Archive for the ‘Parts & Accessories’ Category

What kind of oil does my Mazda CX-5 need?

Tuesday, October 6th, 2020
mechanic pouring oil into funnel

Mazda CX-5 Oil Changing Information: Type, Filter, and More

Are you the DIY type of person that prefers to do your auto maintenance at home? Or maybe you just want to understand what the oil your mechanic puts in your CX-5 does? No matter the reason you want to know which oil to use, we can help.

Here’s the kind of oil and oil filter a Mazda CX-5 uses and where you can get your oil changed for cheap.

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Where to get new tires near Milwaukee?

Wednesday, February 19th, 2020
mechanic carrying a tire on shoulder

Get New Tires Cheap at Hall Mazda

We get it. New tires are expensive. A full set goes for hundreds of dollars. Even if you need new ones, you may not have those hundreds just laying around. There are mortgages, rent, student loans, groceries; you name it, chances are it has a hefty payment.

We here at Hall Mazda know that money can be tight. But we also know that good tires are one of the best things to keep you safe, especially during the harsh and unpredictable Midwestern winters. We want to help.

Here’s where you can get new tires near Milwaukee.

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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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Why does my car squeal when I start it?

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How does the Mazda Miata handle in the snow?

Saturday, December 21st, 2019
2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF driving in the city

Mazda MX-5 Miata Winter Driving Guide

The Miata is iconic. It’s famous for being one of the best handling sports cars ever, making it popular for driving enthusiasts and serious racers alike. However, the Miata is also famous for being only RWD, and, as many of us know, RWD vehicles are notoriously difficult to control in the snow. This makes for an interesting question: can a RWD sports car famous for handling tackle snow?

Let’s take a look. How does the Mazda Miata handle in the snow?

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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 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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