HOLLINSWOOD AUTO AND TRUCK


410-385-8600 OFFICE    410-385-2864 FAX

2840 Annapolis Road Baltimore, MD 21230

ShannonW@hollinswoodautoandtruck.com

410-385-8600 office      410-385-2864 fax

2840 Annapolis Road Baltimore MD, 21230

​​ShannonW@hollinswoodautoandtruck.com

properly because that is what helps your vehicle react to bumps in the road by absorbing the energy and helping to prevent damage to your vehicle's undercarriage and body.  If your suspension components are damaged or worn out, your vehicle may not respond properly and safely to flaws in the road. If you notice loss of control or strange unexpected noises in your vehicle let the experts at Hollinswood Auto and Truck inspect your suspension system. 


As we all know the steering system helps us direct our vehicle in the directions we want to go. As with the suspension, your steering components should also be inspected regularly. You can also keep your steering system performing at it's optimum level by maintaining the power steering fluid. The fluid is needed to help lubricate and transmit pressure in the power steering system. If you notice that your vehicle is pulling to a certain side or you notice noise or vibration when turning the steering wheel you may need to replace your power steering fluid or need a repair in the steering system.

Your vehicle's steering and suspension system keeps you safe by controlling the vehicle's control of ride and handling. Part of the steering and suspension maintenance includes getting those things checked regularly. As your vehicle ages the parts within the steering and suspension wear out and may require replacement.


It is important to have your suspension system working 

ENGINE MAINTENANCE:

A common cause for vehicle breakdowns is a cooling system failure. To prevent breakdowns and costly repairs, regular preventive maintenance on your your cooling system is a must. Engine coolant is very important in both the heating and cooling performance of your vehicle as it protects and supports the entire system. Over time the coolant's properties can break down and become contaminated causing clogging and overheating. Most vehicle manufacturers recommend changing the coolant on a regular basis and should also be checked with every oil change service. With a coolant service from Hollinswood Auto and Truck, our technicians will thoroughly clean the entire system and replace your engine coolant. This service will keep your car road ready by extending the life of your radiator and preventing rust and corrosion in your cooling system, which will maintain the proper heating and cooling of your engine. 

HEATING AND COOLING:

FUEL SYSTEMS:

​​​improve airflow and enhance combustion.  With these benefits your vehicle will be Road Ready with better fuel efficiency, reduced emissions and fewer driveability issues.

One of the most common reasons for loss of fuel economy is a dirty fuel system. A clogged and dirty fuel system can also cause other major problems to your vehicle such as engine malfunction, hard stops, and poor performance.  Attending to your vehicle's full system with preventive maintenance can help to prevent these failures.


Hollinswood Auto and Truck offers a Fuel System Service that can clean and unclog accumulated carbon deposits and other fuel residue from the fuel injection system and other components. This service also includes replacing your fuel filter. A clean fuel filter will improve fuel flow to the fuel pump helping to extend its life. The fuel system service can increase fuel flow, 

Being attentive to your engine maintenance is one of the most important ways to protect your vehicle and be sure it is kept in road ready condition. 

Many of today's automobiles are built to last their owners at least 200,000 miles, that is if the vehicle is properly maintained. Proper maintenance goes beyond regular oil changes, and includes maintaining all of your fluids, replacing worn out parts and engine maintenance. The best way to preserve your engine is to get the vehicle fully inspected for items such as worn out spark plugs, needed replacement your timing belt or low battery. Our recommendation for engine preventive maintenance is to bring your vehicle to Hollinswood Auto and Truck for an expert tune-up service.


Hollinswood Auto and Truck tune-up service includes:

  • Replacement of spark plugs
  • Adjusting ignition timing, as required 
  • Visually check idle speed, as required
  • Visually check emission related devices
  • Visually inspect plug wires
  • Visually inspect distributor cap and rotor when accessible 
  • Access computer for trouble codes
  • Perform engine maintenance check


​STEERING AND SUSPENSION: