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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Cheap Parts Don’t Cut It and Warranties Matter
11/29/2019
Cheap Parts Don’t Cut It and Warranties Matter

Cheap Parts Don’t Cut It and Warranties Matter

At Frank May Garage in Akron, OH, we’re in the business of quality. Quality work, quality parts, and quality service keep a business going. Here is a quick rundown on why it’s important to install components that will perform reliably, and keep yo...

Your Diesel's Tire Guide
11/27/2019
Your Diesel's Tire Guide

Your Diesel's Tire Guide

Whether you drive a Ford, Chevy, or Ram diesel truck, your tires are an important aspect of the way your truck performs. At Frank May Garage in Akron, OH, we’re here to keep you in the loop on what type of tires are out there for you, and wh...

What’s That Slipping Feeling?
11/25/2019
What’s That Slipping Feeling?

What’s That Slipping Feeling?

Transmission malfunctions are sometimes hard to pin down and might even go unnoticed. A transmission slip can manifest itself in a lot of different ways because there’s not a universal or consistent way to describe it. The trained technician...

Giving Thanks for Our Customers This Season
11/25/2019
Giving Thanks for Our Customers This Season

Giving Thanks for Our Customers This Season

In the 1600s the Pilgrims celebrated their first successful harvest in Plymouth, also known as the first Thanksgiving. To this day, on the fourth Thursday in November, Americans can be found gathered around a table with turkey and loved ones still...

While you’re busy preparing for another holiday season, don’t let car care take a back seat. Neglected auto care alm...
11/22/2019
Don’t Let Your Car Gobble up Your Hard-Earned Money - Be Car Care Aware

While you’re busy preparing for another holiday season, don’t let car care take a back seat. Neglected auto care almost always means much higher costs down the road in the form of more extensive repairs or lost resale value.

While you’re busy preparing for another holiday season, don’t let car care take a back seat. Neglected auto care almost always means much higher costs down the road in the form of more extensive repairs or lost resale value. The non-profit Car Care Council recommends that you be car care aware t...

Let Us Be Your Engine Specialists
11/22/2019
Let Us Be Your Engine Specialists

Let Us Be Your Engine Specialists

At Frank May Garage in Akron, OH, we specialize in engine maintenance, service, customization, and repair. All of our technicians are equipped with the best equipment and training in the industry to ensure they know exactly what your specific engi...

Bad wheel bearing, how to spot it and what to do
11/20/2019
Bad wheel bearing, how to spot it and what to do

Bad wheel bearing, how to spot it and what to do

Sometimes a bad wheel bearing is obvious, sometimes it’s difficult to diagnose. From Frank May Garage in Akron, OH, here are some symptoms to watch out for, and what to do about a bad wheel bearing....

Out With the Old - Engine Replacement Options for Fleet Vehicles
11/18/2019
Out With the Old - Engine Replacement Options for Fleet Vehicles

Out With the Old - Engine Replacement Options for Fleet Vehicles

Once you’ve determined a vehicle needs to have the engine replaced and is in good enough shape to keep on the team, it’s time to find an engine. Frank May Garage in Akron, OH is here to help you choose the right one. There are a variet...

Own a Ford Truck? New Engine Options Available for You
11/15/2019
Own a Ford Truck? New Engine Options Available for You

Own a Ford Truck? New Engine Options Available for You

At Frank May Garage we offer only the best products to our Akron, OH drivers, that’s why we’re excited to announce the availability of the Ford 6.7L Scorpion Running Complete Diesel Engine from our partner Jasper Engines & Transmis...

How Do I Fix My Manual Transmission Problem?
11/15/2019
How Do I Fix My Manual Transmission Problem?

How Do I Fix My Manual Transmission Problem?

Manual transmissions are generally more reliable than automatic transmissions. They don’t have as many parts, aren’t as complex, and can take a lot more abuse. However, if an issue is allowed to persist, more and more damage to surroun...

Out With the Old - Engine Replacement Options for Fleet Vehicles
11/13/2019
Out With the Old - Engine Replacement Options for Fleet Vehicles

Out With the Old - Engine Replacement Options for Fleet Vehicles

Once you’ve determined a vehicle needs to have the engine replaced and is in good enough shape to keep on the team, it’s time to find an engine. Frank May Garage in Akron, OH is here to help you choose the right one. There are a variet...

