Category Archives: Service

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

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. Read the rest of this entry >>

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

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. Read the rest of this entry >>

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

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. Read the rest of this entry >>

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

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. Read the rest of this entry >>

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Purchase Toyota Sightline Wiper Blades at Ackerman Toyota

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. Read the rest of this entry >>