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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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Hillmuth Blog

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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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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Why are my Headlights Cloudy?

April 5, 2018

Over time many cars experience an issue with cloudy headlights which can be frustrating and in many cases even dangerous. But why does this happen? Why are some cars more prone to cloudy headlights, and what can you do to fix it? Let’s look at what causes this problem, as well as some steps you […]

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Why is my Car Shaking?

March 28, 2018

Most people drive their cars every day, so it’s easy to notice when something doesn’t feel right. If you feel your car shaking while you’re driving, the problem could be anything from something minor and easy to fix, to something serious that requires immediate repair. Let’s explore some of the most common reasons your vehicle […]

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What’s Leaking under my Car?

March 22, 2018

It’s normal to be concerned when you see a puddle or spot of liquid underneath your car. Figuring out what the liquid is and where it’s coming from is a difficult task if you aren’t well versed in car maintenance and repair. Let’s look at some of the common causes of leaks under your car […]

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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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