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Maryland State Inspection Items and Process

Maryland State Inspection Items and Process

Prior to the transfer of a title from one owner to another, an inspection must first be performed to ensure any car is in working order and meets safety/operational requirements. As an authorized inspection station in the state of Maryland, we perform inspections all...

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Auto Repair Challenges that Hybrid Vehicles Face

Auto Repair Challenges that Hybrid Vehicles Face

Hybrid cars are a great option for those who aren’t ready to fully jump on the electric bandwagon just yet, but still want to make an environmentally conscious automobile purchase. Like any type of vehicle, however, hybrid cars are prone to their own unique types of...

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What Smoke Coming from the Exhaust Means

What Smoke Coming from the Exhaust Means

Catching a glimpse of smoke out of your rearview mirror is never a fun sight. Luckily, not all exhaust smoke is a signal of problems under the hood. Let’s take a look at some of the most common reasons our exhaust generates smoke, and when it’s time to do something...

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The Most Common Dashboard Light Indicators and What They Mean

The Most Common Dashboard Light Indicators and What They Mean

We’re all about shining lights when it comes to holiday décor, but when it comes to your vehicle, dashboard lights are certainly not something to celebrate. Let’s take a look at the most common dashboard light indicators and what they mean for your vehicle! Colors The color of the indicator is the first thing you […]

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The Most Common Services Auto Shops Perform Before Winter

The Most Common Services Auto Shops Perform Before Winter

November is here! While our state only just recorded its first frost of the year, it won’t be long before snow and freezing rain start back up again and introduce hazardous driving conditions throughout the winter. With that in mind, we wanted to outline the most...

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How to Know When it’s Time to Replace Your Brake Pads

How to Know When it’s Time to Replace Your Brake Pads

Many people sometimes wait until issues arise to have maintenance performed on their vehicle. At best, this approach could cause minor issues to develop into cost intensive repairs. At worst, you could be putting yourself and others around you in danger.  When it...

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How to Spot Hidden Damage After a Car Accident

How to Spot Hidden Damage After a Car Accident

After a collision, it shouldn’t be surprising to discover some obvious damage on the exterior of your car. Not all accident damage is so blatant, however. There is a lot that can go wrong after a crash that you can’t actually see. So, how can you detect hidden damage?...

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4 Car Noises and What They Mean

4 Car Noises and What They Mean

It’s never fun to drive along and suddenly notice a brand-new strange sound coming from your vehicle. It might be tempting to crank the radio a little louder to cover this new pesky sound, but that could come with the cost of additional vehicle wear or damage....

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Top 4 Signs You Need a New Car Battery

Top 4 Signs You Need a New Car Battery

September is here, and that means fall is just around the corner. As we prepare to move into the colder months of the year, it’s worth remembering that colder weather is known for adding extra strain on car batteries. In an effort to prevent an untimely failure this...

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Your Car’s 6  Vehicle Component Fluids and How to Check Them

Your Car’s 6 Vehicle Component Fluids and How to Check Them

Know Your Engine Fluids Cars need frequent checkups to keep them running smoothly, and it's the vehicle component fluids that require the most attention. Not only do your vehicle component fluids affect your car's fuel efficiency, ignoring them can drastically shorten...

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