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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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Why is my Battery Light On?

February 14, 2018

The battery light in your car is there to signal a problem with your car’s battery, but in some cases it can indicate a bigger underlying problem. The battery light can come on while you are driving or while remaining stationary but in any case the issue should be dealt with as soon as possible. […]

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Maryland Acura Repair Service

February 5, 2018

Having work done on your car can be a pain. You may worry if your car is getting the best service, or if you’re being taken advantage of, especially if the shop does not specialize in your car. If you have an Acura and worry that it’s not being taken care of properly when it […]

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How 4WD is different than AWD

January 31, 2018

Your car has four wheels, so you’d think that “4-wheel drive” and “all-wheel drive” have the same meaning. Surprisingly, they have different capabilities when it comes to driving your vehicle. Let’s look at what makes the two different: 4WD – Four-Wheel Drive Four-wheel drive is typically used on vehicles with all-terrain and off-road capabilities. A […]

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A Guide to Timing Belts

January 24, 2018

Ever heard of a timing belt? Don’t fret, many others haven’t either. The timing belt’s role is to keep the two main shafts in your engine turning together, at the right “time.” It’s a very important part of your car’s mechanisms, and will need to be changed at some point. Here’s a comprehensive guide to […]

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Finding a Bentley Repair Service in Maryland

January 17, 2018

Getting your vehicle repaired is not a matter you trust to just anyone. With the investment you put into a luxury vehicle such as a Bentley, the service center who performs those repairs better know what they’re doing. Here’s what to look for when finding a Bentley repair service in Maryland. Honest Service Anyone who […]

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Winter Emergency Car Kit

January 10, 2018

Having a Winter emergency kit in the back of your car in case of an unexpected event on the road during the cold season is a wise idea. Unfortunately, you never know if you may run into an issue or have your car break down during bad weather. Let’s look at some things that can […]

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7 Unique Ways to Clear Your Car of Snow

January 3, 2018

With snow already in the upcoming forecast, Maryland is due for some wintry weather this year. Unfortunately even when it snows, you still have to go to work. Here are some quick tips on how to clear your car of snow in the mornings. Use your Windshield Wiper Fluid If you come out and see […]

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Used Car Buying Guide

December 27, 2017

So you’re looking to buy a used car? If it is your first time, or even if it isn’t, there are a number of things you should inspect before handing your money over to the current owner. As a Maryland auto mechanic, we’ve seen a variety of issues with used cars, here’s a quick used […]

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Road Trip Tips for the Holidays

December 21, 2017

The holidays can be the greatest time of the year. Time off of work, you get to see family, and maybe even get a change of scenery. But the holidays usually come with some type of travel. Traveling should be enjoyable, not stressful. Here are some useful road trip tips for the holiday season you […]

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Why you Want Snow Tires this Winter

December 13, 2017

This winter is going to be a rough one. Maryland missed out on much of a snowy/icy season last year but that wont be the case this time. With snow and ice comes dangerous road conditions. Don’t take unnecessary risks, prepare for the season and invest in snow tires. The Projected 2018 Winter Winter tires […]

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