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Buying Tires From Sears

Buying Tires From Cheseldine Tire and Auto, California MD One of the reasons that many people like buying from Cheseldine Tire and Auto is because they find it to be very convenient. They can take their car in and while their Cheseldine Tires are being balanced and rotated, they can shop conveniently at nearby shops […]

Guide to Southern MD Driving in Heavy Rain

Guide to Southern MD Driving in Heavy Rain It is dangerous to drive during heavy rains in the tri county area, (charles county, calvert county or st. marys county)  because the road is in a slippery condition which is risky. Besides that, reckless drivers are also present who drive without their fog lights turned on. […]

Benefits of an Auto club membership

Benefits Of An Auto Club Membership Attention: Southern Maryland Drivers!  There are many benefits to having a membership in a popular auto club. Some auto clubs are all about providing necessary services to drivers and car lovers. Others seem to be an off-shoot of popular brand names such as gasoline or car dealerships or popular […]

The Crossover Vehicle : Kia Sorento R

The Crossover Vehicle : Kia Sorento R By removing unwanted and unnecessary complexity that characterized the previous model, the all-new Kia Sorento R model has re-emerged as a much more user and driver friendly vehicle while still retaining its recreational appeal. Even though the new model has grown in size and spaciousness, the design team […]

Driving Experience – Professional Brands Offer Always The Best

Driving Experience – Professional Brands Offer Always The Best If you are a speed lover, then you must know how fantastic a driving experience can be. Driving is a passion for many and for others can be a profession. What kind of driving experience you get usually depends on the way you handle your vehicle. […]

Techniques To Select A Car Entertainment System

Techniques To Select A Car Entertainment System Purchasing a brand new automobile entertainment system results straight into enhancing the actual manufacturer installed car speakers or perhaps starting over with brand new elements. You may enjoy your current songs in your own personal car plus you do not have to pay attention to any one asking […]

Causes of High Fuel Prices

Causes of High Fuel Prices in Southern MD The supply and demand for the unrefined or crude oil is the major cause for high costs of fuel. Supply and demand is the basic criterion for all energy prices. According to U.S Department of Energy there are three separate energy estimates of the world s known […]

Are ATVs Safe

Are ATVs Safe in Southern MD? ATVs are a popular entertainment in Southern MD for people of all ages. In St. Mary’s County,  ATVs are known as all terrain vehicles, quad or four wheeler. It’s a vehicle that travels on low pressure tires, a seat that is straddled by the operator with handlebars for steering. […]

Troubleshooting Brake Noise And Related Problems

Troubleshooting Brake Noise And Related Problems in Southern MD Your braking system is critical to your safety, but the brakes can exhibit several signs that warrant attention. For example, the pedal may start to feel spongy when you apply pressure; it might fall to the floorboard, or hesitate before returning to its normal position; or, […]

New Notification System

Cheseldine Tire and Auto is happy to present a new site notification system. When you allow our notifications you will be the first to receive our sale notices and our events.   We hope you will find this new resource very helpful.

Leasing A Used Car Explained

LEASING A USED CAR EXPLAINED This article is brought to you by Cheseldine Auto to explain how to lease a vehicle. Cheseldine Auto is located in St. Mary’s County MD. Leasing a used vehicle can be an attractive deal in many ways, no least getting you into that luxury model or SUV, for lower monthly […]

Buy A Car At The End Of a Leasing

Buy A Car At The End Of Your Lease Buying a leased vehicle when the lease ends. From Cheseldine Tire and Auto in St. Mary’s County Maryland You’ve come to the end of your lease and you like you car enough you want to keep it in the driveway. Just like buying a used car, […]

Baby Car Seat Protecting Precious Passenger On Board

Baby Car Seat Protecting Precious Passenger On Board This article is brought to you, the Southern MD Community, by the auto repair specialist at Cheseldine Tire and Auto. The topic of this article is Safety and Baby Car Seats The numerous car accidents each year that are resulting to deaths and injuries of young children […]

Top tips for buying teens their first cars

Top tips for buying teens their first cars Advice from a local auto repair shop near you, located in Leonardtown and California MD Start teen drivers out with a vehicle that is not too flashy but gets high marks for safety. Selecting a first car for a teenage son or daughter can be challenging. Newly […]

Driver Assistance Apps

Navigate these driver assistance apps It is never a good idea to use smartphones or other devices while behind the wheel. In fact, distracted driving is a key risk factor for automotive accidents. However, certain smartphone applications and features can make road trips and other excursions easier, safer and more enjoyable – provided these apps […]

