Columbia Mall Car Wash restores vehicles to pristine condition with its executive car-wash package, a multifaceted cleanse that takes a mere 20 minutes. Frisky autos can wag their tails with glee as the wash’s suds-slingers soak and hand-dry their exteriors and vacuum their carpets, floors, and seats. A clear-coat finish helps protect paint jobs from weathering, and a body-luster foam wax guards the car's shell against acid rain and even more acidic sunshine. Sealer wax helps lock in each car’s freshness and ocular appeal. Undercarriages receive a swabbing of their own to remove salt, plus an application of rust inhibitor to ward off corrosion.
As both business partners and brothers, Mark and Robert Beichler pool more than 40 years of collective experience. With the help of a staff of ASE master technicians, these seasoned troubleshooters oust hard-to-find problems with services that range from computer diagnostics to oil changes, tune-ups, and repairing damaged parts. They're also certified to outfit autos with Goodyear tires and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Halloween costumes.
In 1994, fervid car-lover Jason Grubb opened HP Racing and started reconditioning cars. As the business grew, the shop moved multiple times, until Jason and his team finally arrived at their current location in Glen Burnie. Grubb's modern shop features lifts, exhaust-bending equipment, and an entire department dedicated to window tinting. HP Racing technicians can install every item from a stock of parts, accessories, and motorcycle training wheels.
LXT Automotive's ASE-certified mechanics harness their experience to conduct extensive maintenance services, helping ensure efficient air-conditioning operations in hot summer months. The team will visually inspect belts for cracks or damage, and compressors for proper operation, before vacuum testing the air-conditioning system, adding dyes to find leaks and prepare hoses for upcoming Grateful Dead concerts. After evacuating existing refrigerant from the system, LXT's cool-air coaches will recharge the system with the appropriate amount and type of refrigerant in accordance with the vehicle's factory specifications. Ever the gracious guests, technicians will place floor mats and seat covers before servicing vehicles so as not to sully the interiors of prima-donna autos.
Curry’s Auto Service, Motor Age Magazine’s TOP SHOP in the nation, is a family-owned business and is the area’s only Certified Female Friendly auto shop by AskPatty.com.
Voted as the best repair shop by thereaders of Northern Virginia Magazine, customers rave about Curry’s honest repair advice that is based on customer’
Twenty-four months or 25,000 miles: that's how long the certified technicians at Community Car Care guarantee their work. For more than 25 years, these car-care pros have been maintaining vehicles with expert services that range from car repairs and tune-ups to tire servicing and sales of brands such as Michelin, BF Goodrich, and Dunlop. Community Car Care is also a certified state emissions and inspection station, and they can apply their expertise to service and monitor fleets.
The ASE-certified mechanics of Nationwide Tire & Auto’s eight Virginia shops have kept domestic and foreign vehicular chariots rolling for more than half a century with AAA-approved repairs and tires from Yokohama, Goodyear, and Michelin. Certified emissions-repair facilities inhibit smog, and technicians educate patrons on each service performed. The center's eCustomer program stocks noggins with essential automobile information such as driving and safety tips and what to get a car for its 16th birthday. The shops also back up their parts and services with a 12-month or 12,000-mile warranty to ensure that newly smooth rides stay cruising during long road trips or motorized reenactments of the Olympic hurdles.