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. 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.


"The best car repair experience I have had.! Very professional staff takes the time to explain the issues and repairs. Also photos of all repairs completed were shown on pickup I will recommend David’s Garage to everyone I know. "
- D. B.


#CarTipTuesday: Always practice safe driving on the road. When switching lanes, remember this acronym: S.M.O.G. S - Signal the direction you intend to go, M - Mirrors have been checked for cars nearby, O - Over the shoulder to check blind spots, and G - Go once the lane is clear and you've completed the steps above!


Notice that your brakes are noisy? Common noises include grinding, thumping, squealing, squeaking, and scraping. All of these noises are an indication that something is wrong with your brakes. As soon as you notice anything strange, give our experts a call!


Planning a road trip this season? Don't forget to have your vehicle inspected before heading out on the road to ensure your safety. Here are some great ways to save some extra money as you get ready to embark on your adventure: https://al.st/2Xjr7Mk


#CarTipTuesday: Did you know that your vehicle's fluids wear down over time? Fluids are essential to your vehicle's operation, which is why an inspection is recommended regularly to have these vital fluids checked. If it has been a while since you last had your fluids checked, give us a call today!


Nobody wants to get into their vehicle when they have somewhere to be and find that their car won't start. Many of our minds will go to the same place - the battery must be dead. But, if so, why? Here are 8 things that can drain your vehicle's car battery, even when your car isn't running: https://bit.ly/2F2MlU7


Car safety doesn't stop once you leave your vehicle. When you turn off the road and into a parking lot, it’s important to remember that the risk of experiencing a vehicle-related incident does not stop there. Parking lot safety suggestions include being aware of your surroundings and always locking your vehicle. Read more about parking lot safety here: https://al.st/2X0lLVU


"They handled my regular service efficiency and honestly."
- D. L.


#CarTipTuesday: Preventative maintenance is the best way to keep your vehicle reliable and safe on the road. Your vehicle's owner's manual will outline the service recommendations for your specific vehicle. For more information or to make an appointment for service, give us a call today!


Any brake issue is a cause for concern. If you notice that your brake pedal suddenly feels soft or spongy, it may be time for a brake fluid service. Don't hesitate to give us a call as soon as you notice a problem with your vehicle's brakes!


Is your engine overheating? When your engine runs at a higher temperature than normal, it is at risk for overheating. Some causes include low coolant, a failing cooling fan, a bad water pump, and more. Read more about what causes your vehicle's engine to overheat here: https://bit.ly/2MrjKOG


Are you starting to feel the heat? Don't get stuck on the road this summer without a working air conditioning system in your car. It's time to schedule your next A/C Inspection!


Whether you’re driving across town or the country, a flat tire can bring your travel plans to a sudden halt. You may be able to help prevent flat or blown out tires with some preventative maintenance and precautionary steps. Here’s a look at some ways to keep your tires inflated: https://al.st/2uFdqqR


We’ve all heard driving tips that leave us wondering if they’re really useful or something of urban legend. While it’s always a good idea to practice safe driving, it can be hard to distinguish myth from truth. Here’s the truth behind a few common tips you may have heard: https://al.st/30SRjwj


There are many ways that you can keep your car cool during the summer, including maximizing your air conditioning and taking advantage of a shady parking spot. The following tips can help you maintain a cooler vehicle during the upcoming warmer days: https://al.st/2EyBwJp


The alternator is an important component and is essential to your vehicle's operation. How well do you know what an alternator is and what exactly it does? Watch this quick video to learn more about the alternator and how it works: https://al.st/2VDimYg


Hear a rattle coming from underneath your vehicle? The issue could be caused by a number of things, including a loose muffler or exhaust system issue. As soon as you hear something strange, don't hesitate to bring your vehicle into our shop for an inspection. Read more about the causes of rattling noises here: https://napaau.to/2JSx8Z1


Maintaining a vehicle’s tires is essential to maximize tire life and ensure safety on the road. There is no better time to start than National Tire Safety Week, May 20-27, to start checking tire pressure and condition regularly. Read more from the Car Care Council here: https://bit.ly/2JPZZNG


Driving on under inflated tires can damage your vehicle and potentially cause an accident. Low tire pressure also leads to lower gas mileage. If your vehicle's TPMS dashboard light turns on, it is important to have it inspected right away. Watch the Car Care Council's new video about the TPMS warning light: https://bit.ly/2E7eR6K


If you ever find yourself with a dead vehicle battery, having jumper cables on hand can be a lifesaver. It is also important to understand how to use them. Learn more about how to hook up and use jumper cables properly here: https://bit.ly/2Jh6E41


"My husband and I have been customers of David's Garage for about 40 years. I trust them completely. I won't take my vehicles to anyone else."
- L. J.


