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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

When Do You Use Your Parking Brake?

February 19, 2019

As we’ve said many times, your brakes are pretty important in your vehicle. Your parking brake, however, is an often neglected part of the brake family. Today we’re going to show it a little love and give you an overview of what you need to know to get the most out of it. Use It […]

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3 Vehicle Maintenance Items You Cannot Ignore

February 13, 2019

If you get your oil changed and your tires rotated regularly, then you’re in good shape. There are no other regular maintenance tasks you need to have performed on your vehicle. You’re safe. Right? Not necessarily. There are many aspects of your vehicle that will need your attention on a semi-regular basis. Let’s take a […]

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3 Things to Repair After a Car Accident

February 4, 2019

Car accidents can lead to serious consequences for you and your vehicle, not to mention your insurance payments. Even if you’re able to drive away after your accident, it’s possible that the damages you and your car sustained will present themselves later. No matter what kind of accident you’ve been in, here are 3 things […]

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Signs that Your Transmission is in Trouble

February 1, 2019

Your vehicle’s transmission is one of its essential components that allows it to run. Without a working transmission, you won’t get very far, so we’re talking about some of the most common signs that something is amiss with your vehicle’s transmission. Let’s take a look. The Fluid is Leaking. No matter which kind of transmission […]

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How to Keep Road Salt from Wrecking Your Ride

January 23, 2019

Road salt is essential to keep the dangers of ice at bay for drivers, but it can also spell trouble for your vehicle. The mixture of salt and sand can accumulate on your car’s undercarriage as well as its exterior and lead to corrosion and rusting. Let’s take a look at how you can keep […]

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Build the Best Car Emergency Kit

January 16, 2019

Driving is a multi-faceted and complicated activity that goes beyond simply operating the vehicle and following the rules of the road. There are often unexpected challenges that arise while you drive, and part of keeping everything moving is creating an emergency kit for your vehicle so that you’re never left out in the cold. Let’s […]

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Most Common Vehicle Repairs

January 9, 2019

For the most part, with regular oil changes and a little bit of vigilance, your car will run smoothly. However, there are some repairs that tend to pop up for a lot of people who bring their cars into one of our Auto Repair Shops in Maryland. Knowing the signs and symptoms of common vehicle […]

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What’s The Deal with Snow Chains in MD?

January 3, 2019

Snow can spell serious danger for driving, especially once a snow emergency has been called. However, when it comes to your tires, can you use chains in Maryland? Are they actually helpful? What are the rules? We’re taking a look at this topic today, so let’s dive in. What Are Snow Chains? Snow chains are […]

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How to Winterize Your Vehicle

December 28, 2018

Driving in the winter can be a pretty big challenge, but there are a few ways you can make the process safer for you and, in turn, everyone on the road. Today we’re going to take a look at a few ways that you can winterize your vehicle. Take a Look Under the Hood Before […]

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What Are All the Gas Types at the Fuel Pump?

December 20, 2018

When you pull up at the gas station to fill up your tank, you’ve probably noticed that there are several different types for you to choose from. Like most people, you probably just go with regular, unleaded gas, but should you be using premium? What are the benefits? What does it all mean? Today we’re […]

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