Mazda Summer Vehicle Maintenance Tips
Summer is officially here and that means that families will start planning their summer road trips and vacations. With gasoline prices as low as they are, drivers will be taking advantage by driving to their destination rather than flying. It’s hard to resist a great road trip and to help you get your car ready for the summer heat, Matt Castrucci Mazda is providing you with this list of Mazda summer vehicle maintenance tips. Even if you’re not planning on taking a long drive this summer, these maintenance procedures should still be performed if you want to get the most miles out of your new or used Mazda.
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Summer Maintenance Tips for Mazda Cars, Crossovers and SUVs
Check your tire pressure. This is something that many drivers don’t ever check and one of the easiest ways to get the most miles out of your tires and better fuel efficiency. An underinflated tire can cause your new or used Mazda to deliver decreased fuel efficiency.
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Get a Mazda oil change and filter. The summer heat can be tough on your new or used Mazda, so at the beginning of summer be sure to get the oil changed in your Mazda.
Check all your Mazda hoses and belts. Check for cracks, leaks and loose connections. If you spot any of these be sure to have them fixed before you start driving around this summer.
Check your Mazda brakes. Brakes are the single most important safety feature that your new or used Mazda offers so you’ll want to make sure they are working properly.
Check your Mazda radiator and coolant. When the summer heat hits your area, you’ll want to make sure that your Mazda’s radiator is working properly and that your Mazda’s coolant is filled up to the recommended levels to keep your engine from overheating.
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