Category: Car Care Tips

Should I Service My Transmission?

September 19th, 2019 by

Spoiler Alert: Yes. In the past, there’s been some dispute over whether or not transmissions should be regularly serviced. Some authorities believed it was unnecessary and could actually harm the transmission’s normal function. Others saw no reason not to take extra care of the complex system for long term success. AutoStream Car Care Center is

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 to Help Your Transmission Last Longer

September 17th, 2019 by

6 Things You Can Do Replacing and repairing a transmission can be costly. That’s why it makes sense to do what you can to protect it and help it last longer. AutoStream Car Care Center in Ellicott City, Maryland can help you with that goal. Here are a few tips you can use to get

How to Pass Maryland State Inspection

September 14th, 2019 by

Preparing for Your Safety Check Taking time out of your routine to handle your vehicle’s safety inspection can be frustrating. What’s even worse is having to do it multiple times because your car failed! If you don’t pass your Maryland state inspection the first time, you’ll have to fix the problems with your car and

Preparing for Winter in Clarksburg, MD

September 12th, 2019 by

What to Do Winter driving in Clarksburg, Maryland can be dangerous, especially if you don’t prep your vehicle properly. If you are new to the state and aren’t familiar with the challenges of winter, be sure to take a few steps to prepare yourself. These tips from AutoStream Car Care Center will keep you safe.

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

4 Reasons to Service Your Vehicle Regularly

January 9th, 2018 by

It’s not often we find ourselves wondering how our oil is doing, what all of our fluid levels are and how our brake pads are looking. There are even more things we easily forget about, like tire alignment and tread, because if our car is going, why worry? We are here to tell you that

Keep Cool This Summer!

July 20th, 2017 by

With temperatures creeping up (and maybe over) the triple digit mark, it’s important to stay cool and hydrated. This goes for both you and your vehicle. In the summertime, your engine works harder to both keep you comfortable and keep you moving. The last place you want end up on a hot summer day is

12 Ways to Show Your Car Some Love

February 20th, 2017 by

February is the month we celebrate the love we have for those closest to us. Don’t forget about the one thing that has always been there when you needed it the most: your car! Your car is more than an object, it’s an extension of yourself. That’s why you need to show it love not