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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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Door Ajar Light Stays On

April 20, 2018

You’ve checked every door on your car, and the door ajar light still stays on, brightly lit on your car’s dash. Frustrating, right? Let’s take a look at what this particular sensor does and what can cause it to break. The door ajar sensor is relatively straightforward in its purpose: it recognizes when a door […]

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Maryland Acura Repair Service

February 5, 2018

Having work done on your car can be a pain. You may worry if your car is getting the best service, or if you’re being taken advantage of, especially if the shop does not specialize in your car. If you have an Acura and worry that it’s not being taken care of properly when it […]

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A Guide to Timing Belts

January 24, 2018

Ever heard of a timing belt? Don’t fret, many others haven’t either. The timing belt’s role is to keep the two main shafts in your engine turning together, at the right “time.” It’s a very important part of your car’s mechanisms, and will need to be changed at some point. Here’s a comprehensive guide to […]

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Finding a Bentley Repair Service in Maryland

January 17, 2018

Getting your vehicle repaired is not a matter you trust to just anyone. With the investment you put into a luxury vehicle such as a Bentley, the service center who performs those repairs better know what they’re doing. Here’s what to look for when finding a Bentley repair service in Maryland. Honest Service Anyone who […]

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What Does the Differential Do?

December 4, 2017

Your car is an intricate machine that gets you from place to place, but how much do you know about what’s under the hood? Let’s learn a little bit more about your car’s differential and get a feel for why it’s so important to maintain it! What is a Differential? The differential in your vehicle […]

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How Hybrid Car Services are Different

October 20, 2017

With the invention and fairly rapid adoption of hybrid cars comes a new type of vehicle repair service. Hybrid vehicles, while fairly similar to their gas-guzzling cousins, have a wide variety of differences which must be accounted for by your local Maryland auto mechanic. Here are some of the areas where a hybrid car service […]

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Why do I Need a Tire Alignment?

July 21, 2017

We’ve all heard about tire alignments, and probably even had a few alignments performed on our vehicles. But why is an alignment necessary for our vehicles? In this article, we’ll go over what an alignment does, why it’s important, and why you should have yours done. What does a Tire Alignment do? An alignment, when […]

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When Should I Rotate My Tires?

May 18, 2017

All vehicle owners should have their tires rotated in order to ensure their vehicle runs at its highest level of efficiency. That said, what is the whole deal with rotating tires? What exactly does rotating tires do for a vehicle and when should you rotate your tires? We answer these questions, and more, below. Why […]

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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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Spring Travel Tips for Vehicle Safety

April 11, 2017

If you’re headed out on a road trip this spring, be sure to take some time to review these spring travel tips to ensure safe travels. Travel Around Your Kid’s Nap Time If you’re traveling with kids, you know how distracting it can be when they’re not having a good time. As opposed to just […]

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