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Why Choose an ASE Certified Mechanic

The ASE-certified professionals at Ourisman Mitsubishi Laurel in Laurel, MD want you to understand more about this designation so that you can make the best decision for your vehicle maintenance needs. ASE is an acronym for the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence. 

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How to Avoid the Dangers of Hydroplaning

When our tires encounter more surface water than they can disperse while in motion we run the risk of hydroplaning. This is when the pressure from the front of the wheel forces water under the tire causing separation between the rubber and the road. As a result, we can completely lose traction resulting in the loss of steering, braking and power control. When Laurel drivers find themselves out in the rain they should know how to avoid this dangerous problem.

Make use of Ourisman Mitsubishi Laurel and what they offer you in terms of tire care. Ensure you have regular…

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Why and How to Prevent Salt Corrosion on Your Vehicle in Laurel

Salt is a popular road de-icer because it is easy to find and fairly cheap. While your vehicle may appreciate the extra traction, it does not appreciate the effect that salt can have on paint and metal. Not only can it ruin your paint, but it can actually impact the drivability of your car if you are not careful.

Keep your eye on the forecast and temperature. Plan for the best times to wash your vehicle. Ideally, you will be doing it at least once every ten days. Doing it earlier enough in the day that it has time to…

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Why are Differentials Important?

The engineering brilliance in an automobile performs many essential functions without calling any attention. When making a turn, the differential system contributes to the performance. It does so by letting the wheels spin at different speeds. While car owners might not know the precise details about how a differential works, they must still take steps to care for the system.

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The Most Important Things to Know About Charging a Car Battery

If you have a car, eventually, you'll come across a situation where you have to recharge the battery. Whether you left the dome light on in the car or just have a battery that's too old, you'll probably have to jumpstart the car at some point in your life. If this is something you dread because you don't even know where you would start...

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Get a Winter-Ready Vehicle with New Wiper Blades

At Ourisman Mitsubishi Laurel, we know that driving through snow and over ice is hard when you're out of practice. It's even more challenging in a poorly equipped car or SUV. Installing winter wiper blades is a fast and easy way to make your set of wheels ready for anything the winter months have in store.

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Car Detailing Secrets of the Pros

Here at OURISMAN MITSUBISHI LAUREL we know how important it is to regularly detail your car. Drivers in Laurel, MD might find these car detailing tips useful. All of them are used by professional detailers to get the job done right.

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Winter Tires or All-Season Tires - What's the Difference?

There are many benefits to having good tires on your car, but even more important is having the right kind of tires on your car. The biggest dilemma for drivers is choosing between all-season tires and winter tires. You would think that their names tell it all. Winter tires should be used in the winter while all-season tires can be used any time. While there is some truth to that, there is a lot more to it than that.

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When to Have Brakes Repaired or Replaced

Brake service for your vehicle is not something that you should put off. It is important to have your brakes inspected and serviced regularly to make sure that you are able to stop when you need to.

A major sign that your brakes are in need of inspection is when you notice a spongy feeling when trying to press on the brake pedal. 

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