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  1. Clunking noise while reversing and wheel turned

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi all. Anyone have experience when your wheel is turned and performing a reverse, you hear a clunking noise similar to a worn axel. I’m only hearing these noise while reversing. I do hear a loud squeak when the front nose dip down during breaking , unsure if this is related. Help, dealership...
  2. Installed "cheap" LEDs and they turned out great

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I decided to pull the trigger on some LED low beams from amazon.ca and gotta say i am quite happy. they were only 50$ so i wasnt expecting the most from them. I only bought low beams in case they werent great. i do intend to buy the hi beams and fogs now because they look good. Here is a video...
  3. Heat Blower Slows When Brights Turned On

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Hello, I think there is something wrong with my 2016 Mazda3. I was wondering if anyone else has experienced the same issue. If I have the blower on high and heat you can hear the blower temporarily slow down if I flip on the bright head lights. Is the alternator not providing enough power...
  4. Noise When Engine Turned Off?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I hear a short whirring noise lasting about 1 second from the centre of the dashboard when I push the Power Off button to turn off the engine. What is this? Perhaps the steering lock engaging?
  5. Passenger window and sunroof don't work after power is turned off

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hello , I have a 2016 Mazda 3 and the power windows are supposed to work for forty seconds after you turn off ignition but only the drivers side window will work and not passenger side or sunroof. What could be issue with this?
  6. A/C light comes on when heat turned up

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    This particular phenomenon has been occurring during the last couple of days only and I'm unable to pinpoint what caused it. 2007 Mazda 3s Hatch When I have the fan on to blow air in the cabin and the A/C button and light is off, when I turn the heat knob towards heat, the A/C light comes on...
  7. Engine turned off while stopped

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Hey everyone. I have a 2014 sGT 6speed auto, and today it randomly shut off while I was waiting at a red light. Since I had my music blasting, I didn't even realize that the engine had shut off until the light turned green. I pressed the gas pedal only to see that the RPM was chilling at 0. No...
  8. Grill Chromes turned matte black?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hi everyone! I was just wondering if anyone has dipped matte black your grill chromes, or if you have a pic to share, if its a meteor gray Mazda will be best, as I can't decide whether to paint it or not. Thanks in advance
  9. Buzzzzzing Sound After Ignition Turned Off...

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I hear it every time.....After turning the car off, I hear an electrical buzzing sound coming from the car. It lasts for about 30 seconds. I don't hear it when I am still in the car, but I can hear it clearly when out of the car. My car is only a week old and I was wondering if this normal...
  10. Lurker turned Mazda3 owner

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Howdy! I have been lurking around these forums for a little while, researching exactly which model of MZ3 I wanted to buy. I appreciate all the good insight I picked up on these forms and I'm happy to say that I'm the proud new owner of a 2014 iT MZ3. Stock aside from fog lights. Picked it up...
  11. Window feature that got turned off??

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    So I had got the car and I was able to roll down the driver side window automatically just by clicking the button all the way down. (Sorry if its not the best description) But anyway today when installing my SRI I had the - on the battery disconnected and once I was finished I went to turn my...
  12. Lurker turned member, 2010 Speed 3

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Hey folks, I've been browsing these forums for a while now, finally decided to register and start contributing to the community. I recently bought a used Speed 3, Celestial Blue (beluga whale) with the Tech package. Going from my last, very basic 4-cylinder commuter car this thing is an...
  13. Lurker turned member

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Wanted to say Hello. I've had a 2010 Mazda 3 5-door for a little over a year now and I love it. Whenever I've had questions about my Mazda Google pointed me here, so needless to say I've gotten a fair amount of information from the forums. I wanted to say thanks and in order to do that I...
  14. Cruise control turns off when lights are turned on!

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 News & Discussion
    My cruise control works fine when the parking lights or the head lights are turned off, but as soon as you turn the lights switch to either the parking lights or the head lights, the "green" cruise control light turns "amber", and the cruise contro disengages. If the lights are already on, the...
  15. Stock Rims turned to Chrome?

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Wheels and Tires
    Hey guys... i was wondering if you all would thing it'd be worth it to have stock wheels powdercoated in a chrome finish or exchanged for ones in chrome? I know RX-8 rims have been done before, kinda like this: I want aftermarket rims but was thinking maybe I should keep my stockers and make...