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Within the pages of our car care blog you’ll find helpful articles and interesting insights about everything that’s related to Toyota, Lexus & Scion Auto Repair.

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Lexus air conditioning maintenance

It’s essential to maintain your Lexus air conditioning system for a luxurious driving experience. It will mean you can not only create a comfortable cabin temperature but also rely on your climate control temperature to keep you cool. These tips will help: For starters, recharge your car’s air conditioning refrigerant every 2 years. Additionally, use…
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Key auto inspection areas to look at in spring

Vehicle inspections are often overlooked during colder months. Now that warmer weather has arrived, here are a few areas you must check. Fluids – to see if they are especially dark or contain unusual particles. Flush and refill as needed. Belts and hoses – looking for cracks that might have been caused by freezing temperatures.…
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Brake pad and shoe replacement for your Toyota, Scion and Lexus

Braking Bad!

We all know how disturbing it can be: that moment when someone steps out in front of a vehicle. Or, you’re driving along the freeway and a truck in front of you suddenly swerves. At such moments, we rely on two things: our own instincts and experience, and the brakes on our car. If your…
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Why it’s important to always heed Toyota recall notices

Many Toyota owners ignore recall notices believing that they can deal with repairs “later” because their vehicles run fine. There are also drivers who fear that taking a working Toyota to a repair shop for a recall might result in a dealer or certified repair shop tech finding other “problems” that need immediate repair. Consider…
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Toyota car problems that you shouldn’t DIY

Many Toyota owners attempt to perform Toyota repairs to save on costly repairs. However, knowing exactly what’s involved in a repair and figuring out any other problem that may occur in the future is what separates a professional mechanic from a DIY project. Therefore, it’s important to always hire a mechanic for Toyota repair since…
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What’s actually involved in a Toyota engine rebuild?

This is a question our team has been asked more than once; the process can often also be described as an engine overhaul. The first stage is to disassemble the engine. This then allows an expert assessment of which parts are worn out to a level where they need to be replaced. A thorough clean…
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Toyota factory recommended maintenance

When the weather gets hotter, your Toyota shouldn’t!

At last, we can start to look towards warmer weather; shedding our winter wear as our world heats up nicely. Of course, there will then be those uncomfortably hot days to fret about! If we overheat, we can take measures to cool down; and it’s the same if your Toyota cooling system fails to keep…
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Typical elements of factory scheduled maintenance for your Toyota

Many Toyota owners are surprised by the wide range of work that can be carried out during a visit to a repair shop. Here are some examples of services that can be done by Toyota repair specialists: Pressure checks for, and rotation of, the tires Replacement of wiper blades and spark plugs Inspections of exterior…
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Why TIS Techstream is an important diagnostic tool

This vehicle analysis system delivers a wealth of technical resources directly from the manufacturer. As a scanning tool, it allows for an analysis of all components in your Toyota. This system provides access to a wide range of assets, including technical service bulletins and vital diagnostic software. It also provides important collision repair manual information…
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Three fascinating facts about the Toyota Prius

These days, the Toyota Prius is one of the most popular cars in the Denver area. But there’s a lot more to know about this efficient and eco-friendly vehicle. Three interesting facts are below: The very first Prius was sold in Japan in 1997. By 2000, it was available worldwide. The Prius was the first…
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The top gear you need to carry in your Toyota in winter

Although many Toyota models handle winter weather with ease, these beloved vehicles can still experience breakdowns and accidents at any time that leave their drivers stranded while waiting for help. With this post, we hope to guarantee that you are well-prepared for these types of incidents. So always keep the following two kits in your…
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Lexus factory recommended maintenance

How to increase your Lexus’ resale value

As a Lexus owner, you have probably thought of selling your car before but don’t know how to increase its value. Increasing the value of your vehicle will help you to sell it at a good price. Here are some ways you can increase the value of your Lexus. Keep both the inside and outside…
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