Category Archives: Tips and Tricks

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What Happens to Leather Seats In the Summer Heat?

How to Protect Your Leather Seats from Summer Heat

With the summer weather coming up quickly for San Diego County, you may not always be thinking about your leather interior. Many of our Mazda models have leather interior seating, and we make sure to protect them so it remains in pristine condition. But what happens to leather seats in the hot summer temperatures? We at Bob Baker investigated – check out what we found.

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How to Replace Your Key Fob Battery in a 2020 Mazda CX-5

A Step-By-Step Guide on how to Replace Your Key Fob Battery in a 2020 Mazda CX-5

As a company that prides itself on its next-generation designs and technology, the Advanced Keyless Entry system is a staple among current Mazda vehicles. With it, you can do many things with just the single press of a button. But what happens when the battery runs out? Check out a step-by-step guide on how to replace the battery in a 2020 Mazda CX-5, courtesy of Bob Baker Mazda.

What You Need

When replacing the Mazda CX-5 key battery, you will need a few items. This includes a CR2025 battery or equivalent to place into the key fob, a tape-wrapped flathead screwdriver or equivalent tool with a softer tip, and a clean space to place your key fob parts to ensure they don’t go missing during the process.

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Offers for Current and Potential Mazda Owners near Carlsbad, CA

Mazda Vehicle Financing Options at Bob Baker Mazda in the Carlsbad and San Diego Area

Chances are high that you or a loved one has been affected in some way by the COVID-19 outbreak. With the uncertainty, the current situation may be difficult to navigate.  To make it easier, Mazda – and those of us at Bob Baker Mazda – want to make your situation a little easier to manage. If you’re looking for a new Mazda or currently have one, check out our offers in the Carlsbad and San Diego area below.

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How to Increase Your Fuel Economy in a 2020 Mazda CX-5

Tips on How to Optimize your Fuel Economy in Your 2020 Mazda CX-5

An important factor when purchasing a vehicle is its fuel economy. This is especially true when looking at small crossovers, such as the 2020 Mazda CX-5. And although it receives an estimated 28 combined MPG and is better than most other small crossover models, there is always a way to squeeze out even better numbers.  Here are a few ways to increase your Fuel Economy in a Mazda CX-5 (or any vehicle), courtesy of us at Bob Baker Mazda. Read the rest of this entry >>
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Tips to Keep Your Vehicle Germ-Free

Tips for Keeping Your Vehicle – and Yourself – Germ-Free

With allergies and illnesses popping up in the springtime, keeping a clean atmosphere in your vehicle can go a long way in maintaining your health.  But sometimes we may not know exactly where to start or how to make it easier on ourselves in the long run.  But employees at Bob Baker Mazda compiled a few tips that should help you get started in keeping you and your car relatively germ-free.

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How Can You Make Your Mazda Vehicle Last as Long as Possible?

5 Tips to Maintain Your Mazda Vehicle for Help It Last Longer

Are you curious to find out how you can help make your Mazda vehicle last as long as possible? If so, then you have come to the right place! Our staff here at Bob Baker Mazda is very knowledgeable on how Mazda vehicles need to be treated to extend their lifetime. Here are five tips that you can follow to help you Mazda vehicle run well for a long time! Let’s explore them together! Read the rest of this entry >>

How Do You Sync Your Mobile Device to MAZDA CONNECT with Bluetooth®?

Syncing Your Mobile Device to MAZDA CONNECT via Bluetooth®

Have you ever wondered how you can connect your mobile device to your MAZDA CONNECT system in your Mazda vehicle? If so, then you have come to the right place! The staff here at Bob Baker Mazda in Carlsbad, CA is very familiar with the process of using Bluetooth® to connect your smartphone with the MAZDA CONNECT system. Additionally, if you are interested in purchasing a new Mazda vehicle in Carlsbad, then you should visit Bob Baker Mazda today! Let’s explore the step-by-step process for connecting your Bluetooth® device with MAZDA CONNECT together! Read the rest of this entry >>

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How should you test drive a new car?

What to look for when test driving a Mazda

When you are shopping for a new automobile, you’re spending a lot of time with research and planning. After all that, when it is time to come to a dealership to look at a vehicle that has piqued your interest, you want to make sure you get the most of it before signing on the dotted line. The test drive is a major part of the shopping process because you are finally sitting behind the wheel and experiencing it in real-world conditions. Here at Bob Baker Mazda we are pleased to offer test drives to our customers, and it is important to remember a few things during the process. Read ahead for some suggestions on what to look for when test driving a Mazda. Read the rest of this entry >>