Navigating Car Repair Costs
Budgeting and Payment Advice It’s no secret that we love having transportation, but hate paying for it — particularly costly repairs. If your budget is tight, financing vehicle fixes can feel like navigating choppy waters in a tiny rowboat. You have to find a means to get to the end, but it certainly isn’t easy. […]
Passive or Passion — How will you find a job?
Follow Your Passion Into the Automotive Industry Most people must have a job to earn essential income, but what kind of job do they have, and how did they come to obtain it? Did they passively take anything that would provide food and shelter, or are they passionate about what they do every day? How […]
What’s All Over My Engine?
Yuck! It’s sludge! And if you’re seeing it on the outside of your engine, what do you think the inside looks like? Worse than the outside, for sure. As oil ages, it loses some of its essential properties. Ideally, and in a fresh state, motor oil (whether conventional, synthetic, or synthetic blend), clings to the […]
Your Road Trip Car Maintenance Checklist
How To Prepare For The Long Haul There is nothing quite so adventurous as a good old-fashioned road trip. From the wind in your hair to the many incredible sights you get to see, this type of adventure offers many opportunities to experience the world. What’s important to remember is that to embark on a […]
Is a Career in Auto Repair for You?
Why Auto Repair has such High Demand Do you enjoy working on machines? Are cars one of your passions? A career in auto repair may be for you. This field offers steady work and good pay. Plus, you get to work with your hands and do something that you enjoy. Education The educational requirements for […]
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 […]
5 Signs Your Transmission May Be Going Out
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
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 […]