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How to Get My Toyota Ready for Summer?

Learn How to Prep your Toyota for the Summer 

With winter coming to a close and summer hitting us head-on with a heat wave, it is time to prepare your car for the transition. If you do not provide proper care and maintenance to your vehicle during this season, you will find yourself having to pay substantial amounts for repair work as the extreme heat conditions affect various parts of your car and cause significant damage. Join us at Hesser Toyota in Janesville, WI, to learn how to prep your Toyota for the summer. Continue reading for more information.  

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When should I replace my Tires?

Is it time to replace my tires? 

Tires are an integral part of a car and its driving experience, but most drivers don’t realize their importance until it is too late. Worn-out tires could cause accidents due to low grip in the tires and provide low fuel economy. Join us at Hesser Toyota in Janesville, WI, to find out if it is time to replace your tires. Continue reading for more information.  

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Where Can I Repair or Replace my Windshield in Janesville, WI?

Windshield Repair and Replacement in Janesville, WI

A car’s windshield is an integral part as it shields passengers from wind and other elements. Along with it, the windshield also makes the structure of your vehicle stronger so that its chances to crush in a rollover are less. You might have often seen that car owners don’t pay attention if there is a crack in the windshield. By doing this, they are risking their life. Why is it essential to replace the windshield? Where can you do it? At Hesser Toyota dealership in Janesville, WI, we have answers to all your questions. Keep reading to know more!

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Schedule A/C Repair in Southern Wisconsin

Summer is approaching, which means that before we know it, temperatures will be in the 80s and the sun will be scolding be hot. There is nothing better than escaping to a cool vehicle after a day out and about in the warm summer heat, but when the A/C is out of operation, a vehicle can be incredibly uncomfortable and borderline dangerous, especially when pets and little ones are in the vehicle. If your vehicle’s air conditioner is out of commission and you want to get it fixed in southern Wisconsin, schedule a service appointment at Hesser Toyota in Janesville! Continue reading below to learn more.

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2020 Toyota RAV4 silver exterior front fascia driver side parked mountain and forest background

Learn 10 Ways to Prepare Your Vehicle for Warm Summer Months!

How to Get Your Car Ready for Summer

Another long Wisconsin winter has come to a close, which is a welcome change for all drivers and their vehicles. Winter is a long and hard season because it brings on harsh conditions, freezing temperatures, rock salt, slick and dangerous roads. Over the winter months, vehicles experience wear and tear from the rock salt, freezing temperatures and ice, not to mention the lack of TLC throughout the winter months. Are you wondering how to get your car ready for summer? Continue reading below to learn 10 ways to prepare your vehicle for warm weather on our Hesser Toyota blog!

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Muffler and exhaust under car

Exhaust and Muffler Service in Rock County, WI

The exhaust and muffler are essential to the safety and wellbeing of the driver and passengers. The intricate system of pipes carries the gasses and carbon monoxide from the engine, below the vehicle and out of the muffler at the rear of the vehicle. The system is pressurized and over time, it may wear down, become rusty or even have a few cracks and holes that need to be repaired. Are you wondering how to tell when your muffler and exhaust need repairs? How about where to bring your vehicle for exhaust and muffler service in Rock County, WI? Continue reading below to learn more!

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2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid from exterior front

Learn how to set up the Toyota+Alexa App!

Video: Toyota+Alexa App Setup Walkthrough

The Toyota+Alexa App unlocks a world of capabilities for the driver. One feature is the Toyota+Alexa system, which allows the driver to use their Amazon Alexa system while driving their vehicle. The driver can say “Alexa, skip a song,” or “Alexa, what is the temperature outside?” and via the Toyota vehicle’s hands-free Bluetooth® system, Alexa completes the request. This application is free to use and helps enhance each drive. Want to learn how to use the Toyota+Alexa App? Watch the video made by Toyota below!

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How to Tell When Brakes Need Service

There is no denying that brakes play a central role in the performance of every vehicle. The brake system is intricate and consists of numerous mechanical components that need to be serviced from time to time. Luckily, the brake system is designed to let the driver know when it needs to be serviced. Continue reading below to learn how to tell when brakes need service and how to schedule a brake service at Hesser Toyota in Janesville, Wisconsin.

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