Archive for the ‘Mazda service’ Category

When should I get my tires rotated?

Monday, February 4th, 2019
close up of tire tread

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…)

3 ways to maintain a Mazda at 50,000 miles

Thursday, May 25th, 2017
How to take care of your Mazda at 50000 miles

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…)

How often do I need to change the oil in my Mazda3?

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017
2017 Mazda3 oil change schedule

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…)

Vehicle service coupons near Dayton OH

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017
Vehicle service coupons in Dayton OH

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…)

Top 5 ways you can help keep your Mazda engine protected

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016
How to keep your Mazda engine protected

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.

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When should you buy a new car or repair the one you drive

Monday, February 8th, 2016
Should You Repair Your Car or Buy a New Car

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…)

Why are my Mazda warning lights on?

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015
Why are my Mazda warning lights on

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…)

Tips on how to get the most miles out of your car

Friday, November 8th, 2013
Miles on your car

Every car can make it to 100,000 miles if you learn how to take care of it.

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.


Why is My Check Engine Light On?

Tuesday, June 4th, 2013
What does the service engine soon light mean

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…)

Use Genuine Mazda Parts for your next auto repair in Dayton, OH

Monday, February 25th, 2013

Auto Repair in Dayton, OH

Auto Repair in Dayton, OH at Matt Castrucci Mazda

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.