Quality Work for Your Quality Vehicle
11/11/2019
Quality Work for Your Quality Vehicle

Quality Work for Your Quality Vehicle

If you drive a Mercedes, Porsche, Subaru, BMW, Jaguar, or other performance and luxury vehicle, you’re a person who appreciates the value of quality. At Frank May Garage, we share that appreciation - that’s why we specialize in quality...

When something goes wrong with your car or if a feature you should know about gets activated, a signal funnels through t...
11/08/2019
The Meanings Behind 15 Symbols On Your Car's Dashboard

When something goes wrong with your car or if a feature you should know about gets activated, a signal funnels through the electrical system and into the dashboard.

When something goes wrong with your car or if a feature you should know about gets activated, a signal funnels through the electrical system and into the dashboard. This illuminates a hieroglyphic, and these cover a wide range of issues—some of which may be serious. Here are the meanings behind 15...

Keep Your Replacement Engine Running
11/08/2019
Keep Your Replacement Engine Running

Keep Your Replacement Engine Running

Once your diesel truck is back on the road, you’ll definitely want to keep it running strong. At Frank May Garage in Akron, OH, we’ve got you covered....

New Engine Options Available for Chevrolet and GMC Vehicles!
11/06/2019
New Engine Options Available for Chevrolet and GMC Vehicles!

New Engine Options Available for Chevrolet and GMC Vehicles!

Here at Frank May Garage in Akron, OH we offer only the best products for our Akron, OH drivers and the new GM Gen V 5.3L GDI engine from our partner Jasper Engines & Transmissions, who is the nation’s leader in remanufactured engines an...

Save Your Engine Before It Quits
11/06/2019
Save Your Engine Before It Quits

Save Your Engine Before It Quits

Fleet cars, vans, and trucks see a lot of wear and tear. If your engine has already called it a day, then it’s obviously case closed - you need a new engine or a new vehicle. However, there are many times when an engine is about to go down, ...

To Our Veterans, We Thank You
11/05/2019
To Our Veterans, We Thank You

To Our Veterans, We Thank You

We just want to take some time to honor and recognize those who have served in our nation's armed forces. At Frank May Garage in Akron we commemorate your bravery today and every day. ...

Protect Your Car from Interior Leaks and Drips
11/04/2019
Protect Your Car from Interior Leaks and Drips

Protect Your Car from Interior Leaks and Drips

Leaks and drips that get the interior of your vehicle wet are definitely an inconvenience. Sitting water promotes rust, bad smells, and can ruin your carpet. Furthermore, the water often seems to come from seemingly nowhere, adding to the frustrat...

Visual and mental attention is key to safe driving, yet many in-vehicle technologies can cause drivers to lose sight and...
11/01/2019
Distracted Driving | AAA Exchange

Visual and mental attention is key to safe driving, yet many in-vehicle technologies can cause drivers to lose sight and focus of the road ahead. Hands-free, voice-command features and other interactive technologies increasingly common in new vehicles may create visual and mental distractions that unintentionally provide motorists with a false sense of security about their safety behind the wheel.

Distracted driving is the act of operating a vehicle without your full attention focused on the physical, mental and psychological demands of driving.

Modern piston design, and what that means for you
11/01/2019
Modern piston design, and what that means for you

Modern piston design, and what that means for you

There’s a good chance you don’t know much about pistons or engine building, which is why you rely on the technicians at Frank May Garage in Akron, OH when your vehicle has a problem. However, there’s some practical information re...

Manual Transmissions Do What?
10/30/2019
Manual Transmissions Do What?

Manual Transmissions Do What?

Just because manual transmissions aren’t as common these days as they used to be, there are still many out there, and at Frank May Garage in Akron, OH, our certified technicians know how to keep them running at their best....

What Does That Check Engine Light Mean?
10/28/2019
What Does That Check Engine Light Mean?

What Does That Check Engine Light Mean?

