Toyota Service Tips

Basic Car Care and Maintenance Tips

Our Toyota North Hollywood service department has you covered with car maintenance tips. Save a buck or two by performing basic car maintenance at home, and count on us to have you (and your car’s) back when you need more help.

Want to know how long car batteries last, how much an oil change costs, or when you should schedule your next Toyota service appointment? How about how to take care of dents and scratches on your precious Toyota model?

We answer those questions and more with our tips for basic car care and maintenance. Learn more below, and contact our Toyota dealership service center at 323-489-3785 if you have any questions.

 


Latest Toyota Service Tips

  • Learn How to Repair Car Scratches and Dents at Home

    Schedule Service You can learn how to repair car scratches at home to avoid running up big bills at the body shop every time you get a little dent or ding. Repair car dents with a few easy car care tips right in your garage, and save time and money for maintenance at Toyota of…

  • The Toyota 30,000 Mile Service

    Schedule Service Including 5k interval maintenance, the Toyota 30,000 Mile Service includes more intricate upkeep to uphold the integrity of your engine and promote the longevity you expect. Our expert technicians will inspect your vehicle for specific needs, but you can expect the following services: Engine oil and filter change Tire rotation, pressure measurement, and…

  • How Long Do Car Batteries Last?

    The average car battery lasts between 2 and 5 years, depending on your local climate and how you care for your battery. In an ideal environment with no outside variables, a car battery could last for up to 6 years. More Toyota Service Tips Our Service Specials           What Affects Car…

  • How To Measure Tire Tread Depth

    Use a tire tread depth gauge, if you have one handy, to see if your tire tread is between 10/32nds of an inch and 2/32nds of an inch. If you don’t have a tread depth gauge, insert a penny with Lincoln’s head down into your tire’s grooves — if you can see the top of Lincoln’s…

  • How Do You Change Your Windshield Wipers?

    Change your windshield wiper blades at home in five easy steps: Measure your blades, and buy replacement blades. Carefully raise the first wiper arm until it is perpendicular with the windshield. Press the plastic stopper holding the old blade in place, and unhook your old wiper blade. Insert your new wiper blade into the hook,…

  • How Much Does an Oil Change Cost?

    Conventional oil change prices using high-grade Genuine Toyota Motor Oil will range from $25 to $50. An oil change using Toyota’s superior Synthetic Motor Oil will cost between $45 and $70. More Toyota Service Tips Our Service Specials           Why Get An Oil Change at Toyota of Hollywood? We use motor…

  • Where Can I Find Toyota Prius Parts?

      We sell Genuine Toyota parts here at Toyota of Hollywood – Toyota Prius parts too. It is imperative to buy Toyota-certified parts, ones whose quality, efficacy, and safety are guaranteed, rather than settling on generic parts of questionable build. More Toyota Service Tips Our Service Specials         More on Toyota Prius…

  • What is the Recommended Toyota Service Schedule?

    Toyota recommends you schedule service every six months, or every 5,000 miles – whichever comes first. Our recommended service intervals continue at twelve months, or 10,000 miles; eighteen months, or 15,000 miles; and so on. More Toyota Service Tips Our Service Specials             More Toyota Service Info Regular service of…