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  1. Headlight Trouble

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hello all, I recently bought 55W 5000K OEM White Xenon HID headlight bulbs with the Ballasts. I installed them in my car and got a result of my right headlight having a yellow tint to it and my left headlight having the color that I ordered. At first, I thought it was a possibility to have a...
  2. Trouble deciding between 17x7 tire sizes

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    So I have been looking at some different wheel configurations to swap out the stock 16"s on my sedan igt. I probably won't be making any purchases anytime soon but its never too early to start looking! I've decided that these Konig Illusion rims would look pretty sweet against the snowflake...
  3. More trouble with advanced keyless entry

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I've seen that some other folks have had trouble with this. Here's the problem I'm encountering. - Yesterday morning, go out to the car, and the fob seems to be dead. The car doesn't respond to its proximity when I push the door-handle button, and the unlock button on the fob itself does...
  4. trouble updates radio connects

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    regards is my first time, I did not know about this forun I have a Mazda 3 2014 great tourin, I see that there are updates for the audio system and I have been carried away by the posts of you and treated, but my radio when I'm doing the updated in the touch screen does not let me put the 99 to...
  5. Trouble updating maps (SD card error)

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Ciao from Italy. I'm trying to update the maps on my SD car (M3 MY 2017), but when I launch Mazda toolbox and insert the SD card I get the message you can see in the image. Of course I double checked the write-lock system of the SD, and even tried in both positions. Of course I had launched...
  6. 2004 mazda 3 trouble starting

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    I bought this car with under 90 thousand miles on it. Great running car, only problem is that I have the hardest time starting the car. All of the lights work and it's registering a key with the red car with a key in it light on the dash. But the key does not turn over at all, like it's jammed...
  7. Trouble With License Plate

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    So I'm having a problem here. I got a new plate recently and needed to take the old one off. Right screw came out fine but the left one would not budge. I tried different drivers until the notches were stripped. Next I tried vice grips until the head came off:| I'm really not sure what to do at...
  8. I'm having trouble starting my car??!

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    I started my car to go to work, everything is going good. Then I stopped off to put air in my tire, started my car again and it just wouldn't start :surprise: .I kept trying 6-7 times then it finally started so i was a bit relieved. :| Now today I dropped my mom off at work car started great...
  9. Trouble backing up Nav SD card

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hey- I'm trying to copy my Nav SD card over to a new Class 10 card and I'm having trouble. Can anybody tell me what I need to do in Mazda Toolbox to get this done? Thanks.
  10. CS Liscense plate Relocation kit trouble

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    So I bought the relocation kit, everything installed fine except for the bumper plugs anybody who bought these have a hard time installing the plugs? Or am I not trying hard enough? If so are there any tricks that could help me fit them?
  11. New member with trouble codes

    2004-2009 Mazda 3 Performance & Mods
    P0128 sticking around after fix Hey guys I'm a 2007 Mazda3 Hatchback owner looking for some help with a trouble code. Hope you guys can solve my problem. I had codes P0126 and P0128 pop up. I like to do work myself to save money so I did my research and after diagnosing the problem, I realized...
  12. Trouble with bluetooth audio - help needed!

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi - new Mazda 3 owner here, as of about 24 hours - picked up my i GT (soul red) yesterday. I paired up my Samsung Galaxy S4 right away, and had no trouble with making calls etc. - it's working great. But I can't do anything with bluetooth audio at all. The bluetooth settings show both phone and...
  13. having trouble locating drain plug oil 2.5

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Can anyone help me out, am I blind??. I can't seem to find the plug. I am by no means a mechanic so please be patient with me lol.
  14. Got sub in, but having trouble connecting to battery

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Howdy all, I got my sub installed this weekend, but am having a little trouble connecting power to the battery. For now I'm connecting right to the battery, and from there using the bulky transparent fuse-holder-thing that came with the amplifier kit. There are a couple problems with this...
  15. anyone else having hud trouble?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Seems like 1 out of 8 sttlarts my Hud isn't coming up. Its done it 4-5 time now but infrequently... I see the motor move it a bit and then it stops. I'm assuming the dealer will swap this but.I'm worried its an invasive job and could create rattles in the dash. Anyone else experience this?
  16. HID conversion. Trouble removing OEM bulbs.

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Yeah... so i removed the fender well plugs and mud guard bolts, I can't really get in there to give the locking feature a good press to disengage the bulb. Any tips for removing the bulb? I'm having enough trouble getting to it to take it out, I'm worried about putting the HIDs in. Trying not...
  17. Trouble recieving texts?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Alright, so I've been having this issue the ENTIRE time I've had my 3. Only reason I haven't hacked the infotainment is because I've been so upset with it that as soon as I find some time I'd really like to make a big fuss about this to Mazda. Between this and the sudden lack of Connected...
  18. Trouble changing between audio sources?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hey all, new to Mazda and to these forums. Both have been great thus far! To my questions: I've been experiencing some issues when transitioning between Bluetooth, Pandora, and USB audio sources. Specifically, if I start using Pandora (first launching app on iPhone 5s, then in car), then later...
  19. Trouble getting into 4th gear after start

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Got a new '14 iGT hatch with manual this weekend. I've noticed a pattern where when I start driving my car, the very first time I try shifting into 4th gear, it doesn't slip in cleanly. There's some resistance which requires a little extra force, or maybe waiting a second for the RPMs to drop...
  20. Trouble with my OEM HID headlight

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    The afs light is blinking in my car and the the driverside headlight stopped working I hit the afs button and the light turned back on but the afs light kept blinking. The headlights are the same ones I bought the car with. So everything is stock. I would appreciate if someone can let me know...