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Clarksville, MD

12411 Clarksville Pike
(410) 531-6116

Columbia, MD

6810 Oak Hall Lane
(410) 381-1124

Gaithersburg, MD

19300 Woodfield Rd
(301) 963-0660

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Hillmuth Blog

Why Does My Car Pull to the Left?

June 27, 2017

Ever get the feeling your vehicle is pulling to the left ever so slightly? It can be a strange feeling, and if you’ve never experienced it before it can be downright shocking. This issue is actually fairly common, and there are a few reasons your car could pull one way or the other. In this […]

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Should I Use Synthetic Oil?

June 22, 2017

Wondering whether or not to use synthetic oil in your vehicle? Sadly, the answer isn’t a cut-and-dry yes or no. That said, synthetic is a much better motor oil, all things considered. In fact, 99% of the time you’re going to find that you should use synthetic oil over conventional. Here are some things to […]

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I Hear a Noise When I Brake

June 16, 2017

If you hear a strange noise when you apply your brakes, it could be cause for concern. Not all noises are inherently bad, but some are more worrisome than others. If you hear a noise when braking in your car, here are some of the potential reasons why this happens and what the noise means. […]

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Why is my Car’s AC Not Working?

June 9, 2017

Your car’s air conditioning system has one job in the summer time, and when the AC doesn’t work it can really be torture. An understanding of the common causes of glitches and proper steps of care will surely keep your car’s air conditioning in top order. Here are some of the reasons why your car’s […]

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How Do I Know I Need New Tires

June 1, 2017

Did you have a look at your tires today and wonder if they need to be changed out? Tires are one of the most important parts of your vehicle, so knowing when you should change them out is an important piece of knowledge. The following are some of the best ways for you to figure […]

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Why Does my Car Make a Wobbling Noise?

May 26, 2017

If your vehicle is making a wobbling noise when you drive, there could be a few possible causes. In an effort to narrow down what is making the noise, be sure to try and pin-point when the noise happens and exactly what you are doing. Then, run through these possible issues, or bring your vehicle […]

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When Should I Rotate My Tires?

May 18, 2017

All vehicle owners should have their tires rotated in order to ensure their vehicle runs at its highest level of efficiency. That said, what is the whole deal with rotating tires? What exactly does rotating tires do for a vehicle and when should you rotate your tires? We answer these questions, and more, below. Why […]

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How Do I Get Good Gas Mileage?

May 12, 2017

One of the most common questions we get from our customers is how they can improve their vehicle’s fuel efficiency. While there are hundreds, if not thousands, of tips and tricks out there to get better gas mileage, here at Hillmuth we know some real, proven ways to get better gas mileage. Here are a […]

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How Long Do Brakes Last

May 4, 2017

Your vehicle’s brakes are arguably the most important aspect to your vehicle. Without an engine or tires, your vehicle won’t move—but in reality that’s a much safer situation than if your vehicle is moving and can’t stop. So, let’s take a moment and discuss your brakes; more specifically how long brakes last and any signs […]

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Why is my Car Stalling?

April 27, 2017

When vehicles stall out, it can be quite a stressful situation. There are a lot of reasons your vehicle would stall out, so to be sure that it doesn’t happen again, let’s work to figure out what is causing the stalling in the first place. Here are some of the possible reasons your car stalled […]

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