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How do you Clean a Vehicle's Engine?

Our team at Lodi Toyota shares a goal to help our customers keep their vehicles in optimal condition. Your vehicle's engine is an important component that needs to be free of dirt and oil, but how do you clean your vehicle's engine properly? Let's find out below.

When you clean your engine, it is best to choose a warm day with low humidity. In addition, a light breeze can help dry your engine faster. Be sure that the engine is cool before you start. If your engine has recently been running, wait at least 15 minutes before…
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Battery Charging is Easy and Hassle-free with an Auto Battery Charger

If you don’t yet own a battery charger for your vehicle, the time to acquire one is before you’re faced with a dead battery. These useful items serve a very important purpose, and as a vehicle owner, you should be familiar with how to operate one should the need arise.

The use of a battery charger is similar to the process of jumping off a vehicle in that it involves two cables that are attached to the poles of the battery. The charging unit, however, provides a continuous stream of power instead of a one-time jolt and is…

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Enjoy the Warmer Weather With a Family Roadtrip

Now that the weather is getting nicer, you're probably a bit antsy to get out for some fun family activities. We feel the same way here at Lodi Toyota. However, it's important that you take the appropriate steps needed in order to stay safe while on the road during your trip. Here are some of our roadtrip safety tips:

Make sure that your vehicle receives a tune-up once the weather breaks. This should include an oil change, topping off your fluids and an inspection. Get a good night's rest before you are expected to drive for multiple…

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Use Care When Selecting Touch-up Paint to Your Vehicle

While driving around, your vehicle will inevitably suffer some surface abrasions. These tiny scars on a pristine paint job tend to dull the finish. What is worse is to attempt to correct those abrasions without paying attention to the depth and hue of the original paint color.

The importance of selecting the correct color cannot be overemphasized. A small difference in tint between the touch-up paint and your original coat leads to a larger blemish than the tiny scratch you are attempting to repair.  

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Breaking Down How to Read Tire

Tire numbers look confusing, but they aren't at all. You can easy break them into manageable chunks as follows:

  • Tire Type: The letter at the beginning of the tire size line can either be P for passenger-grade or LT for light truck-grade. If there's no letter, then you have a Euro-metric tire.
  • Tire Width: The next three digits measure the width of the tire in millimeters.
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Prepare for a Unique and Incredible Interior

When you’re looking for a new midsize sedan such as the Toyota Camry, you’re also looking for an interior that has features to bring you enjoyment and fun while driving in the Lodi area.

Well, prepare yourself for a different type of midsize sedan! Prepare yourself for a different type of sunroof! The panoramic roof in the 2018 Toyota Camry is not any run-of-the-mill sunroof. 

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ToyotaCare Provides Peace of Mind

Part of what is nice when buying a new car is the fact that you don't have to worry about the repairs with the new car warranty. With the ToyotaCare plan, you don't have to worry about your car's scheduled maintenance either, and the plan comes with roadside assistance available 24-hours a day.

The ToyotaCare plan covers maintenance items such as regularly scheduled oil changes and tire rotations for a period of two years or 25,000 miles whichever comes first. =

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Toyota Sienna is Built to Be Comfortable and Kid-Friendly

If you enjoy taking road trips with the family, why not choose a vehicle that makes parents, kids and pets as comfortable as possible? Our sales representatives at Lodi Toyota in Lodi, CA have a 2018 Toyota Sienna on the showroom floor guaranteed to make family road trips pleasant and memorable.

The latest Toyota Sienna model is designed for convenience and comfort, especially when it comes to kids and families. 

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