MTL?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    I changed my oil at 5k, and asked the dealer parts department whether I could use Red Line MTL (searchable on Amazon by typing in "Red Line 50205 MTL 70W80 GL-4 Gear Oil"). I was far from inspired by their confidence levels. The response was not confidently affirmative. Is this a good...
  4. What is the Oil Change Interval for the 2.5 Manual Transaxle?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Can anyone tell me the oil change interval for the 2.5 manual transaxle - if so, where did you find this information? I've looked and looked, but so far not in the right place(s). The Maintenance Schedule doesn't have it. In the 2014 Workshop Manual I find only the 2.0 manual transaxle...
  5. 2011 Mazda 3 Sport automatic transaxle not getting released from "P"

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    Hi all, I have a 2011 Mazda 3 sport with automatic transaxle. Recently the gearstick is not getting released from "P" after depressing the brake pedal so I am not able to shift to any other gear unless I use the overwrite switch (I press it with a screwdriver so I can release the gearstick)...
  6. what's undernealth the auto transaxle shifter?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    does anybody know what's undernealth the auto shifter control console? i took the money out from my wallet to pay for my coffee at the drive thrur, a dime fell out & landed on the auto shifter control console and slipped through the rubber cover. Should i be worried that it's going to cause...