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(410) 531-6116

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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

Tire Buying Guide

August 18, 2017

Did your car get a flat tire on the way home? Maybe you’re preparing yourself for the winter months because your tires are starting to look bald. Either way, there are many different things to consider when purchasing new tires. In this guide, we will help you determine what types of tires your car needs, […]

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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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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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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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How to Organize your Car for under $20

April 21, 2017

If you’re heading out on a road trip, or are simply tired of how dirty and disorganized your car is, you’ve come to the right place. Here are some organizational ideas, tips, and tricks that will help you get your vehicle organized and stay clean for little or not cost to you. Keep Grocery Bags […]

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Spring Travel Tips for Vehicle Safety

April 11, 2017

If you’re headed out on a road trip this spring, be sure to take some time to review these spring travel tips to ensure safe travels. Travel Around Your Kid’s Nap Time If you’re traveling with kids, you know how distracting it can be when they’re not having a good time. As opposed to just […]

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How to Survive a Road Trip with Kids

March 24, 2017

If you’ve ever taken a road trip with kids, you know just how frustrating it can be. Kids are restless and keeping them content and seated for a long period of time can be quite the challenge. Here are some tips on how to survive a road trip with kids. Snacks and Drinks A “quick” […]

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How to Find a Great Maryland Car Mechanic

March 15, 2017

If you’ve recently moved to a new area and you’re too far from your previous, trusted car mechanic, you’re going to need to find a new one. Here are some suggestions on how to find a great Maryland car mechanic that you can trust to care for your vehicle. Is the Mechanic Certified? Certifications are […]

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Common Flat Tire Causes and How to Avoid Them

January 6, 2017

Do you often get a flat tire and recently begun to wonder why this is always happening to you? There are some common flat tire causes which, once you’re aware of them, you can avoid. Driving on the Shoulder The main road will be mostly clean of sharp debris, but if you venture too far […]

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Fall Car Maintenance Checklist

October 18, 2016

With each season change it is important to go over a checklist to ensure your car is in good shape for the upcoming months. This is especially important during the spring and fall, when the environmental changes are the most extreme, transitioning from cold to hot, and hot to cold. In the fall there are […]

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