What Are the Mazda Maintenance Schedules?

December 8th, 2018 by

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If you want to extend the life and maximize the performance of your new Mazda vehicle, then keeping up with regular maintenance is essential. Discover how to stay on top of your Mazda maintenance today with the experts at Auffenberg Mazda. At our Mazda service center, our certified technicians can make sure your vehicle receives the care it requires. You can also reference your owner’s manual for a schedule of your vehicle’s maintenance needs. Let’s take a brief look at maintenance schedules for some common Mazda models.

Mazda3 Maintenance Schedule

The maintenance schedule for Mazda vehicle can vary depending on if you set your “Oil Change” maintenance monitor to “Flexible” or “Fixed.” Mazda vehicles come preset with the “Flexible” option and any change impacts how often you should check different elements of your vehicle.

Normal Driving Conditions

  • Every Year: Inspect your disc brakes
  • Every Two Years: Inspect the fuel lines/hoses, brake lines, hoses, connections, steering operation, front and rear suspension, and driveshaft dust boost. Tighten bolts, nuts, chassis, and body elements
  • Every Three Years: Inspect the drive belts
  • Every Four Years: Inspect the hoses and tubes of the exhaust and emission systems, as well as the heat shields
  • On a “Flexible” oil change monitor setting: When the wrench indicator is on it is time to change the oil and 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 first replacement, change at 60,000 miles / 5 years and 60,000 miles / 4 years, respectively.
  • Replace spark plugs at 75,000 miles
  • Rotate tires at 5,000 miles

Mazda6 Maintenance Schedule

Normal Driving Conditions

  • Follow the Mazda3 schedule, with the following changes
  • Every Four Years: Inspect tubes and hoses for emissions
  • Every Five Years: Inspect the heat shields and exhaust system
  • Replace air filter every three years
  • Replace engine oil and filter when the 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 as indicated by your owner’s manual (some engines need them changed more frequently than others)
  • 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

Mazda CX-5 Maintenance Schedule

Normal Driving Conditions

Follow the Mazda6 maintenance schedule, remembering to change the spark plugs as indicated by your owner’s manual for your particular engine. If you have all-wheel drive, be sure to follow its maintenance guidelines as well to know when to change the oil and more — don’t hesitate to ask our service team if you have questions.

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