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  1. Driver side vents blow hot all the time 2013 skyactiv

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv How-To Guides
    Hi- 1st post ! So driver side vents blow hot all the time regardless of fresh or recirculate...with A/C on still blows hot on drivers side, cold on passenger side. My guess is actuator or linkage. I see a piece of plastic linkage just hanging like it needs a place to connect, but am unable to...
  2. Odd smell coming thru vents

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Last December I started to notice an occasional oily, gas smell coming thru the vents, only when the car has been idling for 30 mins and if I have just the heater going, no AC. It has happened a couple of times during the summer, but again only if it idled for 30 mins and the AC off. I have...
  3. Dayton RS-100-4 in A/C vents

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Audio & Electronics
    I have completed this installation today, I really like it, specially for the sound. Sent from my Moto G (4) using Tapatalk
  4. need help/tips to remove AC vents on a 2017 CX-5

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    anybody have any tips/links on how to remove the AC Vents in a 2017 CX-5??? looking to access the Infotainment unit. read some posts/watch video for the 3 series vehicles, gave it a shot with some plastic pry tools but no luck, dash/vents on the CX-5 are just different enough that none of...
  5. Mazda 3 2017 air vents whistle

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I have a European Mazda 3, purchased a bit more more than a month ago and I have a small issue with the central air vents. On the European models, the central vents have airflow adjustment dials and when I go over 100 kph (60 mph) with the dials set to a low output, the vents start to whistle...
  6. Open/Close Center Vents

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    So this is more informational than anything else folks. Yet another component of the car that I've researched, found, and played with. So as some of you may know, Mazda is a global company with models like the Mazda3 in MANY different countries. Each country may or may not have its own...
  7. Vents in the Hatchack

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi all, I noticed they are vents on both sides of my trunk.... Its not for AC I tried every single AC settings and nothing comes out of it... What are they for? It cant be speakers because its its narrow and long side whole trunk... I got excited thinking groceries in the trunk will be kept...
  8. Air Vents

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Does anyone know where i could buy air vents that look similar to these? I know the new cx-3 has air vents like those but it's not even in production yet.
  9. Removing rodent nests from the vents

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv How-To Guides
    I went on vacation for a week and came home to discover that mice have chewed up the firewall insulation and carried it into the air intake. The blower is humming and vibrating because it's packed full of mouse nest. I pulled the cabin air filter and removed as much as I could, then reached up...
  10. How to remove the front air conditioning vents

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv How-To Guides
    Is there a way to remove the front air conditioning vents under the radio. can I pop them off or something.
  11. dash vents

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    quick question. Is it normal for the driver and passenger (not the center) vents to blow air when the floor vent only is selected? I have the auto climate control system. Sent from AutoGuide.com Free App
  12. Can you upgrade middle vents to the one with open/close?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hi all Has anyone tried to upgrade the middle vents with open/close switches? I've seen them in pictures but don't know if it's a real part that you can replace. http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-6uHlGbQ_ViA/Ud9br0OvTpI/AAAAAAAAFlQ/Vq2FASGlyBU/s1600/2014-Mazda-3_Sedan_car-pictures-show-4.jpg
  13. hood vents.

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Appearance & Interior
    Does anyone know where to find these hood vents? I found 1 site and they wanted $1200 which is insane. They don't need to be carbonfiber (going to paint them black anyways.) would like to install a set on the hood of my 2010 speed. Change the looks alittle bit and add alittle more air flow.
  14. Bad smell comes from air vents...

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hi! I just changed the cabin air filter in my 2010 M3. I already sprayed it with a very expensive bacteria killer along with the Chemical Guys New Car Smell air freshner. Carpets, seats also cleaned, and sprayed with bacteria killer. Car even has got a Yankee Candle air freshner stick in the...
  15. Carbon fiber wrap radio & center vents

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    I had a sunday off so I hung out with Steelrain and he helped me out with this project. I wanted to CF wrap my radio and center vent since I have the lower center console done long time ago. It's a tedious project but results are well worth it. Steelrain disassemble the entire radio, all the...
  16. 2012 - Air ALWAYS Comes Out Floor Vents

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Even if I turn the knob to dash vents only (see pic), air still comes out the floor vents. And not just a little--the same amount as the dash vents, so the dash vent air is fairly weak, even on 4! Anyone else have this issue? 2012 Mazda3 i Touring w/SkyActiv Thanks, Tony
  17. Air vents noise

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    asked before in another thread but no one replied so I'll post 2 pictures here that might be helpful I had just one anoying noise coming specially when it's cold and there's vibration from the engine (low RPM - diesel engine) searched everywhere, dismantle some plastic trims and never thoguht...
  18. Plasti Dip Grill and Side Vents

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hey guys I'm wondering if I can plasti dip the grill and the side vents (Where the fog lights are supposed to be), I'm going to do the emblems today and I'm wondering if I should pick up another can to do the grille and the vents. whenever I wax the car some of it gets on the side vents and it's...
  19. On floor setting, air still comes through dash vents..

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    I have a 2012 Mazda 3i sedan with skyactive 2.0L and 6spd MTX. I just bought this car with 14k miles on it and love it! Anyway, can anyone else confirm they get a bit of air coming out of the dash vents when they have it set strictly to the floor setting? When I have mine on floor I get some...
  20. Dremeling front honeycomb on vents

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Im considering this but im not sure if dremmeling out the honey combs would be a good or bad thing. i dont see having these cool looking vent things that arent functional. but i dont know whats behind them and if id be doing more harm than good. if its a matter of debris possibly putting a black...
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