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Is Your Spare Ready for the New Driving Season?

A spare tire is something that we often don't think of until we need it. If you've ever had a flat tire, you understand its importance. Many of our customers request a full-sized spare tire after they've used a temporary compact spare, or a "donut" as they're often referred to.

The benefit of a donut is that it's relatively simple to change; however, it's much smaller than your other tires. You'll need to watch your speed and get into the dealership right away to have your tire fixed or replaced.

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What Is Covered By The Warranty?


When you purchase a vehicle, you want some type of protection in case something goes wrong with the car. A vehicle warranty protects you against problems. You will notice that there are two basic types of warranties available. Cars normally have a powertrain or a bumper-to-bumper warranty.

A powertrain warranty covers those items on the car that give power to the wheels and make the car go down the road. The engine, transmission and water pump are covered in a powertrain warranty. Normal wear items like belts are not covered. The electrical system, audio system and other items are not…
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Vehicle Safety Ratings & What They Mean

Everyone looks at something different when choosing a new car, but the one thing that concerns all drivers is safety. We all want a vehicle that’s as safe as possible and not one with a poor crash rating. At Brunswick Mazda, we want you to be armed with as much information as possible so you can make an informed decision when you make your next vehicle purchase.

New vehicles are tested by agencies: the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The IIHS is a nonprofit, insurance-funded company while the NHTSA
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Explore the Technology Features of the Mazda6 at Brunswick Mazda

Technology is a part of modern life, and it's part of the Mazda6. Whether you want to listen to crystal clear audio or stay connected with the rest of the world, you get the required technology in this popular midsize sedan. Let's look at a couple of its best features.

Music and talk radio doesn't get any clearer than with the available 11-speaker surround sound system from Bose. You can hook up almost any source including Bluetooth-enabled devices and Sirius XM. The sound you get is perfectly clear and gives you a listening experience even an audiophile…
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The Mazda CX-9 Is Designed For Driving

The Mazda name stands for quality, and this is clearly evident when you take a look at the Mazda CX-9. This is a three-row SUV that provides you with a luxurious interior and an eye-catching exterior. The Mazda CX-9 is designed with the driver clearly in mind.

One of the most important features that you will find on the Mazda CX-9 is i-Active all-wheel drive. This is a special all-wheel drive system that monitors several things at once. The system monitors road conditions, the weather, braking and slippage. Power is given to the wheels that need it in order to…
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Testing Your Battery

Assessing how much life is left in your battery doesn't have to involve guesswork. A voltmeter can be used to test the state of charge and let you know whether it's time to get a replacement. There are digital and analog voltmeters widely available, with digital models being easier for most to read. Digital is the direction that we often point our customers in at Brunswick Mazda.

After making sure everything is turned off, connect the positive test lead to the battery's positive terminal. Then, connect the negative test lead to the negative terminal. 
 

 

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Road Safety Trips for Your Pet


Getting to your final destination with your pet as a passenger is easier than you might think with some forethought. The most crucial thing you can do is keep your pet in a space away from the steering wheel and out of your sight line so that he is not a distraction.

Your dog should also be protected from projectiles in a crash. Secure your cargo near the floor to keep it from smacking into your dog. Airbags can crush your pet if deployed, which is why he should avoid the front seat. Windows should stay up at all times…
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Using Your Infotainment System Responsibly

Here at Brunswick Mazda, we want you to know as much as possible about your vehicle and its features. One feature that your vehicle may have is an infotainment system. An infotainment system allows you to make phone calls, send text messages or use other apps on your phone without using your hands.

In some cars, traffic, weather and other information will be superimposed on your windshield for easier viewing...

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Budgeting a Road Trip to Save Money

When going on a road trip, it is very likely you are going to be spending a lot of money. Among the expenses you are likely to have is a hotel room. Therefore, you might want to make sure that you are thinking through every detail of the road trip so that you don't wind up regretting the amount you spend.

One of the first steps to take when planning your road trip is to create a budget. This allows you to spend a certain amount of money without going too far while you are out enjoying yourself.

 

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Budgeting a Road Trip to Save Money

When going on a road trip, it is very likely you are going to be spending a lot of money. Among the expenses you are likely to have is a hotel room. Therefore, you might want to make sure that you are thinking through every detail of the road trip so that you don't wind up regretting the amount you spend.

One of the first steps to take when planning your road trip is to create a budget. This allows you to spend a certain amount of money without going too far while you are out enjoying yourself.

 

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