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  1. Useless USB ports - how to run a clean USB cable?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    So I'm finding the front USB inputs on my 2017 Mazda 3 GS (Canada) are totally useless for charging. I've read about how they barely output anything to charge the device and is more for connecting to the infotainment system. That's fine, I will use a 12v car charger... my question is, does...
  2. usb ports are useless

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    charging current is only the minimum USB 2.0 spec of 500mA which is ancient... c'mon, this is an omission. The new Civic has a 1.5Amp port. My Nexus 6P charged only 10% in 1 hour using the port in my car which is ridiculous. Amphere app measured about 390 mA being supplied on a consistent...
  3. Oil dipstick useless?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    So I know this is minor but checking the oil on my 2010 2.5 S, cannot tell the level of the oil on the dipstick.. I can tell there's oil there, that its not black yet, but have no idea if its low, it just shows up as a mess on the ford-sourced dipstick... anyone else notice this?? Is there a...
  4. Useless fog light

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    I find the fog light of my s sport usless except for the aesthetic look. Can I adjust the beam of the fog light to flow higher? Has anyone removed the shield inside the housing? Will it blind others?
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