How Often Should I Get My Fluids Checked?

January 8th, 2019 by
brake fluid topping up

In order to keep your vehicle running at top performance, it’s important to perform regular maintenance and inspections. Your car runs on more than just oil, and how often you check your auto fluids can make all the difference for a smooth ride through Sarasota. There are five fluids you should check on a regular…

Still Time to Save on Service Specials at Cox Mazda

August 30th, 2013 by

One of the best reasons to get vehicle service with Cox Mazda in Bradenton is because of current service specials we run every month! Until September 14th, the Cox family is giving drivers a chance to save on window tints, wiper blades, tire rotations, and more! To be eligible for the discount, drivers must present…

Why Do I Need a Coolant Flush?

August 30th, 2013 by

Between the hot summer summer sun beating down on your car and all the heat created by the friction in your engine, it can get pretty darn hot under your hood. Your vehicle’s coolant system is an important part of keeping this temperature in check. And like most vehicle systems, it needs to be regularly…

You’re Filling up Your Tires Wrong

August 29th, 2013 by

Well, we haven’t been spying on you specifically, but many drivers are filling up their tires to the incorrect pressure. Knowing where on your vehicle to find your recommended pressure level, as well as knowing why to get things like tire rotations and wheel alignments, are both key to keeping you safe on the road….

What Does that “W” mean and Other Questions About Motor Oil

August 28th, 2013 by

So you took the leap and decided to change your motor oil. You went by your vehicle’s manual, got the right equipment, including the correct filter and the correct oil type, and went to work. There was a little spilled oil, but other than that it went great. You’ve entered the fledgling stages of vehicle…

So Your Car is Making a Strange Noise?

August 27th, 2013 by

You probably spend enough time in your car to know when something isn’t quite right. Your sense of hearing is one of the best ways to tell there might be something wrong with your car. If you hear something out of the ordinary, we encourage you to make an appointment with the team a Cox…

Removing an Old Bumper Sticker the Easy Way

August 25th, 2013 by

So you’re looking to sell your used car, but hopefully to someone who’s willing to spend a little more than that college kid down the street. You’ve kept up with your regular vehicle service at Cox Mazda in Bradenton, so you’re sure you’ll be able to get a good resale price for it. There is…

Don’t Skip a Timing Belt Replacement

May 28th, 2013 by

A timing belt replacement is a very important maintenance procedure for your vehicle. Since it doesn’t have the gravitas the phrases “oil change” and “tire rotation” have, many drivers choose to ignore it instead. Another reason that many drivers choose to skip it is that it’s one of those “few and far between” services. In…

Do You Know When to Change Your Motor Oil?

May 20th, 2013 by

Skipping your vehicle’s recommended oil change date could mean big trouble for your engine. Many drivers don’t know where to find this important information, though. Every vehicle manual comes with a service schedule that lays out when you need to take care of things like oil changes. Following this schedule will help you to keep…

Do You Know When Your Car Needs Service?

April 20th, 2013 by

Aside from getting their oil changed every 3,000 miles or so, many drivers feel unsure about when they need to get other service. (This classic 3,000 mile rule is typically wrong, by the way, but we’ll get into that in a bit.) Making sure that you get your car regular servicing is key to making…

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