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Take the Time to Drive Safe

So what is safe driving? It's a lot of things. Safe driving actually starts before you even get into your vehicle. You want to do a pre-check before you go anywhere, to make sure that there are no leaks, make sure that your fluids are topped up, and to check on your tires. They should have good tread and should get properly inflated. If any of those checks find fault, you will want to come see us at Tracy Toyota in Tracy, CA, for an inspection. Otherwise, you should also make sure that your seat and mirrors are adjusted…

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Good Items to Include in A Roadside Emergency Kit

We've all heard the stories about a friend or family member that gets stuck out in the middle of a storm in their vehicle or the person was driving along the highway and ran out of gas. Certainly, they required help and the assistance of a roadside emergency kit. You may be probably very familiar with the basics that are required. For example, a first aid kit, flashlight, flares, water, blanket, snacks, water, but there is something else that is worth considering. Here is more on the subject...

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Little Cracks Can Become a Big Problem

It seems so small, and many drivers tend to ignore it. But a crack in your vehicle's windshield should be taken seriously.

Cracks can happen from objects striking the glass. Sometimes, it appears like a tiny nick. But those nicks can grow into large cracks in your windshield. One way this happens is during the coldest times of year. Because glass expands and contracts due to the temperature, using your defroster on too high a setting risks expanding an existing small crack.

 
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Have you driven 12,000 miles this year? Time to have your brakes serviced!

Your vehicles brakes need to be serviced every 12,000 miles. Have you had your brakes inspected? Your vehicle needs a brake inspection and possibly brake pads. This is very important for you and your vehicle as a car without good working brakes is an accident waiting to happen. Do you hear grinding or feel like you don’t stop quickly enough when you step on your brakes? Your vehicle needs to go to the dealer and have the brakes inspected and repaired immediately.

A professional licensed mechanic will be assigned to work on your brakes when you take your…
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The Importance of the Service Schedule

To keep your car in peak condition it is important to know how to take care of it. The owners manual details this in a section on required vehicle maintenance.
Ever wonder why the moving parts in your car engine do not wear out from rubbing on each other? It is because they are not actually in contact. Each moving part is sliding on a thin coating of oil.
Previously, the only engine oil available was what is today called conventional oil. This is a mix of organic oil and selective additives. Synthetic oil is a compound of select elements…
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Cars.com Serves Up Inside Scoop on 2017 Toyota Highlander

Might you be in the market for a full-size SUV? Are you seeking one that's every bit as stylish as it is substantive?

Well, then, we here at Tracy Toyota feel you may quite likely meet your match in ours, the recently refreshed 2017 Highlander.

And if you're at all curious as to what it is this big-bodied beaut has in store, we suggest you scope the clip below. Here now with more on all things Highlander is Cars.com critic Mark Williams:

There is absolutely no arguing with the level of standard appointment offered by the Highlander…

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Know the steps to removing bumper stickers from your car

 

Something we usually encounter when we get a used car in our lineup is bumper stickers. We have no opinion either way, but some people like them on their car and some don't. If you have one you want removed, it's not as simple as peeling it right off to get that pristine look, and that's why we've put together these tips on how to remove bumper stickers from your car.

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Know When Your Brakes Are at Their "Braking-Point"

In a world that's constantly go, go, go, it's important to be able to stop, stop, stop. That's the job of your brakes. But your brakes won't slow you down as effectively (or safely) if they need work or replacing. Here are some signs that your brakes are at their "braking-point":

  • Your brake pads are worn down to less than a quarter of an inch thick.
  • You hear grinding when you brake, which is usually a sign that your brake pads are so worn down that the caliper is scratching the rotor.
  • Your brakes are consistently…
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When Should Tracy Drivers Replace Their Tires?

The key to enjoying your Toyota for years to come is quality maintenance. That's no different when it comes to keeping up your tires. Well maintained tires don't just keep you rolling smoothly, but also can increase the fuel efficiency of your vehicle. But when should you consider replacing your current tires? Here are a few signs for Tracy drivers to keep an eye on:

  • Bald tires: If your tread is wearing down, your tires won't be able to grip or handle as effectively or smoothly.
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Get a Better Understanding for Your Vehicle Warning Lights

 

Your car is able to provide you with so much information. You know how fast you're going, how much gas you have left, and when something needs your attention. Lots of drivers aren't fully aware what many of the service warning lights that pop up on our instrument cluster mean. There's a lot of them, but we'd like to highlight a few so you have a bit of an idea, and know that it might mean it is time for service or repairs.

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