Category Archives: Tips & Tricks

2021 Toyota RAV4 Digital Rearview Mirror with Red Arrow and Circle to Show Toyota HomeLink

Step-By-Step Instructions to the Toyota HomeLink Universal Garage Door Opener

How To Program and Use the Toyota HomeLink Garage Door Opener 

Are you tired of losing your garage door opener in your purse? Do you always seem to forget it in the house? Toyota models like the 2021 Toyota RAV4 are available with a HomeLink universal garage door opener that is located on the rearview mirror. Learn how to program and use the Toyota HomeLink garage door opener with this quick step-by-step instructional guide created by Downeast Toyota in the Bangor area. Contact the Downeast Toyota team today to schedule a test drive and get behind the wheel of your dream car! 

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How-To Guide to the Toyota Smart Key Fob Battery

How To Change the Battery in Your Toyota Smart Key 

The Toyota Smart Key is a key highlight of your Toyota car, truck or SUV that makes it easy to lock and unlock your 2021 Toyota RAV4. With the Toyota Smart Key in your pocket, you can lock, unlock, start or open the trunk of your vehicle without ever taking it out of your pocket – but what happens when your battery dies? Find out how to change the battery in your Toyota Smart Key key fob with this quick step-by-step guide created by Downeast Toyota in the Bangor area.

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Find Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in the Bangor Area

Where To Charge Toyota Electric Vehicles in the Bangor Area 

Electric power is a growing trend in the automotive industry and an important key to performance for Toyota vehicles like the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime Plug-In Hybrid and the 2021 Toyota Prius Prime Plug-In Hybrid. To take advantage of electric power in your Toyota, it is important to know where local charging stations are in Maine. Find out where to charge Toyota electric vehicles in the Bangor area with this quick guide created by Downeast Toyota in Bangor. 

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Dad Putting a Baby in a Car Seat

Step-By-Step Instructions on How To Install a Car Seat in Your Toyota

How To Install a Car Seat in Your Toyota 

Are you a proud new parent? Are you looking forward to family adventures in your 2021 Toyota Highlander? Installing a child car seat may prove to be a new experience for many parents and it can be stressful if you do not know where to start. Learn how to install a car seat in your Toyota with this quick tutorial created by Downeast Toyota. Installation may be different depending on the type of car seat you own and the age of your child. 

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Red 2021 Toyota Prius Prime Charging on a City Street

Step-By-Step Instruction on Charging the 2021 Toyota Prius Prime

How To Charge the Toyota Prius Prime Plug-In Hybrid 

Are you interested in an ultra-efficient plug-in hybrid? The 2021 Toyota Prius Prime is a fan favorite at Downeast Toyota that you will be sure to love. Powered by a 121-horsepower 1.8-liter Toyota Plug-In Hybrid System, the Toyota Prius Prime will earn 55 mpg in the city and 53 mpg on the highway in hybrid mode with a 25-mile electric driving range. Toyota Prius Prime models can be charged in 5.5 hours with a 120-volt standard power outlet and in 2 hours, 10 minutes with a 240-volt power source. Learn how to charge the Toyota Prius Prime Plug-In Hybrid with this quick how-to video provided by Downeast Toyota.

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Top 6 Tips and Tricks for Spring Car Care at Downeast Toyota

Tips and Tricks for Spring Car Care and Maintenance 

When you invest in a brand-new 2021 Toyota RAV4, it is important to protect your investment with regular care and maintenance. Spring is on its way and many families are hoping to get back on the road for family adventures this year. Before you hit the road, it is important to make sure your car, truck or crossover is ready for action and this list of tips and tricks for spring car care and maintenance will check all the boxes at Downeast Toyota.  

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How To Prepare a Winter Safety Kit for Your Car in the Bangor Area

What Do You Need in Your Winter Emergency Kit? 

Winter has arrived in Maine. With deep snow, violent storms and icy roads – you never know when disaster may strike on the road. Keep an emergency kit in your 2021 Toyota RAV4 and you will be ready for anything on the road. You may ask yourself – what do you need in your winter emergency kit? We are here to help at Downeast Toyota. Use this quick checklist to pack your winter safety kit this season! 

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Step-By-Step Instructions for Changing a Tire on Your Toyota

How To Change a Tire on Your Toyota  

Have you ever had a flat tire on your 2021 Toyota Camry? Are you a new driver interested in how to change a flat tire? We are here to help at Downeast Toyota. Learn how to change a tire on your Toyota with this quick step-by-step guide and video. Contact the Downeast Toyota Service Department with any questions and concerns. We are here to help! 

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Top 5 Tips for Safe Winter Driving in Maine

How To Drive on Snow and Ice in Bangor ME 

Winter has arrived in Maine and that means snow and ice on the roads. Maine residents are no strangers to slick roads in the middle of winter – but if you are a new driver or want a refresher on winter driving – we have got you covered at Downeast Toyota. Learn how to drive on snow and ice in Bangor, ME with a few quick tips provided by Downeast Toyota. 

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Blue 2021 Toyota Corolla in a Gravel Parking Lot

How Do Front-Wheel Drive Sedans Handle in Winter Weather

How Does the Toyota Corolla Handle in Snow? 

Did you know that the Toyota Corolla is one of the best-selling sedans in the world? An affordable, value-packed and fun-to-drive option in the compact car class, the 2021 Toyota Corolla is a fan favorite at Downeast Toyota. With winter on its way to the Pine Tree State, many drivers want to know – how does the Toyota Corolla handle in snow? Find out with this quick overview created by Downeast Toyota! 

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