The Baltimore Driver’s Guide to Brake Maintenance

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

Top 3 Things You Need to do to Maintain Your Hybrid in Columbia, MD

Owning a hybrid vehicle has its perks and contrary to popular debate, simple maintenance is one of them! Nowadays, improved technology in hybrid batteries means long term maintenance is just as simple as for a standard vehicle. Hybrid drivers can follow these 3 steps to maintain their vehicles in Columbia, MD. Keep up with routine

AutoStream Car Care Announces New Hours of Operation

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

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

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