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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

7 Common Reasons Your Car Won’t Start

April 10, 2018

We’ve all been there. You go out to your car, ready to go, you turn the key and nothing happens. Or maybe your car sputters and then cuts off. There are many reasons your car won’t start, some more complicated than others. As a local Maryland mechanic, we have years of data and experience and […]

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Why are my Headlights Cloudy?

April 5, 2018

Over time many cars experience an issue with cloudy headlights which can be frustrating and in many cases even dangerous. But why does this happen? Why are some cars more prone to cloudy headlights, and what can you do to fix it? Let’s look at what causes this problem, as well as some steps you […]

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Why is my Car Shaking?

March 28, 2018

Most people drive their cars every day, so it’s easy to notice when something doesn’t feel right. If you feel your car shaking while you’re driving, the problem could be anything from something minor and easy to fix, to something serious that requires immediate repair. Let’s explore some of the most common reasons your vehicle […]

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What’s Leaking under my Car?

March 22, 2018

It’s normal to be concerned when you see a puddle or spot of liquid underneath your car. Figuring out what the liquid is and where it’s coming from is a difficult task if you aren’t well versed in car maintenance and repair. Let’s look at some of the common causes of leaks under your car […]

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Reasons Why Your Car is Overheating

March 14, 2018

Is your car overheating even though it’s ridiculously cold outside? Here’s a look at what could be causing your car to overheat and how to prevent it. Why is my Car Overheating? Blockage Even though winter brings very cold temperatures, it isn’t completely rare to get a day or two of randomly warm weather. Using […]

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What Does Battery Not Charging Mean?

March 5, 2018

Have you ever been driving and your car notifies you that the battery is not charging? What does this warning light actually mean? Let’s look at what the battery light signals as well as some of the problems that can be associated with the light coming on. What Does it Mean? When the battery light […]

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How Pollen Affects Your Vehicle

March 2, 2018

Spring is almost in the air here in Maryland, and with spring comes flowers, and with the flowers comes pollen. Pollen may take a toll on your sinuses, but it can also take a toll on your car! Both your car’s exterior and interior are impacted by pollen build up, so it is important to […]

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The Air Inside Your Vehicle

February 23, 2018

With the lower temperatures here in Maryland this winter many motorists keep their cars warm using the heating system with little ventilation. In the warmer months drivers enjoy the breeze with the windows down, but in the cold months the car’s windows remain closed and the air re-circulates throughout the car. With less ventilation drivers […]

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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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