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About Lockett’s Auto Care

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With a legacy spanning over 40 years, Lockett’s Auto Care is a family-owned institution that has faithfully served three generations of Catonsville, Maryland residents. As a full-service auto repair shop, we handle everything from routine oil changes to complex engine repairs and transmission rebuilds, catering to an extensive range of car makes and models. 

Our expertise shines in electronic diagnostics—a service many other auto shops in Catonsville trust us to perform for them. We’re adept at providing accurate front-end estimates and efficiently ordering the necessary parts, all while delivering top-notch customer service. 

When you’re in a pinch and require same-day repairs, we’re here to provide dealership-quality work at a fraction of the cost. Plus, with a two-year warranty on all our services, you can rest assured that we get it right the first time. At Lockett’s Auto Care, we don’t just fix vehicles—we build lasting relationships through unwavering commitment to quality and affordability.

Our Services

Lockett’s Auto Care in Catonsville, Maryland is your one-stop solution for a comprehensive spectrum of automotive services, catering to virtually all makes and models of vehicles. Our routine tune-up and inspection services encompass thorough exhaust emissions analysis, precise adjustment of ignition timing and idle speed control as needed, and replacement of spark plugs. 

Going beyond the basic, we conduct an exhaustive maintenance inspection to identify any other required services. Our skilled team of technicians then provide personalized recommendations, taking into consideration factors such as vehicle wear, mileage, and manufacturer guidelines.

Our most sought-after services include:

Air Condition Repair and Maintenance

    • Given the unpredictable weather fluctuations we experience today, it’s paramount to have a dependable air conditioning system in your vehicle. The intricacies of automotive air conditioning can be complex, but at Lockett’s Auto Care in Catonsville, Maryland, we adhere to all federal standards and ensure you’re well-informed about your vehicle’s short-term and long-term needs. Our highly skilled technicians are committed to:
  • Analyze complete system performance and check for leaks
  • Recover the contained refrigerants
  • Recycle those refrigerants, restoring the system to peak performance
  • Pressure test the system to assure that it is efficiently providing maximum comfort

Oil Change

One of the most essential and frequently required automotive services is regular oil changes. Ensuring your vehicle is well-lubricated is critical to its performance; neglecting this can lead to a decline in vehicle efficiency and, in the long run, engine breakdown. At Lockett’s Auto Care in Catonsville, Maryland, we recommend changing your oil every three months or every 3,000 miles, whichever occurs first. The oil change services we provide include:

  • Up to 5 quarts of oil
  • New oil filter
  • Chassis lubrication
  • Checking and filling power steering fluid, transmission fluid, differential fluid, and brake fluid
    Inspecting belts, hoses, air filter, and breather elements
  • Checking coolant
  • A comprehensive maintenance inspection


The safety of any vehicle is directly linked to the quality and condition of its brakes. Ensuring reliable stopping power is paramount for the safety of you and your family. At Lockett’s Auto Care in Catonsville, Maryland, we provide quick yet thorough brake inspections. If we identify that your vehicle requires brake servicing, our expert technicians are equipped to:

  • Replace worn pads and linings
  • Turn rotors/drums
  • Bleed and adjust system
  • Re-pack wheel bearing
  • Recondition or replace calipers and wheel cylinders
  • Recondition or replace the master cylinder
  • Complete Anti-lock Brake
  • System (ABS) service

Schedule an Appointment With Lockett’s Auto Care

Our team is ready to help you get the most out of your vehicle. Whatever issue you are facing, you can trust us to give you an honest, thorough assessment with the fairest pricing around. Don’t put off routine maintenance. Reach out to us today at 410.744.4328.