Toyota Preventative Maintenance

Preventative Maintenance keeps your Plano Toyota on the road!

Toyota of Plano is proud to offer state-of-the-art service for residents in the Dallas community, including Plano, McKinney, and Richardson.  Regularly scheduled maintenance from Toyota factory trained technicians can prevent costly repairs in the future, which is why we've put together these quick tips for you below.

Your car is in good hands at our Toyota dealership in Plano!  The Toyota Certified Technicians at Toyota of Plano's service center are dedicated to getting your vehicle back on the road and in the best condition possible as quickly as we can.

Make your next service appointment online or call 888-255-3154.

Every Other Gas Station Visit
Check Oil Level               
  • Especially on sports cars and high compression engines (most cars built since model year 2000 and all earlier European cars)  


Check Tire Pressure
  • Saves on gas and extends life of tires and suspension bushings

Every 5,000 - 7,000 (Full Synthetic Miles)
Oil and Filter Change           
  • Lubricates moving parts and reduces friction       
  • Prolongs life of engine
  • Driving more or in harsh conditions may make more frequent oil changes necessary
  • Prevents carbon and sludge build-up in engine

Every 15,000 Miles
Replace Engine Air Filter
  • Minimizes engine contaminants
  • Keeps fuel economy at optimum level
  • Save you from spending more money at the pump

Inspect Transmission Fluid
  • Lubricates shifting of gears
  • Life of the fluid drops after it hits 175° Fahrenheit
  • Fluid needs to be flushed every 30,000 - 40,000 miles

Replace Cabin Filter
  • Keeps dust and contaminants out of your car
  • Makes heating and cooling operate more efficiently
  • Results in less drain on engine and battery

Every 30,000 Miles
Engine Coolant Exchange
  • Ensures engine won't overheat
  • Keeps engine running efficiently

Brake Fluid Flush

  • Should be flushed every 2 years
  • Should be flushed if burnt or moisture content exceeds 2%
  • Prevents premature brake fade and damage to hydraulics and ABS valve unit

Power Steering Fluid Flush
  • Old or low fluid makes it difficult to steer
  • Improves handling and performance
  • Inspection will identify any leaks or cracks

Copper Spark Plug Replacement

(every 60,000 miles for titanium spark plugs, every 80,000 miles for iridium spark plugs, or every 4-6 years)
  • Worn out plugs cause misfires or dead cylinders
  • Improves performance
  • Ensures longer life for the engine
  • Reduces harmful emissions

Every 45,000 Miles
Brake Service
  • Fluid should be flushed because it absorbs water over time
  • Pads should be inspected and changed
  • Important for safety as well as performance

Every 60,000 Miles
Battery Replacement
  • Batteries lose charge and strength over time
  • Difficult starting creates wear and tear on engine and starter failure
  • Avoid getting stuck somewhere with a dead battery

Every 75,000 Miles
Timing Belt Replacement
(every 6 years on 1996 and newer European cars)
  • Runs engine components including cams and valves
  • Timing belt will cause serious engine damage if it breaks
  • Replacement prevents problems from arising



Contact

Toyota Of Plano

1001 Preston Road
Directions Plano, TX 75093

  • Sales: 888-255-3154
  • Service: (888) 256-0709
  • Parts: (888) 492-5051

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