It’s a busy morning, you’ve finally gotten everyone where they need to be and you’re just pulling into the parking lot at work when your dash light starts glaring at you. Your check engine light shines bright, but you have no ide...

Safety is Our Top Priority this Halloween
10/28/2019
Safety is Our Top Priority this Halloween

Safety is Our Top Priority this Halloween

At Frank May Garage we are always looking out for the safety of our community and children. As Halloween is quickly approaching, we want to remind Akron, OH drivers of some helpful tips that will help you to navigate through the sea of trick-or-tr...

Help protect trick-or-treaters by following these driving safety tips on Halloween, or on the night your community hosts...
10/25/2019
Halloween driving safety tips | Life Lanes

Help protect trick-or-treaters by following these driving safety tips on Halloween, or on the night your community hosts Halloween activities.

Driving during trick-or-treat time At a glance: Help protect trick-or-treaters by following these driving safety tips on Halloween, or on the night your

When was the last time you changed your oil?
10/25/2019
When was the last time you changed your oil?

When was the last time you changed your oil?

At Frank May Garage in Akron, OH, our priority is keeping your car or SUV in the best possible condition, for as long as possible. If you drive a BMW, Audi, Porsche, Subaru, Land Rover, or other luxury or performance vehicle, you want to keep it g...

Quality Work or Quality Product - You Can Have Both
10/23/2019
Quality Work or Quality Product - You Can Have Both

Quality Work or Quality Product - You Can Have Both

Once you’ve settled on an engine, the last thing you want to do is cut corners on the final steps. At Frank May Garage in Akron, OH, we understand the importance of your investment....

What Parts Operate A Turbocharger?
10/21/2019
What Parts Operate A Turbocharger?

What Parts Operate A Turbocharger?

Turbochargers are intricate and precise components, but not all that complicated or difficult to understand. By knowing the parts of your car’s turbocharger and its functions, you’ll have a much better idea of how one works. Frank May ...

Often, we don’t think about what we need in an emergency situation until we’re in one. Whether you have a flat tire ...
10/18/2019
Car emergency tools | Life Lanes

Often, we don’t think about what we need in an emergency situation until we’re in one. Whether you have a flat tire or another roadside emergency, you should have the following items in your car.

Often, we don't think about what we need in an emergency situation until we're in one. Whether you have a flat tire or another roadside emergency, you

How do you jump start your car?
10/18/2019
How do you jump start your car?

How do you jump start your car?

If you drive a luxury or performance vehicle, you’re an owner of a reliable machine. Still, occasionally problems do arise. On vehicles like these, with so many electronics, a dead battery is a common issue. At Frank May Garage we want ...

Transmission Slips Could Slide You Right Off The Road
10/16/2019
Transmission Slips Could Slide You Right Off The Road

Transmission Slips Could Slide You Right Off The Road

You’ve likely encountered someone talking about their car or truck transmission "slipping”. What does that mean, why does it do it, and where do you go from here? At Frank May Garage in Akron, OH, our trained staff has the answers...

What To Do When Your Exhaust System is Exhausted
10/14/2019
What To Do When Your Exhaust System is Exhausted

What To Do When Your Exhaust System is Exhausted

Whether you drive a Duramax, Cummins, or Powerstroke diesel pickup, you have an exhaust system that is prone to failure. When you have a leak that needs attention, Frank May Garage in Akron, OH can help....

What do you have in common with Columbus?
10/14/2019
What do you have in common with Columbus?

What do you have in common with Columbus?

Columbus day is a day that commemorates a time when the Americas were first discovered. Christopher Columbus is credited with going on a voyage and discovering the New World, or the Americas....

Here are a few tips on how to deal with aggressive drivers, plus helpful hints to reduce your own stress while driving.
10/11/2019
Dealing with aggressive drivers | Life Lanes

Here are a few tips on how to deal with aggressive drivers, plus helpful hints to reduce your own stress while driving.

Here are a few tips on how to deal with aggressive drivers, plus helpful hints to reduce your own stress while driving. Protect yourself If you are

Don't Let Your Fleet Engine Fail You
10/11/2019
Don't Let Your Fleet Engine Fail You

Don't Let Your Fleet Engine Fail You

Your fleet or commercial vehicles are heavy duty machines that see a lot of wear and tear. When your engine mounts begin to fail, sometimes it feels like the whole vehicle is falling apart. Get your vehicle back into shape with the professional te...

