Category Archives: Tips and Tricks

2020 Toyota 4Runner Venture Edition in mud

Where Can I Get Toyota Accessories near Green Bay, WI?

Toyota Accessories Available in Green Bay, WI

One major benefit of purchasing a Toyota is having the ability to enhance and customize it with Toyota accessories. Whether you own a Toyota Tundra or a Prius Prime, there are a host of accessories available to help enhance the style and capabilities of your vehicle. If you’re interested in learning about the Toyota Accessories available at La Mieux & Son Toyota, continue reading below! Read the rest of this entry >>

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Is an Auto Dealership Repair Worth It?

Top 5 Advantages to Dealership Auto Service vs Local Shops

Vehicle service is often something that feels like a burden and choosing whether to bring your vehicle to a local shop or an automotive dealership can be tricky. At Le Mieux & Son Toyota we believe that bringing your vehicle to the experts at an auto dealership is always the best bet. That is why we’ve put together this list of the top five advantages to choosing dealership auto service over a local shop to show you why auto dealership repairs are more than worth it. Read the rest of this entry >>

2019 Toyota Tacoma driving through the desert

4 of the best features for your Toyota Tacoma

What are must-have Toyota Tacoma accessories?

The Toyota Tacoma has always been recognized for its incredible capability and power. From tough towing projects to bumpy off-roads, the Toyota Tacoma tackles it all with confidence and precision. It’s thanks to the Tacoma’s athletic personality and a long list of handy features and technologies. Are you interested in adding even more great equipment to your Toyota Tacoma? Here are some of the many must-have Tacoma accessories. Read the rest of this entry >>

Mechanic testing a car battery

How to tell if your car battery needs replacing

Bitterly cold temperatures can really take a toll on your vehicle, especially the battery. The cold can slow your battery down and make it seem as though it’s operating slower than usual. Essentially, the harsh temperatures we get in Wisconsin force your vehicle’s battery to work harder by slowing down the chemical reactions happening inside the case. The good news is many batteries that are made specifically for cold climates have a “cold cranking amp” or a CCA number. The higher the number, the better the battery is for frigid temperatures. That said, how do you know if your battery needs replacing or it’s just the winter chill that is making your car’s battery appear more sluggish? Read the rest of this entry >>

A herd of deer in winter

What should you do if you hit a deer?

Wisconsin is it a beautiful state with some some unique automotive hazards. We’re talking specifically about deer. These graceful animals are lovely to look at, but can do some real damage to your vehicle if you hit one. If you’re one of the fortunate few who have never hit a deer with your vehicle, then you might be wondering what you should do if that does happen. Fear not! Here’s what you can do if you find yourself in this situation. Read the rest of this entry >>

A man and a woman next to the 2018 Toyota Tundra

5 hunting season essentials for your truck

How to get your truck ready for the Wisconsin hunting season

Autumn is here and that means that the hunting season is upon us. Now is the time of year for big game, epic hunting adventures and plenty of time spent in the great outdoors. But a little preparation is necessary before you even head out. In addition to getting your hunting gear in order, it’s also a good idea to equip your truck with some essentials. Here’s how to get your vehicle ready for the Wisconsin hunting season and set yourself up for success. Read the rest of this entry >>

Man holding a key fob in a car

What to do if your Toyota Smart Key isn’t working

Toyota won’t start when press Smart Key

Technology is a wonderful thing. In fact, it’s features like the Toyota Smart Key that make driving even easier. With Toyota Smart Key you don’t have to use a physical key to start your vehicle. As long as the key fob is in the vehicle, you can press the start button on the dashboard and the engine will turn on. It’s really that easy! With that said, there are a few things that can happen that will prevent the engine from starting. If you’re Toyota won’t start when you press the Smart Key, you’ve come to the right place. Here is how to troubleshoot. Read the rest of this entry >>