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Murrieta Toyota Repair Pros Answer: Why Do I Need to Maintain My Vehicle’s Suspension?

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Many of the drivers who come to us for suspension repair in Murrieta have misconceptions about how a vehicle’s suspension actually works and why it is important.

Primarily, the average driver thinks about shocks and struts only in terms of ride comfort and performance.  While it is true that the suspension affects both ride comfort and vehicle performance, and while both certainly are important, your vehicle’s shocks and struts have an even more important link to safety.

Not only is a good suspension, and by extension, good suspension repair, important for comfort, it also is important for safety on the road and for the reliability and maintenance of other parts of your vehicle, particularly, the braking system. Continue reading “Murrieta Toyota Repair Pros Answer: Why Do I Need to Maintain My Vehicle’s Suspension?” »

Job Report: 2014 Toyota 4Runner Upgrades – Aftermarket Leveling Kit and Nerf Bars

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We recently completed some aftermarket upgrades to this 4Runner SR5 Trail 4×4. As you can see in the “before” photo, the 4Runner was lower in the front than in the back. This is common with certain Toyota models and this is how the factory delivers the vehicle when it’s new. While it’s not a safety concern or technically a problem, some Toyota owners are interested making modifications that will improve the look of their vehicle. Continue reading “Job Report: 2014 Toyota 4Runner Upgrades – Aftermarket Leveling Kit and Nerf Bars” »

Get More with Performance Toyota Installation and Service in Murrieta

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We talk a lot about the importance of regular maintenance and the value of quality Toyota repair to keep your vehicle running when you need it most.  And it is true that routine service and well executed Toyota repair are necessary in making sure that your car or truck is running reliably and running well now and over time.

In addition to reliability and longevity, many car and truck owners also want to make sure that they are able to get the most performance and the overall best experience out of their vehicles.  This is where services like Toyota performance suspension installation, performance shock and strut installation, Toyota lift installation and other performance auto service come in.  For custom and performance suspension service in Murrieta, drivers trust our Inland Auto technicians to give them the ride that gives them more. Continue reading “Get More with Performance Toyota Installation and Service in Murrieta” »

Tips for Better Fuel Economy: Get Even More from Your Lexus

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You know that your Lexus delivers superior performance and handling.  Did you know that it, and all the cars and trucks in the Toyota family, can also deliver improved fuel economy and greater overall efficiency with some simple adjustments to how you use, maintain and service your vehicle?

Driving Tips for Improved Fuel Economy

There are a few different ways you can get improved fuel economy for your Lexus or other vehicle, starting with how and when you drive.  To get a jump start on improved fuel economy, try out these tips.

Don’t Idle

Allowing your car to keep running while you are standing wastes gas and reduces fuel economy.  If you don’t need your car to go, don’t run your engine. Continue reading “Tips for Better Fuel Economy: Get Even More from Your Lexus” »