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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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Does your Car’s Heat Work? Check it now.

September 29, 2017

Summer is winding down and before you know it, you’ll be saying goodbye to your car’s A/C setting and flipping on the heat! Now is the perfect time to check your heat and make sure it works properly. Before cold weather hits. Common Heating Problems: Coolant is low. Your car’s heater functions with the help […]

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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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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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How to Change a Flat Tire

August 14, 2017

Did your car recently get a flat tire? Well don’t fret, changing a flat tire is a lot easier than it may seem; but it’s important that you understand how to do it correctly in order to prevent an accident. Here’s how to change a flat tire. Stay Safe The first, and most important step, […]

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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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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 Know I Need New Tires

June 1, 2017

Did you have a look at your tires today and wonder if they need to be changed out? Tires are one of the most important parts of your vehicle, so knowing when you should change them out is an important piece of knowledge. The following are some of the best ways for you to figure […]

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How Long Do Brakes Last

May 4, 2017

Your vehicle’s brakes are arguably the most important aspect to your vehicle. Without an engine or tires, your vehicle won’t move—but in reality that’s a much safer situation than if your vehicle is moving and can’t stop. So, let’s take a moment and discuss your brakes; more specifically how long brakes last and any signs […]

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Why is my Car Stalling?

April 27, 2017

When vehicles stall out, it can be quite a stressful situation. There are a lot of reasons your vehicle would stall out, so to be sure that it doesn’t happen again, let’s work to figure out what is causing the stalling in the first place. Here are some of the possible reasons your car stalled […]

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The Basics of Hydroplaning

April 17, 2017

With the rainy season upon us, the chances of running into a hydroplaning situation will only be getting worse. We’ve all probably heard of hydroplaning, and have a decent understanding of where and when it can happen, but exactly what is hydroplaning? We explain this phenomenon and what to do if you start to hydroplane […]

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