Archive for the ‘Do It Yourself’ Category
Toyota key fobs and Smart Key systems make jumping into your car as easy as pressing a button or opening a door handle. However, like with all technology, they can occasionally have some issues. If your Toyota key fob isn’t performing as it should, it is likely that it needs a fresh battery. Find instructions for replacing the battery in your Toyota key fob below. (more…)
How to pair iPhone with Toyota Bluetooth®
There are few moments in our day when we’re not tethered to our smartphones and mobile devices, even behind the wheel. We are driven to be connected to friends, family, colleagues and our favorite apps at all times, which can be challenging (and unsafe) during car travel. To ensure our drivers keep their eyes on the road and hands on the wheel instead of on their iPhones, we’re sharing how to pair an iPhone with Toyota Bluetooth® so drivers can utilize the automaker’s Entune™ multimedia system. (more…)
Ways to prevent car theft
We depend on our vehicles to get us to where we need to go fast. In fact, we spend so much time in our vehicles that it can be an easy place to keep some of our belongings. What do you keep in your vehicle? Maybe most importantly, where do you keep it? These are important questions because in many criminals are opportunistic. If they see an opportunity, or your GPS unit, they’ll act. Here’s what you can do to prevent this from happening. (more…)
What types of windshield cracks can you fix?
A crack in your windshield is never a pleasant sight. However, if you’re fortunate and have good timing, you can stop small chips from turning into ugly spider cracks. Best of all, you might be able to repair the chip yourself with a DIY windshield repair kit. (more…)
How To Test A Car Battery
As passenger cars continue to get more complicated, do-it-yourself mechanics like yourself are becoming more scarce every day, some jobs are just not possible to do from home. Fortunately for you, determining the state of your battery not one of these jobs. In the profession, we recommend replacing your battery every five years, but as long as your battery is holding a charge, there is really no reason to replace it. (more…)
How Often Should I Replace My Toyota Battery?
Are you having trouble with your Toyota battery? Car not starting? Starting slow? Or maybe you’re just worried because you have had the same battery for many years. How often you replace your Toyota battery depends on a few different things, but we will help you troubleshoot. (more…)