Get all of Your Mazda Service Needs in Wayne, NJ

You love your Mazda for the engaging driving dynamics and premium comfort it offers, and you want to make sure it delivers that high-quality experience for as long as you own it. At Wayne Mazda, our Mazda-certified technicians will give your vehicle the care it needs to live a long and healthy life in Wayne, NJ.

 

Why is Routine Maintenance Important?

When you live in the northeast like we do, it's important to give your car the routine maintenance it needs to deal with our range of conditions. Whether you're changing over to snow tires for winter, or having your fluids flushed and replaced as we head into the heat of summer, routine maintenance is critical to managing everything that we have to deal with as New Jersey drivers.

Services Available at Wayne Auto Group

Our Mazda dealership in Wayne, NJ offers a wide range of services including:

  • Oil & Filter Changes
  • Battery Replacement
  • Intensive Repair Services
  • Tire Replacement & Rotation
  • Alignment & Suspension Services
  • And more!

We're happy to help diagnose the strange squealing noise or loud knocking coming from underneath your hood. And when we do repairs, we only use genuine Mazda parts to ensure that your Mazda runs longer and smoother than a generic part might allow for.

Braking System Maintenance and Repair

While the main function of your Mazda car or crossover is to go, being able to stop is of equal or perhaps greater importance. Improperly cared-for braking systems are hazardous, not only to the driver but to other vehicles, pedestrians, infrastructure, etc. Therefore, brake inspections and maintenance are critical components of a proper maintenance schedule. Unfortunately, because brakes are out of sight and the action of braking is second nature, it's not uncommon to forget about them until a problem surfaces.

Regular brake checks and preventative maintenance can serve to mitigate more severe issues before they arise. At Wayne Mazda, our expert Mazda service center technicians can take a quick look at your vehicle's braking system whenever you bring your model in for service. And if repair or replacement is required, they can complete the work thoroughly and efficiently, using only genuine OEM Mazda parts, so you know your vehicle is in the best hands.

What Are Some Indications that Brake Service is Necessary?

Apart from the obvious tell-tale signs like grinding or unsettling noises, here are some other indications that brake service is required:

  • The brake pedal feels uncharacteristically stiff or spongey.
  • The ABS warning light comes on.
  • You notice a strong acrid or burning odor.
  • You feel excessive vibrations in the steering wheel.
  • The vehicle pulls to one side.

When Should Brakes Be Inspected or Replaced?

Depending on your driving habits or operating conditions, brake pad lifespan can vary significantly. The median replacement interval is around 50,000 miles. At every oil-change appointment, brake fluid can be topped off, and the technician can visually inspect the condition of the pads. A more thorough examination should be performed every 15,000 miles. Brake rotors can last around 70,000 miles but should also be regularly checked to ensure even wear.

What Does a Brake Inspection Check For?

  • Even pad thickness and wear patterns
  • Caliper integrity
  • Brake fluid level and condition
  • Condition and alignment of brake rotors

Tire Alignment and Rotation Services

What are Tire Rotations and Why are They Necessary?

Tire rotations involve swapping the positions of the front and rear tires. While back tires generally roll straight, front tires turn the side-to-side under the extra weight of the engine. This subjects them to greater friction forces, causing them to fatigue faster. Switching their position with the rear tires at regular intervals prolongs their life and helps all four tires wear down at similar rates.

Unrotated tires wear prematurely and can affect handling, impair traction, and require more frequent replacement. An easy-to-remember rule of thumb is to have your tires rotated at every oil change.

What is Tire Alignment and Why is it Necessary

Tire Alignment involves adjusting the suspension to ensure the wheels roll at optimum angles.

  • Camber refers to how far a tire appears to tip away from an imaginary vertical line. Excessive camber can cause the vehicle to roll on the corners of the tires instead of rolling flat.

  • Caster refers to the angle between the steering axis and the vertical axis.

  • Toe refers to the direction the tires are pointed in.

Alignment service ensures that tires roll flat and make full contact with the road surface. It also ensures that the vehicle travels in a straight line instead of pulling to one side. Misalignment affects many aspects of operation. Tires pointed towards each other will wear down faster and decrease fuel efficiency. Excess vibrations can also damage the steering column.

What are Signs of Misalignment?

