The Mazda6 is a very well built car. It can last a long time if you take good care of it. We put together this parts list and owner’s guide to help you keep your Mazda6 on the road longer.
Routine Maintenance Parts To Stock Up On
Good maintenance is the key to a long life for your Mazda6. By maintenance, we mean:
- Diligently following the routine maintenance schedule (i.e. oil changes, air filter changes, etc.)
- Diagnosing any issues that crop up and repairing them ASAP
Check Mazda’s official website to find the maintenance schedule for your particular Mazda6 model. For example, here’s a pdf file of the 2016 Mazda6 maintenance schedule. Here are a few tips from the schedule:
- Change the engine oil, oil filter, and air filter every 12 months or 10,000 miles, whichever occurs first.
- Replace the spark plugs every 75,000 miles.
- Rotate the tires every 5,000 miles.
Here’s a tip: stock up on routine maintenance parts! It’s a lot easier to already have the replacement parts when it’s time to replace something on your Mazda6. We recommend stocking up on the following OEM parts:
OEM Accessories That Will Improve Your Mazda6’s Appearance
If you’re going to have your Mazda6 for a long time, you might as well personalize its appearance. Mazda offers many cool OEM accessories that will set your Mazda6 apart from the others. Here are a few ideas:
Staying On Top Of Your Mazda6’s Issues
If you notice any issues that crop up in your car, it’s best to diagnose it and fix it as soon as possible. This is another surefire way to prolong the life of your car. You’ll save a lot of money on labor if you take care of the issues yourself. Obviously, you would need to know what you’re doing. That’s why comprehensive tutorials exist. We put together a few:
Staying on top of your car’s issues involves several steps:
- Look out for telltale signs that something has gone wrong in your car
- Diagnose the issue
- Order replacement parts, if necessary
- Replace the failing part(s)
The most important step is to know which symptoms to look for. Monitor the gauges on your dashboard. For example, if the oil pressure drops to a dangerous level, find out why it’s happening. Listen for strange sounds. Pay attention to your car’s ride quality. Inspect your car on a regular basis.
There are many diagnostic and replacement tutorials online. Try to find tutorials that are specific to your Mazda6 model.
If you need help finding the right OEM replacement parts, we can help with that. Contact us here, and we'll be happy to track down the right part number(s) for you.