• Why Is My Check Engine Light On?

    Monday 19 March 2018

    The Check Engine Light strikes fear into the hearts of some Denver drivers, and is totally ignored by just as many. Just what it means is a mystery to most people. Let's get the urgency issues out of the way first. If your Check Engine light is flashing, that means that something is wrong that could cause engine damage. Naturally, you need to get that taken care of right away. If your check engine light is flashing, you shouldn't drive at high speeds, tow or haul heavy... read more

  • Fuel Injection Basics for Denver

    Tuesday 13 March 2018

    All modern Denver vehicles come with fuel injection systems, so it's a topic Denver drivers need to know something about. The mighty fuel injector is a valve that delivers the gas or diesel fuel to the right place, in the right amount at the right timeto be mixed with air and burned in the engine.So how many fuel injectors does your vehicle have? There's one for each cylinder. So four, six or eight for most folks in Denver, Co. Some vehicles have 10 or 12 cylinders... read more

  • How to Know When to Change Your Oil at Toy Doctor, Inc.

    Monday 05 March 2018

    Today in the Toy Doctor, Inc. auto care blog, we're going to talk to Denver drivers about oil change intervals. It seems that as engine technology advances, oil change intervals become longer for Toy Doctor, Inc. customers. For example, recently four of the world's largest vehicle manufacturer's shortened the published intervals for several of their engine models. They originally published intervals that extended out to a much as 8,000 miles (13,000 kilometers).In real world Den... read more

  • What Is a Differential and Do You Have One?

    Monday 26 February 2018

    With front-wheel drive being so common these days in Denver, Co, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Denver drivers don't even have to think about it. And rear-wheel drive differentials don't need to be serviced for years, so it's understandable that it's not something on the top of Denver customers' minds. It's not uncommon for drivers to not know they have a differential let alone know that it needs service. Call Toy Doctor, Inc.... read more

  • Toy Doctor, Inc. On Your Serpentine Belt

    Monday 19 February 2018

      Today we're going to be talking about serpentine belts for our Denver, Co, customers. Let's start by talking about the accessories that are driven by the serpentine belt. First is the alternator. That's the device that makes electricity to power the vehicle and recharge the battery. Then there's the air conditioning compressor that makes cool air for you while you're driving around Co in the summer.The power steering and power brake pumps are driven by the serpe... read more

  • Lease or Buy?

    Sunday 11 February 2018

    Lease? Or buy? These are the options for Denver drivers. It's always a tough question for auto owners, but here is some info that'll help you make an informed decision.If you buy, you'll pay the full cost of the vehicle, maybe an initial down payment, monthly payments on the balance that pays down the loan principal, and the finance charge.Denver drivers who lease finance the portion of the cost of the vehicle that's used up during the term of the lease. Yo... read more

  • How Does Toy Doctor, Inc. Know What to Recommend?

    Monday 05 February 2018

    When you drop your vehicle off at Toy Doctor, Inc. in Denver, they don't just poke around under your hood looking for stuff to do. Toy Doctor, Inc. professionals have lists and procedures they follow for different types of service. First of all, your Denver service center will note the mileage on your vehicle. They'll then check to see what inspections and services the vehicle manufacturer recommends for a vehicle of your make, model and mileage. If you are a regular custom... read more

  • Gas Savings in Denver: Sharpen Your Pencil

    Tuesday 30 January 2018

    High gas prices in Denver increase the cost of living for Co drivers. You've probably budgeted a certain amount for vehicle related expenses. Increased fuel costs now consume a larger portion of our incomes, causing some Denver vehicle owners to skimp in other areas – like scheduled maintenance.According to Co news reports and automotive industry studies, this is becoming increasingly more common. In... read more

  • To Fix or Not To Fix: That Is the Question.

    Sunday 21 January 2018

    No matter what vehicle you drive, when certain things break, you have to make a decision.  Should I get it fixed now, later or never?  Air conditioning is one of those things.  You can certainly live without air conditioning, but it sure is nice to have on a sweltering day. Let's say your air conditioning breaks in the fall and you live in a climate where it gets quite cold in the winter.  Should you get it fixed now, wait until spring since it won't get warm until then or ma... read more

  • 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

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