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Monthly Archives: April 2017

Real Life is a Great Reminder

It's amazing how a “real-world” situation can remind you of why it's important to maintain your automobile on a regular basis. A vehicle owner (we’ll call her Susan) was driving her car home from work and in quick succession, she found herself driving over a bad stretch of road. Before she knew it, she drove her car over a pothole. First she heard a loud “Thump” as the car rolled in and out of what was apparently a large hole on the interstate. Then she heard an equally load “clicking” sound from the under-carriage and it seemed like her vehicle was pulling to the left. Symptoms of a flat tire? Perhaps. Susan immediately pulled over. To her credit, she inspected for damage: A flat tire? Debris under the vehicle? Oil and or gas spillage? Possibly all three? Luckily for Susan, the tire wasn’t fat. But she was prepared! In the trunk, she had a properly inflated spare tire, a jack, tools, a safety vest and emergency flares. She was a ... read more

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Driving Smart is Just Common Sense

It only makes sense to take care of your automobile with regular maintenance while tooling around Kensington, MD because it’s your vehicle. You want to feel safe while driving and you want to be safe around others in or near your car. But there are other tangible benefits to keeping your car in tip-top shape that impact both you and the environment. You and the World Around You For starters, proper automobile management translates into long-term savings. For sure any Kensington, MD auto repair shop wants you to bring your vehicle in for a checkup on a regular basis, but you shouldn’t have to go in every other week because things are breaking down. That’s part of what the regular maintenance does…prevents problems from popping up unexpextedly! And speaking of maintenance, doing the basics like using the proper grade of gasoline and oil helps protect the environment and the air we breathe because the proper emissions-standards are ... read more

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Keep Your Vehicle Running Smoothly with Auto Clinic Care

You will probably own several automobiles over the course of your life. How you take care of those vehicles will surely dictate how long you drive them. Automobiles really are like a living and breathing entity. If you treat the vehicle well and bring it in for regular “check-ups” it will have a long and happy life. If you ignore the vehicle's aches and pains the condition of the car can only get worse. You wouldn't do this to yourself or a loved one, so why do it to your automobile? Just like seeing your doctor, regular visits to Auto Care Clinic near Kensington will ensure that your vehicle has a long and healthy life on the road! An Investment in your Automobile When it comes to your automobile the long term game plan involves ongoing preventative maintenance to keep your vehicle running smoothly. All vehicles require ongoing maintenance to keep them in good condition. These tasks might include things such as checking and or c ... read more

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Make Your Brakes a Priority

The most important component in or on your vehicle? Your brakes! Sure, your car may look nice and purr like a kitten but your vehicle is really only as good as its ability to come to a complete stop. Brakes save lives and prevent accidents. And you don't want to have issues with either one! That is why Potomac, MD brake repair should be your biggest priority in terms of long term vehicle maintenance. If you live in Potomac, stop by Auto Clinic Care and you are guaranteed professional service that meets or exceeds all State of Maryland specifications. As a car owner you should be aware that transmissions and brakes comprise two of the more complicated systems in your car. So rest easy that you can bring your car, truck, or van to us for complete transmission repair and brake repair. I Brake for Professional Service The most important purpose of brake inspection is to ensure the safety of you ... read more

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The Importance of Preventative Maintenance for your Car

Preventive maintenance is king! You can have the nicest looking car on the block but if it isn't running properly you might as well be walking! Take your vehicle to a Potomac, MD auto service center like Auto Clinic Care and you are guaranteed professional service that will keep your auto on the road without taking a dent out of your wallet. But hey - we don't want to tell you, we want to show you! Attention to the Little Things Before the little things become BIG things, pay attention to them! That means keeping up on such tasks as regular oil changes, rotating and balancing your tires, replacing spark plugs. Additionally, brake pads may need changing and an annual engine diagnostics test is a good idea. If you can do all these tasks yourself more power to you. If not, look no further than your nearest Auto Clinic Care! When you bring your vehicle to Auto Clinic Care in Potomac, you can rest ... read more

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Auto Clinic Care: Your First Choice in Potomac for Auto Repair

You treat your car like a long-lost friend. It's clean on the inside and waxed on the outside. Shiny tires. Sparkling rims. Smells good. People are going to see you in this vehicle! You step inside. Slip your keys into the ignition, rev up the engine and...the roar that comes from your motor sounds like someone's gargling with old razor blades! What is going on here? Maybe you should consider a visit to your nearby Potomac, MD auto repair shop! An Investment in your Automobile When it comes to your automobile the long term game plan should involve ongoing preventative maintenance to keep your vehicle running smoothly. We all know that isn't always the case. All vehicles require ongoing maintenance to keep them in good condition. These tasks should include asks such as checking and/or changing the oil, rotating the tires and performing a tire alignment, replacing the spark plugs and devoting a ... read more

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What Our Auto Repair Shop Is NOT

When you own a vehicle, and you have for many years, you have visited a lot of different auto repair shop locations around Bethesda, MD and possibly even in other areas. You may have a set idea in your mind about what an auto repair shop experience is like. Instead of telling you all of the great things about Auto Clinic Care (and there are plenty to share!) we’re going to tell you some of the things our shop is NOT. -We aren’t out to get you and your money Auto Clinic Care offers every customer the same deal…honest jobs done the right way. We aren’t going to try to up sell you with services you don’t really want or need. And we aren’t going to tell you that you need new air filters or extra tune-ups unless your vehicle requires it. We want your vehicle to run at its highest level of efficiency. But we are going to be honest and upfront about every item. And we’ll check with you before we do anything at all. You get to say yes or no to every s ... read more

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What Does Auto Service Include?

Auto Clinic Care wants you to take good care of your vehicle so it will last as long as possible. Our number one recommendation is to have regular auto service on your vehicle in order to prevent issues that can arise on vehicles in Chevy Chase, MD. Preventative maintenance is very important. It keeps your car running efficiently and can help prevent larger, more expensive issues from happening later. When you get auto service, you might wonder what all it includes. You know you need regular oil changes and many people are good at remembering that. What else will we do when you get an oil change auto service? Here are a few things. -Check Fluid Levels When you get your oil changed, we already know we need to get rid of the dirty oil and fill the vehicle with new oil to the proper level. But we will also check your other fluid levels including your steering, brake, transmission, windshield washer and antifreeze. When you leave after an oil chan ... read more

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