Archive for the ‘Mazda service’ Category
Tire care is a big part of any car owner’s life. Your tires are more vulnerable than most other parts of your car, so you should do everything you can to take care of them. Standard tire care consists of rotations, alignments, balances, and routinely checking PSI levels. Continue reading to learn more about tire care here at Matt Castrucci Mazda. (more…)
Keeping up with your vehicle’s regularly scheduled maintenance is vitally important to the health of your car, and many people overlook the maintenance needed when your vehicle hits 50,000 miles. We want to help keep your Mazda running smoothly for years down the road, so we’re giving you some tips and tricks on how to maintain your car when it hits that 50k mile mark. (more…)
Life was easy when most vehicles followed a standard oil change schedule of every 3 months or 3,000 miles. But with advancing technology, many vehicles can now go longer in between regular oil changes. This ultimately saves drivers money, which is worth the hassle of finding out exactly how often your vehicle needs to have its oil changed. Our team here at Matt Castrucci Mazda wants to make finding information about your vehicle as easy as possible, so if you’re wondering how often your Mazda Mazda3 needs its oil changed, read on! (more…)
We know how stressful it can be when your car is in need of unexpected repairs or scheduled maintenance. You have to find time to bring the vehicle in, and sometimes repairs can be costly. We never want you to feel overwhelmed or stressed out here at Matt Castrucci Mazda, so we’re currently offering a variety of vehicle service coupons available for use until February 4, 2017! (more…)
5 Ways to Protect Your Mazda Engine
The automobile has been one of the greatest inventions in history and it just keeps getting better and more high-tech with every passing year. There is one thing that most vehicles have in common and that is the need of an engine. No matter how advanced engines have become over the last few years, they still need to be protected with regular maintenance. Even a Mazda SKYACTIV engine needs to be proactively protected. The following tips will show you 5 ways to protect your Mazda engine. Stay on top of them and you’ll be driving your new Mazda for a long time.
Should You Repair Your Car or Buy a New Car
There will come a time when the vehicle you’re driving now may let you down and end up on the side of the road during a future drive. Is it worth spending the money to fix whatever the problem may be? It depends on what’s wrong with it and on many other variables. When should you repair your car or buy a new car? All of these questions will be answered here and now. The following information will help you decide whether your car is worth fixing or if you should cut ties with it and buy a new vehicle. (more…)
List of Mazda Warning Lights Explained
When you’re out during your new Mazda there is only one thing that can bring down the mood and that is seeing a Mazda warning light come on. When dashboard warning lights come on it always scares us a little because many of us aren’t quite sure why it even came on in the first place. There are a lot of warning lights on the dashboard of Mazda so it’s difficult to know them all and figure out what they actually mean. How many times have you asked yourself “why are my Mazda warning lights on?” The following list of Mazda warning lights will explain what they are, what they mean and offer you some comfort by knowing exactly what is happening with your new or used Mazda. Print off this page and keep it in your car for a quick reference the next time you need to check the meaning of a Mazda warning light. (more…)
Get the Most Miles Out of Your Car
We are living in an age where cars can finally drive well over 100,000 miles if we take care of them. The average age of cars on the road is now over ten years and many of these cars will last much longer. When we buy a new car we forget how long we will hang on to it as our preferred mode of transportation. The cost of new cars makes us want to keep our car as long as we can because not many of us can afford to buy a new car every couple of years. How do we get the most miles out of your car without costing us a fortune? These tips from Matt Castrucci Mazda will help your car go for many more miles than you ever thought possible.
You hop in your car and buckle up, turn on your radio, get yourself settled in and hit the road. As you are driving down the road to your destination you notice that one of the worse lights on your dash just came on, the check engine light. Why is my check engine light on? What does this mean? It could mean a lot of things but try not to worry about it too much because it could be something very simple and inexpensive. (more…)
Auto Repair in Dayton, OH
The next time you need auto repair in Dayton, OH come down to the professionals at Matt Castrucci Mazda. Every new Mazda will eventually need some form of auto repair in Dayton, OHand when that time comes you can trust the service technicians at Matt Castrucci Mazda for all of your auto repair needs. For unsurpassed quality, finish, fit, safety and warranty coverage remember to specify that you want genuine Mazda parts when you get your next auto repair in Dayton, OH.
Aftermarket car parts can be extremely different than the original. In order to keep costs down they are usually built to a lower standard. Companies that build aftermarket parts don’t have access to the specs of the original factory parts so the fit can be very different. The original warranty of a vehicle may not be valid if you use aftermarket parts that contribute too, or are the cause of the damage to original parts.