Category Archives: Tips and Tricks

stock photo of person using squeegee on car windshield

How Do I Get My Car Windows Looking Clean and Clear?

Dirty windows are a safety hazard. It may not seem like that big of a deal if you’re not paying attention to it, but the clarity of your windows has a very real effect on how safely you can drive. Cleaner windows will: resist ice, whisk water away, reduce fog, and ensure maximum visibility. Read on below for advice on how to get your windows as clear as possible and keep them that way. 

Read the rest of this entry >>
gloved hands cleaning steering wheel with spray bottle and rag

How to Spring Clean your Car

It’s not the most fun thing to clean out your car, but it always feels great to step into a nice, clean vehicle. The only way to make it happen is to pay someone to clean out your car, or to get out there and take care of it yourself. Maybe all you need is a little guidance to get the confidence you need to tackle the job of cleaning out your car, no matter how intimidating it is.  

Read the rest of this entry >>
stock photo of wrench and fathers day letters in wood block

Gifts for Dad this Father’s Day

Whether you’re shopping for your own father or someone else who deserves a gift this Father’s Day, there are plenty of great gifts they are sure to enjoy if you know where to look. Ultimately, nobody knows him better than you do, so you will probably have to make some choices on your own, but the following ideas should help point you in the right direction. 

Read the rest of this entry >>
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. Read the rest of this entry >>
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 >>

A picture of leaves on a road in Fall

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.

Read the rest of this entry >>