371 W. Patrick St. | Frederick, MD 21701

371 W. Patrick St. | Frederick, MD 21701

Why You Should Rotate Your Tires

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Your tires are a significant part of your driving experience. Tires that are old, worn-out, or deflated can make your driving experience unpleasant. Tires that are properly deflated and have significant tread will give you a better driver experience. That’s why it’s so important to have your tires rotated. If you’ve been putting off your […]

Why Is My Car’s A/C Blowing Warm Air?

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Nothing is more uncomfortable than riding around town in a car with a broken A/C. The air conditioning system is one of the most complex systems in the vehicle. There can be several causes for your air conditioning system blowing warm air. Take a look at these common causes. Refrigerant Leak A refrigerant leak is […]

Are Manufacturer’s Maintenance Recommendations Reliable?

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Plenty of car drivers take the “if it’s not broke, don’t fix it” approach to car maintenance. However, what those drivers don’t know is that following their car’s manufacturer’s recommended maintenance schedule can help prevent damage and keep their car running on the road longer. If you are one of those drivers who question the […]

What Difference Does it Make What Type of Oil I Use for My Vehicle?

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You have plenty of choices when it comes to car motor oil. With a wide range of products, there comes a wide range of prices. With some motor oil being more expensive than others, people tend to ask if the type of oil they use really matters. The short answer is yes, it does. Since […]

What are the Different Types of Gas?

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With gas prices these days, everyone is trying to save money at the pump. We are used to seeing the 87, 89 and 93 but what are these new 88 and E-85? What is the difference and why are they so cheap? Keep reading to find out more about these numbers and what you should […]

When Should My Shocks and Struts be Replaced

Ken's automotive and transmissions replacing shocks and struts

Your vehicle’s shocks and struts are an integral part of its suspension system. They’re responsible for keeping your vehicle balanced and connected to the road when driving. Although shocks and struts are reliable air suspension parts, like most things, they will need to be replaced with time. Here’s what you need to know about your […]

Small Repairs that Can Become Big Repair Expenses if Ignored

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Minor car damage may seem like an easy fix, and often, it is. However, minor car damage often leads to major car damage that costs more to repair. Don’t delay having your car repaired. If your car has any of these minor damages, bring it to a Maryland auto repair shop soon to ensure that […]

Keeping Your Commercial Truck Fleet in Top Shape

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Your commercial trucks are an important part of your business. They help you make deliveries, drop off passengers, carry supplies, and much more. Since they are an essential part of your business, you always want to make sure that they’re in tip-top shape. Check out these tips for keeping your commercial truck fleet in tip-top […]

Why to Take the Check Engine Light Seriously

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Whenever the check engine light comes on, drivers have come to expect an expensive repair. Since they expect an expensive repair, they tend to ignore the light until they can’t ignore it anymore. Even if your vehicle is driving like normal, you still shouldn’t ignore your check engine light. Here’s why: Possibly a Minor Issue […]

5 Overlooked Car Maintenance To-Dos

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Whether you’re using your car to ride around the city or want to take it on a road trip, it’s always a good idea to make sure your car is well maintained. Properly maintaining your car is one way you can ensure that you prevent problems down the line. And while some drivers think that […]