Frank May Garage

Frank May Garage Whether you need an engine repair or a brake inspection, bring your vehicle to Frank May Garage for prompt, courteous service and reasonable rates.

"EXCELLENT WORK AT A FAIR PRICE” Specializing in American & Foreign made Automobiles and Light Trucks. Frank May Garage understands it’s difficult to find affordable auto service you can trust, so we work extra hard to offer you fair and dependable mechanical work along with a wide variety of additional services. Whether you need an engine repair or a brake inspection, bring your vehicle to Frank May Garage for prompt, courteous service and reasonable rates. We’ve been family-owned and -operated for over 70 years. Frank May Garage commits to our customers and always strives to maintain an outstanding level of customer service and technical excellence for your personal vehicle or Light & Medium duty Commercial Truck Fleet. For all of your automotive needs we hope you choose Frank May Garage in Akron, OH to keep you on the road. Service offered with respect and a smile!

Mission: We’ve been family-owned and -operated for over 65 years. Frank May Garage commits to our customers and always strives to maintain an outstanding level of customer service and technical excellence.

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No A/C? I wonder why?
05/13/2019
No A/C? I wonder why?

No A/C? I wonder why?

No Cold Air?   This looks like a really clogged up home A/C filter right?  It's an evaporator that on a vehicle is meant to allow air to flow through it and cool down your vehicle's A/C unit allowing it to work properly.&nbs...

What did they hit? Does it pull a little to the left?
05/13/2019
What did they hit? Does it pull a little to the left?

What did they hit? Does it pull a little to the left?

Simple service visits can discover all kinds of things you would think are obvious but we simply get in and drive!  If the lights come on and the car starts....No Problem.  Then we see things like this here at Frank May Garage in Akron&n...

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05/10/2019
How to Save Money at the Gas Pump

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Even though prices are expected to rise significantly, you can still find ways to save money on gas using these tips from Consumer Reports.

Having the proper tire pressure is a crucial safety issue. Next, to the brakes, the tires are the most important safety ...
04/26/2019
Service Your Car

Having the proper tire pressure is a crucial safety issue. Next, to the brakes, the tires are the most important safety devices on your car.

If you have no known problems with your tires, check your vehicle's tire pressure seasonally or before you head off on a road trip.

If you're planning on traveling this weekend, you'll be headed into a kind of perfect storm: Good Friday, the start of P...
04/19/2019
How to Prepare for Travel Delays This Holiday Weekend

If you're planning on traveling this weekend, you'll be headed into a kind of perfect storm: Good Friday, the start of Passover and spring break are all converging to make for clogged roads, busy airports, and overcrowded train stations.

This year Easter, Passover and spring break are the same weekend. Here are some tips that can help you avoid delays on the ground or in the air.

Mackinac Island feels stuck in the 19th century, but in a good way. From Chi-town, stick to Michigan’s Gold Coast, whe...
04/12/2019
10 Road Trips You Can Take in a Week

Mackinac Island feels stuck in the 19th century, but in a good way. From Chi-town, stick to Michigan’s Gold Coast, where you’ll find rolling hills, farm stands, sand dunes and vineyards. After crossing into Michigan, stop for lunch at Charlie's Piggin N' Grinnin' (the name alone) in Benton Harbor. Sated, keep chugging toward Holland, best known for its tulips. (This year’s Tulip Time Festival is May 4-12.)

We've planned 10 week-long road trips with routes, must-stops and where to stay along the way.

Let us build a fleet service program that works for you!
04/10/2019
Let us build a fleet service program that works for you!

Let us build a fleet service program that works for you!

While most fleet vehicles are chosen for their reliability, low maintenance, and durability, sometimes maintaining several of them at a time can become overwhelming. Just keeping up with the maintenance schedule alone is a task and then to ensure ...

Problems with your engine & worried about what to do?
04/10/2019
Problems with your engine & worried about what to do?

Problems with your engine & worried about what to do?

If your car, truck or SUV is experiencing engine issues and you are concerned about having to purchase a new vehicle, the technicians at Frank May Garage in Akron have an answer that will save you money and help you maintain the value of your vehi...

