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  1. Should belt tensioner be covered under 100,000 mile total confidence warranty?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    I have a 2014 Mazda 3 with 60,000 miles, but it has a special 100K miles 10 year Total Confidence plan which says "virtually the entire vehicle is covered". Should a leaking drive belt tensioner be covered? The dealer says not.
  2. Mazda Added Protection for 2020 Mazda3 Sport Gt AWD

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    Hello all, I am about to pick up my new mazda3 and I need your help in deciding if the MAP offered my Mazda is worth it. The dealer is recommending one of the following for me: 6 years --> 120K for $2830.00 CDN or 7 years --> 160K for $3280.00 CDN. Has anyone of you purchased MAP and if yes is...
  3. ADD/HUD issues Mazda 3 2014

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi all I know this has been discussed in the message boards a couple of times but thought I'd reach out for some help. I've been having an ongoing issue where the ADD/HUD will raise/deploy but not all the way so I have to push it the last little bit. I read on the forum that it might be down...
  4. Extended Warranty

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    So we bought our Mazda 3 yesterday and did not buy the extended warranty. Can you point me to sources for discounted Mazda extended warranties? Thanks!
  5. What to have dealer check before warranty expires?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I'm approaching 36 months and 30K miles with my 2016 M3 Touring, 5-door, automatic. Does anyone have suggestions about what I should have the dealer check in addition to the normal 30K service before my warranty expires? The only thing I am aware of, and I expect this is not covered by the...
  6. Battery warranty

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    I have a 2015 Mazda3. In 2017, the battery was replaced under warranty. Now, the battery might be failing again. If it fails, would it be changed under warranty again? or because I'm past the original 3 years warranty, they won't warranty the replacement battery?
  7. maintenance, keeping the warranty conditions happy

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I have 2017 Mazda3 sport and I don't drive much (3000 miles a year!). AFAIK I need to follow some maintenance schedule that Mazda suggests in order to not hurt my warranty (and the car). The maza dealership wants me to come in every 4 months or 5000 miles whichever comes first which I think is...
  8. Extended warranty almost up....

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I swear this is going to be my last "new" post for a while... One big issue is I think my alternator is getting ready to go. I say this because I replaced the battery 3 weeks ago and everything seemed alright (old one died and replaced with biggest one I could). Right now if I am at idle and I...
  9. Dealer Official Parts Warranty

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    So while at the dealership to get an oil change I asked about getting the CP/AA retrofit. They said they would start making appointments for it on November 19th, but when I asked for what they would charge he said he did not know yet. I mentioned that online people where saying it was around...
  10. What to do about warranty issue?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    The infotainment system on my 2015 started randomly changing radio stations, bumping ipod tunes and even randomly calling people. The dealer replaced the CMU under warranty, but that didn't fix the problem, and the ipod no longer started without bumping to the second tune or saving the shuffle...
  11. 2014 Mazda 3 GT 2.5L PowerTrain Warranty

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Dear friends and experts, My 2014 Mazda3 GT has engine light on after 3.5 years which has passed the 3 years warranty. And it is within/under 5 years and 100,000KM. Went to dealer and they said there is Carbon built inside the PCV (Positive Crankcase Ventilation Valve) and Intake Manifold...
  12. Mazda3 2.0L Skyactive 120bhp remapping - warranty issues

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    so my mazda is now 2 months old , 2018 model , 2.0L giving out 120BHP. Dealership gives me 5 years warranty for this new car Its clear to me that the engine is undertuned from 165bhp - i can feel that this engine can give so much more- i can tell from the 210NM torque- same as the bmw i used to...
  13. 2016 Warranty almost expired

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Is there anything I should DO (or rather, have the dealer do) before the warranty on my 2016 Touring warranty runs out? Some hidden issue I should know about?
  14. Suspension and Warranty

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Hi, I’ve been going back and forth on lowering my 2016 I Touring for so long now, I’m on the verge of doing it. However, I have the Eibach Pro Kit Lowering Springs but know someone who is selling their Megan Coilovers for just a little more than what I paid for the springs. It also just so...
  15. Infotainment system update after warranty

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Recalls / TSB / SSB
    Will they still do free updates after the warranty is out? They never fixed the problems when I got the last 3 updates. I'm hoping the newest update will work better for me.
  16. HID install in new vehicle - voids warranty

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    So I picked up a 2017 Mazda 3 and it comes with halogen headlights. I asked the dealer about installing HID headlights, and they told me that if I were to install them anyway, I could void my warranty on the headlights, bulbs and wiring to the headlights. Furthermore, Mazda could blame any...
  17. Void my warranty?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Hey guys. I'm new to the forum. i have a 2016 Mazda 3 i Sport. basic car. 2.0 4 banger. ive been thinking about adding a CAI to my car to boost performance a little bit, but i read that it may or may not void my warranty. anyone have any input on this?
  18. Buy An Extended Warranty?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    New Mazda's come with a 3 year/36K bumper-to-bumper, 5 year/60K powertrain warranty. Worth it to get an extended warranty? Maybe yes... Maybe no... Depends primarily how lucky we are our "beyond warranty" major car repairs, and most of us are also just plain lousy in predicting the future...
  19. Steering wheel replacement (warranty)

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Today I had my steering wheel replaced. Before: After: And that's after ~15000-18000 km only. At first, dealer said that it's not a warranty issue, and importer declined the replacement. Then I sent an email to Mazda Europe and wrote a post on Facebook, tagging Mazda dealer, Mazda Japan...
  20. Warranty, so what?

    FAQ / How To Articles
    Warranty is what, 3/36. Just thinking here, I want to mod my car, intake, exhaust and tune, which will probably void warranty, but what will go wrong that it will matter. Cars today are made pretty well aren’t they? The probability of needing warranty work is pretty slim isin’t it? I cannot...