Category Archives: Tips and Tricks

man about to jump start a vehicle

How to jump start your Toyota Prius

Instructions on how to jump-start your Prius  

If you ever lost your key card, found it under the passenger seat, then accidentally turned on the hazard lights without realizing for about eight hours of your shift and came back to your Prius to come to the conclusion your battery is dead, you are not alone. Besides this very specific example, we all make mistakes and lose our battery juice from time to time. Keep reading to learn how to jump-start your Prius.  Read the rest of this entry >>

car thief looking to steal from a car

How to protect your valuables inside your vehicle

Preventing theft from your vehicle

Our vehicles were designed to make traveling simple. While we can rely on our vehicles, we cannot rely on others. We do not think we will ever be targets for theft, the harsh reality is it could happen to anyone. One thing we can do is take steps to prevent theft as much as possible. We have created a list of tips to keep in mind in your travels to keep your items safe from thieves.


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Toyota Connected Services Customer Self Restration Title and 2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid

How to Register for Toyota Connected Services for the 2018 Camry

The Toyota Entune 3.0 system, which is currently offered for the 2018 Camry and 2018 Sienna, offers advanced voice recognition, navigation, Siri Eyes Free, music streaming and many other useful apps and features.  The Entune 3.0 system also offers Toyota Connected Services, in which you can get maintenance reminders, vehicle health reports, vehicle alerts and more. Watch this video for an overview on how to register and enroll in Toyota Connected Services.   Read the rest of this entry >>

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Get Your Vehicle Ready for Winter with Our Fall Car Care Checklist

Fall Auto Care Maintenance and Tips

Summer has come to an end, and the colder months are quickly approaching. It’s important to make sure that your vehicle is ready to tackle the frigid weather and extreme road conditions by performing some simple basic maintenance, and fixing any larger issues you may be aware of. To help get you started, we’ve put together a list of Fall Auto Care Maintenance and Tips.

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Smiling mom and kids at a picnic

Make Lunchtime More Fun With These Lunch Box Hacks

Back-to-School Lunch Box Hacks for Kids

‘Tis the season for pencils, notebooks, and the ever-dreaded lunch box meal. As much as every kid appreciates a handmade lunch specially packed for them by Mom or Dad, PB&J sandwiches and leftover pasta can only be good for so long. Mix up your kid’s lunch this school year with these quick, awesome Back-to-School Lunch Box Hacks for Kids and never listen to complaints about the lunch you packed ever again. Music to your ears, isn’t it?

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Signs that your car needs an alignment

Signs that your car needs an alignment

Here at Western Slope Toyota we offer a wide variety of service specials to help you save even as you’re having to go through the occasional hassle of bringing your car in for service. We may take care of cars for a living, but it doesn’t mean we don’t understand what a frustrating and time-consuming experience it can be when something goes wrong or needs tuning. Doctors get colds just like the rest of us, and mechanics have car headaches. It’s the way of world. That’s why we want to help alleviate some of the stress by offering you coupons for a variety of services! One of our current specials is a complimentary alignment check. Think you might need an alignment? We’ll give you the heads up on some tell-tale signs: Read the rest of this entry >>