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Where can I Recycle Coloring Markers in Fostoria, OH?

Crayola ColorCycle Marker Recycling in Fostoria, OH

Now that August is here, many of us are gearing up for the upcoming school year. In fact, some of us have started shopping for school supplies for our kids! One of the most quintessential school supplies is a box of Crayola markers. For decades, Crayola markers have been bringing both kids’ hand-drawn pictures and images in coloring books to life – and even us adults are getting back into coloring to lower our stress levels. Read the rest of this entry >>

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Why is My Mazda Vehicle’s Oil Light Turned On?

Oil Light Diagnostics for Mazda Vehicles

Picture this: you are cruising down the highway, eager for a day in Cleveland with the kids to visit the aquarium. All of a sudden, you hear a “Ding!” and you look down at your dashboard. And you notice that the oil light is on! OH NO! Okay, before you drive any farther, TURN OFF YOUR ENGINE! Alright, now let’s try to diagnose the problem. Read the rest of this entry >>

Cargo area of the 2019 Mazda CX-5

How Much Cargo Space Does the 2019 Mazda CX-5 Offer Compared to its Rivals?

2019 Mazda CX-5 Cargo Space vs the Competition

When it comes to crossover vehicles, compact models are a favorite choice for drivers who commute on a daily basis, enjoy weekend getaways, and occasional road trips. The 2019 Mazda CX-5 is a great choice because it is stylish, efficient, and comfortable. It also offers plenty of space for groceries, shopping bags, sporting gear, or luggage. But how does the 2019 Mazda CX-5 compare to its rivals when it comes to cargo space? We did a little research and created a chart that lists out several economically-priced compact crossovers and their cargo dimensions. Check it out below! Read the rest of this entry >>

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How Much Does the 2019 Mazda CX-9 Cost?

2019 Mazda CX-9 Trim Options & MSRP

Here at Mazda Direct, one of our best-selling vehicles is the 2019 Mazda CX-9. It’s easy to see why. The 2019 Mazda CX-9 is our most family-friendly model with its three rows of seats and expansive cargo dimensions. And the best part is that it a great option for families on a budget! Don’t believe us? Keep reading to find out how much the 2019 Mazda CX-9 costs! Read the rest of this entry >>

Gray 2019 Mazda CX-9

Take a Closer Look at the 2019 Mazda CX-9 in This New Video!

2019 Mazda CX-9 Commercial June 2019

The summer season is the ultimate time to get out and explore cities near and far away. And no family vehicle does it better than the 2019 Mazda CX-9. This 3-row vehicle offers plenty of space for passengers and gear while staying lithe and nimble enough to navigate through tight city streets. To help you get a closer look at the 2019 Mazda CX-9, Mazda created this special commercial that highlights some of the vehicle’s best features. Enjoy! Read the rest of this entry >>

Apple CarPlay in 2019 Mazda CX-9

How Do I Link My iPhone with the Mazda Connect™ Infotainment System?

Connect an iPhone to MAZDA CONNECT in Your 2019 Mazda

With each new model, Mazda continues to up the ante by adding and upgrading the standard in-car technology and connectivity features. Mazda makes it easier than ever before to connect a smartphone device to each of their 2019 vehicles. This guide is going to give you the steps for how to connect an iPhone to MAZDA CONNECT™ in your 2019 Mazda vehicle. Read the rest of this entry >>

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How Do I Get My Mazda Vehicle’s Air Valve Caps Unstuck?

How to Unstick Mazda Tire Air Valve Caps at Home

Each tire on your Mazda vehicle is fitted with a small air valve cap that seals off your tire’s air valve to keep the tire from losing pressure and to keep out moisture. Most often the cap is made of plastic and screws onto the stick-like valve stem that pokes out of your vehicle. Sometimes, though, these caps can become stuck and difficult to remove which can make filling up your tires with air more of a chore than expected. This guide is going to help you quickly unstick your Mazda tire air valve caps at home. Read the rest of this entry >>

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Is Now a Good Time to Change the Battery in My Mazda?

Mazda Battery Testing and Replacements in Fostoria, OH

Here at Mazda Direct, we are so excited to finally be in the summer season! We are thrilled with the warm temperatures and enjoying our time out on the lake or campgrounds with our Mazda. But those temperatures can start to get uncomfortable once they start to creep up toward 100 degrees. When the mercury rises into the triple digits, it can start to drain your Mazda vehicle’s battery. And the last thing you want while camping out in the wilderness is a dead battery. Read the rest of this entry >>

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How Do I Transport Food in My Mazda to All Those Summer Picnics and Cookouts?

Best Ways to Transport Potluck Dishes in a Mazda Vehicle

Ahh! Summer has finally arrived! Picnics and barbeques are some of those quintessential events that we attend every year. More often than not, we are required to bring something to contribute to these events. With the summer heat, transporting food to picnics and potlucks can get a little tricky – especially with those warm temperatures. Luckily, we are here to help by offering some helpful tips. Read the rest of this entry >>