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Should I Service My Transmission?

September 19th, 2019 by

Spoiler Alert: Yes. In the past, there’s been some dispute over whether or not transmissions should be regularly serviced. Some authorities believed it was unnecessary and could actually harm the transmission’s normal function. Others saw no reason not to take extra care of the complex system for long term success. AutoStream Car Care Center is

How to Help Your Brakes Last Longer

September 18th, 2019 by

Braking Tips Your vehicle’s braking system is the key to safe driving in all conditions. To keep it fully functional, you need quality parts. Brake repair can replace parts that eventually wear out so that you can always stop safely. But can you do more than just wait until the brakes wear out? The answer

How to Help Your Transmission Last Longer

September 17th, 2019 by

6 Things You Can Do Replacing and repairing a transmission can be costly. That’s why it makes sense to do what you can to protect it and help it last longer. AutoStream Car Care Center in Ellicott City, Maryland can help you with that goal. Here are a few tips you can use to get

How Brakes Work

September 16th, 2019 by

And Why They Need Repair Have you ever wondered what your vehicle does to bring you to a safe stop? Braking systems are modern marvels! The technicians at AutoStream Car Care Center in Ellicott City, Maryland are interested in vehicle systems for their own sake. You might be interested in learning how brakes work so

How to Pass Maryland State Inspection

September 14th, 2019 by

Preparing for Your Safety Check Taking time out of your routine to handle your vehicle’s safety inspection can be frustrating. What’s even worse is having to do it multiple times because your car failed! If you don’t pass your Maryland state inspection the first time, you’ll have to fix the problems with your car and

Your Car’s Brakes Explained

September 13th, 2019 by

Disc, Drum, Emergency, & More Do you know everything about your car’s brakes? AutoStream Car Care Center in Columbia, Maryland wants our drivers to have all the information they need to understand repairs. Here’s what you need to know about the different brakes on your car. Disc Brakes If you look behind each wheel, you’ll

Preparing for Winter in Clarksburg, MD

September 12th, 2019 by

What to Do Winter driving in Clarksburg, Maryland can be dangerous, especially if you don’t prep your vehicle properly. If you are new to the state and aren’t familiar with the challenges of winter, be sure to take a few steps to prepare yourself. These tips from AutoStream Car Care Center will keep you safe.

Why is My Check Engine Light On?

September 11th, 2019 by

Common Triggers Is your check engine light on? If so, there’s no need to panic. The experts at AutoStream Car Care Center in Clarksburg, Maryland have all of the answers you need! We know that the first thing you want to know is what’s wrong with your car. While check engine lights can come on

4 Reasons to Get a Hybrid

September 10th, 2019 by

Perks of Driving a Hybrid Are you considering a hybrid vehicle? There’s lots of reasons to make the transition to an energy efficient vehicle this year! As a certified hybrid repair shop, AutoStream Car Care Center in Baltimore, Maryland has you covered for any services your car might need. With our team on your side,

Common Transmission Problems

September 9th, 2019 by

And Tips to Prevent Them How can you tell when your vehicle’s transmission needs professional service? Watch out for changes in its behavior that indicate problems. AutoStream Car Care Center in Baltimore, Maryland has created a list of a few common transmission problems that are your signal to visit our shop for service. Lack of