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  1. For those suffering wiper motor issues, here is the fix!

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Recalls / TSB / SSB
    Part 1: The Issue (2016 Mazda 3 / 55,000 miles) Hello, my name is Mark and this is actually my first post. Recently, I had an issue where my wiper motor kinda just gave out...or so I thought. As I am actually a mechanic I went ahead and got dirty, started checking the standard things related to...
  2. 2010 Wiper Blade Replacement

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hi, I'm trying to remove the front wiper blades on my 2010 Mazda 3. I watched a you tube video showing how to squeeze a "trigger" underneath the blade and then slide the blade down the arm to remove. my problem is that I squeeze the "trigger" but the blade does not slide down the arm. How can...
  3. Auto Headlights and Wipers

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I learned an interesting thing about my 2017 3 today and I now have questions. I had a rock crack my windsheild the other day and the installers informed me that I have a rain and light sensor on my windsheild. I have the base 3 without auto headlights and wipers, so this seemed odd to me...
  4. Automatic wipers come on when not raining

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    This problem is almost too specific to post, but I'm curious what might be going on. Other than this, they work great. However, once a week I play a poker game up in the mountains (I live in town next to the mountains). Going up there, sometimes it's dark, sometimes it is light, but the wipers...
  5. Automatic wipers come on when not raining

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    edit:posted to wrong forum, very sorry. Mods please delete.
  6. Auto Wipers Activate Headlights?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi guys, In NJ if your wipers are on, your headlights must be on. I have my wipers and headlights set to auto, but I notice when the wipers auto activate, the headlights won't come on unless it's dark. Is there a special setting to get the lights to come on with the wipers? Forgive me, I searched...
  7. Wiper Assembly Squeak When Using Wipers

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv How-To Guides
    Hi there, I have a 2014 Mazda 3 Hatchback with about 75k km on it. Besides going through two sets of rotors now (I am not an aggressive braker).. The windshield wiper assembly has a squeak every time the blades move and you can hear this from the interior cabin. I have sprayed white lithium...
  8. Problems with auto headlights and wipers

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Wondering if others have had problems with the auto setting on the headlights and wipers. One morning, I turned the car on, and the windshield wipers (on auto) kept going. It was humid that morning. Put them off and went on. This morning is dry, and they did the same thing with my wife. We...
  9. Auto headlights and auto wipers

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Audio & Electronics
    AdamRMToday 01:18 AM I have a 2007 Mazda 3s w/Touring package. I purchased the car about a week ago and noticed it had auto wipers and auto headlights. When I tried to use either of these features, they don't work. I went to the dealer and they said I have a new windshield and that the module...
  10. Rain Sensing Wipers

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I have noticed that the sensitivity control (the plus + minus - dial) for rain sensing wipers seems to have little to no effect on the wiper rate. This has been especially true in misty conditions. What has your experience been with this feature?
  11. windshield wipers park function, do we have it?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I own the m3 for a few weeks now and i noticed that the wipers just stop in the posion where they are when i turn the car off. I cant find anywhere if its broken or if we just dont have that function that the wipers park in the down position after turning the engine off. can someone pleasy...
  12. Windshield Wipers Position

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I did a search of the forums and didn't find an answer to this, hoping you guys can help. Does my passenger side wiper need to be adjusted? It seems to be sitting quite high on the windshield and I was wondering if everyone else's car was like this too. This is a 2015 Mazda 3 i Touring I...
  13. Washer pump not working for front

    Interior / Exterior
    Hi there. I have a 2008 Mazda GT. About a month ago I noticed the front washer fluid was not working. The rear still works. Odd thing is that I can hear the pump turn on for the rear, but when I try to spray the front windshield, there is nothing. The pump is not even engaging. I have checked...
  14. self install rain sensing wipers and auto headlights??

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv How-To Guides
    Hello, I have a 2014 3 iGT sedan. I was wondering if it's even possible to install/add-on the rain sensor for the wipers and the auto headlights (which I assume uses light sensor already built in for changing the display from night to day) Is this even possible? Anyone tried it? I'm...
  15. OEM wipers suck

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    So I bought my '15 SGT Nov 24 last year. After one month the wiper blades were streaking really bad. Brought it to a dealer and the reluctantly replaced the blades as it was only a month in use. Here I am three months later and the wipers are streaking badly again. I have always bought OEM...
  16. Windshield Wipers

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    I bought rain x latitude wipers and the driver side has about 80% contact. What wipers are you using?
  17. Wipers

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    So I have only had my car for three weeks now. I am not in need of wipers just yet. But I like to stock up on them when I buy a car so they are always at the ready. The Trico Exact Fit blades look identical to the OEM's. Does anyone know if they are the same wipers? Also has anyone installed a...
  18. Rain-sensing wipers too sensitive?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    My 2014 GS model has the rain-sensing wipers. It's extremely sensitive to any rain. If there is ANY water at all, even mist, the wipers run every second or faster. Turning the sensitivity up only makes it run more frequently. Is that normal for others? I'd prefer a manual intermittent feature...
  19. Problems with windshield visibilty and wipers?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Has anyone else had trouble finding a good set of wipers to work on the 3? My wife had to stop driving again today because it was simply too hard to see through due to the amount of rain requiring the wipers to be on high. I've driven the car a few times in the rain and have found it difficult...
  20. Wipers not Wiping all water.

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Did anyone observed that wipers are skipping lower left corner on the driver side? :turned:
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