How to Reset the Maintenance Light on Your Toyota RAV4

January 10th, 2019 by
2019 RAV4 Interior

If you haven’t serviced your Toyota RAV4 SUV in some time, you may notice that your RAV4 maintenance light is on. If you see the maintenance light illuminated on the dashboard of your Toyota RAV4, you’ll want to bring your vehicle to our service center for a reset of the maintenance light. Learn what may…

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How Much is a Car Replacement Battery?

December 21st, 2018 by
Mechanic Changing Car Battery

The price of a car replacement battery around Mission Hills generally ranges from $75 to $200. Here at Toyota of Downtown LA we carry an excellent selection of genuine Toyota batteries. These premium batteries are manufactured especially for your Toyota Corolla, Rav4, or other Toyota model, and come with an exclusive warranty. Learn more about the car replacement batteries…

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Does Car AC Use Gas?

November 1st, 2018 by
Closeup of a car's AC button

  Does your car’s air conditioning (a/c) use gas? Yes — like many of your car’s features, the air conditioning system does consume fuel. Car dair conditioning works by drawing energy from the alternator, which is powered by the engine. Fuel is needed to power your Toyota car‘s engine, so indirectly, car a/c consumes fuel….

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What is a Timing Belt?

October 16th, 2018 by
Auto Timing Belt

Timing belts are thin material that holds together and synchronize the camshaft and crankshaft rotations. Timing belts are also known as cambelts (timing chains for engines with larger bores and strokes) and play a crucial role in how internal combustion engines work. Timing belts ensure that both the camshaft and crankshaft are rotating in sync,…

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