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Colonial Mazda

100 C Federal Road
Directions Danbury, CT 06810

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Getting Your Battery Replaced Now, Rather Than Later

The battery on your car has a huge responsibility! Of course the most important is starting up your car every day to go to work, school, or whatever your destination. If your car fails to start, this will make you late getting out the door. If you end up having to call an auto service, this could cost you money. Getting your battery checked out to ensure it is putting out the proper amount of power could save you time and also money down the road. It's a simple procedure, and will tell you the overall health of your…

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Avoiding Distractions on the Road

Keeping your eyes on the road can get challenging with all of the distractions in your vehicle. Examples of distractions are music, cell phones, passengers, and other items that you have on your mind. It is important to learn how to manage these distractions to be safe when driving.

Keep yourself and family safe when driving requires you to push these distractions to the background and out of your mind. Start by understanding that keeping concentrated on the road at all times is important...

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Is There a Convenient Way to Repair a Cracked Windshield?

If you have a cracked windshield, the best way to have it repaired is to have it done by a professional. It is risky to drive with a cracked windshield. The windshield, if hit again, or just from pressure, can crack further and cause a lot of damage. Also, the crack impairs vision and is a danger to you, your passengers, and other drivers. Just contact us at Colonial Mazda in Danbury, CT, and we can give you more information on the options to fix your windshield...

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Decide What You Really Want When It Comes to Financing

Leasing a vehicle is great if you like to drive different cars all of the time. You can lease a vehicle, then at the end of your term, you can get another one, since, at the end of a lease term, you can just walk away once your fees get met. When you buy your vehicle, you are more committed, and at the end of your term, you are the owner of your vehicle. When you buy, you also have much more freedom. You don't have mileage restrictions, and you won't have to worry about returning your vehicle…

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Brake Service – It’s Important

Brakes are the most important part of your car. They have one single purpose – to stop your car as quickly as possible. What you normally think of simply as “the brakes” is a complex system composed of multiple components: the hydraulic brake fluid, the master cylinder, the brake drums or discs, and anti-lock sensors.

Having your brakes inspected at regular intervals can help you avoid expensive repairs. There are a number of signs that your brakes may need repair:
  • the brake light on your dash is lit yellow or red,
  • the brake pedal feels squishy when you step on it…
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Don't Stay Away From the Light

Sometimes even when we're quite handy and are a bit of DIYers, we need help. When your check engine light comes on, it's best to take your ride into your car's specialist. They have the room and equipment to deal with this sort of thing. A lot of times you can get a free estimate, too. Not to mention piece of mind. The good news is that most of the time when your check engine light...
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Why Proper Tire Pressure is So Important

If you want to get the most out of your vehicle and your tires it is very important to maintain proper tire pressure. Your tires were designed with your specific vehicle in mind to perform a specific way with a certain amount of pressure in them. Straying away from that ideal pressure, whether it be over-inflating or under-inflating will adversely affect the performance and lifespan of your tires.

Driving with over-inflated tires makes your tires hyper-sensitive to the road’s conditions. This means that every little bump, branch or pothole will be felt much more dramatically and will also hold…
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Oil Change FAQs

How Much Does An Oil Change Cost?
The cost of an oil change will vary from place to place since there is no fixed rate for the job. Additionally different vehicles require different types of motor oil so the cost will also be impacted by if your vehicle needs standard, synthetic or high mileage motor oil. Typically your oil filter will also be replaced during an oil change, which also impacts the overall cost of the job.

How Often Do I Need to Change My Oil?
The frequency in which you need to have your oil change depends on a…
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