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How to change the oil in your Mazda

Car maintenance can get expensive after awhile. There’s so much to keep up with that you may end up spending almost as much on maintenance as you did on your vehicle when you first bought it! Luckily, there are a lot of maintenance services you can perform yourself. An oil change, one of the most frequent services your vehicle will need, is something that can be done in your own garage. Take a look at the video on our blog to learn how to change the oil in your Mazda! Read the rest of this entry >>

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Signs it’s time to replace cabin air filter

When to replace the air filter in your Mazda

Air filters serve an important purpose in your car. They clean the air that comes into the cabin and allow passengers to breathe fresh, clean air. Like all kinds of filters, though, eventually they’ll need to be replaced. With all the maintenance needed to keep your vehicle in tip-top shape, replacing air filters may not be at the top of your list of priorities. Don’t neglect that, though. Find out when you should replace the air filter in your Mazda! Read the rest of this entry >>

close-up of the steering wheel in the 2019 Mazda CX-5

How to use Mazda Radar Cruise Control in the Mazda CX-5

Driving in heavy traffic can be frustrating. Aside from taking longer to get where you need to go, the stop-and-go traffic can be an annoyance when you have to hit the brakes just to hit the gas a couple seconds later. Cruise control is a nice feature, but what’s even better is the Mazda Radar Cruise Control feature. It allows you to select a speed and then the vehicle will automatically slow down as needed and then speed back up when it’s safe to do so. Take a look at the video on our blog to learn how to use Mazda Radar Cruise Control in the Mazda CX-5! Read the rest of this entry >>

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Have you been ignoring your vehicle’s maintenance needs?

Vehicle maintenance items you shouldn’t ignore

Maintaining a vehicle takes a lot of work. After spending thousands on a new vehicle, it may be only a matter of time before you find various odds and ends that need tuning up. When you begin racking up a few miles, there will be a few maintenance needs that will show up. Take a look at a few of the vehicle maintenance items you may be neglecting that you really shouldn’t ignore. Read the rest of this entry >>

car up on a hoist in auto repair shop

Ball Joints Going Bad?

How to tell if a ball joint is going bad on your vehicle

We get it, you have a lot to look out for on your vehicle. Between the oil changes, transmission flushes, wheel alignments, and all the other maintenance needs your vehicle will need over its lifetime, it can be frustrating when another component goes bad. Ball joints are one of those things that usually don’t get much attention until they’ve already gone bad. Don’t wait til it goes bad though; learn how to tell if a ball joint is going bad on your vehicle! Read the rest of this entry >>