Country Road in Fall with Red Foliage and Blacktop Road in Winter with Mountains in the Background

Tips and Tricks for Fall and Winter Travel in the Bangor Area

How To Get Your Toyota Ready for Fall and Winter Driving

Fall is on the horizon in the Bangor area and with its arrival, drivers will see a change in weather. When you add Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s holidays to the equation, it means more miles on your 2018 Toyota Camry this time of year. Are you ready for fall and winter driving? Get a jump start on this season and take a look at how to get your Toyota ready for fall and winter driving with these tips and tricks provided by Downeast Toyota.


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Replace Your Windshield Wiper Blades

Blonde Female Mechanic Under the Hood of a Car Smiling and Giving a Thumbs UpWhen the weather changes, the days get shorter and you are on the road more, it is more important than ever to see the road. Check and replace your windshield wiper blades at the start of the fall to ensure that you have high-quality windshield wipers when it rains and snows at this point of the year. Signs that you may need new wiper blades include streaking, chattering, smearing and squeaking.

Check Your Tires

With fall foliage on the roads early in the season and snow and ice in the winter, it is important to have high-quality tires. Before you and your family hit the road this fall, make sure to check your tires. Make sure that you have more than 2/32 of an inch of tread on your tires with the penny test and double check your tires for debris, cracks, frays, splits and proper tire pressure this fall and stay safe when you travel this season.

Check and Change Your Fluids

You and your family do not want to be stranded this fall with cooler temperatures. To avoid any issues this season, check and change your fluids in your 2018 Toyota RAV4. When the temperature drops, it can have an impact on your fluid levels and performance. Always double check your coolant, oil and windshield washer fluid levels at regular intervals to prevent mechanical issues down the road this season.


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Are you ready for fall and winter weather? Are you ready for the Thanksgiving drive to grandma’s house? Make sure that your Toyota Camry is ready for the road with this overview that highlights how to get your Toyota ready for fall and winter driving. If it is time for an automotive upgrade this fall, make sure to visit the Downeast Toyota inventory today!