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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
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What is a Great Vehicle Lifespan?

June 13, 2018

We all purchase vehicles with the hope that they will last us a long time. The lifespan of your vehicle depends on many things, a lot of which you personally have a direct effect on. Average Life Expectancy The average life expectancy of a vehicle is generally around 10-12 years or about 150,000 miles. Of […]

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The Ultimate Road Trip Safety Checklist

May 16, 2018

Road trips are a blast for the whole family. With proper planning before you head out on your journey you can ensure your safety and the safety of everyone traveling with you. For starters, here is an ultimate road trip safety checklist to help: The Checklist Clean the inside of your car so riders will […]

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The Pros and Cons of Leasing vs. Owning a Car

May 9, 2018

When you’re in the market for a new vehicle, you’re faced with a big decision: should you lease or buy? If the answer was cut-and-dry there probably wouldn’t be the option to lease. Which begs the question, should you lease your car vs. own it? Here are the pros and cons of leasing vs. owning […]

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Surviving Your Teen’s Driver’s Education

May 3, 2018

Having a teenager is stressful. Add driving lessons on top of that and you are bound to experience some anxiety. There are some things you can put in place however to help you remain calm. Let’s look at the top eight things you can do to make driving with your teenager less stressful for you, […]

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Should I Buy a New or Used Car?

April 25, 2018

Buying a new car is a huge investment and a huge decision. Going into your purchase with all the facts and as much information as possible is essential. Should you buy new or used? There are pros and cons to both new and used cars, and which is the best car for you and your […]

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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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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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Winter Emergency Car Kit

January 10, 2018

Having a Winter emergency kit in the back of your car in case of an unexpected event on the road during the cold season is a wise idea. Unfortunately, you never know if you may run into an issue or have your car break down during bad weather. Let’s look at some things that can […]

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7 Unique Ways to Clear Your Car of Snow

January 3, 2018

With snow already in the upcoming forecast, Maryland is due for some wintry weather this year. Unfortunately even when it snows, you still have to go to work. Here are some quick tips on how to clear your car of snow in the mornings. Use your Windshield Wiper Fluid If you come out and see […]

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