Frequently Asked Questions

F.A.Q - Penney Mazda Why is My Check Engine Light On?

A : Your check engine light came on, now what? These tips can help you determine whether your vehicle has major engine problems or just a loose gas cap. Read more...

How Do I Check My Engine Oil Level?

A : Checking your car's oil level is one of the most vital things that you can do to extend the life of your engine. Not only is it important, but it is a very fast and simple task to complete as well. Read more...

How Often Should I Change My Oil?

A : Changing your vehicle's oil at the recommended intervals is the best thing you can do to ensure it has a long life. As simple as this task may sound, many people are confused about exactly how often their car's oil needs to be changed. Read more...

How Do I Change a Tire?

A : Sooner or later, it happens to the best of us, we get a flat tire. Most of us have a roadside assistance membership of some kind but it is always good to know how to do this. Read more...

How Do I Sync Bluetooth With iPhone?

A : The process of syncing your car's Bluetooth with your iPhone varies depending on the vehicle you drive. However on the phone it is generally the same. Read more...

How Do I Change Windshield Wipers?

A : Replacing your windshield wipers is a quick, relatively easy task. You can find wipers at most automotive retail stores. If you are unsure of what kind to use, see your owner's manual or ask a representative at the store. Read more...

How Do I Change My Car Battery?

A : No car batteries last forever. Things to take note of: are your headlights dimming, how old is your battery, has your car needed a jump-start; then maybe it's time for a new battery. Read more...

Does Your Car Need High Octane Fuel?

A : Octane gas is available in several different grades, with each number representing the resistance to burn the fuel has; the higher the rating, the slower the burn. Read more...

How Do I Increase Fuel Efficiency?

A : Gasoline prices continue to rise and fall. There are many ways that new or used car owners can improve overall fuel economy by as much as 20 percent. Read more...

How Do I Check The Coolant Level?

A : Checking the coolant level in your car is a fairly simple process. The first thing to remember is to check the coolant level when the car is cold. In most cars today, there is an opaque coolant overflow tank located next to the radiator. Read more...

How Do I Check The Transmission Fluid Level?

A : Checking the transmission fluid in your car is a relatively simple procedure and should be done about once per month. To get the most accurate reading you should check the transmission with the engine running and properly warmed up, on a level service. Read more...

Air Conditioning Not Cold?

A : There are several reasons that may explain why your air conditioning system is blowing warm instead of cool air. Read more...

Why Is My Engine Idling Rough?

A : One thing to keep in mind is that rough idling is not the problem - it is a symptom to an engine issue that has yet to be diagnosed. Your engine could be idling roughly due to a number of different reasons. Read more...

What Is Wrong With My Brakes?

A : The brakes are one of the most important parts of your vehicle and they go a long way to keep you safe behind the wheel. However, it's often hard to determine whether the noises we hear our brakes making are the result of something simple, like air in the brake line, or if they are a warning sign of imminent brake failure. Read more...

What is a Powertrain Warranty?

A : A warranty is a statement made by either the seller or the manufacturer of a product or service promising that it will perform in a specified manner for a specific period of time Read more...

What Do Extended Warranties Cover?

A : An extended warranty is like an insurance policy on your car, it is a safeguard against unforeseen repairs. An extended warranty may be purchased at the time you buy your vehicle; it's also possible to purchase one later. Read more...