about us

  • Linhard's Auto Repair is a complete auto repair facility and 24-7 towing service, family owned and operated by Kathy Linhard.
    Linhard's Auto Repair has a nine-bay repair shop with ASE Certified Master Technicians, ASE Certified Service Manager, Maryland State Inspectors and ASE Certified Light Duty Truck Technicians. The company does towing for independent auto shops, new car dealerships, as well as accident towing. Linhard's also moves equipment, sheds, building materials and anything that fits on its trucks. Linhard's Auto Repair is a member of the Washington, Maryland, Delaware Service Station and Repair Association (M.D.A.), Towing and Recovery Professionals of Maryland (T.R.P.M.) and Towing and Recovery Association of America (T.R.A.A.).

  • History
    Founded in 1978, Linhard's began with one truck and a single driver operating out of a home garage. Kathy Linhard is now the proud owner of a growing business with six tow trucks, six drivers, and four mechanics. Linhard's is a locally valued business, known for fair prices and top-notch customer service, offering both towing and auto repair.

  • Employees
    General Manager: Jay Gorelick has been with Linhard's since 1984, beginning his career as a company tow truck operator. When Linhard's Towing and Auto Repair officially opened shop in 1998, Jay became the service manager and go-to-guy for towing and auto repair. He is now the General Manager, responsible for supervising employees, towing service, repair shop operation, and the storage yard. He holds a Class A CDL license and is a Maryland State Inspector with ASE Mastertech certification.
    Service Advisor: Art Christensen joined Linhard's in 2014 with 45 years of experience in the automotive industry already under his belt. As the liaison between customers and the shop, Art ensures everything runs smoothly with customer concerns, appointments, part orders, and repair work. He also handles all estimates, calculating a fair price based on labor, time, and parts needed.
    Our mechanics have more than 125 years of experience in repairing your trust and your vehicle.

  • Community Service
    Linhard's Auto Repair is committed to serving and being part of the community. The company proudly sponsors the following organizations: Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, Toys for Tots, Hereford 4th of July Parade, Hereford High School, ARC Landscaping, Saint John's Country Day, Richcroft Inc.