Toyota represents “Reliability” while it’s sub-brand Lexus translates to “Luxury” – the name pretty much sums up Toyota’s motives for their Lexus brands of cars. We all know that if you don’t pay close attention, you could be missing out on both the best of its reliability and luxury.
Toyota advises that you follow a set maintenance schedule that should be conducted after every 5,000, 15,000 and 30,000 miles. If you live in Austin, Texas and need one of the best and professional Toyota repair or Lexus maintenance services then give us a ring at Tech One Automotive or visit us at 8601 Burnet Road, Austin, TX 78757.
Below are 5 maintenance tips to ensure your Toyota or Lexus keeps running and looking like a champ:
Rountinely have your oil changed. Performing regular oil changes ensures your car’s engine has clean lubrication for internal moving parts that rotate thousands of times per minute. Old, debris filled oil does not lubricant as well and can form performance-robbing sludge. This can lead to premature wear – and in extreme instances – complete failure.
Have your Toyota or Lexus regularly inspected. Having your car inspected by a trusted mechanic will allow them to uncover small problems or future maintenance needs that may otherwise go unnoticed. Early detection may help prevent sudden part failures that could cost hundreds or thousands to repair.
To keep your car’s resale value at a reasonable range, ensure you clean it regularly and consider having it detailed once a year. This will keep the paint looking fresh and keep it looking new. You can also protect your car from the elements as they can slowly cause damage. Avoid parking out in the sun as they can damage your interior plastics and leather. You can also apply UV protectant to surfaces and use window deflector to reduce the amount of direct sunlight that enters the car.
Regularly check your tire pressure and have your tire rotated. Proper inflation pressure is key to maximizing fuel efficiency and tire life. Even small reductions in pressure can reduce your gas mileage and prematurely wear down your tire’s tread.
The average Lexus or Toyota vehicle has several belts that serve different purposes from keeping the battery charged to keeping the air conditioning compressor working in peak condition. Extreme heat can cause these belts to wear out quick, and they can become cracked and weather considerably in frigid cold. Be sure your vehicle is routinely inspected to avoid premature failure.
Tech One Automotive are experts in all make and models of Toyota vehicles. Give us a ring or visit if you need any form of repairs or maintenance on your Toyota vehicles.