MAZDA Maintenance Schedules
Whether you’re sporting a new or used Mazda vehicle around St. Augustine, you may be wondering about a recommended Mazda maintenance schedule that you can routinely use for years to come. From a Mazda3 maintenance schedule to a Mazda6 maintenance schedule, there are a few key routines you’ll want to keep in mind. Read on to learn more from the Hodges Mazda service center near Orange Park. If you prefer to leave vehicle maintenance to the professionals, our trained technicians can help. From oil changes to tire rotations to new brake pads and more, our team delivers top-notch vehicle service in Jacksonville.
Normal Driving Conditions vs. Strenuous Driving Conditions
If your vehicle is driven under normal driving conditions on Lakeside roads, you can follow the maintenance schedule guides below. If you frequently drive long distances or on rough roads, you may need to perform services more frequently. Read below and consult your owner’s manual for more details.
MAZDA3 Maintenance Schedule
- Every Year: check your disc brakes
- Every Two Years: be sure to 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 your vehicle’s drive belts
- Every Four Years: check the hoses and tubes for emission and exhaust system and heat shields
- On a “Flexible” oil change monitor setting: replace your vehicle’s oil when the wrench indicator is ON. You should also replace the air filter and cabin air filter.
- The max interval is 12 months / 10,000 miles.
- On a “Fixed” oil change monitor setting: replace the oil every six months, replace the air filter at 30 months, and replace the cabin air filter every two years
- Replace engine coolant at 120,000 miles / 10 years or 60,000 miles / 4 years depending on the coolant type. After your replacement, change at 60,000 miles / 5 years and 60,000 miles / 4 years, respectively.
- Replace your vehicle’s spark plugs at 75,000 miles and rotate tires at 5,000 miles.
MAZDA6 Maintenance Schedule
Follow the Mazda3 maintenance schedule for yearly, bi-yearly, and three-year maintenance, then use the Mazda6 maintenance schedule below for remaining intervals:
- Every Four Years: inspect hoses and tubes for emission
- Every Five Years: check the exhaust system and heat shields
- Replace the 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 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 submerged in water, replace the rear differential and transfer oil annually.
MAZDA CX-5 Maintenance Schedule
The Mazda CX-5 shares the same schedule as the Mazda6 maintenance schedule, with just a few differences:
- Replace spark plugs on vehicles with the SKYACTIV®-G 2.5T engine every 40,000 miles
- Replace spark plugs on vehicles with all other engines every 75,000 miles
Maintenance You Can Trust from Hodges Mazda
No matter what your Mazda needs are around Lakeside, Hodges Mazda is here to help. If you’ve already secured a vehicle from our dealership, consider scheduling service today to keep it running!