History of a Hybrid Car

The History of the Hybrid Car: An Evolution for the Future Due to the demand of having a car wherein everyone can consume less fuel and will not contribute to the air pollution, the hybrid car was finally created to meet this end. And due to the rapid advancements in the gasoline engine, the hybrid […]

Preventive Maintenance to Keep Your Car on the Road

A New Car is Pricey!! Many motorists in Southern Maryland bemoan the myriad costs associated with owning a vehicle. According to the National Automobile Dealers Association, the average price for a new car in the United States is slightly more than $28,000. But as any vehicle owner knows, that sticker price is only the beginning. […]

How to Jump Start a Car Battery

Has this ever happened to you? You jump into the driver’s seat of your car, in a rush to get your kids to school and yourself to work. You turn the key and get ready to zoom away—but as you turn your ignition, nothing happens. A few clicks or stray sputters of your engine, maybe. […]

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Winter Driving

How to stay safe on winter roads Snowy weather can be a time for fun, especially for avid skiers or children who relish spending days off from school tossing snowballs and building snow forts. Many adults, however, do not look forward to the snow as much as youngsters do. Snow can be hazardous when driving, […]

How to Clean a Car Battery

  If you have an old battery or a mechanical failing, that’s probably going to require intervention from an automotive specialist. But if the problem is simply that the terminals on your battery need to be cleaned, that’s something you can do yourself.   Here’s what you need to do to make sure your battery […]

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How To Recognize Potential Brake Problems

How to recognize potential brake problems brought to you by a Southern MD Tire Dealer Southern MD drivers must address symptoms of a faulty braking system early on to reduce their risk of accidents. Maintaining a vehicle is more than just a way to protect one’s financial investment. Vehicle maintenance can protect against accidents and […]

How To Properly Wash A Car

  While most people are careful with regular maintenance and tune-ups, car washing can sometimes be overlooked. Weekly car washes can not only make your vehicle look better, they can make your vehicle last longer. However, there is a right way to wash your car – and many wrong ways to do it. At Meineke, […]

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Benefits of Anti-Lock Brakes

  Anti-lock brakes come standard in most modern vehicles—and not without reasons. Generally speaking, anti-lock brakes are quite advantageous. They provide the driver with more stability and prevent the car from spinning out of control, in particular on wet or slippery surfaces. As far as modern vehicle safety features go, anti-lock braking systems (ABS) are […]

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The History of Anti-Lock Brakes

  It’s easy to take anti-lock braking systems for granted. After all, ABS technology is a standard safety feature on most new cars and trucks. But there was a time before ABS—and in fact, the evolution of ABS technology has been fairly long and involved. It took a lot of work before anti-lock brakes became […]

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Keep Pets Safe in Vehicles

Keep Pets Safe in Vehicles Brought to you by the Cheseldine Auto Group. Use for Alt tag and description:  in southern md, drivers get angry from vehicle congestion. 3. Top driver distractions Use for Alt tag and description:  St. Mary’s County vehicle collisions caused from distracted driving. 4. Did You Know Auto Facts Use for […]

Hollywood MD Ride Sharing

 Ridesharing keeps seniors on the move Losing the ability to drive and get around is one of the most challenging aspects of growing older for seniors. This loss of independence can result in loneliness, depression and isolation. Often seniors have to rely on family to take them places, leaving them at the mercy of a […]

Does Using Premium Gasoline Really Save You Money?

  Buying gas is one of life’s small conundrums. Most of us have little idea what those numbers on the pump mean, so we usually just pick one that seems to correlate best to our stage in life. When we’re starving students, we go for the less expensive 87 octane. If we drive a nice […]

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Can You Use Dish Soap To Wash A Car?

  What Soap is Safe for Cars?   While most people are careful with regular maintenance and tune-ups, car washing can sometimes be overlooked. Weekly homemade car washes can not only make your vehicle look better, but they can also make your vehicle last longer. However, there is a right way to wash your car […]

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Aging and driving in Southern Maryland

Driving ability may decline as drivers age. But certain steps can keep seniors in Southern Maryland on the road longer. Getting behind the wheel and enjoying the freedom to travel is a luxury few are anxious to abandon. But there comes a time in nearly every person’s life when he or she must take inventory […]

6 important automotive factors to save you money on maintenance

Regular Auto Maintenance can save you Money Folks throughout Southern Maryland rely on their car or any other vehicles to go to the workplace, travel with family and get home sooner. Though lots of benefits are related with cars, most owners ignore the regular maintenance of their vehicles to save money. While they may save […]

Become a Professional Repair Expert

Become A Professional Repair Expert In 30 Days Is it the fact that you would like to know how to fix things but just don’t know how making your life difficult… maybe even miserable? Does it seem like you’ve tried everything in your power to figure it out, and yet, despite your best intentions, you’re […]

