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  1. Weird ticking noise ontop of engine and weird exhaust smell

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    I was driving home tonight from work and when i got home i noticed a weird ticking noise coming fron the engine bay seems situated on the top right side of the engine looking in from the front, i took a audio recording, and i nnoticed a strange smell coming from the exhaust that i could smell in...
  2. Weird issue with my infotainment

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I've being having a weird issue for some time now with my infotainment blocking/ignoring calls. whenever I'm in my car my phone basically goes straight to voicemail. It's like my car is sending all calls straight to voicemail. If I turn my Bluetooth off on my phone, calls come through. I've...
  3. Weird suspension issue

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    The car-. 2018 Mazda 3 with about 3 thousand miles on it. Backround- this is my wife's car, it gets driven on some of the worst roads PA has to offer (rt30). I don't drive it every day and I'm hyper attuned to feelings of vibration from the floorboards and steering wheel from driving...
  4. 2014 Mazda 3 WEIRD Rear Brake Noise

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Please watch this video. I'm experiencing the exact same problem.. It is coming from the passenger rear side. The noise comes on when I step on the brake and that screeching/scratch noise stays for a few minutes, sometimes longer. After the noise goes away, if I use the brake again, the...
  5. Weird noise when car is cold

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    Hello, Car is a 2008 Mazda 3i, 5MT, all stock. About 143k miles now. I bought it when it had about 100k miles on it. It's my "idgaf car" so I'm not trying to spend a lot of money keeping it going. I don't know how to describe this, and it only happens once when the car first starts moving when...
  6. Weird sound need help!

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    2013 Mazda 3i Sport (FWD obviously) 80k-ish miles I’ve had a noise coming from my front passenger side tire area since I had my tire replaced in November. It’s gotten increasingly louder. I’ve taken it to the shop where I bought all my tires (all except the new one are a little over a year old)...
  7. Weird clutch feeling when letting off

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    My clutch has started to become chattery on my foot when release around 1k rpm. Had the clutch replaced last year because of improper installation. When I give gas and release around 1.5-2k it doesn't chatter or shake the car.
  8. Weird starting problems, please help!!!

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    I will do my best to explain this problem I am having. Once every few days my vehicle will not start correctly. All cold starts are fine. Let me make it clear that it only happens if the vehicle is already warmed up, I go inside somewhere, and come back out to the vehicle about 15-30min later...
  9. Need Help with Mazda 3 weird issue!

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Hello! I own a 2010 Mazda 3 hatchback GT, i have had her for about 3 years it has just over 100,000. I have been having an issue since winter that is pretty weird and was wondering if anyone here could help me. So the issue is if i run the car for for less then about 5 min the car will start...
  10. WEIRD Turn signal needs horn pressed to work

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Audio & Electronics
    I have a 05 Mazda 3 hatch just bought and have some very weird electrical problems need some insight. First in order for my turn signals to blink I must press the horn and hold if I put the signal on it just stays light green no blinking when I hold the horn they work fine (oh and the horn does...
  11. Weird engine sound with lag.

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Hey! So I recently replaced my engine filter, after I did, the engine was making an unusual noise. After about a week of driving the car began to make the noise every time I accelerated and felt like it was struggling. I checked to see if I put the filter in upside down or if there was anything...
  12. Used '13 Mazda 3, help with weird breakout in pedal box?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    I bought this car used a few weeks back, about 40k on it at the time, and I just noticed this strange breakout in the pedal box that I can't find in the manual. Was my bad to not check there when I made the purchase, it appeared to have a clean CarFax and I guess I went way too easy on it...
  13. Weird low beam pattern Mazda 3 BL 2012

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hello everyone :smile2: , Is this pattern normal , you can notice this elliptic black spot , tried many different halogen bulbs with same result :| Thanks in advance :wink2:
  14. 2016 Mazda 3 weird crunching when shifting from 1st to 2nd

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi. I know there were many discussions about theese kind of things, I've searched the forums but I didn't find any solution. My problem is that sometimes when shifting from first to second there's a very annoying crunchy, metal on metal feeling. It is something similar to what you feel, when...
  15. Weird Automatic Shifting

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hey, it's me again with the 2014 Mazda 3 2.0 A/T. So the car only has 10k miles total but I've noticed that sometimes the car doesn't shift how I would imagine it to shift considering its age. Basically, between what I imagine is 2nd-3rd gear (20-30mph) it doesn't seem like it's accelerating...
  16. Weird sound

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    Not sure what it could be Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  17. 3 i Touring - weird film on guage

    Interior / Exterior
    I can't get this stuff to come off. I've tried Windex, Scrubbing Bubbles, Goo Gone, and elbow grease. With each of those products the stuff disappeared for 30 seconds and came back the same. It doesn't feel like anything to the touch. I'm thinking maybe it's defective plastic? If that's even a...
  18. Incorrect AC Airflow mode, weird behavior?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Mazda 3 2015, weird air conditioning behavior. When I set airflow mode to dashboard only I get air blowing from dashboard + floor. When I set airflow mode to dashboard + floor I get air blowing from dashboard only. Any idea what would be the problem? Sorry if this sounds so vague but I'm...
  19. 2010 MZ3 weird vibration at 2250 RPM

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    Hey folks , did any of you noticed to have some strange vibes in the car at certain RPM ? Check my video and how the camera shakes at 2250 RPM (I've rest the phone behind the steering wheel), as soon as it passes that spot I can't feel it anymore . Any idea ? Engine mount pass. side is good...
  20. 2013 Oil Change and now it sounds weird

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    So I took my Mazda 3 to get an oil change yesterday and now it sounds like I have a damn glass pack for a muffler. Okay, maybe its not that bad but it definitely sounds different.. It seems to only happen when I step on the gas. I'm wondering what the problem could be? As I read online people...