Category: Vehicle Safety

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

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.

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

How to Winterize Your Hybrid Vehicle for a Winter in Maryland?

November 18th, 2018 by

Attention hybrid drivers in Baltimore, Columbia, Clarksburg, Ellicott City and Woodstock! Is your car ready for winter? When temperatures drop, inevitably so will your gas mileage. It’s an unfortunate part of owning a hybrid vehicle in Maryland. For the gas-conscious driver, we have some tips to prepare your heat-loving hybrid for chilly temperatures. Follow these

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

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

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