Autо repair ѕеrviсе near PAX River Navy Base

Autо repair ѕеrviсе near PAX River Navy Base If you аrе wоrriеd аbоut thе poor реrfоrmаnсе of уоur саr lаtеlу, it is time tо gеt it сhесkеd аt a rеliаblе аutо rераir services ѕhор. And if you’re on Pax River Navy Base then the choice is simple.  Head to Cheseldine Tire and Auto, the “Best […]

Professional Brake Service Southern MD

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Auto Repair Services Califonia MD

Autо Repair Sеrviсеs in Cаlifоrniа, MD If уоu need auto rераir ѕеrviсе in California, MD уоu ѕhоuld start with knоwing your oil. When you drivе, thе hеаt frоm уоur еnginе brеаkѕ down the оil which iѕ uѕеd аѕ a lubriсаnt fоr thе mоving parts. Whеn this happens, it bесоmеѕ lеѕѕ еffесtivе, and several bаd thingѕ […]

Driving vacation planning pointers in Southern MD

BROUGHT TO YOU BY: CHESELDINE TIRE AND AUTO IN ST. MARY’S COUNTY Driving vacations are typically a more affordable option than flying for families looking to get away. Families often must decide between the convenience of flying versus the cost-effectiveness of self-driving vacations. Parents who hope to have a fun and affordable trip may find […]

Look Around The Auto Repair Center

When Visiting an Auto Repair Center for the First Time, Have a Look Around!   When you’re looking for a new automotive repair center, you can begin by judging a look by its cover. As you drive in, look around. You can tell a lot about how professional the business is by the condition they […]

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How to Choose The Right Auto Repair Shop

Choosing the right auto repair shop is important to the health of your vehicle! Be sure to download your complimentary report on: “Everything You Must Know Before Hiring an Auto Repair Shop”. We are confident that this report will answer most of your questions.  And it will do it in a no-pressure way so you […]

Don’t Wait until it’s Too Late to find a Good Auto Mechanic

Don’t Wait until it’s Too Late to find a Good Auto Mechanic If you wait to find a good mechanic in Southern Maryland until your brakes desperately need to be fixed, or the muffler falls off your car, it’s going to be too late. Once you’ve reached this point your emotions are involved and you’ll […]

Leaves present a vehicle hazard in Southern MD

Falling leaves present a beautiful safety hazard Autumn and driving seem to be tailor-made for one another, and they can be if motorists exercise caution when driving near fallen leaves. Watching leaves turn brilliant shades of color and fall from the trees is a favorite activity each fall. Drivers travel near and far to witness […]

Ridesharing Tips

Ridesharing is a growing trend among travelers from all walks of life.  Some proponents of ridesharing support the concept because they feel it’s an eco-friendly means of traveling, while others find it’s a great way to save money. Still others employ third-party ridesharing services as a responsible, affordable way to travel when going out for […]

Road Trip Vehicle Technology

Tech to take along on your next Southern Maryland road trip. Road trips hold a special place in the hearts of many people from Southern Maryland.  The open road and the freedoms it represents have been romanticized by writers and travelers since automobiles became accessible to the masses. While many drivers still take to the […]

Motor Oil and the Environment

Attention Southern Maryland: It’s Important to keep the environment in mind when changing motor oil Vehicle engines rely on many components to run efficiently, and motor oil is just one of the things that can affect how well engines run. Motor oil serves to reduce wear on moving parts. Oil also cleans, inhibits corrosion, improves […]

What to do about about Recall

What to do when faced with auto recall What we hope you learn from this article: What you can do if you live in St. Mary’s County MD and your car is recalled Why vehicles are recalled What is an automotive recall In St Mary’s Count MD, new cars are purchased or leased to provide […]

Cut Commuting Costs

Repair Shop Tips to cutting commuting costs 1. Don’t be Cheap Gas is expensive – it’s a fact, and though it is a hard fact to fact, that can’t affect your car. By spending a little more at more reputable gas stations, an SUV can receive richer, higher-quality gasoline, making the gas actually last a […]

10 SUV Care Tips

10 Tips to Care for Your SUV A Message from Cheseldine Tire Unfortunately, many SUVs break down, and become piles of junk, all because car owners don’t know how to fully take care of their beloved vehicle. To make it last longer and give it those few extra miles, follow the tips below, recommended by Boswell’s […]

State of the Art Auto Repair

Cheseldine Tire & Auto is a state-of-the-art repair shop in California, MD with the industry’s most up to date equipment and the finest ASE Certified technicians available. We’re concerned about  our customers safety on the road this winter.  We hope this article will have you stay safe throughout any wintry mix that comes our way […]

