One of the most important ways you can take care of your new (or new-to-you) car is by following the factory scheduled maintenance. Staying up-to-date on your Prius scheduled maintenance will help you protect your investment – and get the most out of your money in the long run. Do I really need to do Prius scheduled maintenance? We can’t say this enough, YES! You’ve put a lot of money into your car and you want it to last you a long time, right? Then you ... read more
Here's a helpful Automotive Training Institute "Educate Yourself" video below: When do you recommend coolant exchanges?
Toyota’s have been around for a long time. In fact, they’ve been in the US since the 1950s! Because Toyota is such a well-known brand, and you might even drive a Toyota yourself, you might feel that you really know the famous car manufacturer. Or do you? We’ve compiled 17 little-known facts and tidbits about Toyota and their best-selling hybrid, Prius. Take a look: How many of these did you already know? 17 Little-Known Facts About Toyota Tight spot ... read more
Although he was born in Torrance and is working in Torrance, Julio doesn't usually stay put in one spot for long; he’s the kind of guy that is always on the move, whether he’s skateboarding, drifting, or racing cars. And did you notice his favorite past times all deal with wheels? No wonder his ASE- certification includes suspension, steering and brakes! Julio became interested in servicing cars after his own needed work, and he wanted to figure out how to fix it himself ... read more
For most drivers, replacing a battery is not really a big deal. It’s something drivers need to do once every two or three years, but it’s a simple task that can cost anywhere from around $30 (for a discount car battery) to $120 or so. Battery maintenance, of course, is important, but there are many, many more expensive components to worry about wearing out. For the hybrid driver, on the other hand, the bat ... read more