Category Archives: Do It Yourself

Key in the ignition

My key fob will not work, now what?

Do you have to reprogram the key fob after changing the battery?

Key fobs are a wonderful way of being able to access your vehicle from far away. However, like anything else that is battery operated, the battery often has to be changed. Do you have to reprogram the key fob after changing the battery? Usually, you do not need to reprogram the key fob. But, on the rare occasion that you do, you can follow the steps below.

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How to properly spring clean your vehicle with clouds and pretty flowers in the background

Time to get ready for spring near Knoxville, TN!

How to properly spring clean your vehicle

As we are approaching spring and we are beginning to see nicer weather, one of the things many people like to do is spring clean. Maybe you already have your lists of the spring cleaning that needs to happen around your house, but have you considered your vehicle? If not, we have put together a guide on how to properly spring clean your vehicle. Check it out below! Read the rest of this entry >>

Black Pen and Key on top of paperwork

Learn how to change the battery in your Toyota keyless remote yourself!

How to change the battery in a Toyota keyless remote

While having keyless remote sounds great, the fact is that at some point, the battery will wear out and it will need to be replaced. Looking for a guide on how to change the battery in a Toyota keyless remote? You have come to the right place! Check out the video below that gives a lot of information about the keyless remote for a Toyota vehicle. Read the rest of this entry >>

Car windshield with wiper and rain drops

Avoid getting caught in bad weather and not being able to see

How to change my windshield wiper blades at home

You have been using your wiper blades a lot lately, but you have noticed that they make a funny noise when you turn them on, they do not really clean off your windshield, and the rubber does not look at thick as it used to. Do you know what all of this means? It is time to replace your windshield wipers! Not sure how to do this? Keep reading as we walk you through step by step how to change my windshield wiper blades at home. Read the rest of this entry >>

Man holding a set of car keys and giving a thumbs up

How do I change the battery in my Toyota key fob?

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. Read the rest of this entry >>

How to pair iPhone with Toyota Bluetooth®

Connect your phone with Toyota Entune™ with these easy steps

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. Read the rest of this entry >>

Ways to prevent car theft

How to deter criminals from breaking into your car

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. Read the rest of this entry >>

How To Test A Car Battery

Toyota Car Battery Troubleshoot Guide

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. Read the rest of this entry >>