Rockville Auto Repair

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Yearly Archives: 2020

What are the Signs of a Bad Transmission?

What are the Signs of a Bad Transmission?

The transmission is an integral part of your vehicle, and an issue with the transmission is one that needs to be addressed quickly. Typical transmission problems can mean extremely poor performance and can progress very quickly. We understand that transmission issues can be stressful, which is why we want to help you to be able to identify a transmission problem when it happens to get it fixed right away. The longer you drive your vehicle with a faulty transmission, the more damage that will need to be repaired.  If you notice any of the following symptoms while on the road, we invite you into Auto Clinic Care as soon as possible for a transmission inspection:  Transmission won't stay in gear or doesn't engage - if you put your vehicle in gear and it doesn't move, you have a transmission problem.   Shifts are delayed - if your vehicle seems to take a lot longer to actually get into gear, this can be a sign of low transmis ... read more

Why is My Brake Warning Light On?

Why is My Brake Warning Light On?

The brake warning light is definitely a cause for concern. You've probably heard those horror stories of people's brakes completely going out while on the road, and worry that at any moment your brakes will fail you. Luckily, brake fade, or brake failure, is more uncommon than many other causes for brake issues. Chances are, your brakes will continue to work until you get your car into the shop. However, we do recommend that you get your vehicle into Auto Clinic Care as soon as you can to get the issue identified and taken care of just to ensure your safety on the road.  So, why is your brake warning light on? Let's look at some of the reasons that can cause the light to illuminate, and how serious these issues are.  Brake Fluid One potential cause for the brake warning light to turn on is a loss of hydraulic pressure or an indication that your brake fluid is extremely low. Typically if there is a loss of hydraulic pressure, fluid is the issue ... read more

Overlooked Maintenance Items that Can Significantly Increase Your Vehicle's Lifespan

A vehicle is an investment - it cost thousands of dollars, and will require regular maintenance for upkeep and proper operation. For most, it is in your best interest to protect your investment by taking excellent care of your vehicle. The better you take care of your car, the more money you'll save yourself on major repairs and the better resale value it will have if the day ever comes where you decide to trade in or sell. To ensure that your vehicle lasts long and runs at its best, it is vital to keep track of your car's recommended maintenance and service.  As an auto repair shop, we commonly see some important maintenance items ignored or overlooked that we feel can significantly increase your vehicle's lifespan, and also help save you money. All of these items are manufacturer recommended services that are typically needed based on mileage intervals. We understand that most drivers ignore these services because they don't want to spend the money - however, th ... read more

DIY Hand Sanitizer to Keep in Your Vehicle

DIY Hand Sanitizer to Keep in Your Vehicle

We know that panic has ensued among Americans and our community here in Maryland surrounding the growing outbreak of COVID-19. Many of us are struggling to find essentials that we need to protect ourselves from contracting the virus, such as hand sanitizer and soap. We want to share with you today a DIY recipe for hand sanitizer for those of you who can't find any in stores.  This is great to keep in your car during this time, especially if you are using your vehicle to travel to the store or continue going into work. Here is our recipe for DIY hand sanitizer:  What you will need: 3/4 cup of isopropyl or rubbing alcohol (99 percent) 1/4 cup of aloe vera gel 10 drops of essential oil or lemon juice (optional, but recommended) Mix all ingredients in a spray or squeeze bottle. Keep in your car and remember to sanitize your car’s door handles, steering wheel, and middle console controls regularly. In order to accommodate those customers who are exp ... read more

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