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Every new Toyota vehicle comes with ToyotaCare

Tuesday, August 6th, 2019
Toyota Emblem Outside

What is included with ToyotaCare?

Toyota has always been a company that strives to deliver reliable vehicles to its customers. That is why Toyota created a new service program called ToyotaCare. What is included with ToyotaCare? It covers normal vehicle maintenance and it provides 24/7 roadside assistance. Both of these are available at no cost for two years. Interested in learning more? Keep reading below! (more…)

How do I jump start a Toyota Prius with a dead battery?

Thursday, December 13th, 2018
2018 Toyota Prius Prime in grey driving on a long and empty stretch of road

If you find yourself stranded in a parking lot for the first time with a dead Toyota Prius battery, it can be kind of confusing. Because the Prius is a hybrid, the process will be slightly different than jump-starting a traditional gas-powered model. Follow the steps outlined in the short Toyota video below and you should be back on the road in no time. (more…)

Do I really need to use genuine Toyota motor oil?

Monday, September 17th, 2018
Car mechanic pouring oil into an engine

Your car is likely one of the largest investments you will ever make, and following the Toyota recommended service intervals and maintenance guidelines is the best way to ensure that your car will run optimally and retain is overall value for years to come. We have put together some answers to FAQs surrounding Toyota oil changes below. (more…)

Toyota Maintenance Intervals: Why Are They Important?

Friday, August 31st, 2018
Mechanics working on a car

New vehicles are a large investment. The best way to ensure that you are keeping the value of your vehicle high is to take proper care of it which includes staying on top of your recommended maintenance intervals. Not only will regular maintenance keep your vehicle running like new, but it will also ensure that your warranty stays intact, which can save you a lot of money in the event that something does malfunction. (more…)

How do I clean my foggy and oxidized plastic headlights?

Thursday, August 9th, 2018
2019 Toyota 86 headlights and grille

Over time, it’s likely that your headlights will start to look yellow and cloudy, regardless of your vehicle maintenance and washing habits. Cloudy headlights can have a negative impact on nighttime visibility when behind the wheel, and it’s best to try and take care of the problem right away before it gets any worse. Find our best tips for DIY methods to clean cloudy headlights at home below. (more…)

How often do I need to replace my Toyota brakes and brake pads?

Monday, July 30th, 2018
Mechanic working on brake parts

Brakes are arguably the single most important part in your vehicle, but when it comes to servicing them they don’t get that much attention. Today, we want to talk about just how often your Toyota brake pads should be changed. We are also highlighting the 3 most common signs of brake wear so you can head to a professional for extra attention when you spot them and reduce the likelihood of a serious brake malfunction. (more…)

How often do I need to replace my Toyota air filters?

Monday, July 16th, 2018
Mechanics working in an auto body shop

There are two air filters in your Toyota. One helps filter air before it goes in your engine and one helps filter air before it goes in your cabin. Both need to be changed at regular intervals to make sure your engine is protected and the air you are breathing is clean. Keep reading to learn about the suggested intervals for Toyota engine and cabin air filter replacement below. (more…)

How often do I need to replace my Toyota wiper blades?

Wednesday, May 30th, 2018
water drops on a car windshield

While some vehicle maintenance services require owners to stick to a specific schedule, Toyota wiper blade replacement is only necessary when the current wiper blades are no longer performing at their best. Different vehicle’s wiper blades can degrade at different rates for a variety of reasons including age, extreme weather conditions, and the quality of the wiper blade itself. (more…)

What does the maintenance required light on my Toyota dashboard mean?

Tuesday, April 10th, 2018
2019 Toyota RAV4 digital driver gauges and steering wheel

Toyota dashboard warning lights are a useful tool for drivers who want to stay up to date with routine maintenance or fix small problems before they become large and costly. The problem is, sometimes it can be hard to know exactly what your Toyota dashboard warning lights mean. One light that you have likely to seen lit up is the maintenance required light that displays at MAINT REQD on your dashboard. (more…)

Purchase Toyota Sightline Wiper Blades at Ackerman Toyota

Thursday, November 16th, 2017
Water drops covering a car windshield

Having the correct windshield wiper blades installed on your vehicle becomes crucial during inclement weather. There is nothing worse than reduced visibility due to windshield wipers that leave streaks behind. If you have been installing aftermarket windshield wipers to your vehicle purchased from your neighborhood automotive or big box store, consider upgrading to OEM specific parts like Toyota Sightline wiper blades. (more…)

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