Category Archives: Service

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What is the Importance of Tire Rotation?  

Tire Rotation Services Available in Grand Junction, CO  

Regular maintenance is critical to keep your vehicle running smoothly and safely. While many drivers remember to change their oil, replace their brake pads, and check their tire pressure, one crucial maintenance task often overlooked is tire rotation. It is a simple and affordable service that can extend the life of your tires, improve your vehicle’s handling, and even enhance your safety on the road. Continue reading below to learn more about it. Individuals living in and around Grand Junction, CO, can schedule service at Western Slope Toyota.   

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How to Take Care of Your Car’s Braking System

Tips to Keep Your Car’s Braking System Healthy 

When you’re out on the road, you want to make sure that your car is working in optimal condition. A major part of any vehicle’s performance is its braking system – and taking care of it can mean the difference between a safe driving experience and an accident waiting to happen. In this blog by Western Slope Toyota in Grand Junction, CO, we will discuss how to take proper care of your car’s braking system so that you can enjoy a safe and smooth ride wherever you go. 

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Where Can I Get Oil Change Service in Grand Junction, CO?  

Oil Change Service in Grand Junction, CO  

The best performance of the engine is dependent on the engine oil. Because the different engine components are continually rubbing against one another, it is crucial to lubricate them to prevent wear and strain. The buildup of dirt and sludge that occurs over time and with use could hinder the engine’s performance. Here is where an oil change enters the picture. Regular engine and filter changes can assist in removing foreign objects from the engine and ensure that the vital components are effectively shielded from harm. But where can I get oil change service in Grand Junction, CO? Read this blog by Western Slope Toyota to learn all about the oil change service available in Grand Junction, CO, right here at Western Slope Toyota! 

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What is Roadside Assistance Cover in Toyota Car Insurance?

Benefits of Roadside Assistance with Your Toyota Car Insurance Package

It is not hard to find Toyota car insurance with so many different providers to choose from. But, one question that many people often ask is what is roadside assistance cover in Toyota car insurance? Roadside Assistance Cover is additional coverage that enables the insured person to receive roadside assistance whenever they are stranded on the roadside. In this Western Slope Toyota blog post, you will find out the benefits of roadside assistance with your Toyota car insurance package and how it can help you when you’re in a situation where your car needs mechanical attention. 

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Car mechanic pouring Toyota Genuine Motor Oil in a car

Toyota Genuine Motor Oil 101: Everything You Need to Know

Which Toyota Synthetic Motor Oil Should I Use in My Toyota Vehicle?

Toyota Genuine Motor Oil (TGMO) is a unique combination of oil base stocks, either mineral or synthetic that provides long engine life and promotes optimum engine performance. The right blend of Toyota Synthetic and Mobil 1 Synthetic Motor Oil also prevents corrosion and lumping, while working smoothly in low and high temperatures. Toyota recommends scheduling oil change service by factory-certified technicians every six months or 10,000 miles (whichever comes first). This Western Slope Toyota blog post is all about Toyota Synthetic Motor Oil. Keep reading! 

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woman sitting in the back of red truck in front of green trees and grass

How to Get Your Car Ready for Spring and Summer

Temperatures are rising around Grand Junction, Colorado, and that means it’s time to prepare your car for spring and the coming summer. While winterizing can be more effort than de-winterizing, you should always check your car for some maintenance when the seasons change. Some stuff you can do yourself, but you can schedule maintenance at Western Slope Toyota online right now! Continue reading to learn how.

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When Should I Get My Tires Rotated?

You shouldn’t ignore your tires and drive on them until they get thin. That’s dangerous and you would be spending more money on tires than you need to. Thin tires lose traction, making it easier to lose control of the vehicle at high speeds, or hydroplane, or spin out. What is a simple solution? Rotating your tires. Continue reading for more advice on how to know when to rotate your tires.

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How Do I Know I Need to Change My Brake Pads?

Brakes are a simple component of a car, at least in theory. You can’t really have a car without brakes, but the technology that goes into building and operating brakes has evolved over the years. No amount of technological change has made brakes that never need to be replaced, however. Read the rest of this entry to learn about how to know when to change your brake pads. 

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Get Your Vehicle Ready for Winter with Our Fall Car Care Checklist

Fall Auto Care Maintenance and Tips

Summer has come to an end, and the colder months are quickly approaching. It’s important to make sure that your vehicle is ready to tackle the frigid weather and extreme road conditions by performing some simple basic maintenance, and fixing any larger issues you may be aware of. To help get you started, we’ve put together a list of Fall Auto Care Maintenance and Tips.

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Signs that your car needs an alignment

Signs that your car needs an alignment

Here at Western Slope Toyota we offer a wide variety of service specials to help you save even as you’re having to go through the occasional hassle of bringing your car in for service. We may take care of cars for a living, but it doesn’t mean we don’t understand what a frustrating and time-consuming experience it can be when something goes wrong or needs tuning. Doctors get colds just like the rest of us, and mechanics have car headaches. It’s the way of world. That’s why we want to help alleviate some of the stress by offering you coupons for a variety of services! One of our current specials is a complimentary alignment check. Think you might need an alignment? We’ll give you the heads up on some tell-tale signs: Read the rest of this entry >>