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Celebrate safely this New Year’s Eve

Celebrate safely this New Year’s Eve Tips from a local Southern Maryland Auto Repair Shop New Year’s Eve is a time to celebrate. But for hundreds of people each year, the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day proves fatal. According to fatality data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, over the last five […]

Why do brake rotors warp?

Why do brake rotors warp? Braking systems are comprised of various components, including rotors. Rotors are large metal discs that can be seen behind the wheels of the car. Rotors can sometimes appear to warp, and many drivers may question why this occurs or if this is a significant problem. Rotors cannot really warp. Automotive […]

Objects In An Automobile Mirror Facts

Did you know? Car mirror facts The disclaimer “Objects in mirror are closer than they appear” is featured on passenger- side mirrors of vehicles manufactured in the United States, Canada, India, Korea, and Australia. These mirrors are convex, which means they distort the size of objects viewed in the mirror, and as such, distorts the […]

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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How to Charge a Car Battery

  Charging a dead car battery is more than simply hooking up a charger if you want to do this job safely. You should know which terminal to remove first if you have to remove the battery, which terminal to hook up first on the charger, how long to charge a dead car battery and […]

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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 summer road trips safe

Keep summer road trips safe in St. Mary’s County MD Brought to you by Cheseldine Tire and Auto located in California, MD Safety precautions help road-trippers stay on course when traveling. When the outdoors beckons, road trips can be the perfect way to see the countryside, escape the routine of daily life and enjoy short […]

Stay safe on wet, Southern Maryland roadways

Stay safe on wet Southern Maryland roadways all year long Weather plays a role in driver safety regardless of what time of year it may be. From wind and rain to snow and ice, travelers routinely navigate roads when conditions are far from ideal. Wet roadways are a common occurrence in Southern Maryland. The automotive […]