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Car Tune Up: Warning Signs & Complete Checklist

A car tune up can certainly be an ambiguous request or service, as it can mean different things for different people. Some car owners refer to an auto tune up as merely a regular check-up, to make sure that their car is in good shape and everything is working correctly. Others may refer to an […]

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How To Wash A Car

  Most careful and cautious car owners are well-aware of regular maintenance and tune-ups for their vehicle, whether it’s a car, truck, SUV or any automobile. However, washing and cleaning cars is often overlooked and considered just a cosmetic or vanity exercise. But that’s not the case, and properly and effectively and correctly washing your […]

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What is a CVT Transmission? How It Works – Pros and Cons

If you’re shopping for a new vehicle, you may come across the term CVT Transmission. What does this term mean? And more pointedly, is it something you should buy – or something you should avoid?   What is CVT?   CVT stands for continuously variable transmission, which is different from a conventional automatic transmission. The […]

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Is Dish Soap Safe For Washing Cars?

  What Soap is Safe for Cars?   Is dish soap safe for washing cars? No. It’s that simple, but let’s take a deeper look at why. Weekly homemade car washes can not only make your vehicle look better, and they can also make your vehicle last longer, however, there is a right way to […]

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Check out our latest Cheseldine Tire and Auto radio spot!     Oh No! You don’t have Good Year Tires. And now you have a flat tire. Cheseldine Tire and Auto has you covered. We’re an auto repair service you can absolutely trust.  We offer only high quality brands like Good Year Tires. This year […]

Wheel Alignment vs. Front End Alignment: Is There a Difference?

  Do you ever find that your vehicle seems to veer, even slightly, to the left or to the right? If so, this could be the result of poor wheel alignment. This is both a simple yet urgently needed fix. Not only will an alignment make for a smoother and safer ride, but it will […]

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Why Is My Car Leaking Oil When Parked?

  It is often said that changing the oil is the single most important thing you can do to take care of your car. Nevertheless, it is something that many automobile owners delay—and the results of procrastination can be dire.   The purpose of oil is to cut down on friction within your engine. When […]

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Wheel Bearing Warning Signs

  You already know that your car cannot function safely or properly without good, sturdy wheels. What you may not know is that the wheel is far from a simple component. Actually, there is a lot of complexity that goes into the design of a wheel, and several components that must all be integrated together. […]

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How Does an Automatic Transmission Work

  Automatic and manual transmissions do basically the same thing—but if you’ve driven them both then you know they work in very different ways. Essentially, an automatic simplifies the driving experience considerably. Unlike driving a manual, there is no clutch pedal to contend with. Even more significantly, there is no gear shift for drivers to […]

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Tire Maintenance Southern Maryland

Learn the Proper Ways to Rotate Tires;  Auto Repair California MD Rotating tires is something that many people in California MD do religiously while others put off the task until they notice a problem with the car’s performance. An important component of vehicle upkeep, rotating tires not only extends the life of the tires, but […]

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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How to avoid and repair flat tires in Calvert County MD

How to avoid and repair flat tires in Calvert County Nothing can delay road trips more suddenly than flat tires. Unfortunately, because tires are the only part of the vehicle constantly in contact with the road, wear and tear is to be expected. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that flat tires and blowouts […]

How to read the side of your tires

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Southern MD: 10 Things You Need To Know When Buying Tires

Attention Southern Maryland: 10 Things You Need To Know When Buying Tires Fitting a new set of tires is perhaps not high on many vehicle owners list of fun things to do, but at some point, be it due to damage or just because your tires’ lifespan is up, it will need to be done […]

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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Warning signs a tire is about to go flat

Read about flat tire warning, auto repair, tire repairs, tire care: In Southern MD 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 may interrupt a road trip or make drivers late for work or an appointment, […]

History of Rubber

 

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Be on the road to carefree travel. Be part of the Summer sales with the MICHELIN® Premier® family of tires. From parents shuttling kids around in minivans and SUVs to truck-driving construction workers traveling to jobsites, summer means Southern Maryland is on the move. This June 22 through July 19, you can save with Michelin’s  $70 promotion  and […]

Rubber-Where it’s from

Rubber – Where it’s From, Latex Extraction & How Tires are Made – 1920s Silent Action – Tree to Tire Rubber – 1920s Silent film showing rubber extraction, where it comes from and manufacturing: tires and rubber sheeting. Rubber is polymerized by the drying and coagulation of the latex or milky juice of rubber trees […]

Michelin all season, summer and winter tires are available at Cheseldine Tire and Auto. Founded in 1888 in France, Michelin is the world’s largest tire producer with company offerings fitted as original equipment by premiere automotive names such as Mercedes-Benz, Acura, Audi, BMW, Lexus, Volvo, Honda, Chevrolet Corvette, and Dodge Viper. Michelin tires are known for […]