• 10 Services Denver Drivers Often Overlook

    Tuesday 23 May 2017

    We live such busy lives nowadays: work, social events, running the kids all over Denver. Some days it's all we can do to keep track of everywhere we need to be. That's why you've gotta be organized. Smartphones, calendar apps - we have to keep track of it all.So let's talk about schedules. Specifically, automotive service schedules. And particularly, the scheduled services that are sometimes forgotten.Here is a list of 10 service items that are often overlooked by Denver residents. They're all v... read more

  • Sunday 14 May 2017

    Many Denver drivers have found themselves in the following situation: They go to get their oil changed and their friendly service advisor at Toy Doctor, Inc. recommends a new engine air filter. They say yes, but don't know what an air filter is or what it does.If this has happened to you, rest assured that you did the right thing by getting a new one. But you should never be too embarrassed to ask your Toy Doctor, Inc. service advisor for more information. It's... read more

  • When You Hear the Crash in Denver: What to Do After an Accident

    Sunday 07 May 2017

    Motorists in North America drive about 3 trillion miles/4.8 trillion kilometers every year. There are over 250+ million licensed drivers, and approximately 6.2 million accidents happen every year. Unfortunately, if we're going to drive vehicles, there are going to be accidents. Knowing what to do in case of an accident can help reduce the stress and cost of the situation. It can also protect you from false claims, incorrect judgments and unjust liabilities. Never... read more

  • Budget for Maintenance in Denver

    Monday 01 May 2017

    Sometimes busy Denver residents dream about going back to the “simpler” days of our grandparents. But if you could travel back in time and take a road trip around Co in a Model T, you might change your mind. The improved designs and quality of today's automobiles have significantly reduced the amount of time Denver residents spend at the side of the road during breakdowns. With proper maintenance, today's vehicles can stay on the road longer than ever before.Som... read more

  • Coolant/Antifreeze Service at Toy Doctor, Inc.

    Monday 24 April 2017

    Anyone who drives a car in Denver knows that engines get hot when they run. But did you know that engines need to be cooled to keep running? Heat inside an engine can cause the metal parts to expand, which can seize up an engine and make it stop running. It can even ruin the entire engine! Good vehicle care requires keeping its cooling system in good condition.A vehicle's cooling system circulates water and antifreeze (coolant) thro... read more

  • The Maintenance Free Myth

    Sunday 16 April 2017

    Sometimes we hear people in Denver say, "What's up with all this maintenance stuff? Modern cars just don't break down." While it is true that today's vehicles are extremely reliable, they are also becoming increasingly complicated and use more exotic materials than ever before. All that complexity demands higher tolerances for everything. For example, most Denver drivers don't realize how high tech automotive fluids have become,  fluids such as engine oil, transmi... read more

  • Automobile Fluids For Your vehicle

    Tuesday 11 April 2017

    If you've walked through the automotive fluids section of an auto parts store in Denver, you'll know how overwhelming the sheer number of products available can be. How do you know what's right for your vehicle?As you know, these fluids all serve a function in making your car run as you drive around the Denver area. Your vehicle manufacturer has specified a particular type of fluid for every system from the motor, to the cooling system, brake fluid and so on. When you realize that not every vari... read more

  • Toy Doctor, Inc. Alternator Replacement Service in Denver

    Sunday 02 April 2017

    Your vehicle alternator doesn't get enough credit. Though your battery gets your engine started, after that – it's all about the alternator.  Driving around Denver is a lot of work for your alternator, and as upgrades such as heated steering wheels, cooled seats, stability control and lane departure warning become more common, it will have to work even harder. Eventually this workhorse just wears out. When it does you have no choice but to order an alternator replacement... read more

  • Wheel Balancing at Toy Doctor, Inc.

    Sunday 26 March 2017

    So you love your job, and your family life is great. Congratulations! You have achieved balance. But can you say the same for your wheels? Denver drivers can tell if their tires are out of balance by vibrations at higher speeds on Co roads. If one of the front tires is out, you feel the vibration in the steering wheel. If it's a back tire, you'll feel the vibration in your seat.Tires and wheels are pretty heavy. When a tire is mounted on a wheel at Toy Doctor, Inc., it is usually not perfectly b... read more

  • Keep Your Denver Car Breathing Free: Engine Air Filter

    Monday 20 March 2017

    Hey Denver - this is something really amazing: Your vehicle uses 12,000 times as much air as fuel when you drive it. All of that air has to be filtered to keep your engine clean.That's like 100 gallons (380 liters) of air every block! The engine air filter is just another example of a very important but inexpensive part that has to do a tremendous amount of work. And when it works, everything goes well. But, when it doesn't, well, it can lead to problems. Of cours... read more

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