Do I Need to Replace My Car’s Water Pump?

July 2nd, 2015

The water pump is a small part with a big job. This part of the engine is what circulates the coolant through the engine to keep it cool. If the water pump fails, the engine will overheat. So it’s important for your water pump to be in good shape.

Fortunately, water pumps do tend to last a long time. But, it’s important to know the signs of a failing water pump, so you can replace it before any problems start. Learn more about your car’s water pump and the signs that it might need to be replaced, in our blog.

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This is your car’s water pump.

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Should I Use Synthetic Oil in My Car?

June 26th, 2015

Wondering whether you should use synthetic oil in your car? Will synthetic oil improve your car’s performance? Is it worth the extra money? The answers to these questions, and more, are in our blog.

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Synthetic or conventional?

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What to Do If Your Car Overheats

June 19th, 2015

So you’re driving along when all of a sudden you notice the temperature gauge needle start to rise. What do you do? Having your car overheat can be a nerve-wracking experience, but if you know what to do, you should be able to get out of the situation safely. Learn more about what to do if you car overheats in our blog.

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Learn what to do if your car overheats.

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Summer Car Care Tips

June 12th, 2015

Summertime is here and it’s time for fun. Whether you are trying to show of your ride around town or getting ready for vacations and road trips to the beach it is important to keep your car cool for the summer. Check out some these car care tips for the summer.

Summer car care tips to keep you cool.

Car care tips to keep you moving this summer.

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How to Prepare Your Car for a Road Trip

June 5th, 2015

Summer is almost here, which means lots of families are getting ready for summer vacation. If you’re driving to your destination, it’s important to make sure your car is ready for your road trip. The last thing you want is for your vacation to be ruined by a broken down vehicle.

So how can you get your car ready for an upcoming road trip? There are a number of things you should do. Some of them you can do yourself, and others should be done by a mechanic. One of the most important things to remember about preparing your car for a road trip is you should always bring your car into the shop at least one week before you leave. This will ensure there’s time to fix any problems if something comes up. Keep on reading to learn how to prepare your car for your upcoming summer road trip and vacation!

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Get your car ready for your summer vacation!

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Tire Tips: Get Your Tires Rotated and Wheels Aligned in Baltimore

May 29th, 2015

When was the last time you got your tires rotated or wheels aligned in Baltimore? If you’re not sure, then there’s a good chance it’s time to do so. Not sure why you should get your tires rotated and wheels aligned? There are lots of good reasons to do so! Taking care of your tires can do everything from lengthen their lifespan to improve your gas mileage. Learn more in our tire tips blog.

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Take a tire tip from Auto Stop: get your tires rotated and your wheels aligned in Baltimore! Your car will thank you for it.

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When Should You Change Your Car Air Filter?

May 21st, 2015

When was the last time you thought about your car air filter? If it’s been awhile, now is a good time to check it out. Your car air filter is an important part of your engine, because it supplies it with clean air to ensure the engine car run at its maximum efficiency. In this week’s blog, we’ll talk about why it’s so important to have a clean air filter, and how to know when it’s time to change your car air filter.

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This car air filter definitely needs to be changed.

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5 Car Maintenance Tips to Help Your Car Last Longer

May 15th, 2015

If there’s one thing any car owner wants, it’s for their car to last as long as possible. The best way to make this happen is by performing regular car maintenance. From changing fluids to simply keeping the inside and outside clean, there are a number of maintenance practices you should follow to get the most life out of your car. In this week’s blog, we’ll talk about some of the best car maintenance practices you can follow to get as many miles on that odometer as possible.

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Keep your car running longer with these car maintenance tips!

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Happy Mother’s Day from Auto Stop!

May 8th, 2015

 

We’d like to wish everyone a very Happy Mother’s Day! Tell your mom how much you love her this Mother’s Day!

 

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Happy Mother’s Day!

3 Things to Do For Your Car This Weekend

May 1st, 2015

The weather in Baltimore for this weekend is looking beautiful, which means you can get outside and give your car a little TLC! So while you’re out there tending to your yard, give some attention to your car too. It will thank you for it!

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