Car Repair Laurel MD

Thoroughbred Auto Care

11011 Scaggsville Rd
Laurel, MD 20723
Phone: (301) 317-7886
Hours M-F 7:30am-5:30pm

Car Winterization in Laurel, Fulton, Clarksville & Columbia MD


Snow, & Winter conditions will be here soon!
I would like to get serious for a minute and discuss your vehicle & is it ready? The easy things we can all do quickly, some you can do & some we can help you with. We are ready to help you with all your auto repairs in Maryland.

Auto Ready for Winter in Maryland

Tires, we talk about tread depth, 2/32 is state limits, 4/32 is most Tire manufactures recommendations for replacement. We start to really talk to you at 4/32. WHY? at 4/32 the tread design is about gone, the tire will no longer have all the benefits the manufacture designed into it. So what does that mean? You have a increased risk of hydroplaning in rain, much more likely to slide or get stuck in Ice & snow. We will check this for free!
Car Tires for Winter
Wipers, If you must park outside, lift them to the upright position, or put cardboard under them, stop by & let us show you & we will inspect them while you wait.

Washer fluid, keep it full & use full strength this time of year.
Car Tires for Winter
NOW lets talk about Transfer cases. If you have a 4 wheel drive or an all wheel drive vehicle then you have a transfer case that distributes the power to the front & rear axles. For example, if you have a rear wheel drive SUV, that power goes to the rear until you either, pull a lever, push a button or on some hi-end vehicles this happens automatically. Now realize that it is something you don’t think about - till you need it. So that unit should have the fluid drained, looked at for any particles & re-filled with the correct lubricant. The good news is this is not a real costly deal and can be done in about an hour & while we have it on the lift the Technician will actually put your vehicle in 4-wheel drive, or all wheel drive mode & confirm that it all is working properly for most vehicles this runs between $100-$200 in cost.

Better to know it’s Good, then to assume & find out it isn’t when you're Stuck.
Stephen, Owner

We are convenient to service areas of : Fulton, Scaggsville, North Laurel, Clarksville, Maple Lawn Farms and Columbia, Maryland.

Car Tires for Winter
Thoroughbred Transmissions and Auto Care, Inc.
11011 Scaggsville Rd
Laurel, MD 20723

Phone: (301) 317-7886


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Open M-F 7:30 am to 5:30 pm ---- Free shuttle for local customers ---- All mechanics are ASE certified ---- MD State Inspection Station ---- Custom and performance services available ---- Night Key Drop Box for after hours vehicle drop offs ---- Secure vehicle storage ----
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