Category: State Inspection

When ‘Check Engine’ Might Mean ‘Check Emissions’

July 29th, 2020 by

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

The What and Why of Vehicle Inspection

June 15th, 2020 by

All the Nitty Gritty Details Maryland requires that your vehicle be inspected before it can be registered to you in our state. If you’ve just moved to Maryland, welcome! You can drive legally in a vehicle registered elsewhere for up to 60 days. By the end of that time, you are expected to have obtained

A Closer Look at Car Inspections

February 13th, 2020 by

How Should You prepare your Vehicle Safety should always be a driver’s primary concern, and that extends to the vehicle’s condition too. In Maryland, cars, trucks, trailers, and motorcycles need to be inspected before a title transfer or sale. When we perform a Maryland State Inspection at AutoStream Car Care Center in Woodstock, there are

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

3 Most Common Reasons Vehicles Fail Maryland State Inspection

January 18th, 2019 by

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

What to Expect from a Maryland State Inspection

July 18th, 2018 by

Is it time for your vehicle’s state inspection? Here is everything drivers need to know about Maryland state inspections: Nearly all registered vehicles need a state inspection. Passenger cars, light duty trucks and SUVs and trailers less than 20 feet long require state inspection. You can check for more exemption information with the DMV. They