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Dynamic Safety Features on the Toyota Camry

One of the dynamic safety features on the Toyota Camry is the pre-collision system with pedestrian detection. This important feature utilizes a radar and an in-vehicle camera to aid in avoiding collisions. It is also designed to assist in detecting pedestrians.

Another of the security features on the Toyota Camry is lane departure alert with steering assist. For whatever reason, a driver may begin to drift from the appropriate lane of traffic. 

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The Toyota RAV4 Safety Sense

For decades, drivers have fallen asleep at the wheel or drifted through lanes. In recent years, consumers started to look for vehicles to purchase with artificial intelligence. Manufacturers, realizing the importance of market switches, began looking for ways to provide more protection for wandering drivers. The new Toyota RAV4 includes a broad range of safety technologies to improve your commute.

 

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Performance Features Shine in the New Toyota Highlander

With a new model for reliability to look forward to, many in the San Bruno, CA area are excited about what the new Toyota Highlander may provide. Along with an impressive variety of mechanical changes, individuals can look forward to performance changes as well. The new model features five USB slots that can provide individuals with more charging capacity and general versatility when it comes to optimizing their devices.

The new Highlander also promises to be more accommodating. 

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Schedule Service for Your Transmission

A hose or belt failure could lead to an overheated engine. In other cases, the car could lose the electrical charging system as well as the transmission. If the belt that is responsible for turning the water pump snaps, that also means that the cooling system stops working. Overheating engines result in further losses that could cost a whole summer’s trip to repair. The costs would also be skyrocketing.

Avoiding these problems is never hard as long as you know what to look for. 

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Full-Sized vs. Compact Spare Tires

Passenger cars typically have compact, or donut, spare tires stored in a hidden compartment in the trunk of the vehicle. The strange little tires are specially designed to save space and are less expensive for manufacturers to produce. As the tires are smaller, they are also lighter in weight and easier for the driver to handle in the event of a flat tire. However, vehicle owners must remember that the tires do have their drawbacks.

Donut spares are only meant to be used as a temporary rescue method in order to get a vehicle to the Melody Toyota garage to…

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Choose the Toyota Tundra for Optimal Truck Safety

If you are looking around online and on dealership lots in your area in hopes of finding a new vehicle to buy or lease, stop in to Melody Toyota today. We have so many great vehicles available on our lot at all times. We highly recommend looking at the new 2018 Toyota Tundra. This Toyota pickup has been around since the 2000 model year and still, there is so much that we are impressed by, including all of the safety features it includes as part of your standard package. Let's take a look at what you get:

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Keep Your Oil Clean With Less Frequent Changes

It was once believed that every 3,000 miles was when the oil change needed to be done. Now, with better engines and synthetic oils, it can be much longer in-between oil changes. In fact, it is better to not get your oil changed as often.

Come see us here at Melody Toyota for all your oil change needs. If you are not sure when you need to get your oil changed, it is a good idea to check your oil from time to time. 

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Follow the Move Over Law For Everyone's Safety

Most drivers on the roadways of San Bruno, CA are concerned about their own safety, as well as the safety of other motorists and pedestrians. Traffic safety also includes emergency responders and roadside workers. Every year 200 roadside workers are killed by vehicles according to the National Traffic Incident Management Coalition. Emergency responders need to stay safe while traveling at high speeds urgently trying to reach people in need. As a concerned citizen, you must abide by the move over laws that are created for their safety.

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Windshield Wiper Fluid: Superior to Water

If you are concerned with safety on the road, then you understand how important it is to keep your windshield as clean as possible. A dirty windshield will decrease your visibility, which will increase your risk of having an accident. For this reason, it is important to use quality windshield wiper fluid and not cut corners by trying to use water.

This is especially important when traveling in cold weather climates because water will freeze as soon as the temperature hits 32 degrees Fahrenheit. You obviously cannot clean your windshield with ice! 

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Travel Tips for Food Transport During the Holidays

Have you baked a delicious holiday meal or desserts that you're going to be taking somewhere? Maybe you're going to be traveling to see loved ones and you want to bring your food to share in the holiday traditions. To make sure your food does get to your holiday celebration, you should make sure it's secure in your vehicle. The Melody Toyota team can help!

Best Ways To Secure Food In Your Vehicle

How you stow your food in your vehicle could depend on what kind of food it is, but it's always best not to…

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