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5 Common Car Care Questions Answered


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Not everyone's an expert on car care, so here are some questions and answers from the experts! Check them out them out here.

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5 Common Car Care Questions Answered

  1. 1. 5 Common Car Care Questions Answered Toyota of Orlando
  2. 2. Becoming a Car Care Expert • Your car is a machine you likely can’t live without.With just a few pushes of the gas and brake pedals and a few turns of the wheel and you’re right where you need to be in no time. • But, while we think ourselves expert drivers, how many of us can say that we understand what goes into making your OrlandoToyota car work? • To best make sure our rides last long, we need to be versed, to some extent, in the ways of good car care. Lucky for you, our soon to be expert,Toyota of Orlando is here with five common questions drivers ask about car care and the answers you’re likely looking for.
  3. 3. 1) Is it okay to switch up the type of motor oil in my car? • In short, yes, it’s okay to change the type of motor oil in your vehicle. But, that might not always be the case. • Some makes and models recommend using a specific type of oil to best preserve the engine and it’s parts. Be sure to consult your owner’s manual before switching the oil in your OrlandoToyota car.
  4. 4. 2)What should I listen to if there’s an issue? My instrument panel, owner’s manual, or mechanic? • As a car care pro tip, always listen to your car first.You can expect to see lights on the instrument panel as well as hear sounds or feel things if your car is experiencing some sort of trouble. • Make sure to then take your vehicle to an expertToyota of Orlando service tech. If that can’t be done, consult your owner’s manual to see if there’s a diagnosis for the issue.
  5. 5. 3) Should I use premium fuel for better gas mileage? • While premium fuel puts on a pretty face and seems appealing, the truth is that it’s not necessary to use all the time. Some vehicles require it to be used (check the owner’s manual), but largely, OrlandoToyota cars don’t need to use premium fuel. • Save yourself some money at the pump and use regular fuel for your vehicle.This will not negatively affect your car care at all.
  6. 6. 4) How about my timing belt? Do I need to change it? • As expensive of a car care job as it is, yes you need to have your timing belt replaced at some point in your vehicle’s life. • A worn and broken engine belt can mean trouble for your car, even damage the engine permanently. • Don’t make this car care mistake, have one of ourToyota of Orlando auto service techs replace this part for you.
  7. 7. 5) Do I need to use winterized or all- weather tires? • If you don’t plan on leaving the Orlando (or Florida as a whole) area, then don’t worry about this car care tip. • However, if you plan on travelling to somewhere cold, you will definitely need a new set of tougher shoes for your vehicle. • Winterized and all-weather tires can help your vehicle grip the road and drive better when conditions and the weather go south.
  8. 8. AtToyota of Orlando,We’ve GotYou • Our expert auto service techs are always here to help you and deliver the best when it comes to car care. • Make sure to swing by the dealership to get your ride taken of!We’re open seven days a week and located at 3575Vineland Road.