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

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

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The tire pressure warning light usually resembles a cross-section of a tire with an exclamation point and/or the letters...
10/12/2021

The tire pressure warning light usually resembles a cross-section of a tire with an exclamation point and/or the letters 'TPMS'. Whenever this light pops up on your dash, it can mean that one or more of your tires are very low in pressure. To be safe, you should inspect and refill your tires immediately.

The tire pressure warning light usually resembles a cross-section of a tire with an exclamation point and/or the letters 'TPMS'. Whenever this light pops up on your dash, it can mean that one or more of your tires are very low in pressure. To be safe, you should inspect and refill your tires immediately.

Are your windshield wiper blades streaking, smearing, or squeaking as they wipe across your windshield? If so, then you'...
10/10/2021

Are your windshield wiper blades streaking, smearing, or squeaking as they wipe across your windshield? If so, then you're probably due for a new pair of wiper blades. For assistance with replacing them, feel free to bring your car to our shop!

Are your windshield wiper blades streaking, smearing, or squeaking as they wipe across your windshield? If so, then you're probably due for a new pair of wiper blades. For assistance with replacing them, feel free to bring your car to our shop!

Halloween is merely weeks away. Besides carving pumpkins, dressing up in costume, and watching scary films, a great way ...
10/07/2021
Halloween Car Decorations - Decorate a Car For Halloween

Halloween is merely weeks away. Besides carving pumpkins, dressing up in costume, and watching scary films, a great way to celebrate is to decorate your car! Read more for spooky and fun Halloween car decor ideas.

Halloween car decorations are fun to do & a great way for show off your creative side as you are on the go. Turn your car into a spooky Halloween display

Happy October - this month is special to mechanics because it's CAR CARE MONTH! We invite you to our shop for a full ins...
10/05/2021

Happy October - this month is special to mechanics because it's CAR CARE MONTH! We invite you to our shop for a full inspection to kick off the new season.

Happy October - this month is special to mechanics because it's CAR CARE MONTH! We invite you to our shop for a full inspection to kick off the new season.

Corrosion takes place when a chemical reaction happens with the metal terminals on your car battery. It usually looks li...
09/30/2021
How To Clean The Battery Terminals On a Car

Corrosion takes place when a chemical reaction happens with the metal terminals on your car battery. It usually looks like a flaky layer of white or green discoloration. To keep your battery lasting longer, it is recommended to keep the battery terminals clean. For in-depth instructions on how to clean your battery, read more:

Are you having troubles cleaning your battery terminals? It’s indeed pretty hard if they are corroded and have not been … Continued

Being a good passenger is (almost) just as important as being a good driver. Aside from not distracting the driver, for ...
09/28/2021

Being a good passenger is (almost) just as important as being a good driver. Aside from not distracting the driver, for some, that means leaving the A/C and tunes alone too. What are some of your pet peeves when it comes to your passengers' actions while on the road?

Being a good passenger is (almost) just as important as being a good driver. Aside from not distracting the driver, for some, that means leaving the A/C and tunes alone too. What are some of your pet peeves when it comes to your passengers' actions while on the road?

Have you noticed your headlights going dim? 💡 Dim headlights that are steady can indicate a bad bulb or an electrical is...
09/26/2021

Have you noticed your headlights going dim? 💡 Dim headlights that are steady can indicate a bad bulb or an electrical issue. Flickering headlights could be a sign that your car battery is dying or the alternator is faulty. As soon as you recognize a problem with your car's headlights, it is important to bring your vehicle to our shop for assistance to ensure your safety on the road.

Have you noticed your headlights going dim? 💡 Dim headlights that are steady can indicate a bad bulb or an electrical issue. Flickering headlights could be a sign that your car battery is dying or the alternator is faulty. As soon as you recognize a problem with your car's headlights, it is important to bring your vehicle to our shop for assistance to ensure your safety on the road.

Did you know that there is a difference between a yellow and red (sometimes flashing) oil light that could light up on y...
09/23/2021

Did you know that there is a difference between a yellow and red (sometimes flashing) oil light that could light up on your dash? A yellow oil light generally means you're low on oil whereas a red or flashing oil light means that your oil pressure is low. If you need assistance with either warning light, feel free to give our shop a visit!

