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Car ownership can be fun, but it can also be hard work. At Carfax, we know you care about your car and want to keep it in the best shape possible. On this page you’ll find car maintenance advice and other tips to save you time and money.

Want to make taking care of your car easier? Carfax Car Care can help you keep track of your maintenance schedule, alert you to open recalls, and more.

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Mazda Recall: Possible Fuel Leak

2020 Mazda CX-30 / Photo credit: Mazda Mazda is recalling 12,097 of its 2020 CX-30 SUVs because a faulty vent hose could cause a fuel leak, according to [...]

By |2020-06-19T09:57:42-04:00June 19, 2020 - 09:50AM|Recalls|

Mazda Recall: Brake Issue

2020 Mazda3 / Photo credit: Mazda Mazda is recalling 24,037 of its 2020 CX-30 SUVs and 2020 Mazda3 cars because their brake calipers could loosen or fail, according [...]

By |2020-06-19T09:58:37-04:00June 19, 2020 - 09:46AM|Recalls|

Jeep Recall: Transmission Issue

2016 Jeep Cherokee / Photo Credit: Jeep Jeep is recalling 67,248 of its 2014-17 Cherokee SUVs because their transmissions could fail, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety [...]

By |2020-06-18T13:10:59-04:00June 18, 2020 - 11:22AM|Recalls|

Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Recall: Fire Risk

2020 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid / Photo credit: FCA Chrysler is recalling 22,580 of its 2017-2020 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans because a faulty 12-volt battery connection could result in [...]

By |2020-06-11T09:48:42-04:00June 11, 2020 - 09:43AM|Recalls|