Yearly Archives: 2012

5 car noises you should not ignore

It’s easy to say that you don’t have money to fix some of these small problems now, but wait a little while and these small problems turn into money hungry monsters. You’ll be paying a lot more later on down the road. 1. Increased thwacking sound as your vehicle accelerates. Your tire is dying. The […]

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Toyota Helps College Graduates with Rebate

Graduating college is a great accomplishment, but where do you go from there? Finding a job in today’s economy can be a real struggle, but once you get hired, getting there just got a little easier. Toyota  Financial Services and Toyota Motor Sales provides a $1,000 rebate to qualified college graduates on a list of […]

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What is Traction Control?

If you were expecting a cloud of artificial smoke to conceal your vehicle from onlookers or nitro boosters to shoot your car up to unfathomable speeds after pressing this button, then you are wrong. What it does do is help your vehicle accelerate without spinning the wheels on slippery surfaces. In the winter months when […]

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What is the minimum octane rating gasoline that I should use in my vehicle?

Our “current model” year vehicles have the following unleaded fuel octane rating recommendations: MODEL OCTANE 4Runner 87 Avalon 87 Camry 87 Corolla 87 FJ Cruiser 87 Highlander 87 Land Cruiser 87 Matrix 87 Prius 87 RAV4 87 Sequoia 87 Sienna 87 Tacoma 87 Tundra 87 Venza 87 Yaris 87

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Toyota Camry Ranks Number 1 on Cars.com’s American-Made Index for Four Years in a Row

Cars.com has ranked the top American made cars built and produced within the United States. They look specifically at the sales, where the parts of the vehicle come from and where the vehicle was built. If a vehicle has a domestic parts content rating below 75%, if the parts come from outside the U.S or […]

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Air Conditioner Odor: Causes and Prevention

During air conditioner operation, cold refrigerant is pumped through the evaporator core by an engine-driven compressor. A fan then blows air through “fins” in the evaporator to cool the air. These fins also act as an air filter, trapping bacteria, spores, and dirt. These airborne particles are normally washed out a drain hole with condensation, […]

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