What are the Mazda Maintenance Schedules?

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Keeping up with your Mazda model’s maintenance schedule is important to keeping it running smoothly for years to come. If you need to learn about the Mazda maintenance schedule for your specific Mazda, you’ll be happy to know that they are similar across the lineup. However, you will want to keep in mind that the maintenance schedule can vary based on whether the Oil Change maintenance monitor was set to “Flexible” or “Fixed.” What does this mean? The frequency of certain oil-related maintenance tasks will vary. For more specific schedules, you can consult your vehicle’s owner’s manual. If you have any questions, or notice it’s about time for a maintenance check, contact the North Penn Mazda service center.

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 – This is also when you should 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, 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 engine coolant 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 schedules 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 the air filter every three years.
  • Replace engine oiland 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 the 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 the emergency flat tire repair kit annually if installed.
  • If submerged in water, replace the rear differential and transfer oil annually.
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MAZDA CX-5 Maintenance Schedule

Normal Driving Conditions

  • Follow the Mazda6 schedule, with a few minor changes.
  • Replace spark plugs in the Skyactiv®-G 2.5T engine every 40,000 miles, and every 75,000 miles in anything other than the Skyactiv®-G 2.5T.

Keep Up With Routine Mazda Maintenance at North Penn Mazda

No matter if you’re in need of a Mazda oil change or tire rotation, our technicians are here to help you keep your Mazda in prime condition. Schedule a service appointment online, learn how often to change your engine air filter, or browse our available service specials to help you save on the services your model needs. Have questions about our services, Mazda Skyactiv® Technology, the Mazda CX-9 price, and more? Contact us!

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