Do You Need New Tires?

Tips From the Automotive Experts According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), approximately 11,000 car crashes per year are related to tires that are in poor condition. To be sure that your tires are safe and road ready, let the ASE certified technicians at AutoStream Car Care in Columbia, Maryland, assist you by

Maintaining Your Hybrid Vehicle

What’s The Same & What’s Different Apples to Oranges We’ve all heard people talking about comparing apples and oranges, and that might be what comes to mind when you think about how you need to maintain your hybrid vehicle as compared to a traditional car. While there are some similarities, there are also plenty of

Protecting Car Batteries In Winter

Prevent a Frozen Battery Snowmen dressed up with buttons and scarves are cute. Frozen car batteries are not. It means that your car won’t start, leaving you stranded in bitterly cold weather and having to purchase another battery. Therefore, it is important to keep your battery checked to prevent freezing during cold weather. AutoStream Car

Auto AC & Heating Explained

Keep Me Comfortable! Today’s travelers want the benefit of heat in the winter and cool air conditioning in the summer. But keeping your car’s AC system working isn’t as straightforward. The ASE certified technicians at AutoStream Car Care in Clarksburg, Maryland, know all the ins and outs of vehicle climate control and will be glad

When ‘Check Engine’ Might Mean ‘Check Emissions’

Emissions Problems Can Trigger Your Car’s Warning Light The check engine light just came on. Those words may be simple, but perhaps you feel they might as well be written in a foreign language. What could that warning light mean? While the check engine light can indicate a number of issues that need attention, a

Suspension Repairs for Smooth Rides

Ease on down, ease on down the road . . . Most of us have heard the repeating line from the song “Ease on Down the Road,” but take our car’s ability to do that for granted. Without a properly working suspension system, we can’t travel down the road, especially not with ease. Suspension 101

Options In Lubricants (OIL)

Choosing the Best Oil for Your Car “What do you mean I have choose which kind of oil to put into my car?” If this sounds like your last trip to the auto parts store or service center, it’s time to visit AutoStream in North Baltimore, Maryland, for professional advice. Our ASE certified technicians can