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2015 Mazda 6
Property of BDC. Added Nov 16 2014

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Oct 23 2022

Swapped on snow tires at 67950 miles. 6,050 more miles on the summers this season for a total of 17,400.

  • 67,950

Added by BDC on Oct 30 2022 at 8:23 am


Sep 5 2022

Installed AWR dogbone rear engine mount (62 durometer ultra soft) at 66512 miles. This upgrade completely eliminated the lurching while crawling at low rpm or speed. Also saved about 1-2 pounds of weight over stock. Should have done it years ago. $125

  • 66,512

Added by BDC on Sep 5 2022 at 4:51 pm


Jul 4 2022

Changed oil and filter (Wix filter/0w-20 Valvoline full synthetic) and gearbox fluid (Redline MTL) at roughly 64800 miles. Cost approximately $70 total

  • 64,800

Added by BDC on Jul 5 2022 at 9:20 am


May 15 2022

New Michelin wipers, $22.99

  • 63,486

Added by BDC on May 15 2022 at 6:15 pm


Apr 23 2022

Had to put snow tires back on for a spring snowstorm for about 250 miles. Total of about 13,800 miles on snow tires now.

  • 62,841

Added by BDC on Apr 23 2022 at 2:43 pm


Mar 19 2022

Swapped on summer tires at 61653 miles. 2194 miles on the snow tires this season, for a total of 13,544 miles after their fourth season. Plenty of tread left. Also removed roof rack for now, to save on gas and to clean under the feet.

  • 61,653

Added by BDC on Mar 19 2022 at 12:12 pm


Mar 18 2022

Changed air filter at 61652 odo. OEM Mazda air filter, cost $26.99 shipped. 13187 miles on the last air filter.

  • 61,600

Added by BDC on Mar 18 2022 at 10:38 am


Feb 5 2022

New battery at 60709 odo. $99.99 from costco. Preventative measure as the old one was only 4.5 yrs old, but had been drained a few times and was sounding weak.

  • 60,709

Added by BDC on Feb 5 2022 at 1:54 pm


Oct 31 2021

Swapped on snow tires at 59459 miles. 4527 more miles on the summer tires this year, for a total of 11350. Lots of tread left.

  • 59,859

Added by BDC on Nov 4 2021 at 8:19 pm


Jul 29 2021

Oil change at 57774 miles. 9309 miles on this oil. This time I cheaped out and used Quaker State full synth 0w-20, since the Zepro OEM oil is getting hard to find, and a Fram ultra guard filter. $26.94 total

  • 57,774

Added by BDC on Jul 29 2021 at 10:37 pm


Apr 11 2021

Swapped on summer tires at odo 54932. Added 3,754 more miles to the snow tires this season, for a total of 11,350 miles. Lots of life left.

  • 54,932

Added by BDC on Apr 11 2021 at 5:28 pm


Oct 24 2020

Swapped snow tires on at 51178 miles, for 2723 more miles on the summers this year. Total mileage on the summer is 6823. Also flushed brake fluid (first time since factory). Used a can of DOT4 Castrol synthetic brake fluid that I've had lying around.

  • 51,178

Added by BDC on Oct 24 2020 at 9:11 pm


Jul 15 2020

Installed factory fog light kit and switch at 48826 odo. Cost was $215 (purchased on ebay). Install very easy.

  • 48,826

Added by BDC on Jul 15 2020 at 11:10 pm


Jun 23 2020

Replaced cabin filter at 48500. $8

  • 48,500

Added by BDC on Jun 23 2020 at 9:10 am


May 3 2020

Oil change and air filter change. Zepro 0w-20 full synthetic with moly (the Mazda factory oil except from the original manufacturer) and OEM Mazda filters (PE07-13-3A0A air cleaner and 1WPE-13-302). $69.65 total. 6871 miles on this oil.

  • 48,465

Added by BDC on May 3 2020 at 4:17 pm


Apr 22 2020

Swapped summer tires at 48455. An additional 4475 miles on snow tires this year for a total of 7596.

  • 48,455

Added by BDC on May 3 2020 at 4:13 pm


Sep 29 2019

Swapped on snow tires at about 43980 on odo. 4100 miles on summer tires.

  • 43,980

Added by BDC on Oct 4 2019 at 4:35 am


Apr 27 2019

Oil change at 41594 miles. Mazda full synthetic 0w20 with moly, and OEM Mazda filter. 10,984 miles on this oil. Got the oil and filter for free when the dealer bungled a service a couple of years ago.

  • 41,594

Added by BDC on Apr 27 2019 at 2:03 pm


Apr 2 2019

New tires. Hankook Ventus V12 Evo 2s in factory 19 size. Cost $686 mounted and balanced. Odo 39847. Only 3,121 miles on snow tires.

  • 39,847

Added by BDC on Apr 2 2019 at 11:36 pm


Nov 5 2018

Installed four Nokian Hakkapeliita R2 studless snow tires, $424 shipped plus $70 insta, total of $495. 225/55/17 tires on our set of OEM 17s that we bought off another sport trim car. Odo 36726

  • 32,726

Added by BDC on Nov 5 2018 at 7:43 pm


Jul 28 2018

New drivers side wiper blade insert. $4.99

Added by BDC on Jul 28 2018 at 10:20 pm


May 27 2018

Swapped on my new 17" wheels with old all season tires. I will drive on these until the cold season and then put new studlsss tires on these rims. Odo 33920. The original Dunlop all seasons are showing their age. I might get 2,000-4,000 more miles out of them next summer.

  • 33,920

Added by BDC on May 27 2018 at 3:36 pm


May 21 2018

I found a set of 17" factory wheels for $250 locally with some used all seasons on them. I'll swap these on and use them for the summer and then put snow tires on them.

Added by BDC on May 21 2018 at 12:28 am


Nov 19 2017

Battery completely dead. Dealer troubleshot and found known issue with alternator that was solved with a software update to ECU. Dealer also replaced battery with new Mazda unit under warranty. Also performed oil change and tire rotation at this time. Of 30610.

  • 30,610

Added by BDC on Nov 19 2017 at 10:55 am


Mar 12 2017

Changed engine oil (Mazda 0w-20 full synthetic with moly and Mazda 1WPE-14-302 filter, which is smaller than the original one), air filter, and cabin filter (also Mazda parts). Total cost $78.13 shipped. Odo at 26419, which makes it 10,003 miles on this oil. Also checked tire pressure, which has held steady at 40 psi.

  • 26,419

Added by BDC on Mar 12 2017 at 5:36 pm


Dec 31 2015

Odo reset, last tank filled at 17552.7

Added by BDC on Dec 31 2015 at 6:05 pm


Dealer reflashed TPMS per TSB and replaced Bluetooth module per TSB.

  • 17,528

Added by BDC on Dec 28 2015 at 5:06 pm


Nov 22 2015

Rotated tires at 17,000 mi. Also aired up to 40psi.

  • 17,020

Added by BDC on Nov 22 2015 at 5:43 pm


Oct 7 2015

Oil change, OEM 0w-20 w/ moly and Mazda PE01-14-302 filter. $63.99. Accidentally reset tripometer at 54 miles. Odo at 16416, 8434 miles on this oil.

  • 16,416

Added by BDC on Oct 7 2015 at 10:45 pm


May 3 2015

First oil change at 8073 miles. DIY cost: $58.35 for 5 qts Mazda 0w-20 full synthetic w/ moly plus Mazda filter.

  • 8,073

Added by BDC on May 3 2015 at 1:01 pm


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