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Clarksville, MD

12411 Clarksville Pike
(410) 531-6116

Columbia, MD

6810 Oak Hall Lane
(410) 381-1124

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19300 Woodfield Rd
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How Hybrid Car Services are Different

October 20, 2017

With the invention and fairly rapid adoption of hybrid cars comes a new type of vehicle repair service. Hybrid vehicles, while fairly similar to their gas-guzzling cousins, have a wide variety of differences which must be accounted for by your local Maryland auto mechanic. Here are some of the areas where a hybrid car service […]

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How Much Does a Brake Job Cost?

September 15, 2017

14There’s a lot that goes into a brake job for your vehicle, and costs can vary for many different reasons. Let’s take a look at what goes into automotive brake repair and get an idea of how much you’ll be spending to get the job done! Time for a Brake Check! It’s suggested that your […]

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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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How Long Do Brakes Last

May 4, 2017

Your vehicle’s brakes are arguably the most important aspect to your vehicle. Without an engine or tires, your vehicle won’t move—but in reality that’s a much safer situation than if your vehicle is moving and can’t stop. So, let’s take a moment and discuss your brakes; more specifically how long brakes last and any signs […]

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Why is my Car Stalling?

April 27, 2017

When vehicles stall out, it can be quite a stressful situation. There are a lot of reasons your vehicle would stall out, so to be sure that it doesn’t happen again, let’s work to figure out what is causing the stalling in the first place. Here are some of the possible reasons your car stalled […]

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What to Know about a Maryland Vehicle Safety Inspection

March 31, 2017

If you’ve ever bought a used car in the state of Maryland, you’ve most certainly dealt with a safety inspection. These inspections are used to ensure your vehicle is road-worthy and they are most commonly done when used vehicles change owners. If you’re about to buy a used vehicle, here’s what to know about a […]

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Is Car Maintenance Different from Model to Model?

February 3, 2017

When comparing cars, one common descriptor used is the “model” of the car. The model of a car is the name given to the car by a particular manufacturer—commonly referred to as the “make”. So, when comparing two different car makers, the car maintenance can be very different; but is car maintenance different from model […]

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Common Car Electrical Issues and their Causes

November 22, 2016

  Car problems are never something car owners want to deal with, but some common car problems can be quickly diagnosed and resolved if owners know what to look for. Many car issues are simply electrical issues that need to be fixed for the car to function properly. Let’s take a look at some common […]

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How is Servicing a Hybrid Car Different than a Standard One?

September 15, 2016

All cars need to be serviced regularly, whether they are electric, hybrid, or traditional gasoline fueled engines. The question is, how do these regular check ups differ? Does one type of car need more frequent service than the others, and what are the costs like? Many people assume that hybrid cars require more service than […]

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