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  1. Technical Information, FAQ's, How-To's
    Hi all. I changed the front rotors a few weeks/couple hundred miles ago and starting yesterday there is a metal rattling coming only from the drivers side wheel.You can kind of feel it but it's mostly just sound that you can hear both inside the car and outside. It only occurs when pushing the...
  2. Maintenance and Care
    Hi, my son's 2015 Mazda 3 Grand Touring hatchback was stored outside in California (Palo Alto so not severe temp swings) for the last 18 months and he just had it shipped back east. It only has about 20,000 miles on it. The battery was dead and he had it towed to the local Mazda dealer. Here's...
  3. Powertrain 2004-2009 Mazda3
    Hello everyone. Thanks for any help you can give me. I have a 2008 mazda 3 5 speed manual transmission. I just put a new clutch kit in. After everything was done I was not able to shift into 1st and 2nd gear. 3rd, 4th, 5th, and reverse where fine. So I disconnected the shift linkage and tried...
  4. Mazda News
    Please can someone help me about color of window control switch wires, because the colors puted wrong, please someone help me , mazda 3 2009
  5. Mazda3 (Axela)
    Hello i have a 2010 mazda 3 s 2.5 6 speed mt, and i noticed that in 1st and 2nd gear around 4000 to 5000k rpms there is a rattling or knocking noise coming from the front end of my car. if i slowly creep through first and second the noise doesn’t happen, but when i pull in those gears the noise...
  6. Suspension / Brakes
    Hello, New to this forum, so forgive me if my post sounds dumb, or if there's a thread discussion already out there for this issue that I missed. My son is a new owner of a 2010 Mazda3 GS sedan, he's had it for about 3 months now. It needs both the left and right front lower control arms...
  7. Suspension / Brakes
    So this has a couple components to it - Issue #1: About a month ago, I was engaging in a hard stop, felt the ABS pulse kick in, then the pedal went straight to the floor and I had zero brakes for a minute or two. Repeated pumping eventually brought pressure back, but this has happend 2 or 3...
  8. Modifications
    I want my 2013 Mazda3 to sound like the Mazdas in these videos; link1 | link2 | link3 What's the most affordable way I can do this? I'll be taking it to an exhaust shop because I don't trust myself to get the job done correctly...I was planning on having them do a resonator delete but I've seen...
  9. Mazda3 (Axela)
    So I left my lights on, and the battery drained, I started my car and couldn't use any windows, I managed to find a Reset Procedure for every window except the driver's seat window, is there any simple way to fix this?
  10. Mazda3 (Axela)
    Hello. I'm a proud owner of a Mazda 3 (2006) sedan, but unfortunately the rust has taken over and I need to replace the right front door shell. I looked for donors nearby and only found a Mazda3 hatchback (2005) in the same colour. Are the front doors of these two models compatible or shouId I...
  11. Stock Issues
    Hi All, I bought a brand new Mazda 3 evolve autiin Dec 2020. I got a weird problem. My car cuts AC for few seconds when i accelerate car(normal accelerate). Ac works fine while car not moving, or speed is constant, but as soon as i do a minor acceleration it cuts ac for few seconds and blows...
  12. Mazda3 (Axela)
    How's it going everyone? I have a 2019 Mazda 3 AWD HB that I am absolutely in love with. However, I messed up the front bumper a few months ago and tore up the undercarriage cover very badly. I'm having a harder time than I thought looking for a body/mechanic shop that can walk me through what...
  13. Mazda3 (Axela)
    Hello, new owner here. Just bought this for my son and need a bit of advice. I've been through the Noob threads and see there's lots of good info there. I have two 2002 BMW E46's I work on a lot so not unfamiliar with working on cars, just Mazdas! Anyway, car has 123,000 miles and is in very...
  14. Powertrain 2014+ Mazda3
    So I bought a cold air intake from protuninglab, installed it and then get a check engine light. I noticed a decrease in power but as I drove on it, it would subtly get better. I next reset my ECU by unplugging my negative terminal for a bit and tried the break pressing too. I noticed a much...
  15. MazdaSpeed3 Brakes and Suspension
    Hello So I just installed d2 racing coilovers for my Mazda 3 2008 sedan. I went for a test drive and every time I brake I hear a noise. somewhat like a rubbing metal to metal something like that. The breaking sound is heard more when im breaking and coming up to a stop. when I went to check I...
  16. Mazda News
    I’m in desperate need of a driver’s side fender already painted black for a 2016 Mazda3. I can find them NOT painted easily, so I was hoping I could find some forums where people are parting them out. Any help is appreciated!
  17. 2004-2009 Electronics Discussion
    I recently bought a 2005 Mazda 3 I sport Sedan, and so far I absolutely love it, but it does have one draw back. As I drive it I have a very annoying chime that sounds for about 3 seconds straight then turns off and then about 45 seconds to an minute later, it chimes again, I have no indication...
  18. Australia
    Hi, I have a 2018 Mazda3 2.0 auto Hatchback since new. I am not sure what happening with my car. so, I am curious anyone has the same issues? Odometer: 35000km. 1.not smooth while accelerating. 2. blind spot monitor showed off icon on dashboard when I turning right or left(only happened...
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