What Is An ASE Certified Technician?
04/09/2019
What Is An ASE Certified Technician?

What Is An ASE Certified Technician?

At Frank May Garage in Akron, OH, we understand the importance of doing things right. That’s why we are in the business of hiring ASE certified technicians. After all, your car, truck or SUV is only as good as the quality of service it recei...

Overdue for an oil change or a brake inspection? Whatever the service, by postponing necessary maintenance, you may be c...
04/05/2019
Putting Off Car Care? Stop Stalling - Be Car Care Aware

Overdue for an oil change or a brake inspection? Whatever the service, by postponing necessary maintenance, you may be causing extensive damage to your vehicle and increasing the chance of a breakdown. With National Car Care Month in April upon us, the non-profit Car Care Council suggests you stop stalling and get your vehicle serviced today.

Overdue for an oil change or a brake inspection? Whatever the service, by postponing necessary maintenance, you may be causing extensive damage to your vehicle and increasing the chance of a breakdown. With National Car Care Month in April upon us, the non-profit Car Care Council suggests you stop s...

Airbags
04/04/2019
Airbags

Airbags

Airbags are an extremely common feature on modern cars, trucks and SUVs - and typically there are several of them in any given vehicle. Fortunately, most of the time we forget they are even there. Here’s a shout out to the airbag, from Frank...

Quality Work
04/02/2019
Quality Work

Quality Work

Whether you drive a beat-up Ford Festiva or a brand-new Mercedes, quality work matters. At Frank May Garage in Akron, OH, we are the best at what we do - here’s why it makes a difference, no matter what type of car, truck, or SUV you drive....

Why Do Cars Break Down?
03/31/2019
Why Do Cars Break Down?

Why Do Cars Break Down?

Cars have feelings too. Not really, but you do have to take care of them like they do. Here’s why cars break down, from Frank May Garage in Akron, OH....

Historic Concept Cars, Part I: Yesteryear’s Cars of Tomorrow - Historic Vehicle Association (HVA)
03/29/2019
Historic Concept Cars, Part I: Yesteryear’s Cars of Tomorrow - Historic Vehicle Association (HVA)

Historic Concept Cars, Part I: Yesteryear’s Cars of Tomorrow - Historic Vehicle Association (HVA)

Over the years, automakers have used concept cars to prototype styling innovations, new technology and futuristic safety features. With a new lineup of concept vehicles about to take the stage at auto shows around the world, now’s a great time to look back at some of history’s more memorable dre...

Radial Tires, What Are They?
03/28/2019
Radial Tires, What Are They?

Radial Tires, What Are They?

When you see tires advertised, you’ll often see the word “radial” attached to it. What does this mean, and where did radial tires originate? Frank May Garage in Akron, OH is here, with answers to questions you weren’t even ...

03/26/2019
Electric Cars

Electric Cars

At Frank May Garage in Akron, OH, we enjoy providing you with useful knowledge that pertains to the ownership and maintenance of your car, truck, or SUV. With that in mind, here’s a brief, but interesting look at the history of electric cars...

Should You Buy New, or Fix What You Have?
03/25/2019
Should You Buy New, or Fix What You Have?

Should You Buy New, or Fix What You Have?

Your car, truck, or SUV has seen better days. Should you fix the existing problems, or trade it in for something new? Frank May Garage in Akron, OH is here to help you decide....

Millions of Americans recognize that dogs are wonderful companions and often bring their favorite furry friend along on ...
03/22/2019
Pet Passenger Safety | AAA Exchange

Millions of Americans recognize that dogs are wonderful companions and often bring their favorite furry friend along on road trips, day trips and day-to-day errands. However, in a vehicle, this can mean added distractions for the driver and added dangers for all passengers, including pets.

Keep your pets safe while driving with these tips from AAA.

If Your Car Were Ice Cream, What Flavor Would It Be?
03/21/2019
If Your Car Were Ice Cream, What Flavor Would It Be?

If Your Car Were Ice Cream, What Flavor Would It Be?

Hopefully you didn’t click this expecting an answer - because cars are cars, not ice cream. Besides, even if there was a car flavored ice cream, it undoubtedly would be hazardous and not fit for human consumption....

