Toy Car Care Blog

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.

What to do when your car breaks down

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…
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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…
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Lexus factory recommended maintenance

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…
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Toyota engine repair service

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…
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What to do when the check engine light comes on

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…
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Scion diagnostics and repair Toy Car Care

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…
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Scion transmission services

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…
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Safety first: stay secure with these Toyota safety features

Safety may not be the most glamorous consideration when you’re looking for a new Toyota, but it’s the most important. Here are three safety features that come standard-issue with all modern Toyota models. – Pre-Collision System: This is triggered when a frontal crash is about to occur. It applies the brakes to minimize damage. –…
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Scion diagnostics and repair Toy Car Care

Maintenance for milestone birthdays

Do you have a relative who lived to 90 or 100? There was a big family celebration, right? Everyone loves a milestone birthday, and many quality car owners feel great, too, when their Toyota, Lexus, or Scion reaches a major milestone achievement like fifty or one hundred thousand miles on the road. It may even…
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Why buy a Toyota?

Some brands of cars hold up better over the years than others do. For most people, that is a factor in choosing what to purchase. One of the most commonly purchased brands is Toyota. There are several compelling reasons to buy one. Among them is the fact that their resale value is high. Other reasons…
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What might go wrong with your Toyota, Scion or Lexus engine cooling system?

As the name suggests, an engine cooling system uses a combination of air, water and coolant to absorb, cool, redirect and recirculate the heat generated by the engine. If the system doesn’t function properly, overheating is the outcome. Faults might include a leak and therefore loss of vital coolant or rust in the radiator. Other…
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