Why You Should Go To A Brake Expert

Why You Should Go To A Brake Expert Over A Local Garage If you are like most people in St. Mary’s CountyMaryland, you have been faced with the decision about whether to go to a local garage in your town or a friend that knows how to change brakes. While it is convenient to go […]

Engine Repair

We know Engine Repair! With over 70 years of experience in the auto repair industry around Maryland, Cheseldine is a state of the art car repair shop with only the best equipment and finest of technicians being used for your vehicle. So why choose us for your engine repair? The answer is simple “we know […]

Maintenance Is Key

Maintenance Is Key To Keeping Your Brakes In Good Condition in St. Mary’s County MD One of the car systems that we take most for granted is our brakes. Every time that the person in front of us decides to cut into our lane and we are forced to slam on them, without even thinking […]

New 2016 Auto Repair Coupons

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Service Reminder

Just a reminder of some of the many service we perform at Cheseldine Auto. Cheseldine Auto Service is a state-of-the-art repair shop in California, MD with the industry’s most up to date equipment and the finest ASE Certified technicians available. Each technician is trained in several fields of automotive repair, with each technician’s abilities overlapping […]

Can Fuelboost Diesel Additive Help You Go Green?

While many people view going “green”, as a politically correct thing to do in this day and age, when it comes to fuel be it gasoline or diesel there are limited supplies and seemingly unlimited demand. This means that finding alternatives to traditional forms of fuel is a wise decision for many automobile owners as […]

Trimming the costs of automobile ownership

Driving a smaller car instead of an SUV can save drivers a considerable amount of money over the course of a year. According to the Automobile Association of America, the cost of owning a vehicle is on the rise. In its 2013 “Your Driving Costs” study, AAA determined the cost of owning a vehicle is […]

Donate a vehicle or other large goods to charity

Donating a car or boat in Southern Maryland Charitable organizations accept all types of donations, from cash to appliances to clothes. Donating such items can put them into the hands of people who need them, and many charities sell noncash donations in an effort to fund their programs and other services. In order to facilitate […]

Arrange transportation for safe entertaining

Party Transportation in Southern Maryland Party hosts are tasked with a number of responsibilities as they try to coordinate successful events. Although planning menus and entertainment might be a host’s top priority, consideration also should be given to keeping guests comfortable and safe, particularly at parties where alcohol will be served. Protecting guests in Southern […]

Remembering our veterans

The men and women who defend the liberties and freedoms of the countries they represent hold a special place in people’s hearts and an eternal spot in their countries’ histories. Any opportunity is a good time to commemorate the bravery and selfless deeds of military personnel, but certain prominent holidays in November make this an […]

Plan your fall foliage road trip through Southern Maryland

Autumn is a great time to embark on road trips in Maryland and take in the awesome spectacle of fall foliage. Come autumn, thousands of motorists take to the highways and backroads to experience the ever-changing landscape made beautiful by leaves changing colors. Fall foliage road trips make for a fun way to spend a […]

Learn to tow cargo safely

Towing Tips from Cheseldine Tire an auto repair shop serving St. Mary’s County MD.   The size and weight of a trailer and the cargo it’s towing must be considered before embarking on a trip. Warm weather is on the horizon, and people from all over are preparing their vehicles for another season of road […]

10 Tips for Fall Car Care

Our Top 10 Tips for Fall Car Care 1. Check Your Car’s Brakes Because brakes are the most used and often abused components of your car, they should be checked annually. Every time the brakes are applied, the brake pad deteriorates. Be sure to check pads, shoes, drums, rotors, calipers, fittings, other mechanical parts, and the […]

The 2015 Dodge Challenger

Muscle car enthusiasts may not be able to resist the 2015 Dodge Challenger, which affords drivers even more opportunities to fulfill their need for power behind the wheel. Newly available for 2015 Challengers is the 6.4-liter HEMI® V8 engine, which comes with an estimated 485 horsepower. For those drivers who don’t want quite so much […]

Maintenance Tips for Improving Gas Mileage in Southern Maryland.

Guide to improving gas mileage. Brought to you by an Auto Repair Shop near me in Southern Maryland. Sometimes a car will be noticeably out of tune or will have failed an emissions test. Fixing large issues like these will certainly improve gas mileage, but sometimes there are smaller improvements that can be made to […]

Warning signs a tire is about to go flat

Routinely checking tire pressure and inflating under inflated tires is one way drivers can reduce their risk of flat tires and blowouts on the road in Calvert County. Few drivers will be fortunate enough to go their entire driving lives without encountering at least one flat tire. Flat tires range from the inconvenient flats, which […]