9/10 doctors recommend…
03/21/2019
9/10 doctors recommend…

9/10 doctors recommend…

We’re not really doctors. At least not for people. But when it comes to fixing cars, 9/10 recommend having your car, truck, or SUV professionally serviced to keep it on the road longer. At Frank May Garage in Akron, OH, we’ve got your ...

What Is This, 1850?
03/18/2019
What Is This, 1850?

What Is This, 1850?

At Frank May Garage in Akron, OH, our goal is to make sure your car, truck, or SUV is the best vehicle it can be. Technology is a big part of that; sure, too much tech can be annoying, but sometimes it just makes sense....

Do You Need New Wiper Blades?
03/17/2019
Do You Need New Wiper Blades?

Do You Need New Wiper Blades?

Winter is coming to an end, and the season of rain is almost upon us. It’s time to ask yourself; do you need new wiper blades? Frank May Garage in Akron, OH is here to help....

Spring Is Coming - Get Your AC In Shape!
03/16/2019
Spring Is Coming - Get Your AC In Shape!

Spring Is Coming - Get Your AC In Shape!

No matter what type of car, truck, or SUV you drive, it’s almost time to switch over from heat to air conditioning. Your A/C probably hasn’t seen much use this winter, and is ready for a refresh and maintenance. At Frank May Garage in ...

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03/11/2019
COUPONS - Frank May Garage | Akron, OH

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Specializing in American-made & Foreign autos for all major and minor repairs. Brakes, Diagnostics, Injectors, Electrical, Tires, JASPER Engines & Transmissions.

03/08/2019
Hit a Pothole? Look for These Warning Signs - Be Car Care Aware

Hitting a pothole with your car can do a real number on tires, wheels, steering and suspension, and alignment.

Hitting a pothole with your car can do a real number on tires, wheels, steering and suspension, and alignment. The non-profit Car Care Council urges motorists to watch for three warning signs to help determine if hitting a pothole has damaged their vehicle. Loss of control, swaying when making routi...

Jasper has released a new GM remanufactured product line!
03/07/2019
Jasper has released a new GM remanufactured product line!

Jasper has released a new GM remanufactured product line!

Do you own a Buick LaCrosse or Enclave? What about a Chevrolet Traverse or Camaro? Owners of these vehicles as well as Cadillac CTS and GMC Acadia are in for a treat! Jasper has announced that they have expanded the availability of its remanufactu...

What Does Your Car Say About Your Personality?
03/07/2019
What Does Your Car Say About Your Personality?

What Does Your Car Say About Your Personality?

At Frank May Garage in Akron, OH, we are not only expert technicians - we also like to ask hard hitting questions that matter. What does your car, truck, or SUV say about your personality?...

ECU Reprogramming
03/06/2019
ECU Reprogramming

ECU Reprogramming

At Frank May Garage in Akron, OH, we understand the importance of being on top of the latest in automotive technology. That’s why we invest heavily in top notch diagnostic and programming equipment, and why we have technicians that know how ...

If You Have To Turn The Key More Than Once - You Have A Problem
03/01/2019
If You Have To Turn The Key More Than Once - You Have A Problem

If You Have To Turn The Key More Than Once - You Have A Problem

At Frank May Garage in Akron, OH, we’re all about catching problems before they become bigger ones. If your car, truck, or SUV doesn’t start the first time you turn the key, every time, you’ve got a problem....

Scraping Or Grinding Sound When You Hit The Brakes? Get It Fixed!
02/28/2019
Scraping Or Grinding Sound When You Hit The Brakes? Get It Fixed!

Scraping Or Grinding Sound When You Hit The Brakes? Get It Fixed!

One of the more annoying issues a car, truck, or SUV will develop is a grinding or scraping sound when you hit the brakes. What is it, and how do you make it stop? Frank May Garage in Akron, OH has the answer....

