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Checking the Power of the Car Battery with a Voltmeter

In order to safely check the strength of the car battery, you need a voltmeter, some good quality work gloves, and safety eye-wear.

Turn the car engine and lights off before attempting to work around the battery. Put on your safety glasses and work gloves.

The voltmeter will only have two (2) different color cables, a red for positive and black for negative.

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When To Have Your Headlights Serviced

When your vehicle’s headlights aren’t working correctly, it reduces visibility at night and creates dangerous driving conditions. Knowing when to have your headlights serviced can help keep you safe on the road.

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Keep Calm with Proper Coolant Maintenance in Orlando

Your auto engine runs at temperatures that are not sustainable without the proper cooling systems in place. That is why we have all noticed the radiator under the hood of our car, truck, or SUV. But this system can't operate forever without a little maintenance of its own. And if you have ever had a cooling system failure, then you were surely on the side of the road. It's never fun.

The best thing that you can do for your coolant system is a flush. A flush involves first draining the system of the old coolant. A hose…

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Expect More from Your Vehicle’s Differential

Most cars, trucks, and SUVs come with differential systems, much more compared to cars of just a decade ago. They go far beyond just making sure that the power delivered to each wheel is consistent to avoid slippage or loss of traction. Advanced differential systems improve vehicle handling and safety, extend tire and transmission life, and even increase fuel efficiency. We are happy to explain your vehicles differential system and how it works when you bring it in for service at Classic Mazda in Orlando.

There are three primary purposes for a cars differential system...

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Oil Changes Extends the Life of Your Engine

One of the most important pieces of regular maintenance your car needs is an oil change. Regular oil changes can help extend the life of your vehicle a great deal. Old oil can be sticky, leading to poor lubrication that creates friction. Enough friction can reduce the effectiveness of your engine and wear down its parts. This can lead to expensive repairs and a decrease in performance.

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