Are you planning on taking along your furry friend for a car ride this spring or summer? If so, be prepared and understand how to keep your pet safe in the car. Read essential tips for pet car safety here: https://bit.ly/2Ljq1ez


Changing your brake's fluid regularly will help maintain the performance and integrity of your vehicle's brake system. A brake fluid flush is usually recommended when brake problems arise or if the brake fluid is full of moisture. Read more about the importance of a brake flush here: https://bit.ly/2PO3GEB


When it comes to your car, simple oversights may turn into costly repairs more quickly than you might think. Fortunately, a few simple car maintenance tips can help save you money on major repairs over time. Here are some car maintenance oversights to avoid: https://al.st/2OFCtTP


"Excellent and timely service. Will be coming back when needed."
- A. P.


You're driving and suddenly hear a strange noise that you haven't heard before. Understanding common noises your car might make and what they indicate can help determine how soon you need to visit a mechanic. Read more about common car noises and what they mean here: https://bit.ly/2MFFe6D


You never know when you might find yourself dealing with unexpected car troubles. Having a car emergency kit on hand with the right tools can help you get back on the road or wait safely until help arrives. Here are some items to always keep in your vehicle: https://bit.ly/2hL6hQN


"Best Service in town....no question. They always go the extra mile with their service. I take both my Mercedes and my Porsche there for all of my service needs. "
- R. B.


If you're planning a long road trip this summer, don't forget to have your vehicle inspected before heading out on your journey to ensure that you reach your destination safely. Read more safety tips to remember on your road trip here: https://pgrs.in/2IMI9eR


"David's Garage is an excellent place to have your vehicles worked on. They know what they're doing and they'll treat you fairly."
- A.


Don't get stuck on the road with broken air conditioning this summer! Now is the time to have your A/C system inspected to make sure you stay cool and comfortable on your drive. Here are some signs that your A/C system needs a repair: https://napaau.to/2Wb4FAV


Distracted driving is such a deadly crisis that there’s an entire month dedicated to preventing it. Every April, the National Safety Council and other organizations participate in educating people on ways to recognize and eliminate preventable deaths from distracted driving — so let’s all do our part, too. https://bit.ly/2VnOHGs


Driving with worn shocks or struts can result in an uncomfortable ride and a decrease in your ability to properly control your vehicle. If you notice that your vehicle bounces excessively over bumps or vibrates at high speeds, bring your vehicle into our shop for a shocks & struts inspection. https://bit.ly/2W6vYwv


"As usual, everything was done to my complete satisfaction."
- H. E.


"Easy to get in and you don't get the runaround."
- B. Z.


If you're expecting a tax refund, consider using a portion of that refund towards preventative vehicle maintenance. Routine car care will help keep your vehicle running dependably and improve its fuel economy. https://bit.ly/2vh2uQu


"David’s Garage is the most reliable and they have the most dedicated mechanics in town, if not in all of NE Ohio!
They stay true to the warranties they give and provide the most exceptional customer service!
I have sent my friends, my brother and my fiancé here and they all say the same thing!
I will be a lifelong customer guaranteed! "
- H. C.


"Honest, dependable, prompt. Can't imagine taking my vehicle anywhere else."
- K. G.


"Great fast & friendly service."
- R. D.


We understand how stressful a car engine overheating can be. If you ever find yourself in that situation, it's important to understand the next steps to take to handle the situation safely and effectively. Here's what to do if your vehicle is overheating: https://al.st/2IzZB5q


"Always a pleasant, professional & honest staff, clean garage & great conversation. Go David's Garage!!!!"
- D. T.


"Always took care of problem at a reasonable price. Flexible and easy to work with. I will Definitely go back to Dave’s garage when I need work done on my car."
- R. R.


Are you overdue for an oil change or a brake inspection? Postponing necessary maintenance can be causing extensive damage to your vehicle and increasing the chance of a breakdown. Stop stalling and get your vehicle serviced today at our trusted auto shop! https://bit.ly/2TZ3X80


Did you know that new drivers are more susceptible to distractions while they’re driving? Teaching teens to be aware of the hazards associated with riding with their friends may help reduce distractions and ensure a safer ride. Read more about how to be a better passenger here: https://al.st/2HPoCsQ


Planning a road trip for Spring Break? Bring your vehicle into our shop to make sure your car is ready for the long drive. Did you know that getting a tune-up beforehand can actually save you money on gas when you hit the road? Here are more ways to save gas money on your road trip: https://al.st/2EIiy1Z


594 W Waterloo Rd
Akron, OH

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




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