Doug Grills, Author at Autostream Car Care

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Should I Service My Transmission?

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 Brakes Work

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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 […]

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