• Clean Air for Your Engine: A New Engine Air Filter at Toy Doctor, Inc.

    Sunday 14 January 2018

    All of us in Denver know we have to get the oil changed in our vehicles periodically. That's just part of good vehicle care. But when Toy Doctor, Inc. technicians change your oil, they also usually inspect your air filter. That's why they sometimes let you know that your air filter needs to be changed before releasing your vehicle.Don't just chock this up to trying to sell you something else. Denver area drivers really do need to change their air filter when it ge... read more

  • Servicing High Mileage Vehicles at Toy Doctor, Inc.

    Monday 08 January 2018

    The price of gas and the uncertain economy are both causing Co residents to review their finances. More and more Denver drivers are opting to keep their vehicles longer and put off purchasing a newer car. It is estimated that two-thirds of the vehicles on the roads of North America today have over 75,000 miles/120,000 km on them. And the average age of vehicles is now over eleven years. That translates to some car care issues that many Denver men and women haven't dealt with in the past... read more

  • Commitment to Make Your vehicle Last at Toy Doctor, Inc.

    Wednesday 03 January 2018

    These days many people in the Denver area are really committed to making their cars last a long time. First thing: you've got to start with what you've got. It'd be ideal if people started with a brand new car, never missed a scheduled service item, paid attention to the severe service maintenance schedule and had regular inspections. But if you've had the vehicle for a while or bought it used, its maintenance history is what it is; and that's where you start.Go through the maintenance schedule... read more

  • Stay Safe in Denver by Putting Your Cell Phone on ICE

    Sunday 17 December 2017

    We don't want to think about it, but each Denver resident who drives or rides in a vehicle is potentially an accident victim. In the worst-case scenario, those people are unconscious and unable to communicate with Co rescue workers. Rescue workers and Denver police are well aware of this difficulty, even if the rest of us don't stop to think about it. They can all recount stories of searching through glove compartments, pockets, wallets, purses and cell phone directories for a person's name and... read more

  • Can Car Scent Keep You Safe on Co Roads?

    Sunday 10 December 2017

    Here's a travel tip that'll I'll bet you didn't know, and it might keep you safer...The average American commuter in Co spends two and a half hours daily in their vehicle.The government says 100,000 auto accidents yearly are caused by drivers who fall asleep at the wheel. (Aggressive driving is the number one traffic safety concern.)So what does this have to do with how your vehicle smells while you're driving around Denver?Well, which scent did you think makes drivers mor... read more

  • Line Them Up: Wheel Alignment Service at Toy Doctor, Inc.

    Sunday 03 December 2017

    Hello Denver! Let's talk about alignment. One of the most important parts of preventive maintenance for your vehicle is keeping the wheels in alignment. Poor alignment causes your tires to wear unevenly, which can significantly reduce their lifespan. This means you will have to replace them more often, which can be costly for drivers in Denver.It can even damage your suspension system, which is costly to repair. But even more importantly, uneven tread wear can l... read more

  • Fall and Spring Checkup in Denver

    Sunday 26 November 2017

    When I was a kid, my dad always made sure he took the cars in for Spring and Fall checkups. I was telling a friend that it's about time to get into Toy Doctor, Inc. for a checkup and he said that he read on the internet that modern cars don't need seasonal service.My friend is (technically) right about some things, but from a practical standpoint, a seasonal check up still makes sense.Back when my dad was teaching me about how to take care of the family vehicle... read more

  • Automotive Tips from Toy Doctor, Inc.: Battery Testing

    Tuesday 21 November 2017

    The simple fact is that 70% of car batteries fail within 4 years. They just need to be replaced at Toy Doctor, Inc. when they are no longer able to hold a full charge.Batteries are a big ticket item for most Denver drivers and it’s tempting to put off buying a new one as long as possible. But a battery that cannot hold a full charge requires the alternator to work extra hard, causing it to wear out prematurely.Your Toy Doctor, Inc. service advisor can test your battery to see if... read more

  • Economics of Maintenance for Denver Auto Owners

    Tuesday 14 November 2017

    Buying a new car in Denver is always a big financial decision. The allure of that new car smell is powerful, to be sure. But what if your current car is still in good shape? How do you decide?People in Denver who've been used to driving a new car every three to five years may be having second thoughts in this economy. For many, the question is, how does the certainty of a new car payment stack up against uncertain repairs for a car that may be out of warra... read more

  • Air Conditioning Service in Denver

    Sunday 05 November 2017

    Hey Denver! Let's talk about one of our Co summertime must-haves: your car A/C. It's real easy for Denver drivers to take their car's air conditioner for granted. Just push the right buttons and out comes cool, dry, clean air. But your air conditioning system needs attention from time to time to help it keep its cool. Do you hear loud noises under the hood when you turn on your air conditioner? Do you only get cool air sporadically? If so... read more

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