Clarksville, MD

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6810 Oak Hall Lane
(410) 381-1124

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19300 Woodfield Rd
(301) 963-0660

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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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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What Does a Vehicle Spoiler Do?

July 27, 2017

What Is a Spoiler? A spoiler is an automobile accessory that improves its aerodynamics. It’s called a spoiler because it “spoils” the effects of undesired air movement— called turbulence or drag— across the body of the vehicle as it moves. Front spoilers are called air dams. Spoilers were originally developed for high performance sports cars […]

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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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How Often Should I Change my Oil?

July 6, 2017

One of the most common questions we get from customers is how often their oil should be changed. Sadly, there is no perfect answer as each vehicle is different. It’s kind of like asking a doctor how often people should come in for check-ups. Each person is different and will have different requirements based on […]

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How Do I Get Good Gas Mileage?

May 12, 2017

One of the most common questions we get from our customers is how they can improve their vehicle’s fuel efficiency. While there are hundreds, if not thousands, of tips and tricks out there to get better gas mileage, here at Hillmuth we know some real, proven ways to get better gas mileage. Here are a […]

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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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How to Organize your Car for under $20

April 21, 2017

If you’re heading out on a road trip, or are simply tired of how dirty and disorganized your car is, you’ve come to the right place. Here are some organizational ideas, tips, and tricks that will help you get your vehicle organized and stay clean for little or not cost to you. Keep Grocery Bags […]

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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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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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How to Survive a Road Trip with Kids

March 24, 2017

If you’ve ever taken a road trip with kids, you know just how frustrating it can be. Kids are restless and keeping them content and seated for a long period of time can be quite the challenge. Here are some tips on how to survive a road trip with kids. Snacks and Drinks A “quick” […]

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