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  1. 2012 Mazda3 Turns Off At Red Lights after $1200 in repairs do nothing

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Good evening all, To say the least, I am angry. I dont know much about cars FYI. What's happened so far: On Friday, January 4th, 2019 as I was leaving work, my 2012 Mazda3 was unable to turn on when I set the ignition. I got the hood opened, checked the battery -- it was good. Used a boost...
  2. Grinding Noise on Left Hand Turns

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Hey guys, I've got a 2015 2.0L with a 6 speed with about 60k miles and I have recently developed a problem. On left hand turns, there is a grinding sound that's pretty aggressive. It sounds like a dust shield when doing minor turns, but if I make a 90* left like getting onto an on-ramp, it gets...
  3. Parking light in headlamp turns on

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    This might the dumbest question here, but should my parking light inside the headlamp (amber) be turning on when press the brakes? I have a 14 I grand touring. Tried to search but nothing came out. Btw all the lights work.
  4. Hello from Cincinnati, as my '12 Mazda 3 turns 5

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    As my Mazda 3 Skyactive turns 5 years old in a month, I can't believe I just discovered this forum today. (I know, "Where have I been all your life, eh?) This is my second Mazda-- after driving a three year old '96 Millennium into the ground for 13 years, I had to get another Mazda. As I'm now...
  5. Why a light turns on and off in the start engine button

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Hi guys!!! why a light turns on and off in the start engine button this happens occasionally Thanks
  6. Clunk Clunk Clunk on right turns = no oil :-(

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    I was on my way to a wedding gig this morning and when making a right turn I started to hear a "clunk clunk clunk". Very odd. It didn't happen when I drove straight or turned left. So, i drove a little further and at the next right turn, the noise came back. I pulled over and took a peak...
  7. AC turns off by itself

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    I'm new to the group and 3 ownership. I've got an '04 3s hatchback with 110k miles. After the AC has run for 15-20 minutes it will turn off. The blower keeps working it it only blows vent air. Turning the blower off and back on fixes it for another few minutes. Does anyone else have this issue...
  8. Mirror Turns

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    I saw the other day while driving that someone had their turn signals on their sideview mirrors as steady side markers as well as well signals. I've searched the forum but have come up empty... or maybe just using the wrong terms. Has anyone attempted this? How-to? It's probably just as simple...
  9. Air Conditioner Turns Itself Off

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Engine and Performance
    I drive a 2010 Mazdaspeed 3 and my A/C was working fine one evening and the next day it did not. No incident to cause this to happen or unusual circumstance. When I turn on the A/C on the console and the light will sometimes turn on and the compressor may go on for a second but then the light...
  10. Driver's side heated seat turns on itself

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I tried to search if anybody has the same issue. My problem seems started during a harsh winter 1.5 month ago. I was turning for very short period (10 minuted max) a heated seat on, I have noticed that after turning a heat off a seat remained warm for a long time. I didn't pay much attention...
  11. Rattle when making right turns

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    After months of searching, I came across this post which helped me to solve the issue. The solution for me was to tighten the metal bar that the front passenger door latches on to. It seems tight at first, but when I initially pulled on it to see if it was tight, it made a creaking sound. After...
  12. Lights flicker, power steering cuts out, radio turns off help

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    It seemed to happen while slowing down or breaking. The headlights would flicker, the power steering would turn off and the radio would cut off. I pulled over and popped the hood and all the connections looked good. I turned the car off and waited a couple minutes and turned the car back on...
  13. Clicking noise from rear left during hard/moderate left turns

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Noticed this today and it did it twice during my drive. Any ideas what it could be?
  14. LED turns stop working after a while

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    I've found that with 2 different sets of LED turns, specifically the front ones, that one will turn off after 10-20 minutes. I thought it was a faulty bulb, but when I upgraded to switchbacks, I've noticed the same thing. Specifically, my front drivers side one will shut off after a while...
  15. Grinding noise when AC turns on

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    I have a few questions for you all. When I turn my AC on after the car has been sitting for a while, I occasionally get this really loud grinding sound that last for a couple seconds. This can't be normal. Has anyone experienced this? Also, when I do have the AC on, the engine performance...
  16. Battery light randomly turns on.

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    I've had my 3 since last August and have never had this problem. Over the last couple days I kept randomly seeing a red flash coming from my cluster. This morning was quite a bit cooler than it has been for about 2 weeks. I hit my brakes for a stoplight and my battery light came on for about 3...
  17. 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...
  18. Help! car starts, idle, and turns off

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 News & Discussion
    I have no idea what the problem to this is. My ms3 was running fine yesterday.. I recently installed HKS BOV which I am not sure if it have anything to do with it. It ran perfectly for the past week with the BOV. Today I tried cranking my ignition and the car starts vroom goes to about 2k rpm...