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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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Warning Signs for Your Car Battery

October 18, 2018

Your car’s battery is one of its vital components. That is to say, if your battery has problems, then your vehicle as a whole will have problems. The key when handling major issues within your car is prevention. When you know the signs of potential disasters, you can avoid them and promote longevity for your […]

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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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Is Running Out of Gas Bad for Your Car?

August 15, 2018

Running out of gas is a real bummer whether you’re just learning to drive or you’ve been on the road for years. It can happen to anyone in the hustle and bustle of daily life, but one must wonder: Is running out of gas bad for your car? Let’s take a look! Your Fuel Pump […]

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Why is My Car’s AC Fan Not Working?

August 1, 2018

A hot car is an absolute nightmare in the summer, especially with temperatures as hot as they’ve been. When your car’s AC breaks down, even a day trip to the beach seems like a chore. Today we’re going to take a look at some of the most common reasons why your car’s AC might be […]

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What is an Air Charge Temperature Sensor?

July 18, 2018

Most cars on the road today are run by a computer-controlled engine management system. The computer gets data from sensors throughout the vehicle in order to regulate your engine’s fuel mixture. This regulation is key to your vehicle running at its top performance and condition. One of the many sensors among the inner workings of […]

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A New Way to Think About Auto Maintenance

July 11, 2018

If you own a car, you’ve likely received a letter in the mail or an e-mail in your inbox reminding you that it’s time to bring your vehicle in for maintenance. You probably just consider it junk mail and toss it into the trash without a second thought. Then a little while down the road, […]

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6 Common Issues with Radiators

July 3, 2018

Your car’s radiator is designed to regulate the temperature of your car’s engine in order to keep it operating at its maximum potential. As with any other type of vehicle, your car is made up of hundreds of parts that work together to keep it in proper working order. If your radiator has an issue, […]

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Why is My Car’s AC Blowing Hot Air?

June 25, 2018

Staying cool is absolutely vital in the summer. And if your car’s AC system is blowing hot air, then it certainly isn’t helping you cool off. So, what’s the problem? If your AC is not actually blowing cool air, then there are a few different issues which could be in play. Let’s take a look […]

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6 Common Stalled Car Culprits

June 5, 2018

Car troubles usually come up unexpectedly, leaving you stranded on the side of the road unable to get to where you’re going. A common vehicle problem is engine stalling and unfortunately, there isn’t just one cause. If your car’s engine stalls, there are a number of possible culprits: Culprit #1 – Faulty Electrical Wiring Electrical […]

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