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Get Preventative Maintenance at Mr. Car

Preventative maintenance is a great way to protect vehicle longevity and keep your car rolling down the roads of Hyattsville smoothly. If a vehicle is not serviced regularly, then you're not getting the most out of it. We know that it can seem tedious, but keeping your car, truck, or SUV in tip-top shape with preventative maintenance will save you time and money in the upcoming miles.

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Prepare Your Vehicle for Fall and Winter

Fall is here, and before you know it the chill of Winter will follow. Most people don't think about how the cold can affect their cars, but the weather has a greater impact than they realize. Don't let your car go unprepared! Mr. Car offers a few tips to drivers around the Brentwood, MD area so their vehicle can better weather the seasons.

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Maintenance Tips that Will Help Your Vehicle Spring into Better Weather

You made it! The east coast winters can be brutal, but you've made it through the worst of it, and we're springing towards better weather. But you're not the only one that survived the frigid temperatures in Hyattsville and Washington, DC—your vehicle made it through the tough times as well. So, now that you're headed to clearer roads and greener pastures, what can you do to prep your vehicle for the higher temperatures? Here are a few tips to get your vehicle locked, loaded, and ready for some springtime fun.

 

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Busting 3 Winter Driving Myths

There are a ton of myths surrounding winter driving. From maintenance to safety, these may interfere with your car in a range of ways. So, our professionals are here to bust a few of these myths for our Hyattsville shoppers. If you would like to know more, simply give us a call!

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When Should You Change Your Cabin Air Filter?



 

Your vehicle may need a new cabin air filter between 15 and 45 thousand miles or every year. Why the range differs so much is dependent on the air conditions. If there is wildfire smoke in your area, you travel on busy roads, or lots of dust or pollen, you may need to change your cabin air filter more often. If you are particularly sensitive to pollen and particles in the air, you may want to consider changing your filter as soon as five thousand miles.

Learn more about the importance of cabin air filters and how we can help…

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How Often Should You Change Power Steering Fluid?



 

We recommend you change your power steering fluid between 75 and 100 thousand miles or every two years, whichever comes first. However, when your vehicle requires a change in power steering fluid may vary, so we also recommend that you consult your owner's manual and our expert service team. Our service center can regularly check your fluid levels and recommend changing your power steering fluid.

Learn more about the importance of power steering fluid and how our team can help.

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Why You Shouldn't Drive with a Chipped Windshield



 

Anything that draws your eye and distracts you from driving can be dangerous since it takes your attention away from driving. While a chipped windshield can often look like they aren't a big deal to begin with, it can also reflect sunlight and create a glare that distracts you or even affects your visibility. Our service center is here to provide you with the information and help you need to continue driving safely.

Learn more about chipped windshields and what we can do to help.

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5 ruidos de motor que no debes ignorar

Como puede decirle cualquier persona en Hyattsville que haya tenido un automóvil antes, su vehículo hará ruidos que no desea escuchar. En Mr. Car, queremos ayudar a nuestros clientes a mantener sus vehículos en buen estado de funcionamiento, y es por eso que queremos ayudarlos a detectar cualquier problema potencial antes de que surja. Aquí hay cinco ruidos que no deben ignorarse.

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¿Cuándo debe cambiar su aceite?

 

El aceite es el elemento vital de su automóvil. Su trabajo es asegurarse de que el motor de su vehículo esté funcionando al máximo rendimiento y lubricar sus partes. Es esencial cambiar el aceite con regularidad ya que, con el tiempo, el aceite comenzará a disminuir, lo que puede causar problemas en el motor, como un sobrecalentamiento. Nuestro concesionario de Brentwood, MD, siempre quiere ayudar a nuestros clientes y, como tal, vamos a repasar la frecuencia con la que debe cambiar el aceite y la importancia de hacerlo.

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5 Engine Noises You Shouldn’t Ignore

As anyone in Hyattsville who’s owned a car before can tell you, your vehicle will make noises that you don’t want to hear. Here at Mr. Car, we want to help our customers keep their vehicles in proper working order, and it’s why we want to help them spot any potential problems before they arise. Here are five noises that should not be ignored.

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