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5 Signs Your Transmission May Be Going Out

May 18th, 2019 by

As part of our commitment to serving drivers in Baltimore, Columbia, Ellicott City and Woodstock, AutoStream Car Care Center wants our customers to be fully prepared for their car’s needs. That means knowing what signs of trouble to look out for and when it’s time for a visit to the auto shop. Transmission issues can

The Baltimore Driver’s Guide to Brake Maintenance

April 18th, 2019 by

The thrill of the driving experience is in the engine. There’s just something sensational about the power that comes from putting your foot down. No doubt, the gas pedal’s neighbor gets a lot less credit for a car’s performance. But when it comes to daily driving, your brakes have a pretty big job. We don’t

AutoStream Car Care Announces New Hours of Operation

March 11th, 2019 by

At AutoStream Car Care, family has always come first—our family and our customer’s families. To that end, we have made the decision to close our shops on Saturdays starting April 6, 2019. We’ve come to this decision after much discussion and careful consideration, and we feel that our folks deserve a 2-day weekend to spend

7 Most Commonly Asked Questions About Transmission Repair

February 18th, 2019 by

What causes transmission failure? As a complex component in your car, the transmission can fail because of various different problems. The most common cause, however, is heat. When the transmission runs too hot, its parts wear more quickly and may fail sooner. How do I know if I have a fluid leak? There are a

3 Most Common Reasons Vehicles Fail Maryland State Inspection

January 18th, 2019 by

As a certified station for Maryland state inspections, AutoStream Car Care Center has seen countless cars come in for inspection, only to fail for the same frequent causes. Unfortunately, many of these customers have to wait through complete re-inspection after simple fixes for worn out parts. We want to help you avoid the hassle of

How to Winterize Your Hybrid Vehicle for a Winter in Maryland?

November 18th, 2018 by

Attention hybrid drivers in Baltimore, Columbia, Clarksburg, Ellicott City and Woodstock! Is your car ready for winter? When temperatures drop, inevitably so will your gas mileage. It’s an unfortunate part of owning a hybrid vehicle in Maryland. For the gas-conscious driver, we have some tips to prepare your heat-loving hybrid for chilly temperatures. Follow these

2018 Brakes for Breasts Fundraiser Surpasses 2017 Donation

November 14th, 2018 by

AutoStream Car Care is proud to support the fight against breast cancer through the Brakes for Breasts campaign every year. During the month of October, customers received brake pads for free and only paid for labor and other parts. All 5 location participated and donated a percentage of proceeds to the Cleveland Clinic Breast Cancer

Clarksburg Wins WMDA Industry Achievement Award

November 6th, 2018 by

AutoStream Car Care in Clarksburg won the 2018 WMDA Industry Achievement Award for the highest rated repair shop. Our Clarksburg location won this award out of a pool of shops throughout the Washington D.C., Maryland and Delaware areas. We couldn’t acheive this award without loyal customers like you! Award Winning Service AutoStream Car Care is

How to Keep Your Car Running in a Baltimore, MD Winter

October 15th, 2018 by

Winters in Baltimore, MD can be hard on your vehicle! That’s why good drivers take steps to ensure their vehicle stays healthy and reliable through the cold. Here are some tips to keep your car running through any conditions winter may bring. Check Your Car’s Battery The battery in your car works extra hard to