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

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

Locations

down arrow

Hillmuth Blog

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 […]

Read More >>


4 Ways Technology Can Improve Your Driving

August 8, 2018

Over the years, technology has improved vehicles and the people that use them many times, but new tech is always coming out. Anti-lock brakes, air bags, and cruise control have all become standard in today’s cars, but which new features are coming down the pipeline? Let’s take a look at 4 ways technology can improve […]

Read More >>


Why is My Car’s AC Fan Not Working?

August 1, 2018

A hot car is an absolute nightmare in the summer, especially with temperatures as hot as they’ve been. When your car’s AC breaks down, even a day trip to the beach seems like a chore. Today we’re going to take a look at some of the most common reasons why your car’s AC might be […]

Read More >>


5 Most Overlooked Car Safety Items

July 24, 2018

Having these safety items in case of emergency can make a huge difference when you’re unexpectedly stranded with car troubles: Safety Item #1 – Fire Extinguisher Vehicle fires can be caused by accidents or overheating and can get bad very quickly. A compact fire extinguisher that fits safely in the trunk of your car can […]

Read More >>


Enter to Win a 5-Pack of Oil Changes

July 24, 2018

Hillmuth Certified Automotive is running a Facebook contest for its Gaithersburg, MD location. The contest is as follows: Now, through 11:59pm on 8/19/18 enter for a chance to win a FREE 5-pack of Oil Changes at Hillmuth Auto Care of Gaithersburg. To enter, participants must “like” the Hillmuth Auto Care of Gaithersburg Facebook page and […]

Read More >>


What is an Air Charge Temperature Sensor?

July 18, 2018

Most cars on the road today are run by a computer-controlled engine management system. The computer gets data from sensors throughout the vehicle in order to regulate your engine’s fuel mixture. This regulation is key to your vehicle running at its top performance and condition. One of the many sensors among the inner workings of […]

Read More >>


A New Way to Think About Auto Maintenance

July 11, 2018

If you own a car, you’ve likely received a letter in the mail or an e-mail in your inbox reminding you that it’s time to bring your vehicle in for maintenance. You probably just consider it junk mail and toss it into the trash without a second thought. Then a little while down the road, […]

Read More >>


6 Common Issues with Radiators

July 3, 2018

Your car’s radiator is designed to regulate the temperature of your car’s engine in order to keep it operating at its maximum potential. As with any other type of vehicle, your car is made up of hundreds of parts that work together to keep it in proper working order. If your radiator has an issue, […]

Read More >>


Why is My Car’s AC Blowing Hot Air?

June 25, 2018

Staying cool is absolutely vital in the summer. And if your car’s AC system is blowing hot air, then it certainly isn’t helping you cool off. So, what’s the problem? If your AC is not actually blowing cool air, then there are a few different issues which could be in play. Let’s take a look […]

Read More >>


What to do Next if Car Fails MD Emissions Test

June 20, 2018

Vehicles in Maryland are subject to emissions testing every couple of years. The test only takes a few minutes, and if your car is in good working condition, you are likely to pass. But what happens if you’ve failed the MD emissions test? The first step to getting your vehicle to pass emissions testing is […]

Read More >>


1 2 3 14

Automotive Repair Specials

Maximizer Maintenance
Package

$59.95

Includes oil service with filter, inspect coolant hoses, brakes, tire alignment, belts, suspension, steering, struts and shocks, exhaust system and alignment, adjust tire air pressure, top off fluid levels.

Print Coupon More Details

Maryland
Inspection

$10 Off

Print Coupon More Details

Save on any
Service or Repair

$10 off any repair or service of $100 or more

$20 off any repair or service of $200 or more

$30 off any repair or service of $300 or more

Print Coupon More Details

View More Specials >


Awards and Recognition

asa be car care aware best of hoco ase napa

“The staff at Hillmuth Automotive has always been honest and helpful. I had a difficult situation with an insurance claim and they went the extra mile to ensure I got the coverage I needed. They are always courteous and timely.”

-Jo Ellen Nauman, Olney

testimonial

Schedule an Appointment

CLICK TO VIEW AREAS SERVED

Howard County Auto Repair and Auto Service: Columbia (21044, 21045, 21046), Clarksville (21029), Cooksville (21723), Dayton (21036), Elkridge (21075), Ellicott City (21042, 21043), Fulton (20759), Glenelg (21737), Glenwood (21738), Guilford (20763), Hanover (21075, 21076), Highland (20777), Marriottsville (21104), Savage (20763), West Friendship (21784), Woodbine (21797).

Montgomery County Auto Repair and Auto Service: Ashton (20861), Bethesda (20814, 20815, 20817), Brookville (20833), Cabin John (20818), Chevy Chase (20815), Damascus (20872), Derwood (20855), Gaithersburg (20882, 20878, 20879), Germantown (20876), Kensington (20895), Olney (20832), Potomac (20854), Rockville (20850, 20851, 20853), Silver Spring (20904, 20905, 20906)