Toyota Warning Light Exclamation Point Meaning

Toyota TPMS Warning Light

If you’re seeing the above icon on your Toyota dashboard, that’s the tire pressure warning light. It indicates low tire inflation pressure. There’s a few common reasons this light may appear. The most obvious is that one or more of your tires has a leak. However, swings in the outside air temperature can also cause…

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Can You Do Toyota Repairs Yourself?

July 13th, 2018 by

You’ve grown up watching your dad monkey with muscle cars in the garage. You have a bit of a mechanical aptitude, and you can figure things out on your own. You might like to do your own Toyota maintenance. But can you do Toyota repairs on your own? It’s a good question, and you might…

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Why Is My Engine Overheating?

May 18th, 2018 by

Whether you drive a new car or one with a few years under its belts, problems can happen. Just one of the potential issues that can come up is engine overheating. But it’s more than your Toyota’s engine getting too hot. It’s an indication that something is amiss and needs attention. Signs of Engine Overheating…

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Why Car Maintenance is So Important

February 2nd, 2018 by

When you buy a car, it’s exciting and new. You want to just drive and enjoy your new Toyota, and you should! But there is more to car ownership than just firing up the engine and going. There’s car maintenance to consider. How important is it to have car maintenance done on a regular basis?…

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Service Basics: How to Take Care of Your Toyota Air Conditioning

September 15th, 2017 by

The fall days are getting crisp, alternating between cold and rainy and clear with frost in the morning. And occasionally, there’s the hot day that feels like summer is making a comeback. But inside your car, it’s just not comfortable anymore. It feels humid and there’s moisture on the inside of your windows that won’t…

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Where Should You Go For Toyota Repair?

September 8th, 2017 by

Toyota cars, trucks, minivans and SUVs are widely recognized as the most reliable cars built in the world. Check out the 2017 J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study. You’ll find Toyota won six awards! Even the most dependable cars on the road today will need a fix-up here and there, whether it’s due to the environment…

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How a Toyota’s Serpentine Belt Works

August 4th, 2017 by

When you fire up your engine, it starts up. You drive away, just trusting that your car is going to work flawlessly. Behind the scenes, there is a whole bunch going on. And keeping your car’s accessories functioning is the role of a thin rubber belt known as a serpentine belt. But what does it…

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How Does Your Toyota’s Suspension System Work?

July 21st, 2017 by

When you drive a Toyota car, truck, SUV or minivan, you’re going to appreciate its smooth ride. Driving over rough roads or bumps might cause your teeth to rattle if you’re in your old car, but a new Toyota feels stable and smooth as silk. That’s all because of the suspension system. Every vehicle has…

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Why Do I Need a Wheel Alignment?

January 6th, 2017 by

At every tire shop and dealership on every street, you see an advertisement for wheel alignments. But that doesn’t apply to you, does it? You don’t need a wheel alignment because you’re a good driver. You haven’t hit any curbs… So why are wheel alignments such a hot topic? Let’s bring you up to speed…

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What Does this Warning Light Mean?

December 9th, 2016 by

Without question, Toyota vehicles have embraced the sophisticated technological advances throughout the years. Whether you’ve chosen the Yaris, the Highlander, the RAV4 or the Avalon, there are systems in place to enhance safety and control when you’re driving. And along with all those advances, there are warning lights to let you know of issues. How…

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