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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

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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Strut Your Stuff for Humanim

October 13, 2017

Want to learn a bit about how struts on your vehicle work and find out about a great money saving opportunity from your friends at Hillmuth Auto Care? Read on! First, what are struts? Vehicle struts are a component of your car’s suspension, and they connect the wheels to the rest of your car. They […]

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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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Why Does my Car Smell Like Gas?

August 31, 2017

The smell of gasoline while driving or sitting in your car is a tell-tale warning sign of something wrong. You should never really smell gasoline in the interior of your vehicle. In fact, the smell of gasoline is something which needs to be checked out right away to prevent a dangerous incident. So with this […]

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What Does a Timing Belt Do?

August 25, 2017

Were you recently told that your vehicle needs a new timing belt? A timing belt is one of the most expensive repairs you can experience when owning a vehicle, but it’s also one of the most important as well. Here’s more on what a timing belt does, when they need to be replaced, and why […]

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Does the Type of Gasoline I Use Matter?

August 10, 2017

Ever wonder if the different types of gasoline at the pump actually have a real difference between them? Some people say it’s just a marketing gimmick, but the truth is that there are real differences between these types of gas. The type of gasoline you put into your vehicle does matter. Use the wrong gas […]

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What Does a Vehicle Spoiler Do?

July 27, 2017

What Is a Spoiler? A spoiler is an automobile accessory that improves its aerodynamics. It’s called a spoiler because it “spoils” the effects of undesired air movement— called turbulence or drag— across the body of the vehicle as it moves. Front spoilers are called air dams. Spoilers were originally developed for high performance sports cars […]

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How Often Should I Change my Oil?

July 6, 2017

One of the most common questions we get from customers is how often their oil should be changed. Sadly, there is no perfect answer as each vehicle is different. It’s kind of like asking a doctor how often people should come in for check-ups. Each person is different and will have different requirements based on […]

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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 Do I Get Good Gas Mileage?

May 12, 2017

One of the most common questions we get from our customers is how they can improve their vehicle’s fuel efficiency. While there are hundreds, if not thousands, of tips and tricks out there to get better gas mileage, here at Hillmuth we know some real, proven ways to get better gas mileage. Here are a […]

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