Interesting facts about the Scion

Scion is a car brand manufactured by Toyota, that launched in 2003. The car was designed to appeal to the young and goes at an economical price. Here are some facts about the Scion car brand. It launched in the US, and after successful sales in the country, Scion expanded its operations to Canada. The…

Lexus maintenance tips for enhanced performance

Like most cars, a Lexus requires regular maintenance and ultimate care. When it comes to Lexus repair and maintenance, various tips should be kept in mind. Here are some important maintenance tips: Ensure you go for regular maintenance checkups. Do simple checkup routines in between scheduled appointments. As a driver observe road safety rules and…

What’s that smell? It might be a valve cover gasket leak

You’re driving down the highway, and that’s when it hits you – the thick, burning smell of oil! Terror sets in as you mistakenly believe that your vehicle is on fire, but upon checking under the hood, you see the real issue: your Toyota’s valve cover gasket is damaged, and its bleeding oil everywhere. Gasket…

Signs your car needs immediate repair

Proper maintenance and care of your vehicle are vital to increasing its durability and keeping it functional for an extended period. Unfortunately, many car owners forget to maintain their transmission and breaks, change their oil, and have a tune-up, leading to vehicle problems that need repair. Here are some problems that indicate your car needs…

Can you smell your air conditioning?

It’s one of the signs that it might be in need of a little professional help. You might catch the whiff of antifreeze or a touch of mold (can be due to a build-up of mildew). Other tell-tale signs can include unexpected fluctuations in the temperature, the need to frequently refill refrigerant or coolant, or…

The benefits of getting a tune-up

Occasionally, although your car may seem to be fine, it will need a tune-up. Standard tune-ups are crucial to keeping your car running smoothly and helping it last longer. What are the benefits of a tune-up? Better Mileage A tune-up will diagnose and fix any small problems in your vehicle that may be causing poor…

Signs of a vacuum leak in your Toyota

Do you know what the check engine light on your Toyota indicates? There are many reasons for the check engine light to come on. By looking for any other inconsistencies in your car’s performance, you can diagnose the problem yourself and gauge the urgency of visiting a Toyota repair shop. If you notice other signs…

What does a check engine warning light mean?

There are all sorts of reasons a check engine light can come on in your Toyota vehicle. Here are some common reasons your light is telling you to get your car checked. Your gas cap may be loose. If you recently made a stop for gas, check that you replace the cap and tightened it…

Why is factory scheduled maintenance important for your vehicle?

We know that this can be a bit like regular health or dental check-ups. You know you should go at the appropriate time, yet kind of put it off if you can. However, with FSM, failing to keep these appointments could lead to your warranty cover being invalidated. Completing Factory Scheduled Maintenance can also increase…

Is your transmission flush fluid enough

We all know that a transmission gone rogue can cost a lot of money. This is why it pays to be vigilant and to have the transmission fluid exchanged on a regular basis. Five quick checking questions about possible transmission problems Does it seem as if your car is changing gear just because it feels…