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Technology Options for the Mazda6 Sports Sedan

The all-new 2018 Mazda6 sports sedan offers drivers a variety of different packages to choose from when it comes to technology features. Depending on what you're looking for, you might take an interest in any of these following options:

  • i-ACTIVESENSE sensor packages
  • Smart brake support
  • Rear-view camera
  • Electronic tire pressure monitors
  • Computerized collision warning 
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Signs Your Exhaust Is Leaking and When to Get it Serviced

Your car's exhaust system does three main things. It deadens sound that would otherwise come from the car's engine. It prevents emissions from being sent out into the air. It also regulates the heat coming from the engine as it passes under the vehicle.

When your exhaust starts to go bad, you may notice unpleasant fumes, an increased noise coming from under the car, or loss of power may become a problem. You may even notice the car is using more fuel than normal. You might also notice a vibrating sensation when you accelerate. 

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How Drivers Can Prevent Hydroplaning

Hydroplaning is a dangerous condition where a vehicle slides uncontrollably on a slippery road. Rain and heavy storms create the perfect atmosphere for hydroplaning. Yet, by driving safely and performing regular maintenance, you can significantly reduce the chances of hydroplaning.

Drivers who pay attention to their tires reduce the risk of hydroplaning. The first step is to purchase a dependable set of tires. Some specific tire models are created with to be hydroplane resistant. Rotating your tires on a regular schedule also helps. Worn or bald tires also contribute to hydroplaning. 

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Gaskets: More Important to Your Car Than You Might Think

A knowledgeable car owner and car buyer will always get the best value out of their vehicle. Knowing some of the basic parts of a car is rather important. That is why we here at Kempthorn Mazda in Canton, OH are here to give you the basics on one of the smaller parts of your car that is incredibly important: the gaskets.

Gaskets can be thought of as a sealing material that is placed between two surfaces in an engine. 

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What Does Your Tire Pressure Light Indicate?

When you have a tire pressure monitoring system on your vehicle, there are times when the tire pressure light will turn on. If the light stays on, this means that one of your tires needs to have air added to it. Check your owners manual to see what tire pressure is correct for your particular vehicle.

When do you properly inflate your tires to the right pressure, your tire pressure light should turn off. If the light doesn’t turn off, try shutting your vehicle off completely and waiting a few seconds before turning it back on. Press the reset…

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Motor Oil Viscosity Ratings

Have you ever wondered what viscosity ratings could possibly stand for? Join the club of many other drivers who had the same question as they purchased their motor oil. In simple terms, viscosity ratings are an indication of motor oil's ability to resist flow.

Most of us understand that an engine could not run if it was not lubricated, hence the importance of frequent oil changes at Kempthorn Mazda. Viscosity ratings are composed of two numbers: The first shows oil's flow in the low temperatures, while the second shows the flow at 100 degrees Celsius. 

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Some Information About Shopping for Car Parts at Car Dealerships


Some car owners may be thinking about where they may want to buy car parts for their car. Deciding where to buy car parts may be a big decision for some people. Shopping for car parts at a car dealership is an option that some car owners may want to consider when thinking about where to shop for car parts for their car repairs.

Car parts that are sold at car dealerships may be high-quality car parts. High-quality car parts often last for a long time, and they also often have warranties. Warranties can be helpful for car owners because…
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Winter Woes: Stay Practical and Fill Up Your Tanks

Whether you own an older vehicle or a brand-new model, it is still crucial to keep your gas tank as full as possible, especially during the cold winter months. The professionals at Kempthorn Mazda swear by this advice because it can and will prevent your fuel lines from freezing up as well as any unwanted, costly repairs.

The winter temperatures are constantly changing in Canton, with almost record-breaking chills to moderate warmth. This constant shift in weather can cause a lot of condensation in your almost empty gas tank. Water is heavier than gas, and it will only sink to…
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