Archive for the ‘Service’ Category

What Service Specials Are Available at Toyota Palo Alto for November 2019?

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019
Toyota Palo Alto November 2019 Service Specials banner with a Toyota Service Center in the background

Toyota Palo Alto November 2019 Service Specials

Looking for some savings on automotive service this November? If so, then you should check out the excellent service specials available here at Toyota Palo Alto this month! Let’s explore what service specials are available at Toyota Palo Alto for November 2019 together! (more…)

How Can You Prepare Your Toyota For the Winter Rainy Season in Palo Alto?

Monday, November 18th, 2019
Exterior view of the rear of a 2020 Toyota Camry AWD driving in the rain

Preparing Your Toyota for the Winter Rainy Season in Palo Alto CA

The winter rainy season is nearly here in Palo Alto! That means driving conditions are sure to be a little more treacherous for 8 or so days per month until the end of February. While many other regions of the US deal with heavy snowfall during the winter, we experience much more rain during the winter months here in Palo Alto. The staff here at Toyota Palo Alto is here to help you, our customers, prepare your Toyota for the rainy weather we are about to experience. Let’s explore how you can prepare your Toyota for the winter rainy season in Palo Alto together! (more…)

Recommended oil type for the 2019 Toyota RAV4

Tuesday, February 12th, 2019
Three 2019 Toyota RAV4 models in front of mountainous backdrop

Finding itself at home both on and off the trail, the all-new Toyota RAV4 is the perfect SUV to satisfy the adventurer in all of us. It features plenty of punch (up to 203 horsepower), incredible versatility off the road thanks to All-Wheel Drive capabilities, and a chiseled exterior that can awaken a spirit of fun and excitement.   (more…)

Summer maintenance checklist for your Toyota vehicle

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018
Mechanic looking at inspection spreadsheet

With the warmer weather that summer provides, there are plenty of great opportunities to load up your Toyota vehicle, grab your friends, and head out for a great, fun road trip. However, there are a few housekeeping items you’ll want to take care of to ensure that your journey is safe and enjoyable. We want to help you out, so our Toyota Palo Alto team has put together a summer maintenance checklist for your Toyota vehicle – come inside today to see what you should be keeping an eye on before you roll out!  (more…)

My tire is flat, what can I do?

Friday, February 9th, 2018
Man in automotive service shop changing a flat tire

How to change a flat tire on a Toyota vehicle 

We’re sure we’ve all been there before; you’re driving down the road, having a great day, when suddenly you hear a pop, and before you know it you realize that your tire has gone flat. It’s not a fun situation to deal with by any means, but luckily there are some easy measures you can take to get yourself back on the road. Today, our service team at Toyota Palo Alto will show you how to change a flat tire on a Toyota vehicle. With this information in mind, it’ll be easy for you to head back to the pavement with confidence!  (more…)

Toyota Spring 2017 Service Specials in Palo Alto, CA

Friday, May 5th, 2017
Toyota Palo Alto May 2017 Service

Temperatures are on the rise; Spring is officially here! Magnussen’s Toyota of Palo Alto wants to help drivers get their vehicles ready for summer with a variety of service and parts specials valid now through May 31, 2017. With everything from afternoon specials to free brake and battery inspections, drivers can rest assured they’re covered at Magnussen’s. (more…)

Toyota Service Specials in Palo Alto, CA for February 2017

Friday, February 3rd, 2017
Annabelle's Salon in Palo Alto CA

Drivers looking to start the new year off right can take advantage of the various service coupons for Toyota vehicles here at Magnussen’s Toyota of Palo Alto. The best part is that we’re hosting Annabelle’s Salon & Spa throughout the month, so drivers can get a manicure while they want for their vehicle to be serviced. (more…)

Car Owner Milestones to Remember

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016
What are car mileage milestones? Toyota Palo Alto Jan Jose CA

Owning a car is a huge privilege and comes with great responsibility. A vehicle is an investment, so it’s important to take care of it and do what you can to make is last as long as possible. There are a number of milestones your vehicle will hit that will require your attention. To help you remember these benchmarks, we’ve put together a list of car owner milestones to remember. (more…)

How do I check my engine oil level?

Friday, February 5th, 2016
oil change in Palo Alto CA Toyota Palo Alto

Owning a car is a big responsibility that shouldn’t be taken lightly. There are a variety of routine maintenance things to keep track of. One very important thing to make sure you are doing regularly is checking your engine oil level. Engine oil is extremely important to the well-being of your vehicle. If you run out of oil without knowing it, you can cause serious damage to your vehicle. Today we’re going to help you stay on top of things by answering the question, “How do I check my engine oil level?”. (more…)

Why is my Toyota’s check engine light on?

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016
why is my check engine light on? Toyota Palo Alto Palo Alto CA

No matter how diligent you are with getting your vehicle’s oil changed and other routine maintenance, your vehicle’s check engine light will still probably go on at some point. We all dread that moment, but it doesn’t have to be the thing that ruins your day. It could be a simple fix, so don’t panic just yet. Today we’re going to help you by answering the question, “Why is my Toyota’s check engine light on?”. (more…)