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Toyota Mechanic Reveals Hidden Things About Modern Toyota and Lexus Cars

Here’s a recent reveal by a Toyota mechanic on several things many mid-2000 and later Toyota and Lexus car owners are not aware of that includes strange noises and hidden features with an explanation of what they are and why they are there in your car.

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Features and Idiosyncrasies

One of the problems with modern cars is that they have become so technologically complex, that reading the owner’s manual from cover to cover is just not very realistic---especially in the busy world we live in where there are more pressing things that need to be done.

And even if you do read the manual from cover to cover, it may not always contain an adequate description or explanation of some of the lesser-known features and idiosyncrasies of your particular Toyota or Lexus model.

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To help modern Toyota and Lexus car owners discover a little bit more about some curious and important points about their vehicles, an informative video from the CarCareNut YouTube channel was recently posted that is sure to provide you with something you did not know about your car.

Some of the hidden things include:

• Strange noises your car makes when turned off.

• A hidden feature that helps prevent a common scratch wear problem.

• Cases in which you do not need to go to a mechanic when a check engine light comes on.

• A hidden button to stop that annoying key-in-car warning beeping.

• Customizable parking brake feature owners do not use.

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• How DIY owners make oil level check mistakes.

• Why there is no such thing as a sealed transmission.

• Why your speedometer is incorrect and what to do about it.

That said, here is the video in its entirety that makes for an enjoyable and informative time well spent:

5 Things You Didn't Know About Your Modern Toyota and Lexus

And finally…

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Timothy Boyer is a Torque News automotive reporter based in Cincinnati. Experienced with early car restorations, he regularly restores older vehicles with engine modifications for improved performance. Follow Tim on Twitter at @TimBoyerWrites for daily new and used vehicle news.

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