Category Archives: Tips & Tricks

How to use Toyota navigation?

A Step-by-Step Guide for Toyota Entune® Navigation

In-vehicle navigation is a big plus. Trying to use your phone for navigation while driving isn’t just annoying, it’s dangerous. But if you don’t know how to use your in-vehicle navigation, then you may be stuck with trying to use your phone. Don’t worry! Let us show you.

Here’s how to use Toyota navigation. Read the rest of this entry >>

2019 Camry infotainment showcase

How to connect to Bluetooth in Toyota?

Pairing Your Smartphone with Your Toyota Vehicle

Bluetooth functionality is a must have for any modern vehicle. How any given company goes about integrating it will be different though. As a result, the process for actually connecting your device to your vehicle can require a completely different set of steps. But don’t worry, we’re here to walk you through it.

Here’s how to connect to Bluetooth in your Toyota. Read the rest of this entry >>

2020 Camry steering wheel and infotainment showcase

How to unlock Toyota steering wheel?

Unlocking the Steering Wheel in your Toyota

If you’re ever gotten back into your Toyota to find that your steering wheel doesn’t really move and the ignition won’t work, know that you’re not alone. This happens to many Toyota owners over the span of their Toyota vehicle ownership.

What you might not know is that this an anti-theft feature in all Toyota models. And as a feature, it has proper way to be reversed.

Let us show you how to unlock a Toyota steering wheel. Read the rest of this entry >>

Check Engine light on dashboard

How to reset Toyota Camry maintenance light?

Resetting the Maintenance Required Light in your Toyota Camry

Dashboard lights coming on is always a little spooky. Even if you take good care of your car, sometimes things just happen. However, not all dash lights mean something is terribly wrong; some are just reminders. The maintenance required light is one of them. But that doesn’t mean you want it on all the time.

Here’s how to reset a Toyota Camry maintenance light. Read the rest of this entry >>

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What does the VSC light on my Toyota mean?

How to Fix the VSC Light in Your Toyota

Your heart always tends to skip a beat when you notice a new light is on in your instrument panel. Then you usually ask yourself a bunch of questions that you don’t have answers to: Was this light on before and I just didn’t notice? Can I keep driving? How do I fix this? Will it be expensive? One light that comes on quite a bit for many Toyota owners is the VSC OFF light.

Well, here’s what the VSC light on your Toyota means and how to fix it. Read the rest of this entry >>


How do Apple CarPlay and Android Auto work?

Although there’s a lot to love about new cars, perhaps one of the most exciting aspects of driving an updated vehicle is being able to utilize the advanced technology features inside. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto have taken the automotive industry by storm because they allow drivers to access their compatible devices via the display screen as well as through voice commands. Continue reading to learn more about how Apple CarPlay and Android Auto work. Read the rest of this entry >>

2019 Toyota 4Runner Exterior Passenger Side Front Profile

2019 Toyota 4Runner How-To Video Playlist

It has been a while since we’ve shared one of the how-to video playlists that Toyota makes available on their official YouTube channel, so we thought we’d give you another one today. With nearly 100 videos in it, you can find almost any information you need on the 2019 4Runner in the playlist embedded below. While all of the videos have older model years listed, most of the technologies still work the same as the ones in the video. Browse through the playlist to find what you’re looking for, but don’t hesitate to give us a call if you can’t find it. Read the rest of this entry >>

Pile of Hershey's Reese's and Kit Kat Candy Bars

What are the top 5 Halloween candies of 2018?

We’re already more than a week into October, which means Halloween is fast approaching and it’s time to figure out what kind of candy to give out to all the trick or treaters in your neighborhood. So, to help you out, we’ve put together a little list of the top 5 Halloween candies of 2018, to help you come to a decision. Check them out below, and don’t forget to check out our general Halloween candy rules to make sure you’re doing things right! Read the rest of this entry >>

Two Mechanics Performing Spring Automotive Service on a Vehicle

Automotive Spring Cleaning and Service Tips & Tricks

For many of us, it seemed like it was never going to come, but spring is finally here and we’re pretty excited about it. But that means it’s time for spring cleaning, and something that many people often forget to include in that is the automotive aspect of spring cleaning. We’ve got a bit of a checklist filled with tips & tricks that you should keep in mind when you tackle the cleaning, including some important services. Read the rest of this entry >>