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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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Tire Buying Guide

August 18, 2017

Did your car get a flat tire on the way home? Maybe you’re preparing yourself for the winter months because your tires are starting to look bald. Either way, there are many different things to consider when purchasing new tires. In this guide, we will help you determine what types of tires your car needs, […]

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How to Change a Flat Tire

August 14, 2017

Did your car recently get a flat tire? Well don’t fret, changing a flat tire is a lot easier than it may seem; but it’s important that you understand how to do it correctly in order to prevent an accident. Here’s how to change a flat tire. Stay Safe The first, and most important step, […]

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Does the Type of Gasoline I Use Matter?

August 10, 2017

Ever wonder if the different types of gasoline at the pump actually have a real difference between them? Some people say it’s just a marketing gimmick, but the truth is that there are real differences between these types of gas. The type of gasoline you put into your vehicle does matter. Use the wrong gas […]

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What Does a Vehicle Spoiler Do?

July 27, 2017

What Is a Spoiler? A spoiler is an automobile accessory that improves its aerodynamics. It’s called a spoiler because it “spoils” the effects of undesired air movement— called turbulence or drag— across the body of the vehicle as it moves. Front spoilers are called air dams. Spoilers were originally developed for high performance sports cars […]

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Why do I Need a Tire Alignment?

July 21, 2017

We’ve all heard about tire alignments, and probably even had a few alignments performed on our vehicles. But why is an alignment necessary for our vehicles? In this article, we’ll go over what an alignment does, why it’s important, and why you should have yours done. What does a Tire Alignment do? An alignment, when […]

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My Vehicle Vibrates When Driving

July 14, 2017

Have you ever experienced vibrations coming from your vehicle while driving? We can’t all be experts on car repair, but we can narrow down a few possible causes of this fairly common automobile issue. Let’s take a look at common causes of vehicle vibration and their warning signs! Tires One of the most common causes […]

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How Often Should I Change my Oil?

July 6, 2017

One of the most common questions we get from customers is how often their oil should be changed. Sadly, there is no perfect answer as each vehicle is different. It’s kind of like asking a doctor how often people should come in for check-ups. Each person is different and will have different requirements based on […]

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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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