Archive for the ‘Mazda Service’ Category

Why does my car squeal when I start it?

Monday, January 13th, 2020
close-up on front of engine and serpentine belt

How to Stop Your Car from Squealing on Start-Up

Turning on your car just to have it squeal loudly is as annoying as it is embarrassing. Everyone with in earshot will look around and want to know where such a distinct sound came from. Luckily, about 90% of the time there is a single, easily-fixable culprit.

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How to Open the Gas Cap in a Mazda?

Friday, November 15th, 2019
Pumping gas into a car

Opening the Gas Cap in your New Mazda

There’s a lot to learn when you buy a new vehicle. You’ve gotta know where the parking brake is, where the wiper controls are, how to navigate your navigation system. It’s easy to get overwhelmed with the many buttons and levers packed into new cars. And if you’re used to manually opening your gas cap, the fact that some vehicles lock their gas caps with a mechanism can catch you completely off-guard. Which usually happens some time between figuring out which side of the vehicle the gas cap is on and which type of fuel to put in.

Worry not! Here at Hall Mazda near Milwaukee, we’re Mazda experts. We’ll show you how to open the gas cap in a Mazda. (more…)

Are Mazda Miata parts cheap?

Saturday, November 9th, 2019
1990 MX-5 Miata

MX-5 Miata Miata Restoration Parts Program Expands to US

The Mazda MX-5 Miata holds the World Record for best-selling two-seat sports car. Realizing this opportunity, Mazda designed a program wherein Miata owners could buy legacy parts stretching the whole 30 years of production. So, back in 2017, Mazda started the MX-5 Miata Restoration Parts Program. Sounds great, right? There was only one teeny, tiny little catch. The program was only available in Japan. Until recently.

Now that the Restoration Parts Program is available stateside, are MAzda Miata parts cheap?
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Is recommended car maintenance a scam?

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019
Mechanic carrying a tire over his shoulder

Recommended Car Maintenance and Why You Need It

For those of us without mechanical know-how or aptitude, car problems are scary and tend to sneak up on us. Maybe you’re driving to work and your engine starts making clunking noises or your brakes have been squealing for awhile and now you can feel one of your wheels wobbling like crazy through the steering wheel. Here at Hall Mazda in Brookfield, WI, we want to make sure that your ride stays in the best condition possible, so we’re here to answer…

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Is Getting a Certified Pre-Owned Mazda a Good Deal?

Saturday, September 28th, 2019
2019 Mazda CX9 Certified Pre-Owned

Worried About Buying Certified Pre-Owned?

So you’ve decided on buying a Mazda, but maybe your budget is a little tight or perhaps you’d just like to save some money. You’ve done your research (or you looked at the stuff we did for you) and picked out the perfect model, however, you’re not quite sure what owning a certified pre-owned Mazda entails.

Let us walk you through it and help you make your purchase decision. (more…)

What size tire does my car need?

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019
A row of tires lined up on a white background. We can see through the hole of several of them, making it feel as by looking at this we're on the verge of dropping through the "portal" into some kind of tire-universe.

Finding Your Vehicle’s Tire Size

Buying new tires isn’t something we have to do all that often, so when the need does arise, it can be intimidating. One factor tire-buyers often encounter is size. Something they may have never thought about before is, “What size tires does my vehicle use?” “What tire size should a buy?” Ultimately, it comes down to, “What size tire does my car need?” (more…)

How to change the oil in your Mazda

Friday, April 26th, 2019
pouring oil into a car with a red funnel

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! (more…)

Signs it’s time to replace cabin air filter

Monday, April 22nd, 2019
putting a new air filter in a car

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! (more…)

Get your cruise control working again!

Monday, January 14th, 2019
person driving a car at sunset wearing a nice watch

Three reasons cruise control might not be working

Cruise control isn’t necessarily an essential feature, but it’s such a convenience that almost every vehicle has it today. If it stops working, you’re likely going to experience a lot of frustration because maintaining the same speed on the road for long periods at a time takes more concentration than you might think. Check out three reasons your cruise control feature might not be working here on our blog! (more…)

Why is my Mazda Vibrating?

Friday, October 19th, 2018
2019 Mazda CX-3 exterior side shot red paint job driving through a lit tunnel

Why is my Mazda vibrating?: Top causes of vehicle vibrations 

Even Mazda vehicles are susceptible to wear and tear that may lead to eventual auto problems. Some problems may lead to innocuous symptoms that are seemingly random, such as vibrations in your vehicle. If your vehicle is vibrating, you probably want to know why. Diagnosing a vehicle’s vibration may be tricky, as there is more than one cause. Here at Hall Mazda, we will assist you by listing the top causes of Mazda vehicle vibrations.  

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