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  1. Removing upper lift-gate trim (hatchback)

    2019+ Mazda 3 How-To Guides
    Anyone here successfully removed and reinstalled the upper lift gate trim on the 2019 Hatch? I managed to pop the clips on the left and right sides, but there's something holding on in the center that wasn't popping with normal force. I gave up just in case I broke something. With the way the...
  2. Upper Console Technology Package Rattling Noises

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi, I'm asking for your help, as perhaps somebody has encountered the same problem as the one I've been having. I have a 2016 Mazda 3 with the i-ACTIVESENSE package and lowered springs, now for the last 3 month I started noticing a very small rattling noise coming fro the upper console...
  3. Replacing upper and lower control arms, lateral link, and trailing arm link

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Suspension & Handling
    Hey folks, I'm new here but have used lots of the info on here for the past couple of years. I was wondering if it was too diffucult to replace the REAR DRIVER upper and lower control arms, trailing link, and and lateral link? I've done minor work on my 3 and others but nothing this...
  4. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 OEM Upper Control Camber Arms

    Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    Selling a set of OEM Left/Right Rear Upper Control Camber Arms for $50 +shipping. Removed from my 2012 mazda 3 at approx. 5000 miles.
  5. 2010 MS3: Rapid Upper Strut Mount Wear

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Suspension & Handling
    Hi Guys, I have a 2010 Mazdaspeed3 with 70k miles and I have replaced both upper strut mounts and it is starting to sound like they will need to be replaced again soon after only 20k miles. There is nothing abnormal when I remove them except the rubber bushing inside the metal perch is worn. I...
  6. Upper Strut Mount Advice

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Hi all, I lowered my car last year on H&R springs without replacing the struts. i live in an are where there is constant road work and hellish potholes so recently my upper strut mount has been making pops and clanks whenever i go over any sort of rough terrain. I am nervous because i get...
  7. 12v ACC upper tie in by mirror on SGT w/ Tech Package

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I am hoping to hardwire my radar detector up to the right on my SGT with tech package and was curious if anyone has info on finding the 12v ACC wire and a good way of gaining access? Thanks!
  8. Whiteline Control Arm Bushing, Upper Outer Mazda 3 Most Models

    Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    Brand new in package. Was never installed because my camber arms replaced the requirement for this part. Brand new, $70 retail, Selling for $60 shipped. Whiteline W63322 Control arm - upper outer bushing Fits: MAZDA MAZDA 3 BK (AXELA)(1/04-9/09) MAZDA MAZDA 3 BK MPS...
  9. How do you remove the upper MPG/climate info trim?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Long story short the dealership scratched it when (what I assume) they were prepping the car. Its pretty minor but it bugs me every time I drive with the sun behind me. I'm contemplating just carbon fiber wraping the entire upper portion. To be clear, I'm talking about the upper trim on the...
  10. Can't Remove Passenger Upper Control Arm

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    I guess I just have to keep at it. :sad 1: I am having issues removing the bolt for the rear passenger upper control arm. On the Skyactiv there is a bolt that goes inward (like a stopper) located behind the small silver circle on the shield. My bolt for the control arm is loose, but the...
  11. Coilovers w/o upper mounts??

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Got a dumb question and figured you all might judge me less than the coilover company would.. Thinking about going against the forum favorite here and getting ST Suspensions coilovers. I cant find anywhere where it mentions how they mount up. No pillowball mounts or camber plates and so on idk...
  12. Squeaks: upper brake light

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Just to document an issue, with answer found! 2010 3s HB Had a squeak after a visit to a local car wash. Almost every little bump or even going over in the road reflectors, there would be an annoying somewhat high pitched squeak coming from the back. I had suspected seats, seatbacks...
  13. Mazda 3 with matching painted upper "smile"

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    It appears the Malaysians have a slightly different-looking 3, some may say better looking as the smile doesn't look quite as pronounced. Mazda 3 - Year 2010 | Life as Malaysian - Events, Food, Gadgets and Places Almost looks like it has paddle shifters too...