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It Might Be Time for a Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement

If you can't remember the last time that you changed the windshield wiper blades on your vehicle, it might be time to get them replaced. These are a few things to consider about the old windshield wiper blades on your car.

The rubber of the windshield wiper blades gets worn a little each time it passes over the glass. Add into the mix the sun damage to the rubber, and it becomes hard and brittle as the months pass. 

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What is the Difference Between a Front-Wheel and Rear-Wheel-Drive Vehicle?

Each type of vehicle has its benefits and limitations. Deciding between a front-wheel-drive (FWD) and rear-wheel-drive (RWD) vehicle depends on what you need and expect in an automobile. You should base your decision on the amount of driving you’ll be doing and under what conditions.

A FWD, for example, provides you with an economical choice. It’s a more straightforward design that involves the engine and the drivetrain placed in the front of the vehicle.

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Tire Sizes Explained

The letters and numbers on the sidewalls of tires may seem complicated and difficult to understand. However, when looking for new tires, there are a few markings that are especially good to know. Take a tire with the marks P215/65R15. The "P" denotes a passenger tire. The number 215 is the width of the tire in millimeters. The number 65 indicates the height to width ratio. The "R" stands for radial and the number 15 indicates the rim diameter.

M&S stands for mud and snow while M&T stands for mud and terrain. 

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New Toyota Camry Interior: Tech at its Finest

For a midsize sedan, the 2018 Toyota Camry will give you more than you expect in the interior. Of course, you know that the Camry is already known for its spacious, comfortable and stylish interior. However, the newly redesigned interior has the kind of technology that is unprecedented for a vehicle in its class.

A few of the technical advancements in the 2018 model include:

  • Head Up Display: Helping you to stay focused with your eyes on the road ahead
  • Multi-Information Display: Providing you full vehicle detailed operation data at a glance 
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Fueling Your Car During the Winter

If the winter is the season you travel to see friends and family, you should keep your car functioning at its best throughout the winter months. One of the most practical ways to do this is to get your gas tank full during the winter.

In the cold weather, the air in your gas tank can turn into moisture. The moisture makes its way to your fuel tubes and parts to freeze. This can keep your car from accelerating, which can lead problems with your car accelerating and run properly. To make sure there is no excess air in your…

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It is Best to Get Your Parts from the Dealership

Whether you're a shade tree mechanic, or you are taking your vehicle in for a checkup, it is always better to purchase your parts from the dealership. That may seem like a bold statement, but when you stop to think about it, it makes sense.

Brand name manufacturers and dealerships spend lots of time and money on training their mechanics and educating them to give you the very finest in service. They use factory-authorized parts, the same parts that originally came with the vehicle when it was new. Secondly, why would want an off-brand part when it is not…

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What Your Dashboard Warning Lights Have to Tell You

You chose your Toyota due to its style, safety and performance. Here at Lithia Toyota of Medford, we know that you don’t want to take risks with your vehicle. Repairs need to be completed in a logical and quality-driven manner, and you should not rush to any corner repair shop or non-specialized service department. Vehicles have warning signs that light up when there is a malfunction. Let us look at some common ones that come up often:

  1. Seat belt reminder - As a motorist, you should ensure that the belt is buckled up always. This will prevent injuries.
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Online Financing Takes The Headache Out of New-Car Shopping

Have you been procrastinating finally purchasing that new car? No worries, as many people do the same thing. After all, getting a new vehicle can be a time-consuming process. Well, Lithia Toyota of Medford has come up with a solution that will get you out of your desk chair and into the driver's seat! You can now simplify getting that new vehicle by applying ahead of time with our new online financing application.

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What You Need to Know Before Your Holiday Road Trip

The holiday season has crept up upon us again, and this year is predicted to be one with more congestion on the roads than ever. To help you avoid the traffic and get to your destination safe, consider the following tips from the Lithia Toyota of Medford team.

If you have the chance this year to leave two days before the holiday, it will go a long way in helping to get you to your…

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