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Why You Shouldn’t Put Water In Your Car’s Wiper Fluid System

Have you ever been at the filling station and saw someone putting water into their windshield wiper fluid system? While the owner of the vehicle may think that this is perfectly fine because it is only being used to clean the windshield the owner may not realize that they are shortening the life of their system due to lack of lubrication and anti-freezing agents.

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The Origins of Horsepower

Everyone who drives, and even those who don't, have heard of horsepower. You know people buying a car at Advantage Toyota of River Oaks often know that more horsepower is better when buying a vehicle, but what exactly is horsepower?

Horsepower is a measurement unit for power that was invented in the 18th century by engineer James Watt to show an equivalence between the power of a horse and a steam engine. So what does one horsepower look like?

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Plan Today for Your Upcoming Road Trip Tomorrow

One thing you can do this year to assure you get to your destination on time is to plan for any trouble that could occur on the road. Here are a few things to consider as you get ready for your journey, straight from our staff at Advantage Toyota of River Oaks:

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Understanding Each Component on Your Car Dashboard

Nowadays, cars have many sensors that are located in different parts, and they all terminate at the dashboard. Whenever a dashboard light starts to blink, then there is a critical part of the vehicle that needs to be checked.

Our team of experts at Advantage Toyota of River Oaks is always ready to help you if you have trouble understanding the different dashboard lights. Therefore, don't hesitate to come for help if you reside in Calumet City!

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