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(410) 381-1124

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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

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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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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Is Car Maintenance Different from Model to Model?

February 3, 2017

When comparing cars, one common descriptor used is the “model” of the car. The model of a car is the name given to the car by a particular manufacturer—commonly referred to as the “make”. So, when comparing two different car makers, the car maintenance can be very different; but is car maintenance different from model […]

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