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The top 5 things that can go wrong with your car’s clutch

Posted by tom zoebelein on Fri, Jul 19, 2013 @ 07:05 AM


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Topics: Auto Mechanic Abingdon, Auto Mechanic Edgewood, auto mechanic bel air, Auto mechanic Bel Air Maryland, car parts, manual transmission, clutch, clutch problems, flywheel, slave cylinder, pressure plate

How can I tell if my car needs an alignment?

Posted by tom zoebelein on Fri, Jul 12, 2013 @ 07:05 AM

As you’re driving around lately, have you noticed something peculiar about your car?  Does it feel as though something is wrong, but you can’t quite figure out what?  If you haven’t inspected your tires lately, it could be that you’re overdue for an alignment.  Proper tire care is essential for your vehicle, since they are the only parts of your car that actually make contact with the road.  When you treat them well, they will last you a significant amount of time. 

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Topics: Auto Mechanic Abingdon, Auto Mechanic Edgewood, Auto mechanic Bel Air Maryland, tire maintenance, tire rotation, tire pressure, tire safety tips, tire replacement, tire repair, tire tread, tire wear, alignment, tire problems

Why isn’t my car’s air conditioning working?

Posted by tom zoebelein on Fri, Jun 28, 2013 @ 07:05 AM

Air Conditioning service_2

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Topics: Car repair Harford County, Auto Mechanic Abingdon, Auto Mechanic Edgewood, car repair Bel Air, Auto mechanic Bel Air Maryland, car parts, car problems, Shop terminology, summer weather car problems, preparing for summer weather, air conditioning system, AC system, air conditioning problems, seasonal car problems, compressor

How do I prepare my car for summer?

Posted by tom zoebelein on Fri, Jun 21, 2013 @ 07:05 AM


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Topics: Auto Mechanic Abingdon, Auto Mechanic Edgewood, Auto mechanic Bel Air Maryland, tire maintenance, tire pressure, tire safety tips, tire tread, tire wear, summer weather car problems, preparing for summer weather, air conditioning system, how to preserve your tires, improved tire wear, tire psi guidelines, prevent car problems, sun damage

How does summer heat affect my car?

Posted by tom zoebelein on Fri, Jun 14, 2013 @ 07:05 AM


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Topics: Car repair Harford County, Auto Mechanic Abingdon, Auto Mechanic Edgewood, auto mechanic bel air, Auto mechanic Bel Air Maryland, tire maintenance, tire pressure, tire wear, summer weather car problems, extreme temperatures, car interior damage, oil changes, battery life, sun damage, heat damage

Stuck at intersections? Reasons why your car is stalling in idle.

Posted by tom zoebelein on Fri, May 24, 2013 @ 09:05 AM

If your car stalls while in idle, it can be more than a little embarrassing—especially if you’re in the front of a long line of cars at a traffic signal.  We’ve had plenty of customers come in who have had this same issue, so let me explain some of the problems that could be happening to cause your car to idle like this.

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Topics: Car repair Harford County, Auto Mechanic Abingdon, Auto Mechanic Edgewood, car repair Bel Air, Auto mechanic Bel Air Maryland, car shakes, car problems, car stalls, car stalls in idle, car stalls at red light, spark plug problems, idle air control valve, mass air flow sensor, engine doesn't control the idle, spark plugs

How do I inflate my car’s tires properly?

Posted by tom zoebelein on Fri, May 10, 2013 @ 09:10 AM
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Topics: Auto Mechanic Abingdon, Auto Mechanic Edgewood, auto mechanic bel air, Auto mechanic Bel Air Maryland, tire maintenance, tire pressure, tire safety tips, tire repair, tire tread, how to preserve your tires, extend tire life, proper PSI, improved tire wear, tire psi guidelines

Why does my car shake when I hit the brakes?

Posted by tom zoebelein on Fri, Apr 05, 2013 @ 09:24 AM

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Topics: bel air mechanic, Brakes, Auto Mechanic Abingdon, Auto Mechanic Edgewood, auto mechanic bel air, car repair Bel Air, brake problems, brake noises, Auto mechanic Bel Air Maryland, basic car maintenance, brake fluid flush, warped rotors, car shakes, brake maintenance, brake rotor replacement, brake pad replacement

Can my tires be repaired instead of replaced?

Posted by Jarrett Ward on Fri, Mar 22, 2013 @ 09:51 AM

Are your tires looking a little rough around the edges, literally?  Is the tread looking low or even nonexistent?  How about punctures—do you have any nails in your tires?

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Topics: car repair Bel Air, Auto mechanic Bel Air Maryland, basic car maintenance, tire maintenance, tire rotation, tire pressure, tire safety tips, tire replacement, tire repair, tire tread, car problems, proper PSI, better gas mileage, improved tire wear, plugging tires, patching tires, tire psi guidelines

Why should I change my brake fluid?

Posted by tom zoebelein on Fri, Mar 15, 2013 @ 09:55 AM


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Topics: bel air mechanic, Brakes, Auto Mechanic Abingdon, Auto Mechanic Edgewood, auto mechanic bel air, brake problems, brake noises, Auto mechanic Bel Air Maryland, basic car maintenance, brake fluid flush, bad brakes, squeaking brakes, car maintenance, change brake fluid