Frequently Asked Vehicle Maintenance Questions

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Routine vehicle maintenance is extremely important to the life of your vehicle. Simply put, having your vehicle serviced regularly helps keep your car running longer and newer. By performing routine maintenance, you’ll prevent bigger car trouble down the road. Each vehicle manufacturer has a maintenance schedule around the specific makeup of your particular vehicle. This maintenance schedule can be found in your owner’s manual. By following the schedule, chances are your vehicle will deliver optimal performance as you rack up the miles, help your parts last longer and save you money on more expensive repairs.

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Seasonal Car Care: Six Fluids to Check for Holiday Travel!

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Did you know? Your car uses six primary fluids: coolant, motor oil, brakes fluid, transmission fluid, power steering fluid and windshield washer fluid. Seasonal changes affect the performance of these fluids, so regular fluids checks are essential. Take the time to check your fluids and avoid the hassle and unnecessary expenses that result from car failure. Here is a rundown of the six fluids that help your engine hum.
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The ABCs of Car Care

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A – Always follow a preventative vehicle maintenance plan.

B – Be sure to have your car inspected when you suspect there is a problem.

C – Correct the problem to help avoid the inconvenience and potential safety hazards of breaking down on the road.

Understanding the basics of car care before taking the wheel will help keep drivers safer on the road! We want every drive to remember the below preventative vehicle maintenance tips: Continue reading

Fall Maintenance Tips from Toyota of Plano!

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It’s that time of year again. Summer is coming to an end, parents have sent their children back to school and although you may not live in a part of the country where the temperatures drop below 50 degrees, you may be traveling to a part of the country where they do! The start of fall is the perfect time of year to prepare your vehicle for colder temperatures and traveling for the upcoming holidays. Toyota of Plano would like to offer the following car maintenance tips to get vehicles ready for the damp, cold road ahead!
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Toyota of Plano: Tips for Getting Better Gas Mileage

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If you’re hitting the road soon, then you probably care about getting the most out of your vehicle — namely, getting the most out of the gas you put in the tank. There are some easy things that you can do to cut down on your gas bill in your existing vehicle. At Toyota of Plano, we thought we’d put together this list of helpful tips to get the most out of each gallon you put in the tank!

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Toyota of Plano: Prep Your Car for the Back-to-School Commute

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It seems like only yesterday we were cheering for the last days of the school year and the lazy summer days to come. Unfortunately, time flies when you are having fun and the back-to-school season has somehow arrived! We know you are busy checking school supply lists and shopping all the back-to-school sales for great deals on the trendy must-haves for your little ones, but have you considered what you need to do to get your vehicle ready for the daily commute? At Toyota of Plano we want to help you mark that item off your list!

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Toyota of Plano: 6 Tips to Prep your Car for Summer Road Trips

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Summer is quickly approaching and you will want to ensure your vehicle is in tip-top shape for all your summer travel plans. It takes very little time and money to make sure your car runs properly during the summer months, and although breakdowns happen, you can help minimize them by taking a few extra preventive maintenance steps.
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Toyota of Plano: Prep Your Car for the Back-to-School Commute

It seems like only yesterday we were cheering for the last days of the school year and the lazy summer days to come. Unfortunately, time flies when you are having fun and the back-to-school season has somehow arrived! We know you are busy checking school supply lists and shopping all the back-to-school sales for great deals on the trendy must-haves for your little ones, but have you considered what you need to do to get your vehicle ready for the daily commute? At Toyota of Plano we want to help you mark that item off your list!

Our state-of-the-art service center is staffed with highly trained auto technicians and offers the latest tools and technologies to repair your vehicle. Whether you need a tune up, major repair, or parts for your vehicle you can trust the quality of service you’ll receive at Toyota of Plano.  Our service center is located at 1001 Preston Road, Plano, TX 75093. For your convenience you can schedule your appointment on our website by clicking here or call our friendly team at 888-255-3154. Our experienced staff is waiting to help prepare your car for the busy days ahead. Also don’t forget to check our latest service specials to help save a little more money for all the back-to-school necessities!

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Toyota of Plano Wants to Help You Save Money at the Pump

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Toyota of Plano knows fuel costs are a hot topic of conversation these days. Would you like to save some money at the gas pump? While planning and combining trips, parking in the shade and observing the speed limit can help lower your overall fuel bill, did you know that regular maintenance offers a tremendous savings?

  • Keeping Engine Properly Tuned                up to 4% savings
  • Keeping Tires Properly Inflated                  up to 3% savings
  • Using Recommended Grade of Oil            up to 2% savings

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