This 2005 Subaru Forester was brought to Danny’s Fitzway by a customer who had just moved into Maryland. Maryland’s state inspection is an examination of your vehicle for safety concerns and is required to register a vehicle in Maryland. Typically is takes our ASE certified mechanic between 1 and 2 hours to fully complete the…

Your MD state inspection includes your drive axle. How often do you think about your Subaru’s steering system? Have you heard any cracks or popping noises when turning or accelerating? In the case of this Forester, the protective rubber boot around the drive axle had torn, allowing the lubricating grease within to leave the steering…

Did you know that your vehicle’s braking system is part of a Maryland State Inspection in Frederick Maryland? During the inspection, our ASE certified mechanics examine your vehicle for safety concerns. In the case of this Subaru, the brake lines have become damaged due to routine wear, creating a potential safety hazard if they began…

How often do you look at the owner’s manual of your daily driver? If you are like most car, truck, or SUV owners, you might read through it shortly after getting the vehicle and then typically twice per year to see how to reset or update the clock for either spring forward or fall back. …

Did you know that part of every Level 1 Fitzway Courtesy Check is visually checking your car, truck, or suv’s exhaust when we have it up on the lift? When we are looking at the undercarriage of your vehicle we are checking for signs of wear, corrosion, damage from road debris, or other problems that…

How often do you wonder about how your daily driver or weekend warrior vehicle handles? When your vehicle’s tires are not balanced they interact with the  road surface differently, and can create a noticeable bounce or vibration that you feel when driving at certain speeds. With every new tire that we install we utilize a…

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