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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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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How Much is a Transmission?

October 10th, 2018 by
Mechanic Diagnostic Test

How much is a transmission? Transmission cost depends mainly on damage and what you’re willing to spend. Most transmissions repairs and replacements cost between $300 to $3,400. Do you need replacement services, or can you get away with smaller repairs? Learn more about related service costs below, and how Toyota of Downtown LA’s service center can help Mission Hills…

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What’s the Warranty on a Toyota Battery?

September 13th, 2018 by
Mechanic replacing car battery

What’s the warranty on a Toyota battery? It depends on which Toyota model you drive, of course! Learn about battery warranty coverage at Toyota of Downtown LA. Genuine Toyota Batteries Schedule Service Today! Toyota Battery Warranty If you purchase a premium Toyota battery for your Corolla at an authorized Toyota dealership, then you’ll receive 100 percent replacement coverage…

How to Change Your Toyota Corolla’s Oil

July 6th, 2018 by

Toyota Corolla vehicles running on conventional oil (5W-30) need their oil changed every 5,000 miles or 6 months – whichever comes first. Toyota Corolla vehicles running on synthetic motor oil (OW-20) need their oil changed every 10,000 miles – whichever comes first. DIYers around Huntington Park: Learn how to change your Toyota Corolla’s oil here, courtesy…

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How Do I Take Care of My Tires?

April 1st, 2018 by

Vehicle service is vital to keep your Camry or Corolla running properly for a long time, and aside from what’s under the hood, your tires are an asset to your vehicle’s performance. Los Angeles drivers understand that taking care of your tires is essential, but some don’t realize what’s necessary to keep your tires working properly…

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