• Beware of Cheap Tires in Denver

    Tuesday 12 September 2017

    Do you like to shop for shoes in Denver?When buying a running shoe, is quality important?Does durability matter as long as the shoes look fabulous?Would you rather have one pair of long lasting shoes or two pairs of lower quality shoes at the same price?Is the warranty important when buying tires? Denver drivers should also think about the safety aspect of tires. The tires do a lot of work – they carry the weight of the vehicle and you and your passengers... read more

  • Toy Doctor, Inc. Advice: Don't Overlook These 10 Automotive Services

    Tuesday 05 September 2017

    Organization is the key to managing a busy life in Co. So setting up an annual calendar for vehicle care can keep Denver residents on top of preventive maintenance. But you can't just write “oil change” every few months on the calendar. Modern vehicles have many systems that are vital to the safe operation of a vehicle, and they all need to be inspected. Denver residents can't afford to overlook any of them.The following is a list of preventive maintenance services tha... read more

  • Keys to a Long Lasting Vehicle

    Sunday 27 August 2017

    We live in a disposable society. Everything from elaborate packaging to our clothing. Even cell phones are disposable. When replacement is cheaper than repair, the term "built to last" goes by the wayside. An exception is our vehicles. They're still a very big investment and Denver drivers want to make them last as long as possible.  We also want to make keeping them running as cheap as possible. When talking vehicles, it's all about preventive maintenance. There is an old saying that says... read more

  • Power Steering Service in Denver

    Sunday 20 August 2017

    Most Denver drivers are too young to remember life before power steering - cranking those great big steering wheels! It was a pretty good workout. Now power steering is standard. Let's look at how it works. The heart of any power steering system is its pump. The pump pressurizes the power steering fluid that provides assist for steering. Most pumps are driven by a belt that is run by the engine; a few are electrically powered. A high-pressure hose passes fluid from the pump to t... read more

  • Toy Doctor, Inc. Helps You Decipher the Menu Board: Part 2

    Thursday 17 August 2017

    Co service centers have a menu board that lists the services they provide. Some Denver drivers may not be familiar with all of the items on the board so here is a quick description of some of the typical services that might be listed.Toy Doctor, Inc. fuel system cleaning: Over time, the vehicle fuel system gets gum and varnish built up. A fuel system cleaning gets rid of that and cleans out the fuel injectors. Saves gas, by the way.Toy Doctor, Inc... read more

  • The Toy Doctor, Inc. Guide to Tire Specs

    Sunday 30 July 2017

    You know you need newtires, but you're not sure what type. You look at a tire to get the size: 225, 50, R, 16, 92, H. All the way to the Denver service center you keep repeating it over and over. You even say it over in your mind while waiting in line. Then you get to the counter and the manager asks what size you need. Then your mind goes blank.Tire size can be confusing for many Denver drivers. There's so much on the side of the tire, and it's hard to kee... read more

  • Synthetic Oil for Denver Autos

    Monday 24 July 2017

    If you are a driver in Denver and you aren't currently using synthetic motor oil in your vehicle, maybe now's the time to consider it. Need more information? Well, synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. Synthetic oil doesn't gel or gum-up like petroleum based oil and it doesn't vaporize as easily. It protects better in severe driving conditions like stop and go driving around Denver, as well as in very hot or very cold conditions. More and more new vehi... read more

  • Buying the Right Tires and Wheels in Denver, Co

    Tuesday 18 July 2017

    Everyone in Denver, Co eventually replaces their tires, whether it's because they're worn out or they're just looking for something different. There are so many great tire choices in Denver, it can be difficult to sort them out. Let's group the broad spectrum into several categories that will help in the selection process.One category is often referred to as "summer tires". Summer tires are designed to be driven on the road when temperatures are generally above 45 degrees F (7 degrees C). Their... read more

  • Automotive Tips from Toy Doctor, Inc.: Serpentine Belt Tensioner

    Sunday 09 July 2017

    The serpentine belt tensioner applies pressure to the serpentine belt, maintaining optimal tension to drive the accessories like the alternator and A/C compressor. At Toy Doctor, Inc. we know that the service life of the belt tensioner is the same as the belt itself, so they should always be replaced together. A worn tensioner prevents the accessories from spinning properly, leading to premature wear and noise for Denver drivers.Your vehicle manufacturer has a recommended mileage interval f... read more

  • Denver Drivers Severe Service Maintenance Schedules

    Sunday 02 July 2017

    Since driving requirements and lifestyles differ among Denver drivers, your vehicle manufacturer publishes two auto maintenance schedules: the regular schedule and the severe service schedule. Which schedule should Denver drivers follow? Here are some questions to ask yourself:Are most of your trips less than four miles/six kilometers around Denver?Are most of your trips less than 10 miles/16 kilometers in below-zero Co temps?Are most of your trips off-highway in Co?Do you driv... read more

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