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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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Warning Signs for Your Car Battery

October 18, 2018

Your car’s battery is one of its vital components. That is to say, if your battery has problems, then your vehicle as a whole will have problems. The key when handling major issues within your car is prevention. When you know the signs of potential disasters, you can avoid them and promote longevity for your […]

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Special Considerations for Hybrid Cars

October 11, 2018

Green technology is becoming more and more popular with every passing year, and one of the most popular forms of green technology is the hybrid car. Hybrid vehicles are powered by both gasoline and electricity and thus, require less fossil fuel to operate. Though hybrids are the same as normal cars in many respects, there […]

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Four Fluids to Watch in Your Vehicle

October 3, 2018

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of a cure, or so the old adage goes. This is definitely true when it comes to your vehicular maintenance. Today we’re going to be talking about the four fluids you should keep an eye on in between scheduled maintenance sessions. Transmission Fluid Your transmission is a […]

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Driving Safely With Your Dog

September 26, 2018

We love our pets and bringing them along for road trips can be a lot of fun. However, there are a few things you might need to know to ensure your dog is safe on the long car trip. Don’t Let the Dog Distract You Driving requires a great deal of focus whether you’ve only […]

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Why do You Need Your Tires Rotated?

September 19, 2018

Without tires, you wouldn’t have much of a car. You’d just have a large metal box. Thus, your tires require ample care for the duration of their life. Part of that care process is having them rotated. But why do you need your tires rotated in the first place? Don’t they rotate all of the […]

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Why Are My Breaks Squealing?

September 13, 2018

Brakes are one of the most important components within your car. Without them, you wouldn’t be able to operate your vehicle safely. If your brakes are squealing, though this may be annoying, the problem could actually be quite serious. Here are a few of the things that can cause your brakes to squeal. It’s Time […]

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Why Do I Need to Recharge My Car’s AC?

September 4, 2018

If the air coming out of your AC system is running hot, then something is clearly wrong. Not to mention the fact that a hot car can be a nightmare in the dog days of summer. It’s possible all your vehicle’s AC system needs is a “recharge” to return to normal. But is recharging all […]

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What Can You Learn From a Car’s Idle?

August 30, 2018

Whenever you stop your car and let it sit, your car is idling. As long as the engine is on and the vehicle is not in motion, then you’re idling. However, sometimes engines can idle high or low, depending on its rotational speed. Today we’re going to be going over three different ways an engine […]

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What Are the Symptoms of a Bad Alignment?

August 22, 2018

A car with poor alignment may only seem like a minor irritation, but as time goes on it can become a big problem. In this post, we’ll cover all the different symptoms of a bad vehicle alignment to help you diagnose your issue. Hillmuth Auto Care is a Maryland vehicle repair service dedicated to helping […]

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Is Running Out of Gas Bad for Your Car?

August 15, 2018

Running out of gas is a real bummer whether you’re just learning to drive or you’ve been on the road for years. It can happen to anyone in the hustle and bustle of daily life, but one must wonder: Is running out of gas bad for your car? Let’s take a look! Your Fuel Pump […]

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