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Summer and All-Season Tires Perform Differently

It may surprise you to know that there are different types of tires that are designed to be optimal choices during certain weather and road conditions. Summer and all-season tires provide specific performance on specific road surfaces and behave differently depending on the weather.

Summer tires are made with compounds that stick better to the road surface and have a shallower tread. This tread has straight grooves and continuous ribs, which allows for a more sustained contact with the road. These tires retain their shape during hot summer months. All-season tires are more flexible...

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Conquer the Streets Ahead in Your Mazda CX-3

What features do you look for in your next new vehicle? When you’re traveling, the road conditions can change in an instant, and our team understands how important it is to be prepared for the unexpected.

The Mazda CX-3 is a popular subcompact crossover equipped with a variety of safety systems. Take the i-Activ all-wheel-drive system for example. It constantly monitors the changing road conditions and adapts to provide maximum control.

Other safety systems in the CX-3 utilize radar and cameras to warn you when hazards get in the way.

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How does the Commander Control work in the Mazda MX-5 Miata?

For years drivers have adjusted music stations with knobs and dials. The situation of a driver moving their concentration from the act of driving to find a music station caused accidents. When the accident rate due to driver negligence began to rise, engineers focused on looking for ways to alleviate the situation.

In the Mazda MX-5 Miata, the driver can change channels, check navigation points, and check mileage figures and much more through the Commander Control. The Command Control feature is designed to allow drivers to find the information they need through the sense of feel.

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Turn Heads While Driving the Mazda CX-9

As a three-row SUV, the Mazda CX-9 has plenty of cargo space as well as room for seven passengers. It's a popular choice among buyers who are looking for the extra room in addition to a vehicle that can perform well in a variety of conditions.

The CX-9 also has the looks to back up what it has under the hood. The Mazda company uses a "Soul of Motion" design philosophy while building its cars. The CX-9 has an athletic stance, with a streamlined body and a tapered roofline.

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Replacing a Headlight Bulb is a Relatively Quick Repair

As you’re driving through Schofield, WI, do you ever notice cars that only have one headlight working? Unfortunately, it is an often occurrence. When your car’s headlight bulb stops working, it’s important that it be replaced in a timely fashion. That’s because it becomes a safety issue, especially while driving at night. A driver needs two working headlights to have full visibility.
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Soft Brake Pedal Endangers You and Other Drivers

Conscientious drivers pay attention to feelings of firmness in the brake pedal that means they'll be able to stop the vehicle when necessary. As soon as the brake pedal begins to have a soft or spongy feeling, we recommend a service appointment at Fred Mueller Mazda in Schofield, WI to have your brake system inspected.

Several issues could be causing softness in the brake pedal, compromising your ability to make a quick and safe stop. 

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Why Would an Exhaust System Leak?

Why do exhaust systems leak? The exhaust system involves the manifold, catalytic converter, resonator, muffler, and the tailpipe. Turning the vehicle on and off over time causes contraction and expansion of the manifold gaskets. Small holes form from everyday wear and tear. Over time these little leaks grow.

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How to Know When an AWD Vehicle has a Problem in the Transfer Case

First, it’s important to know what the transfer case does. Depending on how your vehicle is configured, your transfer case is comprised of a chain or a set of gears. The ultimate purpose is the same with either configuration. It’s intended to evenly disperse speed so that all four tires contact the ground at the same time.

There are a few symptoms that your AWD vehicle will exhibit when it needs service. One of them is leaking oil. The seals become brittle and wear out with time – causing oil to leak. When the oil level gets too low…

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Pay Attention to Your Differential

If you are driving a high mileage vehicle, it's not only important that you know what a differential is, but be able to recognize the signs that it needs repair. Repairing your differential and replacing differential fluid are just some of the wide-ranging automotive services we offer at our service centerin Schofield, WI.

Your car's differential is the gearbox that makes it possible for your engine to turn the wheels properly. If you hear the gears grinding, hear a whistling noise or any rumbling or clunking sounds around the axle, don't hesitate to make an appointment…

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