Toy Car Care Blog

Within the pages of our car care blog you’ll find helpful articles and interesting insights about everything that’s related to Toyota, Lexus & Scion Auto Repair.

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All About Toy Car Care

Picking the right mechanic for your car and your goals can be a difficult process. You want to go to a shop with experience, but not one that will pressure you into choices. Toy Car Care operates as the largest independent Toyota and Lexus servicing and repair shop in Denver. With multiple employees having the…
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Your Summer Maintenance Checklist

Whether you are a first-time car owner, doing your own maintenance for the first time, or are a seasoned, multi-car maintenance DIY owner, there is always room for checklists. We use them consistently on cars which come into our shop, and so we know how helpful they can be. We also know that sometimes maintenance…
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Signs It Needs to Go In, and How You Should Protect Your Toyota

Toyotas are known for their safety features. They are one of the highest quality cars on the market because of their rather low maintenance and long lifetimes. They employ different types of safety procedures to best protect and serve the owners of their cars. For all of the protection that the cars provide to you,…
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What to do when the check engine light comes on

No, not the check engine light

At Toy Car Care in Centennial we know your heart sinks the moment that check engine light does not go out. There are all sorts of reasons a check engine light can come on in your Toyota. Here are some common reasons your light is telling you to get your car checked. Your gas cap…
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Lexus factory recommended maintenance

Car maintenance will keep your car running for years

At Toy Car Care in Denver we know that regular car maintenance is far easier on your wallet than waiting to get your car repaired. Problems that can affect a vehicle’s smooth running can be spotted at an early stage before any damage can become substantially more expensive to sort. Even more serious matters, which…
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Heating system check for winter

Is your Toyota car heater blowing cold air?

Is your Toyota car heater blowing cold air? If so, Toy Car Care in Centennial should be the first stop to see what may be causing the issue and get it fixed. We understand the fundamental workings of all makes of Toyota vehicles, and want to ensure you stay warm this winter when driving to…
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Factory scheduled maintenance is more than a suggestion

We know that this can be a bit like regular health or dental check-ups. You know you should go at the appropriate time, yet kind of put it off if you can. However, with FSM, failing to keep these appointments could lead to your warranty cover being invalidated. Completing Factory Scheduled Maintenance can also increase…
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Well maintained vehicle for your young driver

Local auto repair in Denver

At Toy Car Care, we believe that everyone is entitled to take their vehicles where they want for repair and maintenance. And no, you don’t have to go to your dealer for service just because you purchased your car there. In fact, you can go to an independent service facility like ours, a retail chain shop,…
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Why isn't your AC Cooling?

Lexus air conditioning maintenance

It’s essential to maintain your Lexus air conditioning system for a luxurious driving experience. It will mean you can not only create a comfortable cabin temperature but also rely on your climate control temperature to keep you cool. These tips will help: For starters, recharge your car’s air conditioning refrigerant every 2 years. Additionally, use…
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Key auto inspection areas to look at in spring

Vehicle inspections are often overlooked during colder months. Now that warmer weather has arrived, here are a few areas you must check. Fluids – to see if they are especially dark or contain unusual particles. Flush and refill as needed. Belts and hoses – looking for cracks that might have been caused by freezing temperatures.…
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Brake pad and shoe replacement for your Toyota, Scion and Lexus

Braking Bad!

We all know how disturbing it can be: that moment when someone steps out in front of a vehicle. Or, you’re driving along the freeway and a truck in front of you suddenly swerves. At such moments, we rely on two things: our own instincts and experience, and the brakes on our car. If your…
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Why it’s important to always heed Toyota recall notices

Many Toyota owners ignore recall notices believing that they can deal with repairs “later” because their vehicles run fine. There are also drivers who fear that taking a working Toyota to a repair shop for a recall might result in a dealer or certified repair shop tech finding other “problems” that need immediate repair. Consider…
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