What Does the Mazda Check Engine Light Mean?

December 27th, 2020 by
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When a component of your vehicle is not functioning properly and further investigation is required, the Mazda check engine light is a way to indicate drivers of a problem. Schedule a service appointment at your nearest authorized Mazda dealer if your light goes on while driving around Sarasota or Tampa, don’t wait! If your Mazda3…

How to Open the Mazda Key Fob and Replace a Dead Battery

February 14th, 2019 by
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Sarasota drivers live in a world with convenient remote start, push button starts, and keyless entry technology. What happens when all of these features stop working as they should? You can always count on Cox Mazda and our service center to diagnosis and treat tech problems, however, if it’s just a dead battery you may need…

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Used Car Buying Guide

October 8th, 2018 by

Apply For Financing Sarasota and Tampa drivers thinking of purchasing their next car used might be unsure of where to start, or best practices of how to buy a used car. At Cox Mazda, we have a handy set of tips for buying a used car–check them out below, then browse our inventory to find a used Mazda for sale that…

Pet Friendly Accessories for Your Mazda

August 14th, 2018 by
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Contact Us Driving your pet around Sarasota to visit a pet-friendly beach shouldn’t be a hassle. With these pet friendly accessories for your Mazda, it definitely won’t be! Liners and Covers Keep your Mazda in tip-top shape by avoiding scratches, excessive shedding, and pet accidents with the following accessories: WeatherTech cargo liners for protection after…

How Do You Use Online Shopper?

July 22nd, 2018 by
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Contact Us Fire up your computer and log onto the website of the Mazda dealership you choose. Once, logged in, you have full access to the new online-based Mazda Shopping Assistant program. By using this online shopping tool, among others including our online tire store, you can: Participate in live web-chat sessions with a personal…

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How to Tell if You Need New Brakes

July 11th, 2018 by
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Contact Us Find out if your brakes need replacing by looking out, or listening, for these signs that you need to take your vehicle to the nearest dealership for a new part. Check your brake pads There should be at least ¼ inch of pad between the rotor and brake. If there is any less,…

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Strange Car Noises: What Do They Mean?

December 20th, 2017 by
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Schedule Service We’ve all been there – your car makes an abnormal sound, but you’re unsure where it’s coming from or what it could mean. Here, Cox Mazda goes over some common strange car noises that may indicate a malfunction of some kind, often involving: Brakes Steering Engine Alternator Transmission Under the Hood Often, you…

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Best Locations to Drive the Mazda MX-5 Miata in Florida

October 3rd, 2017 by
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Contact Us There’s nothing better than hitting the Tampa roads behind the wheel of the Mazda MX-5 Miata. Of course, there are times we get sick of taking the same routes along the same Sarasota-area streets. In those instances, consider this list of best locations to drive the Mazda MX-5 Miata in Florida. When you…

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Your Guide to the LED Highlights Auto Leveling Features

March 1st, 2016 by

The new 2016 Mazda6 Grand Touring edition with technology package offers a unique feature to Bradenton and Palmetto drivers: Auto Leveling and Adaptive Headlights. But what does that mean exactly? If you have been considering one of these dynamic cars, but wanted to know more about these advanced features before you take the plunge, read…

An Overview of the 2016 Mazda6 Smart City Brake Support System

December 15th, 2015 by

The 2016 Mazda6 is loaded with standard and available safety features that are designed to do more than just keep drivers safe in the event of an accident. Much of the technologies prevent accidents before they ever happen. One such system is the innovative Smart City Brake Support available now on the 2016 Mazda6 sedan…

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