  • Tire tread is worn down only on one side.
  • The inside or outside tread is worn down and not the center tread.
  • The vehicle doesn't track in a straight line.
  • The steering wheel isn't centered when driving in a straight line.
  • The steering wheel vibrates excessively.

Oil and Filter Changes

Why are Oil Changes Necessary?

Regular oil changes are the primary component of a proper maintenance routine. Metal engine parts slide past each other thousands of times per minute. Oil absorbs heat and lubricates these fast-moving parts. Without the adequate lubrication of engine oil, heat from friction would build up rapidly, leading to irreparable engine failure in a matter of minutes. Additionally, engine oil collects contaminants like dust, soot, and metal particulates, and carries them to the filter. Filters keep the oil clean by trapping most of the foreign matter, but eventually, the residual contaminants aggregate and interfere with the oil and filter's function. Replacing the oil at the recommended intervals ensures smooth and safe operation.

When Should You Change Your Mazda's Oil?

Newer Mazda vehicles have a wrench indicator light that illuminates when an oil change is required. As with brake service, the time between oil changes can vary depending on operating conditions and driving habits. Mazda recommends that the time between changes shouldn't exceed 7,500 miles or 12 months. Click here to view the recommendations for your specific model.

Since oil changes, tire rotations, and brake inspections have similar intervals, it's easy and convenient to have them all completed at the same appointment.

Should I Use Synthetic or Conventional Oil

Synthetic oil is more expensive, but its advantages more than justify the expense. Synthetic oil lasts longer, provides better performance, and is less harmful to the environment.

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Battery Checks and Replacement

Your Mazda's battery has many responsibilities. In addition to starting the engine, the battery runs the headlights, taillights, cabin lights, A/C, heat, infotainment system, and more. Because the battery is out of sight and typically lasts for a few years, it's easy to take it for granted and ignore it until there's a problem. Keeping an eye out for signs of battery fatigue can help you avoid getting stranded.

What are Signs of Poor Battery Function?

  • The battery light or check engine light illuminate
  • Sluggish engine turnover
  • Battery leakage or terminal corrosion
  • Swelling of the battery case
  • Dimmed headlights
  • Dimmed cabin lights, clock, infotainment, etc.

When Should You Test or Replace Your Battery

OEM batteries can last around five years or even longer, depending on operating conditions and driving habits. After the third year, it's a good idea to have the battery tested once or twice annually. If your battery exhibits any of the above symptoms, bring your vehicle to Wayne Mazda, where our technicians can test the battery. If replacement is required, we carry a full inventory of genuine OEM Mazda batteries specific to your model.

Service Your Mazda in Wayne, NJ

Don't forget to check out our service specials page to save on your next visit. If you have questions about the recommended service for your specific Mazda model, feel free to contact us online or by phone at your convenience. It will be our pleasure to assist you.

Tackle Winter Weather With Wayne Mazda

Winter weather creates all kinds of unique challenges for drivers in the Wayne area. Fortunately, our team here at Wayne Mazda is ready to help you conquer winter's obstacles. Between helping you find the perfect Mazda vehicle for winter driving to providing your vehicle with the winter service it needs to perform at its best during the harshest months of the year, we're available to assist with all your winter driving needs.

A State-of-the-Art Service Experience

At our Mazda service center in Wayne, NJ, you'll find:

  • The latest Mazda-specific equipment
  • A factory-certified technical staff
  • A friendly, transparent service experience
  • A deep inventory of in-stock genuine Mazda parts

The Wayne Mazda Difference

Our dealership has more than just great service for your vehicle. We'll take care of you with a waiting facility that includes:

Schedule Your Service Today!

Take advantage of our online service scheduling and make your next Mazda service appointment on your time! Our online form makes it easy to give your Mazda the expert care it deserves, so don't put off that important maintenance service!

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  1. Wayne Mazda

    1244 State Route 23
    Wayne, NJ 07470

    • Sales: 9736460313
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Wayne Mazda

1244 State Route 23
Directions Wayne, NJ 07470

  • Sales: 9736460313
  • Service: 9736460300
  • Parts: 8006397278

Hours

  • Monday 9am-6pm
  • Tuesday 9am-6pm
  • Wednesday 9am-6pm
  • Thursday 9am-6pm
  • Friday 9am-6pm
  • Saturday 9am-6pm
  • Sunday Closed