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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

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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4 Ways Technology Can Improve Your Driving

August 8, 2018

Over the years, technology has improved vehicles and the people that use them many times, but new tech is always coming out. Anti-lock brakes, air bags, and cruise control have all become standard in today’s cars, but which new features are coming down the pipeline? Let’s take a look at 4 ways technology can improve […]

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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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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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What is a Great Vehicle Lifespan?

June 13, 2018

We all purchase vehicles with the hope that they will last us a long time. The lifespan of your vehicle depends on many things, a lot of which you personally have a direct effect on. Average Life Expectancy The average life expectancy of a vehicle is generally around 10-12 years or about 150,000 miles. Of […]

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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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Here’s Why Your Car’s Exhaust is Rattling

May 30, 2018

The muffler on your vehicle has two main functions: to help direct exhaust gasses out of the engine and to reduce the noise made by your vehicle’s exhaust system that is directed from the exhaust ports to the exhaust pipes. Many common issues with your car’s exhaust can be diagnosed simply by listening for new […]

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What is an Engine Coolant Sensor?

May 23, 2018

An engine coolant sensor measures the temperature of the engine’s coolant and it attached to your engine’s cylinder head. Why is this sensor important and why does coolant temperature matter? Let’s learn more about this important automotive feature!   The engine coolant temperature sensor, or ECT, is an engine management system sensor used to monitor […]

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The Ultimate Road Trip Safety Checklist

May 16, 2018

Road trips are a blast for the whole family. With proper planning before you head out on your journey you can ensure your safety and the safety of everyone traveling with you. For starters, here is an ultimate road trip safety checklist to help: The Checklist Clean the inside of your car so riders will […]

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