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4 easy at home auto repairs


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Why visit the shop when you can these auto repairs at home? Check out Toyota of Orlando's guide on easy auto service jobs you can do right from your driveway or garage!

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4 easy at home auto repairs

  1. 1. 4 Easy at home auto repairs Toyota of Orlando
  2. 2. Auto repair right from home  When you’re busy with work and everything else in your schedule, finding time to drive to the shop for auto repair and service can seem like such a hassle.  AtToyota of Orlando, we offer expert auto service at prices and in a timely manner that you’ll love. But, if you’re finding yourself short on time, there are several auto repair jobs you can do on your OrlandoToyota vehicle by yourself.
  3. 3. 1) Replace a burnt out headlight bulb  If your headlights are shining a little less bright or more on one side than the other, you may have a burnt out bulb.  This auto repair is fairly straightforward and only takes a few minutes from start to finish. Open your OrlandoToyota car’s engine compartment and find the headlight assembly. Disconnect the power wires, unscrew the old bulb from the outlet and insert the new one.
  4. 4. 2) Change your oil  An oil change is another simple auto repair job that you can do right from your garage or driveway. Before you get started, make sure you have the right tools on the and (oil pan, wrench, a new oil filter, and new oil).  Park your OrlandoToyota vehicle on a flat surface and raise it using the jack. Place the oil pan below the oil reservoir and loosen the drain plug with the wrench. After the oil has drained, replug the reservoir and then unplug the filter. Replace the filter and add the correct amount of new oil to fit your engine.
  5. 5. 3) Change your tire  A flat tire is enough to ruin anyone’s day so make sure you’re prepared to put on your spare. Check your trunk for your necessary tools (including a lug wrench and car jack).  Start by loosening the lug nuts, then raise the car using the jack, remove the lug nuts, and then remove the faulty tire.  Put the spare on and make sure to tighten the lug nuts completely.
  6. 6. 4) Replace your windshield wipers  If your windshield isn’t looking so clear during a rainy day, it’s time to change your wiper blades.  To change your OrlandoToyota’s windshield wiper blades, raise them up and lift the tabs to release the old blades. Slide the old ones off the wiper blade arms, slide the new ones on, and secure them by pushing down on the tab.
  7. 7. Auto repair made easy atToyota of Orlando  If you’re short on time and an expert auto service tech to take care of your auto repair needs, look no further thanToyota of Orlando! Give us a call at (407) 298 – 0001 today for more information.