Category Archives: Tips and Tricks

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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 >>

Instrument Panel

What is your vehicle trying to tell you?

What do the dashboard warning lights on my Toyota vehicle mean?

Vehicles are a necessity today. We need them to get to work, the gym, and family events among many other things. However, when your vehicle is trying to tell you something is not quite right, that can be scary. Keep reading as we explore the answer to the question, what do the dashboard warning lights on my Toyota vehicle mean? Read the rest of this entry >>

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Down Payment Guidelines For Your Dealership Car Purchase

Most car shoppers will lean on bank or dealership financing to purchase their new or used vehicle. While the Fox Toyota finance team aims to make the process clear and easy, it can still be pretty confusing, especially when trying to negotiate down payments, trade-ins, and interest rates to get the best pricing possible. So, just how much should car shoppers be putting down before driving off the lot? We discuss down payment strategy more in depth below. Read the rest of this entry >>

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How To Stay Safe When Engine Trouble Strikes

The first sign of engine trouble should come as an alert from your dashboard warning lights or a dip into the red on your vehicle’s temperature gauge. If you experience either of these signs of engine trouble, or you missed them and steam is now escaping from your hood, it’s time to jump into action. Just what should you do if your engine starts overheating while you are driving? We break it down below. Read the rest of this entry >>

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Tips and Tricks For Improving Your Driving Skills

Basic driving mechanics and a feel for how to operate a vehicle only come with time and practice. While we encourage beginning drivers to put as many hours behind the wheel as possible with an experienced adult in the car for guidance, there are a few adjustments that all drivers from beginners to seasoned pros can utilize to improve their performance immediately. Find 3 easy ways to become a smarter driver below. Read the rest of this entry >>