Be Prepared For Roadside Emergencies

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Road flares are a great way to let other drivers know there is a potential obstruction ahead.

Homemade Roadside Emergency Kits

When we took driver’s education classes, one of the things that were covered in the class was what to do in case of a roadside emergency. Some basic things everyone should know is how to change a tire and how to jump start a dead battery. While those can be very valuable skills there are some tools you should carry in your car, truck or SUV at all times that will make dealing with certain issues much easier and safer. There are roadside emergency kits available at just about every automotive supply store, but some of them can get a little spendy. Here are some items you can put together to build a homemade roadside emergency kit. Read the rest of this entry >>

Western Slope Toyota Offers Service Discounts

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Having your car in for regular service appointments is a great way to keep in running

Best Toyota repair shop near Grand Junction, CO

When you purchase a new Toyota vehicle near Grand Junction, CO from Western Slope Toyota, you can be sure you are guaranteed a number of things. One, you are guaranteed to be helped by one of the most knowledgeable sales staffs in our area. They are not here to sell you a new car, truck or SUV in the sense some of our competitors are trying. Our staff is primarily here to explain the various features and overwhelming advantages of our line of Toyota vehicles. Also, your relationship with us doesn’t end when the ink on the sales paperwork dries. You also have access to one of the best Toyota repair shops near Grand Junction, CO. Read the rest of this entry >>

Don’t Ignore Transmission Problem Warning Signs

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A properly maintained transmission with last for hundreds of thousands of miles.

Toyota Tundra transmission service in Grand Junction, CO

In some previous Western Slope Toyota blogs we have talked about the importance of regular maintenance to keep your vehicle running in peak condition. In those blogs we may have used some metaphors about various car components being similar to members of a band. In keeping with that metaphor, when we think about Toyota Tundra transmission repair near Grand Junction, CO, we should think of our vehicle’s transmission like the band’s drummer. A good one will keep things moving smoothly and a broken one will be an expensive disaster (Keith Moon reference here). Read the rest of this entry >>

Oil Changes Are About More Than Just Oil Changes

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When you have the oil changed in your Toyota Corolla, Western Slope Toyota does more than just change the oil.

Toyota Corolla oil changes in Grand Junction, CO

For a very large portion of the car-buying public, their vehicles are the second most expensive investment they make behind a home purchase. With that in mind, it is important that we do our best to keep our vehicles running top condition for as long as possible. Any automotive service technician who has been on the job for more than 15 minutes will tell you that the easiest way to keep your car running as reliably as possible is to follow factory prescribed schedules for Toyota Corolla oil changes in Grand Junction, CO. If you have any questions as to where you stand in regard to the proper maintenance of your Toyota car, truck or SUV, please ask a service professional at Western Slope Toyota. Read the rest of this entry >>