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Add Some Fun to Your SUV Experience with the Sporty New Mazda CX-5

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​Looking for a small SUV that feels a bit more like a sporty hatchback? If you need a vehicle that supplies the space and capability you need while offering exquisite styling and a fun-to-drive quality that competitors lack, the new Mazda CX-5 makes the perfect companion on the road. This exciting SUV is available now at John Hine Mazda, so we encourage you to stop by our dealership to get a closer look!

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Find the Right Mazda Part for the Job at John Hine Mazda

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Looking to make a repair or spruce up your Mazda with a new part or accessory? You can find everything you need for your DIY adventures right here at John Hine Mazda. Whether your vehicle's brake pads are on their way out or your ride could really use some splash guards or bumper protectors for an added edge, you can find a wide selection of genuine Mazda parts and accessories right here at our dealership. Better yet, you can order online using our convenient parts request form.

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Should I Replace My Car Battery?


A properly functioning car batter is crucial. If you have started to experience a dead battery with increasing frequency, you need to have it checked by a professional, like a member of the team at John Hine Mazda San Diego. If your car struggles to turn over, this may be an issue with the battery or the starter.

In addition to your car battery being dead with increasing frequency, another side that it may be time for replacement is ill-fitting post claims at terminals. Yet another sign your batter may be in need of replacement is having to refill battery…
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The Importance of the Right Car Tire Pressure


The tire pressure indicators in your vehicle help to alert you if the recommended pressure is not being met. Here are some things to be concerned about when the air pressure is too high or low in your vehicle.

If your car is riding on tires that have too much air pressure in them, the vehicle will ride more on the center line of tread than the whole tread surface. This will cause the center to wear faster and could lead to a tire blowout at high speeds.

When the tire pressure is too low, what happens is the vehicle…
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Common Fuel Pump Problems

The fuel pump is a vital part of your vehicle's operation. When it doesn't work properly, you can be stranded on the streets of San Diego. Look for these signs that your fuel pump is not working properly.

If your engine starts sputtering at high speeds, it may mean that it is not getting enough fuel. At the same time, consult the fuel pressure gauge. If it's low, you have a problem. Another indication is rising engine temperature. Engines that are too hot can indicate a fuel emergency. Other signs include loss of fuel when under stress…

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Leaking Exhaust: What to Look For

Your car’s exhaust system does more than just make your vehicle runs quietly. It also makes sure harmful gases travel away from the engine and into the outdoors. The exhaust consists of many parts all of which must work properly. At John Hine Mazda San Diego, we can inspect your exhaust system and do any repairs or replacements you might need.

The exhaust system often starts to fail without us even knowing it. Knowing these warning signs can help prevent harmful gases from getting inside your car and can also prevent more costly repairs.

1. Popping or hissing noises…

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Headlight Maintenance and Superb Visibility


Laziness is an undesirable quality for a broad range of reasons. Laziness is a particularly poor quality in people who drive vehicles, too. If you want to be a safe and responsible driver day in and day out, then you need to make a full commitment to safety.

Drivers who are committed to safety are also committed to regular professional maintenance work. Regular headlight maintenance services can be great for visibility reasons. Headlights that do not work properly can negatively affect visibility. Optimal vehicle visibility can in many cases safeguard drivers and passengers from...
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Complete Seasonal Maintenance and Keep Your Car in Good Shape


You do what you can to keep yourself in good health, but it is also important for you to do what you can to keep your car in good shape. Completing seasonal maintenance work is one way that you can help your car to stay in good shape.
  • Completing maintenance work on your car each season keeps you from forgetting to care for it.
  • When you complete seasonal maintenance work, you make sure that your car is ready for the new season.
  • We are here to handle the seasonal maintenance needs that you have when it comes to your vehicle…
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Belts and Hoses Can Cause Squeaks and Squeals

We have all had the unsettling experience of starting a car and being greeted with a loud squeal under the hood. In all likelihood, that means you have a belt or hose that is starting to go, and if it isn't repaired, a minor problem can turn into a big one quick. Our excellent service department at John Hine Mazda can help diagnose and fix that awful noise.

Parts like timing belts and coolant hoses are vital to the proper operation of your vehicle. 

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