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KEEP YOUR ELECTRIFIED TOYOTA IN TOP SHAPE WITH REGULAR CHECKS AT MCPHILLIPS TOYOTA

The streets of Winnipeg are seeing more Electrified Vehicles, showcasing the shift toward sustainable driving. Since Toyota launched the pioneering Prius in Canada in 2001, the game has changed. Electrified Vehicles have advanced in efficiency and accessibility. But, just like any vehicle, they need consistent care. Here at McPhillips Toyota, we suggest giving your Toyota Electrified Vehicle a service check every 6 months or 8,000 km – the same as their gasoline counterparts. Wondering about the specifics of EV maintenance? Let’s delve into it.

Toyota’s portfolio includes Hybrid Electric (HEV), Plug-in Hybrid Electric (PHEV), Battery Electric (BEV), and Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric (FCEV) powertrains.

 

Types of Electrified Powertrain

YOUR ROUTINE SERVICE AT MCPHILLIPS TOYOTA

Bringing your Electrified Vehicle to McPhillips Toyota doesn’t differ much from any other vehicle service. While you unwind in our comfortable waiting area, our trained technicians will cater to your vehicle’s needs, including:

Brake Inspection: With regenerative braking in Electrified Vehicles, your brake pads and rotors tend to last longer. Our technicians will perform a thorough brake system check for utmost safety.

Cabin Air Filter Check: Clean filters ensure pure air flows through your car’s HVAC system. Let us ensure yours are in perfect shape.

Tire Inspection: Given the unique demands on EV tires, our experts will ensure they’re in optimal condition for Winnipeg roads.

Wiper Blade Check: We’ll ensure your wipers are ready for Winnipeg’s unpredictable weather, offering you a clear view always.

ADDITIONAL SERVICES TO ANTICIPATE:

Beyond the usual checks, our technicians may also:

  • Ensure fluid and coolant levels are correct.
  • Check all lights and horn functionality.
  • Undertake a tire rotation or a seasonal changeover, as needed.
  • Detail all inspection outcomes and maintain a comprehensive service record.
Toyota expert technician

For those with a Hybrid Battery Cooling Intake Filter, we’ll inspect and clean it, safeguarding your EV Battery from contaminants.

Interesting Insight!

All Toyota vehicles, be it gasoline or electrified, house a 12V auxiliary battery. At your 24-month or 36,000 km service slot at McPhillips Toyota, we’ll run a comprehensive 12V Battery Health Check to guarantee its prime operation.

Toyota EV battery

Rest assured, at McPhillips Toyota, any repairs or replacements are done exclusively with Toyota Genuine Parts, crafted specifically for your Electrified Vehicle.

Now that you’re acquainted with what a routine service entails, feel free to schedule an appointment at McPhillips Toyota. Regular service checks promise longevity and performance for your EV. And if there’s ever a doubt, our professionals at McPhillips Toyota in Winnipeg are always ready to assist.

Electrified vehicle maintenance schedule