Mazda Car Maintenance Schedule

December 19th, 2018 by

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If you own a Mazda in Troy and have questions about your car maintenance service, rely on the Cooley Mazda service center. Explore our Mazda maintenance guide to find out the best way to care for your vehicle in the area.

Mazda Car Maintenance Schedule 1

If you usually drive your vehicle in normal road conditions around Albany, you can follow the Maintenance Schedule 1 for basic car maintenance. Below is the car maintenance checklist for Schedule 1:

Every year: Rotate tires

Every year/7,500 miles

  • Replace engine oil and filter
  • Inspect disc brakes
  • Inspect emergency flat tire repair kit

Every 2 years/15,000 miles

  • Inspect fuel lines and hoses
  • Inspect brake lines, hoses, and connections
  • Inspect steering operation and linkages
  • Inspect front and rear suspension, ball joints, and wheel bearing axial play
  • Inspect driveshaft dust boots
  • Tighten bolts and nuts on chassis and body
  • Replace cabin air filter

Every 3 years/22,500 miles: Replace air filter, inspect drive belts

Every 4 years/30,000 miles: Inspect hoses and tubes for emission

Every 5 years/37,500 miles: Inspect exhaust system and heat shields

Every 40,000 miles with SKYACTIV-G 2.5 T: Replace spark plugs

Every 75,000 miles without SKYACTIV-G 2.5 T: Replace spark plugs

10 years/120,000 miles: Replace engine coolant, then replace every 5 years/60,000 miles

Mazda Car Maintenance Schedule 2

Maintenance Schedule 2 is designed for vehicles that frequently operate under severe driving conditions which can cause more strain on vehicle components and require them to be replaced sooner and inspected more frequently. Contact your local Mazda dealer to ask about your specific car or driving conditions. Severe driving conditions can be categorized as:

  • Repeated short-distance driving
  • Driving in dusty conditions
  • Driving with extended use of brakes
  • Driving in areas where salt or other corrosive materials are used
  • Driving on rough or muddy roads
  • Extended periods of idling or low-speed operation
  • Driving for long periods in cold temperatures or extremely humid climates
  • Driving in extremely hot conditions
  • Driving in mountainous conditions continually

Every 5,000 miles: Rotate tires

Every .5 years/5,000 miles

  • Inspect engine coolant level
  • Inspect function of all lights
  • Inspect brake and clutch fluid level
  • Inspect disc brakes
  • Inspect tire inflation pressure and tire wear
  • Lubricate all locks and hinges
  • Inspect washer fluid level

Every .5 years/5,000 miles OR 1 year/7,500 miles: Replace engine oil and filter

Every year: Inspect emergency flat tire repair kit

Every 1.5 years/15,000 miles: 

  • Inspect fuel lines and hoses
  • Inspect brake lines, hoses, and connections
  • Inspect steering operation and linkages
  • Inspect front and rear suspension, ball joints, and wheel bearing axial play
  • Inspect driveshaft dust boots
  • Tighten bolts and nuts on chassis and body

Every 2 years/20,000 miles: Inspect drive belts

Every 2 years/25,000 miles: Replace cabin air filter

Every 3 years/30,000 miles: Replace air filter, inspect hoses and tubes for emission

Every 3.5 years/35,000 miles: Inspect exhaust system and heat shields

Every 40,000 miles with SKYACTIV-G 2.5 T: Replace spark plugs

Every 75,000 miles without SKYACTIV-G 2.5 T: Replace spark plugs

10 years/120,000 miles: Replace engine coolant, then replace every 5 years/60,000 miles

Get More Car Maintenance Tips in Rensselaer

If you want to check out more maintenance tips to keep your car running smoothly on Latham roads, find out how often to rotate your tires, learn about the Mazda3 gas mileage, compare the Mazda3 vs. Mazda6, visit our tire store, and more. Before your next service appointment, check out our service specials to get a great deal! And if you find your vehicle beyond repair, or it’s simply time for a change, check out our Mazda3 lease deals to help you save on your next model.

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