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Does Your Car Need an Alignment Check?

When your car is out of alignment, it might seem like it's pulling to one side when you slow down. You might also notice that you have to steer in order to drive in a straight line. Alignment issues are often the result of running into a curb or pothole.

A car that is out of alignment is less comfortable to drive or ride in. It may also have lower fuel economy. The tire treads wear unevenly, and you might have to replace your tires much earlier than you would have if the car were in proper alignment.

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The Importance of Scheduled Engine Cooling & Radiator Service

Having a professional look at the cooling system in your vehicle on a regular basis will ensure you don't run into trouble. These are a few of the features of the cooling system.

The radiator is where air cools the fluids in your vehicle, so blockages or damage to the radiator has a negative impact on other parts of the cooling system. The water pump moves the coolant through the system, and if the bearing fails or a belt is loose, the coolant never makes it to the radiator to cool and could lead to the engine overheating.

The…

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Enjoy the Latest Tech in the New Toyota RAV4

Are you interested in one of the most popular crossover SUVs on the market today? Good. You should check out the Toyota RAV4, a vehicle that has been loved by many for the last several years because of its dependability and smart design. What's more, the new RAV4 has some of the latest technological innovations in convenience and safety that are on the market today.

 

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2018 Toyota Highlander Gives You Reason to Explore

It’s time to have an adventurous escape with the new 2018 Toyota Highlander! The all-wheel drive vehicle gets you prepared with the type of performance needed for many adventures and fun while having all the comforts you expect.

The Highlander has a fantastic torque-controlled all-wheel drive capability which distributes a balance of power from the front of the SUV to the rear drive train. In addition, the performance is enhanced with a greater braking system that operates from side to side. 

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Do not Neglect Your Tire Maintenance

 

Drivers put a lot of wear and tear on their tires. This part of the automobile can go neglected while other matters are tended to instead. However, it is easy to do a visual inspection on the treads of tires to make sure that they are in operating condition.

 

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Have a Safe and Exciting Start to the New Year!

With the end of the year quickly approaching, our team at Carlson Toyota has been preparing for the celebration that comes with New Year’s Eve in the local Coons Rapids area. The turnover into a new year is an ambitious and joy-filled time, and we have plenty of tips to ensure a safe and memorable start to 2018 for you and your family:

  • If you’re going out, be sure to make a plan for when and how you will get home. A lot of people choose to celebrate by drinking, which can make the roads more dangerous than…
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Why Choose Between All-Wheel Drive or 4-Wheel Drive for Your Vehicle?

If you’re a driver in the Coon Rapid, MN area with the desire for a greater performance from your vehicle, then perhaps it would be best to consider a different drivetrain. Here at Carlson Toyota, we have plenty of models with all- or 4-wheel drive systems equipped, which both works to add more traction to your ride. Settling on one over the other comes down to several factors, such as:

Are you still torn between which system or model to consider? Plan a visit to our showroom and learn more from our knowledgeable staff today!

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