Welcome to the REAL Mazda Blog, your source for interesting Mazda news, diagnostic info, and repair advice for Mazda owners and enthusiasts.
There Are Many Important Factors You Should Consider Before Buying An Alternator - Like Should You Buy An OEM Or Aftermarket Part? This Post Will Help You Decide.
Replacing The TCM In Your Mazda Is Fairly Simple – Here’s A Step-By-Step Guide To Help You Through The Process.
There Are A Few Transmission Parts You Can Replace At Home Without Needing To Remove The Transmission – And When You Do, OEM Is The Way To Go.
A Bad TCM Can Keep Your Transmission From Shifting Into Gear Or Even Cause Acceleration Issues – Learn All The Signs To Watch For Here.
The Transmission Is No Longer A Simple Mechanical Part – And The TCM Is Equally As Complicated. Learn More About What The Transmission Control Module Does Here.
Having Mazda CX-9 Liftgate Problems? This Troubleshooting Guide May Help You Get To The Bottom Of This Issue.
With OEM Parts, You Know Exactly What You’re Getting. Learn What Makes OEM Mazda Belt Tensioners Better.
There Are Ways To Make Sure Your Body Shop Only Uses OEM Mazda Parts - We’ll Show You How.
It Can Be Hard To Decide Between OEM And Aftermarket Replacement Wipers. Learn More About What Makes OEM Parts Worth Every Dollar.
Part Of Maintaining Your Windshield Wipers Is Knowing All The Parts Of Your Wiper System. Find Out All About Them Here.
Trying To Determine Which Type Of Fuel Filter Offers The Most Value? Learn All About The Difference Between OEM And Aftermarket Fuel Filters Here.
Deciding Between An OEM And Aftermarket Oil Filter For Your Mazda? Learn Why OEM Oil Filters Are The Much Better Option.
When It’s Time To Replace Your Engine Air Filter, Be Sure You Use High Quality OEM Parts From Mazda. Here’s Why.
Why Does Your Mazda Need An Engine Air Filter? Learn More About The Important Job It Does Here.
How Do The Different Components In Your Engine Work Together In Sync? Your Serpentine Belt Makes It Possible. Learn More Here.
When it's time for cabin air filter replacement, you have two options: OEM or aftermarket. Learn which is the best option here.
Your cabin air filter is a much more important part than you may think. Learn more about it here.
Wondering if it’s a good idea to install aftermarket spark plugs in your Mazda? We'll help you decide.
Read on to find out how to identify the tell tale signs of a worn out spark plug.
Should you fix your Mazda door handle, or just replace it? Here's how to decide.
OEM vs aftermarket replacement rotors - which option is best for your Mazda? Find out here.
The brake rotors are an essential part in the disc brake system. Here's how they work and why they’re important.
Need to replace your Mazda axle? This guide will provide the instructions you need and more.
Deciding between an OEM or aftermarket replacement headlamp assembly? Here's why OEM headlights are always a better choice for your Mazda.
Find out all the components of a Mazda headlight assembly and the costs associated with each.
Brake pads require frequent maintenance. Check out this buyer’s guide for all the information you need to maintain your Mazda brake pads.
How much does it cost to replace the brake pads on a Mazda? Find out how much you'll spend before starting the job.
Brake pads won't last the life of your Mazda and will need to be replaced eventually. Here's how to know when the time has come.
It’s not uncommon for a side mirror cover to take a beating. Here's how to replace the mirror cover on your Mazda.
Is the glass damaged on your side mirror? Here's how to do a glass-only replacement on your Mazda.
Looking for an idea of what it might cost to replace the side mirror on your Mazda? We've got the answer.
Mazda's KODO design process is a pretty big deal. Here's what makes it unique.
Mazda’s 100th birthday is coming up, so let’s take a stroll down memory lane and reminisce about all the cool things Mazda has done over the years!
Automakers all over the world have been working for years to create a gas engine that runs like a diesel when power isn’t needed - and Mazda finally figured it out.
So a friend has asked to borrow your Mazda Miata - do you let them? We've created a decision tree to help you decide!
Ever seen a 70's Toyota Hilux powered by a Mazda Miata MX-5 engine? You're about to!
Find out why we love the second generation MX-6, and why it may be highly coveted in the future.
Mazda Fans: Are you good enough to identify these 5 Mazdas from the back? Test yourself here!
Ready to meet the Mazda2’s evil twin? Check out the Mazda2 Evil Track!
Check out this Mazda MX-5 owners extreme project car - complete with a LS3 engine - dubbed Project Thunderbolt.
This mean Mazdaspeed 6 has no problem taking down a car worth over $200k - check it out!
The Miata recently entered the age of classic prestige as an admired collectible. Which model will be most coveted in years to come?
Your oxygen sensor keeps your Mazda running efficiently while reducing emissions output. Here's how to know if it needs replacing.
CV joints are heavily used and sometimes fail over time. If your Mazda is having CV joint problems, here's what to do.
Mazda is working to increase engine efficiency through their Skyactiv technology. Find out what the Skyactiv System is, and what it can do for you.