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Why to Choose Dolan Mazda for Your Next Mazda


 

While you might think choosing a dealership is difficult, it'll all become clearer when you experience the Dolan Difference. Our dealership does things differently than any other in our area, and we want you to see how our team will be able to help you with anything that you could need. From buying a new vehicle to servicing your current one, we are here to help you with anything you could need.

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Choose the Right Oil for Your Engine

When it's time to change your vehicle's oil, it's important to choose the right engine oil. Most people have seen numbers like 10W-40 on a bottle of engine oil, but do you know what these numbers mean?

The engine oil numbers are viscosity values. Viscosity is a property that determines how much a fluid resists flow. The number that comes before the 'W' is the oil viscosity at cold temperatures. The second number is the oil viscosity at high temperatures. Low viscosity oils tend to be good in cold weather, since they will move more easily around…

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Signs Your Brake Pedal Needs to be Repaired

A feeling of softness in your brake pedal when you depress it could indicate there’s an issue that needs to be addressed. Your car’s pedal needs to feel like there’s a little resistance, which indicates it has the power to stop your car when needed. If you feel there’s a problem, there could be a couple of issues causing it. One of them may be a small leak in the lines. They’re steel and will corrode over time. If you don’t see any fluid on the ground, there could be air in the lines…

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Gasket Inspection: Vital for Performance

Gaskets and seals are an important part of your car, but they are often overlooked on regular maintenance schedules. That is, they are overlooked until one of them blows. If you blow a gasket, it can cause serious problems, such as allowing all of the oil to run out of your engine. This can cause the engine to fail and need replaced.

This does not have to happen. Even though today’s gaskets are made of sturdy materials, they are still exposed to high temperatures high pressures, and will eventually wear out. This problem can be solved by having your…

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Learn the Basics of Your Transmission

Before purchasing a vehicle, you need to understand the basics of how some components work and how they affect the vehicle. The transmission an important part that makes the vehicle move. Once you learn about the types of transmissions and how they operate, then it can be easier to make a decision about which car to purchase.

With a manual transmission, you are in control of changing the gears in the vehicle. You have to depress the clutch at just the right time when shifting gears. 

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Cabin Air Filters Keep Your Interior Smelling Good


We all spend a lot of time in our vehicles, and some of the time is usually spent eating. Almost everyone has stopped and grabbed a burger or a taco on a long drive, and the smell of that food can quickly fill the cabin. But those scent molecules don't just disappear when the food is eaten, they can stick around causing the interior of your vehicle to smell like a fast food joint. The cabin air filter helps prevent this from happening by cleaning the air used in your cars AC or heating system.

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Know the Importance of Dashboard Warning Lights


Dashboard lights in your car tell you when your car is having problems. Without these lights, your car could have problems, and you might not even know it. There are different types of warning lights, and some are more important than others because they could mean your car has a more serious problem. If you are not sure what the warning light on your dashboard means, you can bring your car by Dolan Mazda, and we will help you fix the problem. Some common warning lights in your car may include one of the following:

Brake warning: This can mean…
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Mazda Oil Change in Reno


Be sure to schedule Mazda Oil Change in Reno today for your Mazda vehicle. Mazda oil change is one of the simplest and most inexpensive services that can be performed on your vehicle, yet it is also one of the most important services that can be done on your vehicle. Your vehicle’s engine oil does the critical work of lubricating the moving parts of the engine, making sure there is no friction between them. It also cleans the engine by collecting various contaminants like water, dirt and debris and taking them to the oil filter.

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