Category Archives: Service & Maintenance

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What is the Difference between Conventional and Synthetic Oil?

Difference between Conventional and Synthetic Oil

Oil is essential to your car’s engine because it lubricates and cleans the parts to keep them well-functioning. We can segment motor oil into four primary varieties – synthetic oils, blended oils, high mileage oil, and conventional motor oil. To learn and explore, let’s look at the differences between synthetic oil and conventional oil in this blog crafted by Lexington Toyota in Lexington, MA. 

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Difference Between Winter Tires and All-Season Tires

Winter Tires vs. All-Season Tires

Although Massachusetts does not receive much snow, we experience a few winter seasons. Even if we don’t get any snow, driving in snowy areas during the holidays may be necessary. You may need to change your tires once winter approaches. There are two types of tires: winter tires and all-season tires, which serve different purposes. What precisely is the distinction between all-season and winter tires? Continue reading to learn more about the differences between winter and all-season tires in this article from Lexington Toyota in Lexington, MA. Please make an appointment with us right now to take a test drive!

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Learn to use the Toyota tire repair kit before you need it

How do you use the Toyota tire repair kit? 

In addition to Toyota vehicles being efficient and reliable, as well as well-equipped, the automaker really goes out of its way to make its vehicles as convenient as possible to use. One of the quietly emerging trends in the automotive industry is to do away with spare tires that take up valuable cargo space and add unnecessary weight, which hampers performance and efficiency. Toyota has replaced the old donut spare with a largely self-contained repair kit. So, how do you use the Toyota tire repair kit? Our manufacturing partner produced a very handy video, which is embedded below. A few of the product experts working at the Lexington Toyota showroom wanted to share it with you as well as few important tips.  Read the rest of this entry >>

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How bad could skipping oil changes really be? Bad. Very bad.

What happens if I don’t change my oil? 

If we’ve said it once, we’ve said it millions of times: The best way to keep your vehicle in peak condition is to keep up with regularly scheduled maintenance. At the top of that list is getting the oil changed, on time, every time. It would really surprise a lot of people to find out how many times someone in our service department gets asked, ‘What happens if I don’t change my oil?’ This is as terrifying of a question as there is in the automotive industry. Basically, a vehicle that doesn’t get regular oil changes will eventually cease to work. The engine will literally explode to some degree and the driver will be stranded on the side of the road. Let’s take a closer look at a few other things that you should know.  Read the rest of this entry >>

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What happens if your Toyota vehicle sits for an extended amount of time?

Should you leave your vehicle parked during quarantine? 

Since we all have the stay at home order, we haven’t been using our vehicles nearly as much as we once were. Some of us haven’t used our vehicles at all. This can start to cause some issues if we are not careful. Keep reading to learn more about what can happen if you leave your Toyota vehicle sit for too long.   Read the rest of this entry >>

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Where can I get my vehicle services near Lexington during the Coronavirus quarantine?

Services offered during the Covid-19 quarantine 

The Coronavirus has been impacting a lot of businesses and services. Many places need to close to stop the spread as much as possible. We understand while this may be happening, the need for vehicle maintenance does not stop. At Lexington Toyota, we are doing our best to help out. Keep reading to learn more about our plans during the Covid-19 pandemic.   Read the rest of this entry >>

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Why Won’t My Toyota Vehicle Start?

Top three reasons that your Toyota vehicle isn’t starting

It happens to the best of us. We get in the car one morning ready for the day’s adventures and… nothing. The vehicle is not responding to you trying to turn it on. At this point, you can diagnose your car as unable to start and it is time to find out why and then find a solution. Our helpful list of the top three reasons that your Toyota vehicle isn’t starting will give you a point of reference, but if all else fails, feel free to get your vehicle towed to our service center, where we will take a look at it for you.

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Where Can I Get My Oil Changed near Lexington, MA?

Lexington Toyota offers Toyota Oil Changes

Where can I get my oil changed near Lexington, MA? Come into Lexington Toyota for your next oil change appointment. We also offer other maintenance services which you can learn about here. Keep reading to find out how to schedule an appointment with Lexington Toyota and to learn about what other maintenance services we offer.

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