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What driver assist safety programs are there in the Mazda CX-3?

One of the principal problems with automobiles has always been other vehicles and pedestrians behind the vehicle. Mazda solved the issue with the addition of rear cross-traffic alert and blind-spot monitoring systems.

The rear cross-traffic alert system uses a radar detector mounted in the rear bumper to detect motion anywhere in the area to the rear of the car. When you are backing out of a blind area, your rear cross-traffic alert system lets you know if anything is coming through audio and visual alerts. The blind-spot monitoring system gets its info from motion detectors mounted...

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The Mazda MX-5 Has Tech Features That Add Convenience and Keep You Safe

The 2018 Mazda MX-5 combines style, with the latest technology and convenience. You can easily put the roof of the vehicle on or off in this convertible vehicle by just pressing a button from the driver's seat.

Another feature that adds convenience is the high beam control. This feature automatically adjusts your high beams when there are oncoming vehicles. You will now no longer need to manually toggle between high and low beam lights every time another car approaches you.

A safety feature included in the 2018 Mazda MX-5 is the rear cross traffic alert. It will alert you…

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The Mazda6 Has Many Great Technology Features

The Mazda6 is set up with the technology that you look for in a new vehicle. This is a popular midsize sedan and something that you will appreciate for all of the features that it offers.

The Mazda6 gives you the quality of sound that you want for any music that you listen to while you are driving this vehicle. This sedan is set up with Bose speakers that will provide you with a good listening experience. The Mazda6 sets you up with technology that uses cameras and radar to help you be at your best when driving and avoid…

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The Mazda CX-5 is Designed with You in Mind

If you are looking for a vehicle that will feel like it was made just for you, consider the Mazda CX-5 and its design features. The Mazda CX-5 is a popular crossover SUV choice, and it is something that has a special design.

The Mazda CX-5 is available in multiple exterior and interior color choices. You can choose the finish that you want for the outside of your vehicle and pick out fabric to be used on the inside. The Mazda CX-5 gives you the option to be set up with an available power liftgate at the rear of your…

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Proper Alignment is Essential to a Great Drive

If your vehicle pulls to one side when you're driving in Washington, PA, that's a sign that it's time for a wheel alignment. A number of situations can cause your vehicle to go out of alignment, including large potholes, rough road and occasionally hitting curbs and medians.

Lack of proper alignment can cause uneven tire wear and shorten the life of your tires. It can also cause you to constantly correct your steering, causing you added stress when driving. Other signs of misalignment include vibration in the steering wheel.

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Avoiding Engine Coolant System Problems

Your car has an extensive part system that helps to keep it cool and running properly. This cooling system consists of the radiator, fan, hoses and the water pump. If part of this system malfunctions, your car may overheat and be damaged.

In order to prevent your engine getting too hot, you need to maintain your vehicle's cooling system properly. Whenever you are in for regularly scheduled maintenance, make sure that the mechanics check the belts and hoses for wear and damage. You should also have your cooling system flushed according to your car manufacturer's guidelines.

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Don't Tread Lightly: Learn How to Read Tire Sizes

At some point you have probably noticed the number markings on the sidewall of your car's tires. You are correct in assuming that these numbers represent the size and type of tire. They also indicate how a tire might perform of how much weight it can carry.

Every car owner should learn how to read these markings. The first character is usually a " P" which tells you it is a P-metric sized tire. This is the typical measurement in the U.S. However; if you are dealing with a tire for a light truck, there will be an " LT…

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Why Your Vehicle's Differential Is Important

Many people don't know what your vehicle's differential does, and that is okay. Luckily, we here at Budd Baer Mazda are here to give you the basics so you can become a more informed car owner.

Your car's differential is basically a gearbox that works with the engine and the transmission to take power generated in the engine, and then transmitted by the transmission to the wheel axles and makes the car move forward or backward. While a differential may last much longer, it is recommended to replace your differential fluid roughly every 40,000 miles.

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Drive What You Like in Washington, PA

When it comes to choosing between an all-wheel drive vehicle and a vehicle equipped with four-wheel drive, it can be a hard decision. It is always easier to first decide what you prefer to drive since the certain vehicle will typically have certain features.

For example, if you like to drive a truck or an SUV then you will probably end up with a vehicle that has four-wheel drive. If you like to drive a sedan or a crossover, then you will probably get a vehicle that comes with all-wheel drive.

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Why Did Horsepower Become the Measure of Power That it is Today?

When you walk into your car dealership to buy a car, one of the factors you consider is how much horsepower the vehicle has. This is a measure of how fast and powerful your vehicle is going to be. We take it for granted that it will always be powerful enough to be available at all times.

The story of how the term came to be is very interesting. In the 18th century, the famous inventor, James Watt was searching for a way to promote his powerful steam engines. One day he was studying ponies hauling coal from a coal…

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