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What are the Mazda Maintenance Schedules?

Knowing your Mazda maintenance schedule is crucial to properly care for your vehicle. If you’re not sure what the schedule is for your specific model is, you can check your owner’s manual or reach out to the service center at University Mazda. Also, keep in mind that with each Mazda model, the maintenance schedule will differ depending on whether you set the “Oil Change” maintenance monitor to “Flexible” or “Fixed.” What this does is change the frequency at which you need to check certain elements. To stay on top of your Mazda maintenance and get your Mazda the care it requires, let’s take a brief look at the maintenance schedules for some common Mazda models.

Mazda3 Maintenance Schedule

Normal Driving Conditions

  • Every Year: Inspect your disc brakes.
  • Every Two Years: Inspect fuel lines/hoses, brake lines, hoses, and connections, steering operation, front and rear suspension, driveshaft dust boost, and tighten bolts and nuts and chassis and body.
  • Every Three Years: Inspect the drive belts.
  • Every Four Years: Inspect the hoses and tubes for emission and exhaust system and heat shields.
  • On a “Flexible” oil change monitor setting: Replace oil when the wrench indicator is ON. At this time, you should also replace the air filter and cabin air filter. Max interval is 12 months / 10,000 miles.
  • On a “Fixed” oil change monitor setting: Replace the oil every 6 months, replace the air filter at 30 months and the cabin air filter every two years.
  • Replace engine coolant at 120,000 miles / 10 years or 60,000 miles / 4 years .depending on coolant type. After the first replacement, change at 60,000 miles / 5 years and 60,000 miles / 4 years, respectively.
  • Replace spark plugs at 75,000 miles and rotate tires at 5,000 miles.

Mazda6 Maintenance Schedule

Normal Driving Conditions

  • Follow the Mazda3 schedule for yearly, bi-yearly, and three-year maintenance needs.
  • Every Four Years: Inspect hoses and tubes for emission.
  • Every Five Years: Inspect the exhaust system and heat shields.
  • Replace air filter every three years.
  • Replace engine oil and filter when wrench indicator light is ON. Max interval is 12 months / 7,500 miles.
  • Replace engine coolant at 120,000 miles / 10 years and at 60,000 miles / 5 years after the first replacement.
  • Replace cabin air filter every two years.
  • Replace spark plugs with SKYACTIV®-G 2.5 every 75,000 miles, and every 40,000 miles with SKYACTIV®-G 2.5T.
  • Rotate tires every 7,500 miles.
  • Inspect emergency flat tire repair kit annually if installed.
  • If submerged in water, replace rear differential and transfer oil annually.
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Mazda CX-5 Maintenance Schedule

Normal Driving Conditions

  • Follow the Mazda6 schedule, with few variations.
  • Replace spark plugs with SKYACTIV®-G 2.5T every 40,000 miles and every 75,000 miles on anything other than SKYACTIV®-G 2.5T.

Schedule Mazda Maintenance at University Mazda

Whether you’re interested in learning more about your Mazda model’s maintenance schedule, learn about tire rotations, what happens if you don’t change your oil, or you’re in need of a check engine light diagnosis, we at University Mazda can help. Visit our service department today, or contact our team in the meantime with any questions about our services, models, or even to compare the Mazda CX-3 vs. Subaru Crosstrek.

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Oil Change & Inspection

– Replace engine oil & filter
– Check fluid levels
– Multi-point vehicle inspection
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4-Wheel Alignment Special
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Poorly aligned wheels wear out tires prematurely and reduce gas mileage. Service includes:
· Inspect/adjust caster, camber and toe-in as applicable
· Inspect suspension and steering linkage
· Check tire wear
· Check tire pressure, adjust as necessary
· Computerized alignment
· Road test

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Lifetime Tire Rotations

Performance starts from the ground up.
When you buy a set of 4 new tires from
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Front or Rear Brake Special
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Timing Belt Replacement Special
4 Cylinder Price
10% Off
6 Cylinder Price
10% Off

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A broken timing belt can cause your engine to simply stop running. Refer to your owner’s manual for recommended replacement intervals. Service includes:
· Replace timing belt
· Set timing and engine idle speed
· Inspect water pump and drive belts
· Inspect cam and crank shaft seals

Plus applicable taxes. Valid only at University Mazda. Cannot be used with any other applicable offer. Mazda vehicles only. Some vehicles may be slightly higher. Hazardous waste fee and shop supplies fee if applicable. Please present coupon at time of write-up. No cash value. Coupon expires 09/30/2020

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