Common Service Questions

  • How often should my car get an oil change?

  • It is very important to get your vehicles oil changed regularly. It does depend on how old your car is.

    For cars that are 2003 and older, you will need to change your engine oil and filter at every 3 months or 3,000 miles depending on what over comes first.

    For cars that are 2004 and newer, you would be getting your oil changed every 5 months or 5,000 miles.

    In 2010, Toyota started using synthetic oil on some of their engines. The synthetic engine vehicles that are 2010 and newer need to have their oil and filter changed every 10 months or 10,000 miles.

  • How often should I get my car serviced?

    Toyota vehicles have a maintenance light that comes on every 5,000 miles. The vehicle should be inspected and serviced when this light comes on.

  • Does the Arizona weather effect how often I should bring my car in for service?

    Since the Arizona weather involves being in a lot of dust and high temperatures, it is strongly recommended that customers who have their oil changed on a synthetic engine, need to have it done every 7,500 miles.

    Engine air filters also need to be inspected every time you get your car serviced. With all the dust in Arizona, it is possible that the filter needs to be replaced sooner than others.

    The Manufacture says to inspect every service and replace at 30,000 miles.

  • How do I know when my tires need to be replaced?

    Tires should be replaced when the tread wear is at 3/32''. Tire wear happens quicker in our climate with the high pavement temperatures. Love the sun.

  • Tire wear happens for many reasons. The most common are low tire pressure (inside and outside edge wear). Alignments should be performed every year or 15,000 miles to increase the tire life and improve handing of the vehicle. Even if you let a car sit for a year, the springs that support the vehicle can weaken and change alignment angles.

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