David's Garage

David's Garage Your hometown garage, we've been maintaining and repairing cars at the same Akron location for nearly 25 years. Our professional mechanics are experts on both import and domestic models.
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Keep your car safe and road ready with David's Garage Welcome to David's Garage! Honest Service is Our Guarantee! Since 1981, David’s Garage, Inc. has offered auto repair to Akron, OH and surrounding areas. As a NAPA AutoCare Center, David’s provides honest services and fair prices to all makes and models, no matter what type of auto repair they need. Our ASE Certified Technicians have been fixing cars for over 30 years. We are a full-service auto repair service facility, and our mechanics will make sure your vehicle is getting the auto repair, maintenance, and service it deserves. David’s Garage offers a 12 month/12,000 mile warranty on all auto repair work*. Our customers are always well taken care of by having FREE WiFi in our waiting area, FREE towing with qualified auto repairs, and FREE shuttle service to the local Akron, OH area. David’s Garage Inc. is committed to serving our customers with professional automotive repairs at a reasonable cost with qualified technicians and quality auto parts. We stand on sound business principles and uphold high ethical standards. Our goal is to make your automotive repair a successful and pleasant experience. Call today, or schedule your appointment online now! *12 month/12,000 mile warranty on all repairs with exceptions for lifetime warranties on specified components.

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1. Issues switching gears
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Cabin air filters typically need to be replaced every 20,000 miles or so, and breathing in dirty air can be a danger to your health.

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Merry Christmas Eve!

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If you notice that your vehicle bounces excessively over bumps or vibrates at high speeds, it's time to have your suspension system inspected.

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A car heater problem can be a bother, especially on cold days. Reasons behind a faulty car heater can include:

- Low coolant
- Bad heater core
- Clogged or broken heating controls
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We are starting to get into the holiday spirit 🎄Check out this truck that is stunningly decorated for the holidays!
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- The brake pedal pulses or vibrates when you press it.
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- It’s been 3-5 years since your last replacement
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- Problems with power windows or locks

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- Bad oxygen sensors
- Failing thermostat
- Engine misfire
- Worn spark plugs
- Dirty fuel injectors
- Under-inflated tires

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#TriviaTuesday

Test your car knowledge!

A spark plug is a part of what process?

A. Combustion
B. Braking
C. Steering
D. Shifting

Answer below! 🤔

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Here are some of our top safety tips for road trips:

-Pack an emergency kit
-Have a vehicle inspection performed before you leave
-Know your route
-Wear your seatbelts
-Stay off of your phone while driving

Have fun and stay safe! 🚗

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Is your check engine light on? If so, we recommend having your vehicle inspected by one of our trusted mechanics as soon as possible. The check engine light can oftentimes indicate an immediate issue when paired with other symptoms such as:

- Rattling, knocking, or other noises
- Smoke
- Loss of power
- Decreased fuel efficiency
- Car doesn't start

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Read more on when to start considering a car battery replacement and tips on how to extend the life of your car battery.

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We understand that dreaded feeling of a car that won’t start - you get in your car, attempt to start it, and nothing happens. You try and try with no luck. What could be wrong, and what do you do next?

Here is a helpful guide that describes some common causes for a car that won’t start and what you can do about it depending upon the symptoms you are experiencing.

Wondering what you should do if your car won't start? Follow these simple steps to diagnose the problem, find a solution, and get back on the road.

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What is your favorite tailgate food? 🍔

Address

594 W Waterloo Rd
Akron, OH
44314

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00
Thursday 08:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(330) 753-9100

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