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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

What Can You Learn From a Car’s Idle?

August 30, 2018

Whenever you stop your car and let it sit, your car is idling. As long as the engine is on and the vehicle is not in motion, then you’re idling. However, sometimes engines can idle high or low, depending on its rotational speed. Today we’re going to be going over three different ways an engine […]

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What Are the Symptoms of a Bad Alignment?

August 22, 2018

A car with poor alignment may only seem like a minor irritation, but as time goes on it can become a big problem. In this post, we’ll cover all the different symptoms of a bad vehicle alignment to help you diagnose your issue. Hillmuth Auto Care is a Maryland vehicle repair service dedicated to helping […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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What is an Engine Coolant Sensor?

May 23, 2018

An engine coolant sensor measures the temperature of the engine’s coolant and it attached to your engine’s cylinder head. Why is this sensor important and why does coolant temperature matter? Let’s learn more about this important automotive feature!   The engine coolant temperature sensor, or ECT, is an engine management system sensor used to monitor […]

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Door Ajar Light Stays On

April 20, 2018

You’ve checked every door on your car, and the door ajar light still stays on, brightly lit on your car’s dash. Frustrating, right? Let’s take a look at what this particular sensor does and what can cause it to break. The door ajar sensor is relatively straightforward in its purpose: it recognizes when a door […]

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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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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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