Category: Brake Repair

To Drive, Or Not to Drive?

June 8th, 2020 by

Your Braking Ability is the Question Americans put a lot of thought into making their cars go. We want to go farther. We want to go faster. We want to go more efficiently. While all those efforts to move forward are valid interests, shouldn’t we be equally (or more) concerned with how we stop? If

5 Steps for Stopping Your Car with Bad Brakes

February 16th, 2020 by

How To Stop Safely When You Need Extra Space AutoStream Car Care Center in Clarksburg, Maryland, has seen its fair share of brake repair jobs. Some repairs are minor, but others come with harrowing stories of drivers being forced to crash into some bushes along the side of the road to stop their car. With

Driving With Bad Brakes is Dangerous and Harmful to Your Car

February 13th, 2020 by

Regular Brake Service Makes All Drivers Safer The AutoStream Car Care Center in Ellicott City, Maryland, performs a variety of services, including brake repair. A question that often comes up is whether it is OK to drive with bad brakes. The answer is no. Driving around with bad brakes puts you and other drivers at

Take a Brake History Break

February 13th, 2020 by

How Has Technology Helped Slow You Down Brakes didn’t always have the stopping power that they have today. We take car history seriously at AutoStream Car Care Center, so let’s take a closer look at how brake repair has changed throughout the years to meet the high safety standards we’ve come to expect! Knock on

How to Help Your Brakes Last Longer

September 18th, 2019 by

Braking Tips Your vehicle’s braking system is the key to safe driving in all conditions. To keep it fully functional, you need quality parts. Brake repair can replace parts that eventually wear out so that you can always stop safely. But can you do more than just wait until the brakes wear out? The answer

How Brakes Work

September 16th, 2019 by

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

Your Car’s Brakes Explained

September 13th, 2019 by

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

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

5 Signs You Need Brake Repair or Replacement in Woodstock, MD

August 18th, 2018 by

If your brakes are working properly, you probably don’t take any notice. Brakes work hard as the most important safety component in your car to help you stop smoothly again and again. But eventually, they wear down and may lose their capacity to function well. Driving without brakes is a terrifying thought, but you don’t