Category Archives: Service

A flat tire on a road

Is it ok to drive on my vehicle’s spare tire?

How long can I drive on my car’s spare tire?  

At some point in every driver’s life, they will experience a flat tire. It’s an inconvenience that can happen at any time, and it can be frustrating, especially when you’re on the way to an important appointment or meeting. When you get a flat tire, the first thing to do is to pull over to a safe location and assess the situation. If you’re lucky, you’ll have a spare tire in your car that you can use to get back on the road. But is it okay to drive on a spare tire? Let’s find out. Visit Magnussen’s Toyota in Palo Alto for a tire swap. 

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What type of tires should I get for my car? 

All-season, winter, and summer tire comparison 

Tires are an essential component of any vehicle, and choosing the right type of tire for your needs is crucial for safe and efficient driving. There are many different types of tires available on the market, each designed for specific driving conditions and environments. In this blog, we’ll discuss the differences between all-season, winter, and summer tires. Use our online tire shop here at Magnussen’s Toyota to find appropriate tires for your vehicle in Palo Alto, CA. 

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A vehicle with its tire removed

When should I get my car’s brake pads replaced? 

Indicators that your brake pads are wearing out 

Are you wondering whether your Toyota vehicle needs new brake pads? If you’re coming in for your regular ToyotaCare appointments, a technician should be checking your brake pads at each maintenance interval, so if you’ve been serviced recently, you’re probably alright. That being said, there are indicators you can look for to know when your brake pads are wearing out. Make an appointment with Magnussen’s Toyota in Palo Alto, CA, to check or replace your brake pads. 

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Technician and mechanic working on transmission

Schedule a Toyota Service Appointment near Sunnyvale, CA

All vehicles need to be serviced at some point or another. Each vehicle’s owner’s manual contains a manufacturer-recommended service schedule that highlights each form of maintenance and when it should take place. Just a few of the services that vehicles require to stay in tip-top shape include oil changes, tire rotations, transmission flushes, wheel alignment and coolant flushes. If your Toyota vehicle is creeping up on service near Sunnyvale, CA, consider scheduling a service appointment at Magnussen’s Toyota of Palo Alto.

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ToyotaCare No Cost Maintenance Plan Provides Peace of Mind at Toyota of Palo Alto

What Is the Difference Between ToyotaCare and ToyotaCare Plus? 

Are you interested in a brand-new 2021 Toyota Highlander? When you invest in a brand-new Toyota car, truck and SUV, regular maintenance and service is important to protect your automotive investment. ToyotaCare and ToyotaCare Plus no cost maintenance plans provide complimentary service for your Toyota that will keep you up and running for years and many local car shoppers want to know – what is the difference between ToyotaCare and ToyotaCare Plus? Find out with this quick comparison created by Magnussen’s Toyota of Palo Alto! 

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Spring Toyota Service Specials Near San Francisco Bay CA

Save Big this Spring at Magnussen’s Toyota of Palo Alto

Like most people, we are always looking for areas where we can save money in our monthly budget. A car service or repair can often come out of nowhere, which messes with this budget. Magnussen’s Toyota of Palo Alto is a dealership that works hard to provide savings for its customers. If you are looking to save on your car services or repairs this spring, here are some Toyota savings from our dealership.

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The headlights on a 2021 Toyota Corolla

Where Can I Have My Headlights Restored Near San Francisco Bay CA?

Why Should I Have My Headlights Restored?

Have you noticed it is harder for you to see while driving at night? Does it seem like every car that passes you has brighter lights? This may be because your headlights are in need of some restoration. This problem can occur for many reasons, but you will want to get it resolved soon. This blog will go over why you should have your headlights restored and where you can have this done in the San Francisco Bay CA area.

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Where Can I Get My Vehicle Serviced Near Palo Alto, CA?

Toyota Service Centers in Palo Alto, CA

Finding a service department that is trustworthy is important. You do not want just any mechanic working on your vehicle. When your vehicle is serviced at Magnussen’s Toyota of Palo Alto you know your vehicle is being taken care of by a trained technician. This blog will go over the different services provided, where you can get discounts, and why you should choose Magnussen’s Toyota of Palo Alto.

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