Category Archives: Tips and Tricks

steering wheel and touchscreen display of the 2022 Toyota Avalon

Learn About Enabling Wi-Fi Hotspot on Toyota’s Audio Multimedia System

How do I turn on my Toyota Wi-Fi hotspot? 

Are you searching for a vehicle with all the latest technologies? If so, look no further than a Toyota vehicle! The Audio Multimedia System of Toyota models will take your breath away with its cutting-edge features. For starters, it has a convenient touchscreen display supporting Apple CarPlay®, Android Auto™, and Amazon Alexa.  

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Where can I view a vehicle health report of my Toyota vehicle?

Video guide to the Toyota app vehicle health report 

Where can you view a vehicle health report of your Toyota vehicle? The Toyota app provides you with information on your vehicle’s alerts, maintenance, and more. Watch the video below to learn more. Visit us here at Salinas Toyota for vehicle maintenance or an inspection. We’re located in Salinas, CA 

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Car Maintenance Tips to Help Your Car Stand the Test of Time

What are Some Important Car Maintenance Tips to Follow?

Getting your hands on the car that you have always dreamt of is just the very beginning of your journey as a car owner. There is so much more that you need to do to ensure that your coveted car is in its best condition. Buying a car is a long-term investment and therefore, it is imperative that you, as the humble owner of the car, follow a few maintenance tips that can help your car stand the test of time. If you have been looking for such tips for a while now, you have come to the right place. Read through the rest of the entry to find some of the most efficacious car maintenance tips and take a look at our inventory at Salinas Toyota to get behind the wheels of your favorite car.

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Toyota Car with a good quality branded tire

Purchase Branded Tires for Your Toyota in Salinas, CA

Where to Buy Good Quality Tires for Your Toyota in Salinas, CA?

Have you, as a driver or owner of a vehicle, ever thought about changing or upgrading your tires the way you decide to upgrade and stylize other parts of your vehicle? We will probably go out on a limb here and say no, you most probably have not. This is the case with many drivers in and around Salinas, CA as well. The interior/exterior body of the vehicle is almost always given more preference than the tires. That is how underrated tires have become.

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close up view of the differential

What are the different types of differentials?

Types of differentials broken down 

Vehicles are complex pieces of machines and there are parts you can go years without knowing about. If a differential doesn’t sound familiar to you, we have all the information for you. A differential receives power from the engine to the wheels and controls how they operate. There are four different types of differentials that differ in how they control this energy. Keep reading to learn about these. 

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frozen vehicle

Should I get my car washed when it’s cold out?

Car washes when the temperature dips 

In California, we don’t have to worry too much about the winter weather but if you plan on traveling somewhere with snow, you should think about the salt on the roads. Salt can cause harm to your vehicle after a while so you should have it washed off when you have a chance. We have some tips to keep in mind when you get a car wash in winter weather.  

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