Checking Your Fluid Levels - How 3 Minutes Once A Month Can Save Your Vehicle
02/26/2019
Checking Your Fluid Levels - How 3 Minutes Once A Month Can Save Your Vehicle

Checking Your Fluid Levels - How 3 Minutes Once A Month Can Save Your Vehicle

At Frank May Garage in Akron, OH, we know how easy it is to overlook vehicle maintenance, when everything is working like it should - we also know firsthand the toll neglected maintenance takes on a vehicle. Here’s an easy thing you can do y...

Throwing Codes? We Can Help!
02/26/2019
Throwing Codes? We Can Help!

Throwing Codes? We Can Help!

Sometimes, it seems like modern automobiles are focused mainly on generating trouble codes that keep you awake at night. At Frank May Garage in Akron, OH, we’re here to put your mind at ease....

Less Than Obvious Signs That You Need New Tires
02/21/2019
Less Than Obvious Signs That You Need New Tires

Less Than Obvious Signs That You Need New Tires

No matter what type of car, truck, or SUV you drive, your tires are important. You probably know it’s time for a new set when the tread gets low - but how do you know if something else is wrong? Frank May Garage in Akron, OH explains....

When Was The Last Time You Got Your Oil Changed?
02/19/2019
When Was The Last Time You Got Your Oil Changed?

When Was The Last Time You Got Your Oil Changed?

At Frank May Garage in Akron, OH, we do our best to keep you on the road. A huge part of that is vehicle maintenance; when was the last time you changed your oil?...

The Old Gray Mare, She Ain’t What She Used To Be
02/19/2019
The Old Gray Mare, She Ain’t What She Used To Be

The Old Gray Mare, She Ain’t What She Used To Be

Horses die. Cars don’t have to. At Frank May Garage in Akron, OH, we don’t know that much about equine sciences - but we do know a lot about your car, truck, or SUV....

Is It Time To Replace Your Engine?
02/14/2019
Is It Time To Replace Your Engine?

Is It Time To Replace Your Engine?

At Frank May Garage in Akron, OH, we know replacing an entire engine can be a tough call to make - that’s why we’re here to help you make an expert decision on the matter....

Flat Tire? Here’s What To Do
02/12/2019
Flat Tire? Here’s What To Do

Flat Tire? Here’s What To Do

At some point, you’re gonna get a flat tire. It’s just a hazard of driving. At Frank May Garage in Akron, OH, we like to do what we can to keep you and your car ready for anything. Here’s what you should do....

How To Jump Start A Car
02/12/2019
How To Jump Start A Car

How To Jump Start A Car

At some point or another, we’ve pretty much all dealt with a dead car battery. There’s a good chance you already know how to jump start your car - if not, don’t worry! Here’s everything you need to know, from Frank May Gara...

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02/08/2019
How to Avoid Common Car-Seat Installation Mistakes

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Consumer Reports shows you how to avoid some of the most common car-seat installation mistakes and offers advice on how to fix a potentially dangerous issue.

Why Your Car Squeals When You Start It
02/07/2019
Why Your Car Squeals When You Start It

Why Your Car Squeals When You Start It

One of the most annoying sounds known to man is a loud squeal every time you start your car, truck, or SUV. What causes this, and what can you do to fix it? Frank May Garage in Akron, OH has the answer....

What Temperature Does Gasoline Freeze At?
02/05/2019
What Temperature Does Gasoline Freeze At?

What Temperature Does Gasoline Freeze At?

As cold weather grips much of the country, there’s a good chance you’ll either have to live with it or travel through it at some point this winter. You may have never considered the freezing point of gasoline as an issue, but should yo...

Why Is My ABS Light On?
02/05/2019
Why Is My ABS Light On?

Why Is My ABS Light On?

At Frank May Garage in Akron, OH, we see our fair share of warning lights and dashboard notifications. If your ABS light is illuminated, here’s what you need to know. ...

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02/01/2019
How to Get the Most Out of Your Car's Heater

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Winter is here, so it's time to understand how to maximize your car's heater to keep you comfortable and safe. Consumer Reports explains.

Address

225 S. Seiberling St
Akron, OH
44306

Opening Hours

Monday 07:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 07:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 07:00 - 17:00
Thursday 07:00 - 17:00
Friday 07:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(330) 784-0491

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