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Brake Fluid 101


Also commonly known as hydraulic fluid, brake fluid is an essential component of any vehicle's braking system. The various parts of the braking system will not operate without this fluid and the vehicle will not able to stop. The fluid delivers the force of the braking motion to the wheels and it is this pressure that stops the movement of the car.

Although the function and importance of brake fluid are easy to understand, there is a wide variety of fluids on the market today. The two primary types of brake fluid are glycol-based fluids and silicon-based fluids. The…
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Waiting to change your oil makes sense


In the past, automobiles were not as sophisticated as they are now. It was a rule that car oil needed to be changed every 1500 to 3000 miles. However, advancements in the technology of automobile engine, as well as oil chemistry, now allow for vehicles that can now go anywhere from 5000 to 10000 miles without an oil change.

The engine that is presently in your car now is many generations newer than the original engines that were on the market several decades ago. One can quickly see that better oils have been made through the years...
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Neglecting Seasonal Maintenance is a Costly Mistake

Your Mazda car or SUV takes you all around the Grand Rapids area in pursuit of adventure. Routine maintenance, including a seasonal car check-up, can serve as one of the easiest and most inexpensive ways to extend the life of your vehicle.

Seasonal vehicle maintenance during the fall is important as you prepare for the coming winter season.

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Mazda Announces Recall for Falling Rear Hatch

The team of staff members at Fox Mazda is always focused on keeping our customers informed in the event of any issues that lead to a recall. Unfortunately Mazda just made an announcement of a wide ranging recall with an estimated total of 2,300,000 vehicles affected worldwide. The root of the issue stems from a problematic reaction that road salt can have on the rear hatches of certain models, which can cause it to break entirely.

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Spring Service is here

Fellow Mazda owners -  Spring is upon us and we all know what that means.... hopefully, no more snow (even though this is Michigan). So break out and get ready for adventurous road-trips and optimal driving season. What better way to do that than with the help of our Fox Mazda Certified Technicians and Parts Specialists.

Our Fox Mazda Technicians and Parts Specialists have completed hours of training and certifications to better assist you. We offer great prices on service, parts and accessories for your Mazda - from our Mazda Full Circle Service to a wiper blade replacement, or if you are…

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