How Does The Toyota Auto Start-Stop System Work?

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Included in many new Toyota models, including the Toyota Highlander V6 and Toyota RAV4 LE AWD models, the Toyota auto stop and start system automatically stops the vehicle’s engine when you come to a complete stop and hold down the brake pedal. The system then restarts your engine when you lift your foot off of the brake. Here, we’ll discuss how the Toyota auto start-stop system works, its benefits to drivers, and how to turn it off for certain situations. 
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How Do You Know When You Need New Brakes?

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While you probably get oil changes on a routine basis, how do you know when you need new brakes? Brakes are arguably the most important component of your vehicle, though they’re often ignored until it’s too late. Luckily, there are several warning signs to look and listen for to determine whether it’s time to give your brake system some love. Read on to learn about when your brake pads need to be replaced, as well as six warning signs that you need new brakes. 

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What are the Benefits of Leasing?

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If you’re considering leasing a car in Dallas, TX, Lone Star Toyota of Lewisville can help you with all of your leasing needs. Here, we’ll discuss the many benefits of leasing a car, particularly Toyota lease benefits. With all of the benefits of leasing a vehicle, it might be a no-brainer to lease instead of buy your next car. 
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How to Stop Car Windows from Fogging Up In The Winter

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There are few things more annoying than climbing into your car to run a quick errand, only to find that your windshield is completely misted over. Unfortunately, car windows fog up in the winter frequently, causing a temporary—but still frustrating—obstruction to your vision. 

While most people remedy this problem by blasting the defroster until the fog clears, that might not be the best way to keep windows from fogging up. Here, we’re explaining why car windows fog up and giving tips for preventing car windows from fogging up. 

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How to Use AWD for the Toyota RAV4

For drivers wanting peace of mind on rough roads, having AWD (all-wheel drive) is a must. And luckily for RAV4 drivers, engaging AWD requires no thought at all—your car does it for you. 

The AWD-equipped RAV4 offers Dynamic Torque Vectoring All-Wheel Drive, which constantly monitors torque transfer between the front and wheel wheels and automatically engages AWD when the rear wheels need extra traction. 

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