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Find the Latest in Mazda Inventory with Our Featured Vehicles in Hanover

 

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Drivers near Ownings Mills, Gettysburg, and York can explore the latest in Mazda design and engineering at Champion Mazda in Hanover. From sleek exteriors to athletic handling and ample cargo space, our inventory of all-new Mazda convertibles, hatchbacks, sedans, and SUV models are packed with the features and functionality you look for in a Mazda. Explore our featured all-new Mazda vehicles to discover the best of our latest inventory.

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How to Prepare Your Mazda for Summer

 

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With the temperatures rising and the days getting longer, discover all that our wonderful state has to offer with longer road trips and weekend getaways. Whether you’re preparing for a summer trip or simply need to keep your Mazda cool for summer temperatures, our Service Center at Champion Mazda of Hanover is ready to make sure your Mazda car or SUV is ready for summer.

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Why to Buy a Used Vehicle from a Dealership?

When you are looking for a pre-owned vehicle, you will have a variety of places to find the model that is perfect for you. When you choose our team at Champion Mazda in Hanover, PA, we will make sure you can see all of your options, but the question still remains: why choose a dealership over a private seller? Our team can answer all of your questions to help you realize what we can offer you.

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How to Repair Broken Headlights

Headlights are what’s located on the front of your vehicle. They provide you with light when you’re driving in the rain and in the dark. They’re also there to tell other drivers where you are. When they break, it’s imperative that you get them repaired or replaced.

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So What Precisely Does a Gasket Do?

A gasket forms a tight seal between two surfaces and prevents liquids and gasses from coming into contact with each other. Your vehicle has a number of different gaskets, including the head, intake manifold, exhaust manifold, main bearing and cam shaft gaskets.

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Changing a Flat

Knowing how to put on a spare tire gets you to a repair shop faster. Always carry road flares, a car jack, lug wrench, vehicle owner’s manual and full-size or “donut” spare.

Park on solid, level ground, not on a grassy or sandy area. Engage your emergency brake and use hazard lights and/or flares. Put chocks behind the wheels on the side not being raised.

 

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How to Jump Start Another Car

Most of us have been faced with a dead battery before and hopefully, you have already made provisions to protect yourself. However, not many of us are prepared to help someone with starting their car in this situation. Here are a few things you should know to make sure you are prepared to jump start another car.

  • Safely position your car to ensure the batteries of the two vehicles are as close as possible.Locate the batteries and identify the positive (+red) and negative (-black) terminals.
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The Real Story of Four-Wheel-Drive and All-Wheel-Drive

From time to time, there is some confusion as to the definitions of “four-wheel drive” and "all-wheel drive”. Sometimes people think that these definitions mean the same thing, and they actually do not. While both items do transfer power to all of the wheels of a vehicle in order to provide more traction, that is where the similarity ends.

Four-wheel-drive is a process that most people are familiar with as it has been in the public eye for quite a few years. Here a lower gear ratio is used along with a split differential that gets the job done.

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Why it Makes Sense to Purchase Your Automotive Parts from the Dealership

It is apparent to most people that if you are repairing your car, or you have it in the shop for maintenance, there are cheaper or less-expensive parts available at auto discount stores and second-hand stores. You can even go to the junkyard and get parts.

The issues are not really the price of the parts, but it is in the quality and durability that you will or will not receive. Car manufacturers and dealerships invest a good deal of time and money in the training of their mechanics in order to deliver the best maintenance possible.

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What Is Horsepower?

You have very likely heard the term "Horsepower" before but, do you know what it means or where it came from? Chances are, like most of us, you have no idea what horsepower is other than a way to say how powerful an engine is. While this is true, it is important to understand the origins of the term and what it is actually trying to express.

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