Specifications of your vehicle for reliable performance
10/09/2019
Specifications of your vehicle for reliable performance

Specifications of your vehicle for reliable performance

If you drive a performance or luxury vehicle, you know that your precision engineered equipment demands precision tuning. At Frank May Garage in Akron, OH, we specialize in high-end imports and performance vehicles and keeping them up to par....

October is Fall Car Care Month, the ideal time of the year to pay special attention to that vehicle you depend on so muc...
10/04/2019
Motorists Can Celebrate Fall Car Care Month in Three Easy Steps - Be Car Care Aware

October is Fall Car Care Month, the ideal time of the year to pay special attention to that vehicle you depend on so much to get you where you are going, says the Car Care Council.

October is Fall Car Care Month, the ideal time of the year to pay special attention to that vehicle you depend on so much to get you where you are going, says the Car Care Council. “Celebrating Fall Car Care Month with some basic service is as easy as one, two, three and it doesn’t READ MORE »

Undercoating Your Truck - Why is it a Good Idea?
10/04/2019
Undercoating Your Truck - Why is it a Good Idea?

Undercoating Your Truck - Why is it a Good Idea?

At Frank May Garage in Akron, OH, we’re all for additions that make your trucks last longer and work better. Here’s some info on the benefits of undercoating, and why you might want to consider it for your truck....

New Engine or New Car - Weighing Out Your Options
10/02/2019
New Engine or New Car - Weighing Out Your Options

New Engine or New Car - Weighing Out Your Options

You’ve determined it’s time to get rid of the engine you have, along with all of its issues. You’re probably considering getting something new altogether, and you’re tired of this one giving you issues. Frank May Garage in ...

Balancing, mounting, and what you need to know about both.
09/30/2019
Balancing, mounting, and what you need to know about both.

Balancing, mounting, and what you need to know about both.

There are a few things that matter when mounting new tires on your vehicle. First, you want it done right. Second, you want it done fast. For both, Frank May Garage in Akron, OH has you covered....

“Car smells are a clear indicator that’s something wrong,” says Trotta. “So you never want to ignore a strange s...
09/27/2019
What’s That Smell Coming From My Car’s Engine?

“Car smells are a clear indicator that’s something wrong,” says Trotta. “So you never want to ignore a strange smell when you’re driving.” Here are some of the most common car odors, she says, and what to do if you pick up their scent.

If you get a whiff of any of these scents under the hood, it’s wise to take action.

Towing with your diesel pickup
09/27/2019
Towing with your diesel pickup

Towing with your diesel pickup

Is your truck used for towing? Whether you’re looking to upgrade your current setup or rig up something new, our technicians have you covered. Here’s some useful information on towing equipment, from Frank May Garage in Akron, OH....

Why is my ABS light on?
09/25/2019
Why is my ABS light on?

Why is my ABS light on?

If you drive a Porsche, BMW, Mercedes, Subaru, Land Rover, or other luxury or performance vehicle, you’re no stranger to the bells and whistles of the modern automobile. For the past couple of decades, these cars have nearly all been equippe...

Potholes Can Cause Holes in Your Vehicle!
09/23/2019
Potholes Can Cause Holes in Your Vehicle!

Potholes Can Cause Holes in Your Vehicle!

Don’t you hate it when potholes sneak up on you? There is a lot of money being spent on vehicle damage due to potholes. Do you know what parts of your car could receive the most damage....

Fall is a time for hay rides, leaf peeping and pumpkin picking. It's also a time when road and weather conditions make g...
09/23/2019
7 Fall Driving Safety Tips

Fall is a time for hay rides, leaf peeping and pumpkin picking. It's also a time when road and weather conditions make getting there a little tougher. Stay safe on the road this season with these smart driving tips.

Fall driving can be tricky due to changing weather, wet leaves, wet roads and shorter days. Here are some tips on how to drive safely.

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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

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(330) 784-0491

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