Clarksville, MD

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Columbia, MD

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(410) 381-1124

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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

Do I need a New Fuel Pump?

January 16, 2017

The fuel pump is an important part of your vehicle’s ability to run properly. Without a properly functioning fuel pump, gas will literally not be pumped from the fuel tank into the engine itself. As you can see, without a fuel pump you have no running vehicle. So then, how will you know if you […]

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Do I Need to use Premium Gas?

January 13, 2017

You’ve just purchased a new car and you want to make sure you do everything in your power to keep it in premium condition as long as possible. From top of the line oil to regular maintenance appointments to regular washing and waxing, you are maintaining it to the best of your ability. But what […]

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Common Flat Tire Causes and How to Avoid Them

January 6, 2017

Do you often get a flat tire and recently begun to wonder why this is always happening to you? There are some common flat tire causes which, once you’re aware of them, you can avoid. Driving on the Shoulder The main road will be mostly clean of sharp debris, but if you venture too far […]

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Do I Need to Warm Up my Car in Winter?

December 15, 2016

We’ve all been told countless times that we need to let the car warm up before driving it on exceptionally cold days, but is that really the case? For years this was a normal driving practice, because it was a necessary step for the health of your car’s engine. Something changed in the 90’s however, […]

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Common Car Electrical Issues and their Causes

November 22, 2016

  Car problems are never something car owners want to deal with, but some common car problems can be quickly diagnosed and resolved if owners know what to look for. Many car issues are simply electrical issues that need to be fixed for the car to function properly. Let’s take a look at some common […]

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Fall Car Maintenance Checklist

October 18, 2016

With each season change it is important to go over a checklist to ensure your car is in good shape for the upcoming months. This is especially important during the spring and fall, when the environmental changes are the most extreme, transitioning from cold to hot, and hot to cold. In the fall there are […]

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How is Servicing a Hybrid Car Different than a Standard One?

September 15, 2016

All cars need to be serviced regularly, whether they are electric, hybrid, or traditional gasoline fueled engines. The question is, how do these regular check ups differ? Does one type of car need more frequent service than the others, and what are the costs like? Many people assume that hybrid cars require more service than […]

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How to Help My Car See 300,000 Miles, and More!

August 17, 2016

A car is a huge investment, and naturally you want to make that investment last as long as possible. Many cars make it to 300,000 miles and beyond with proper care and maintenance. Ideal maintenance and care means a lot more than regular oil changes, but also includes putting the time and effort into keeping […]

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How to Save Gas this Summer

July 15, 2016

Summertime means long weekends, traveling, spending time with friends and family, and days spent soaking in the sun. Unfortunately, it also means increased gas prices, and more miles on your car. Despite rising gas prices and increased travel during the summer, there are things you can do to lower the amount you are spending in […]

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Milestone Maintenance – Why it’s so Important

June 13, 2016

Car issues are never convenient and never welcome, but they do happen. Fortunately there are steps you can take to prevent a lot of common car problems! With routine maintenance your car can keep going for miles and miles with very few issues during its lifespan. Having your engine checked on a regular basis and […]

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