Category Archives: Service

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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 >>

Toyota Tire Savings Event in Grand Junction CO

Toyota Tire Savings Event in Grand Junction CO

Thinking about a new set of tires for your Toyota vehicle? It’s the perfect time! Now through the end of April, we’ve got a great deal for you on Toyota tires in Grand Junction CO: Buy three tires, and get the fourth one for just a dollar!

We know the cost of a brand new set of tires can be daunting, but you don’t us to tell you how important it is that your tires are in top condition, and how much of a difference it makes on the road. That’s why we’re happy to offer our Toyota drivers this deal to help cut the cost significantly. Read the rest of this entry >>

Spring Cleaning Car Care Tips

Spring Cleaning Car Care Tips

Spring cleaning is important for more than just cosmetic reasons – in the process of cleaning your vehicle, you may notice some lingering issues or broken fixtures that you forgot about over the long winter. Warmer weather can also bring unpleasant odors back to life, so before you invite anyone to take a road trip, you may want to check out our Spring cleaning car care tips. Read the rest of this entry >>

How to change the oil filter in a Toyota

How to change the oil filter in a Toyota

Changing your oil filter is an easy part of changing your oil.

There are some of us who are more savvy with automobiles than others, whether that be changing your own oil or just knowing how to change out a flat tire, it’s important to either A.) Know how your car works or B.) Know someone you can call who can figure it out. In either case, we are here for you at Western Slope Toyota and all of our well-trained, highly qualified service technicians are ready to provide you with whatever you need from advice to service.

Often times, when you get your oil changed you will notice the technicians ask you if you want to have your filter changed as well. Some may think that this is just another easy way for service technicians to make some money, but that’s not the case at Western Slope Toyota. You actually should get your oil filter changed as frequently as you get your oil changed, and both of these you can even do yourself if you feel ambitious. Learning how to change the oil filter in a Toyota is the same as any other vehicle; you just have to know where the parts are in your vehicle, so really, it’s easy peasy if you’re considering doing it yourself. Read the rest of this entry >>

Top 3 reasons why you need to get an oil change

Toyota oil change

The oil in your car protects your engine’s moving parts from wearing out and corroding.

There are so many things that you have to do in order for you to keep your new car running properly and efficiently.  One of the most important things that you have the most control of is getting an oil change in Grand Junction, CO.  A regularly scheduled oil change is crucial for your vehicle and helps it last longer and it also keeps you from having more expensive auto repairs down the road. Read the rest of this entry >>

Be Prepared For Roadside Emergencies

homemade roadside emergency kit

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

best toyota repair shop near grand junction, co

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

Toyota Tundra transmission service grand junction CO

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 >>