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    2013 CX-5 after market stereo, not happy with install depth...

    So I am 100% happy with my choice to get the Sony XAV-AX100 but I am not happy with the aftermarket installing kit for the Mazdas. I don't really think you have a choice but my screen is so sunken in the dash its not even funny. I can hardly use the volume knob because of its sunken design. I...
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    2013 CX-5, Headunit PN KD35-66-DV0A

    I am selling my used Headunit from my CX-5. there are no known issues with the unit and it was removed as I installed an aftermarket head unit to get Android Auto in the car. I am asking for $200 CDN as new units are worth $1300 its not a bad deal :) Price is negotiable though I am located in...
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    Selling My Head Unit KD35-66-DV0A

    So I finally upgraded my head unit to my Sony one that gives me Android Auto. I was looking to see if anyone was interested in purchasing my old head unit that came factory with my Mazda 2013 base model KD35-66-DV0A. If anyone is interested please PM me. 100% working and no issues and no...
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    USB port in Center Elbow Rest

    I just purchased a Sony XAV-AX100 and want to use the existing USB port that is in the center console where you put your elbow on for my phone and Android Auto. Does anyone know how to get this to work with an aftermarket stereo?
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    Sony XAV-AX100 and CX-5 Mic

    Hey guys and gals. I just bought a Sony XAV-AX100 that I am going to install on my 2013 CX-5 that has the Bluetooth stereo installed. I wanted to know from anyone else if there is a way that I can get to from the Audio wiring harness the mic that is already built into the CX-5? It would have to...
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    Resolution of Display

    I have the 2013 CX-5 with the tech package and I was curious the resolution of the display on it?
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    Mirror my Google Pixel to OEM headunit!

    So I am about to undertake an awesome project. I want to mirror my Google Pixel phone to my CX-5 OEM head unit. I am really tecky but might need some help planning this project out. What I want to do is have a cable in my center arm rest. I get into my car, open the arm rest, plug in my phone...
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    BlackBerry Z10 ProClip Mount in 2013 Mazda CX-5

    I just thought I would share with everyone the weekend project of installing a ProClip mount for my CX-5. Sorry that it is a link to my site but I dont want to double post the article and have to keep 2 places maintained...
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    Wiring Harness for Trailer instalation

    I was looking at installing my own trailer hitch which seems very simple according to this thread (link) but I was curious how hard the wiring harness would be. I called up my local dealership to ask and they were more then friendly to share the install instructions. He just warned me that their...
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    2 Second Delay when streaming via Bluetooth

    Does anyone else notice a delay when streaming video or audio from your device via Bluetooth to the stock head unit in the 2013 CX-5? I notice when video is playing the audio is 2 seconds behind the video playing on my BlackBerry Z10. I also have this same result on my PlayBook and my BlackBerry...
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    Difference between the 2013 and 2014 CX-5?

    Did a quick Search but looking if there were any changes between the 2013 CX-5 and 2014? Did Mazda just stick a new year sticker on it or did they change anything?
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    2013 Anti-perforation limited warranty supplement

    So I opened my mail box yesterday to find an envelop from Mazda Canada. In it was a letter from the president of Mazda Canada telling me that Mazda is extending the Anti-perforation warranty from 60 months (5 years) to 96 month (8 years) at first I was like "this is awesome a 8 year warranty...
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    OEM trunk liner for $84 CDN

    I went in yesterday to my dealer to see if I could sneak in an oil change with no appointment. They didn't have room so I decided to talk to the parts guy and see what upgrades I could buy. One of the things I wanted to buy at the beginning was the rubber back liner for the trunk. When I asked...
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    High revs the other day when starting the engine

    I have had my Manual CX-5 for about a week and a half now and normally when I start the engine my tac shows about 1500 RPM for about 10-15 seconds then idles down to about 500 RPM. The other day after I started the engine went to the normal 1500 RPM then 3 seconds later jumped to 3000 for about...
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    Bluetooth Streaming and BlackBerry

    Does anyone else use a BlackBerry device with the Bluetooth streaming? It seems to work excellent for the phone but when streaming audio it seems to go crazy, I have noticed the following problems: Two songs play at the same time The song that shows on the screen is not actually the song...
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    Stereo Wiring Diagram/Pin Outs and Stereo Removal Instructions for the CX-5

    Wiring Diagram/Pin Outs and Stereo Removal for Base Stereo (Not Bose) I have tried to update existing posts with this information but I also wanted to start a thread so people can find it when searching, maybe an moderator can pin this thread? Attached are the Removal instructions for the...
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    Change the key in the key fob

    So I am a minimalist, the less on me the better. I love the new key fob with the key built in. One thing I was thinking though was changing that key to my home key so that I only need to carry the fob. I am trying to figure out a way to get my house key inside this thing. I know there is a small...
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    Turn off voice prompts?

    Does anyone know how to turn off those annoying voice prompts when you hit talk on the steering wheel. I just want to be able to press the button and have it beep. The options are all on the screen I don't want to hear her talk to me for 30 seconds before I can make a call. I have called and...
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    Adding Sub to factory system

    Well yesterday I picked up my CX-5 and man am I impressed. One thing I would like to do is put my 12" sub into this vehicle. I currently have all the old wiring and stuff from my old car, I talked to my local audio shop and they said that I would have to tap into my left and right using a box (i...