• 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

  • Are There Blind Spots in Denver?

    Tuesday 31 October 2017

    All Denver drivers have blind spots – and no, I'm not talking about the fact that you really don't sing like Adele. I mean the areas of the road that you can't see when you're driving around Denver.First let's talk about our own blinds spots, and then we can talk about others...To begin, we can greatly reduce blind spots by properly adjusting our mirrors to give the widest coverage possible. Make the adjustments in your vehicle before you start to drive.First, Denver drivers shou... read more

  • Right or Left? Toy Doctor, Inc. Power Steering Service

    Sunday 22 October 2017

    Have you ever driven a vehicle without power steering? If you have, then you probably appreciate how much easier it is to drive today's modern vehicles. Before power steering, all of the force to turn a vehicle had to come from the driver's arms. That's why old cars had such large steering wheels: they needed plenty of leverage to steer. There were some Denver folks who had difficulty driving because they just weren't strong enough.Power steering is now standard on all vehicles... read more

  • Regular Schedule or Severe Service Schedule at Toy Doctor, Inc.?

    Tuesday 17 October 2017

    Today's Toy Doctor, Inc. article focuses on severe service maintenance. Many Denver drivers are not aware of them and yet there are also very vocal advocates in Co who think that severe service schedules apply to everyone. Somewhere between a complete lack of awareness and the dire blanket statements lies a reasonable approach to severe service maintenance at Toy Doctor, Inc..To back up a little, vehicle owner's manuals have schedules for preventive maintenance: things like oil... read more

  • Drive Defensively in Co

    Tuesday 10 October 2017

    Car care is part of auto safety in Denver. But the most important thing we can do to improve safety on Co roads is to drive safely.Defensive driving begins with the proper attitude. Have in mind that you won't let anyone take your safety away from you. You'll be aware of your surroundings, road conditions, other vehicles and hazards. And the first person to be concerned with is you: start with your own environment.Don't leave without securing all occupants including ch... read more

  • Exhaust Service at Toy Doctor, Inc.: Passing the Smell Test

    Sunday 01 October 2017

    The exhaust system on a vehicle is more complex than most Denver residents realize. It contains everything from old-fashioned pipes and clamps to sophisticated computers and sensors. All Co folks know a properly functioning exhaust system is good for the environment, but sometimes we forget that a damaged exhaust system can be deadly. That's why preventive maintenance on your exhaust system is so important. We can help you with that at Toy Doctor, Inc. in Denver... read more

  • Arrive Alive in Denver

    Thursday 28 September 2017

    We've all seen drivers do crazy things while driving to or from Denver. A guy shaving in the rear-view mirror, a woman applying makeup, people talking on their phones, texting or drinking from an enormous coffee mug. It's a wonder we even dare drive on Co roads.The truth is that all of us are distracted when we drive. Unfortunately, traffic, road construction and other external factors are beyond our control. The distractions inside our car, however, are things we can often control.Here's some t... read more

  • 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

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