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Replacing A Flat Tire

It's very important that you have a spare tire in your vehicle so that if you encounter a flat tire, you can change it out. You need to be sure to keep a jack and a tool to take off the bolts that hold the tire on. When the flat tire happens, you need a safe place to pull over. Then, take out the jack, bolt remover, and spare. Make sure to put your flashers on.

You need to jack the car up high enough to take the flat tire off and put the spare on. Then get the…
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Could Your Vehicle's Gaskets Be Leaking?

Vehicle maintenance is a part of ownership. If you want your car to be powerful and efficient, you need to make sure everything is working correctly. That means checking your vehicle regularly for signs of leaks. Vehicles can leak for a lot of different reasons, but one of the main causes is a gasket problem. Gaskets are pieces of metal or rubber that seal the area between different sections or parts of the car and keep the liquids where they belong.

If your gaskets are old, damaged, or simply worn down, they can allow fluids and gases to leak through…
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Alternator Awareness

The alternator is one of the most important parts under the hood of your car. It’s responsible for keeping the battery charged. It also provides power to all the systems on the car that run on electricity. With all the technology that’s standard on most new cars, that’s a huge job.

We can check your alternator whenever you come by Santa Maria Mazda for a tune-up, but the good news is that there isn’t much maintenance to be done on an alternator. If you hear a loud screeching sound coming from under the hood, the belt…
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Back Up Cameras and Advanced Technology

Having a backup camera in your vehicle is very innovative and effective in keeping everyone safe. However, there are other developments that are in place to increase the safety of your vehicle. Even beyond the backup camera, you will be able to see more around your vehicle and keep yourself safe from crashes.

New vehicles are coming out with 360-degree view cameras. They are an improvement on the backup camera. However, the backup camera also makes it so that you can see everything you need and avoid any vehicles or objects while you are either parking or driving in reverse…

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New CX-9 Highlights Mazda's Commitment to Premium Design Elements

It does not take an automotive expert to recognize the premium design features of the Mazda CX-9. This popular 3-row SUV boasts an abundance of styling offerings that make it stand out from the crowd on the streets of Santa Maria.

Choices abound with the Mazda CX-9. You can customize your vehicle to your exact specifications with a variety of exterior color choices, including the bold Soul Red Crystal Metallic, the soothing Deep Cyrstal Blue Mica, or the clean Snowflake White Pearl Mica. Choose from interior materials such as functional black cloth or the striking sand leather.
 

 

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A Few Things You Need to Know About Battery Replacement


Your battery is the ready source of electricity that your car uses for various operations. Routine battery service can prolong its life, but at some point, you will need to replace it. Here are a few things to know about battery replacement.

Before you decide to replace the battery, check its voltage. You may find that a simple recharge will get it up and running again. Also, check the water level in the cells. If it's low, top off with distilled water. It may give you more life out of your old battery.

If you do need to replace…
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The Mazda3 Is Well Designed Inside And Out

The Mazda3 is a compact sedan that is capable of seating five passengers in a comfortable manner. This sedan has an aesthetically pleasing exterior design. Inside the vehicle, you will find that it has important technology features that drivers today demand. Inside and out, the Mazda3 has an impressive design.

One thing that you will notice about the Mazda3 when you drive one is that it has a quiet interior. The engineers at Mazda designed this vehicle so that the interior is shielded from outside noises that distract from an enjoyable driving experience. 

 

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The Mazda MX-5 Miata RF Is Fun And Safe To Drive


The Mazda MX-5 Miata RF is a revolutionary roadster. This car has a hard top with a fastback design. You can retract the hard top, and the fastback stays in place. This sporty car looks great and handles great. It is designed with important safety features.

One of the many safety features that you will find on the Mazda MX-5 Miata RF is an adaptive front lighting system. The headlights on the Mazda MX-5 Miata RF are designed to turn up to 15 degrees when you are going around a corner. This allows you to see the road better so…
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2019 Mazda CX-9 Combines Style & Functionality

When people look at the new Mazda CX-9 at Santa Maria Mazda, they're usually impressed with the overall streamlined look of the car. It's the stylish interior, however, that really surprises people. Mazda's engineers are taught that there's no such thing as a minor detail, and it shows.

Supple Nappa leather, molded aluminum and polished rosewood make for one of their most luxurious interiors yet. They didn't forget about functionality, however. Each of these materials was selected because it can help to dampen noise and make for an overall smoother drive.

 

 

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The Mazda6 Keeps Your Connected to the Modern World

If you want to stay connected to the modern world while driving through Santa Maria, the Mazda6 has technology features that will make it possible. This popular midsize sedan will take you places as you use these technological advancements to make your journey as stress-free as possible.

When you check out one of the vehicles that we have for sale here at Santa Maria Mazda, one of the first things that you’ll notice is the 8-inch full-color touch screen display that’s inside the Mazda6. This screen can be used to program radio stations and other features to give…
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