Engine Cooling & Radiator Service

February 17th, 2018 by
Coolant Pouring

When the engine temperature gauge ventures to the red zone, it is a sure sign that the vehicle's cooling system has a problem. A hose may have developed a leak. The thermostat might be malfunctioning. You might have a radiator leak or a problem with the radiator cap. The water pump might be on its…

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Consider Synthetic Motor Oil as a Crude Oil Alternative

February 5th, 2018 by

Many people are concerned about the consumption of fossil fuels, especially when it comes to the rate that our vehicles use them. But there is one area where you can cut down on that crude oil consumption rate: Your engine oil. The advent of synthetic motor oil has been one of the greatest leaps for…

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What Is Brake Fluid and How Does it Work?

January 24th, 2018 by

Also called hydraulic fluid, brake fluid is a liquid that can work under high pressure and temperature. Without brake fluid, your car wouldn't stop effectively when you pressed your foot down on the brake pedal. Brake fluid is contained within the brake lines and increases pressure when you signal a piston by pressing your foot…

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Your Oil May Not Need to Be Changed as Often as You Think

December 20th, 2017 by

It has been a rule of thumb that you should get your oil changed every 3,000 less, but it is now believed that it is enough to get your oil changed every 7,500 miles. If you are fuzzy on when you need to get your oil changed you can refer to your owner's manual or…

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Tips for Safe Holiday Travel

December 3rd, 2017 by

The holidays are here again and travel is on everybody’s mind. Whether it’s just across town or all the way across the country, safety is a major concern. Arriving safely at your destination is important to you and it is to us, as well, at North Bakersfield Toyota in , . So, we’ve put together a short…

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Normal is not Normal With Car Maintenance

April 24th, 2017 by

The term "normal" is determined by many different factors when it comes to the maintenance of vehicles. The vehicle's battery has an average lifespan of around four years when it is under all normal conditions. In the case of car batteries, normal means that everything happens perfectly all of the time. However, in the real…

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Understanding The Importance of Rotating Your Tires

April 24th, 2017 by

Having your tires rotated is an excellent way to ensure that your tires maintain uniform tread. Depending on where your engine is located on your car, you will either have more wear and tear on the front or rear set of wheels. This wear can cause you to have to replace the tire with more…

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