Did you know that there is a difference between a yellow and red (sometimes flashing) oil light that could light up on your dash? A yellow oil light generally means you're low on oil whereas a red or flashing oil light means that your oil pressure is low. If you need assistance with either warning light, feel free to give our shop a visit!

Securing and hauling heavy items can be a challenge, especially if you don't have an SUV or a truck. Follow these helpfu...
09/21/2021
How To Secure Your Load On The Road

Securing and hauling heavy items can be a challenge, especially if you don't have an SUV or a truck. Follow these helpful tips and tricks for carrying heavy loads such as mattresses, sporting equipment, and luggage.

Check out these tips on how to strap and secure objects on top of you roof, and how to secure 4 common objects like mattresses and luggage.

Do you see blue or gray smoke spewing from your tailpipe? 💨 These colors of exhaust smoke are not normal. In most cases,...
09/12/2021

Do you see blue or gray smoke spewing from your tailpipe? 💨 These colors of exhaust smoke are not normal. In most cases, it may mean that you have an oil leak and your engine is burning oil. If you notice colored exhaust smoke, bring your vehicle to our shop as soon as possible for a proper diagnosis.

Do you see blue or gray smoke spewing from your tailpipe? 💨 These colors of exhaust smoke are not normal. In most cases, it may mean that you have an oil leak and your engine is burning oil. If you notice colored exhaust smoke, bring your vehicle to our shop as soon as possible for a proper diagnosis.

A cylinder head gasket is an essential component found between the engine block and the cylinder head. It is responsible...
09/09/2021
What Does It Mean When You Have a Blown Head Gasket?

A cylinder head gasket is an essential component found between the engine block and the cylinder head. It is responsible for containing pressure in the engine cycle as well as managing the flow of oil and coolant. Over time, high temperatures, vibrations, and general wear and tear can take a toll on the gasket. Read more to learn about the symptoms of a failing gasket:

Do you know how to recognize the symptoms of a blown head gasket? Read more and learn all about this important component of the engine!

Tailgating season is upon us (and we are excited as you are)! What are you looking forward to the most this game season?...
09/07/2021

Tailgating season is upon us (and we are excited as you are)! What are you looking forward to the most this game season? 🏈

Tailgating season is upon us (and we are excited as you are)! What are you looking forward to the most this game season? 🏈

When purchasing a car, all the various driver-assistance tech systems may seem very appealing. However, have you conside...
09/05/2021
Sensors and cameras for driver-assist systems make fixes pricey

When purchasing a car, all the various driver-assistance tech systems may seem very appealing. However, have you considered the costs of repairing them? And are they worth it? Read more to find out:

It's the trade-off for assistance in avoiding collisions.

Whenever you think of iconic cars in movies, what vehicles do you have in mind? Read more to find out Hollywood's top 10...
09/02/2021
Here are the 10 most famous cars in movie history

Whenever you think of iconic cars in movies, what vehicles do you have in mind? Read more to find out Hollywood's top 10 most famous vehicles in movie history:

Batman simply wouldn't be the same without his Batmobile. Neither would James Bond without his 1964 Aston Martin DB5. Let's not forget about Steve McQueen's Mustang in "Bullitt." Here are the 10 most famous cars in movie history.

With the new school year ahead, now is the perfect time to make sure your vehicle is fitted to handle the carpools, univ...
08/31/2021

With the new school year ahead, now is the perfect time to make sure your vehicle is fitted to handle the carpools, university commutes, and/or rides back to the office. We recommend 1) A tire inspection, 2) A brake inspection, 3) An oil change, and 4) Topping off of other fluids for your (and your kids') safety on the road!

With the new school year ahead, now is the perfect time to make sure your vehicle is fitted to handle the carpools, university commutes, and/or rides back to the office. We recommend 1) A tire inspection, 2) A brake inspection, 3) An oil change, and 4) Topping off of other fluids for your (and your kids') safety on the road!

Did you know that more than 65% of the world drives on the right side of the road?
08/29/2021

Did you know that more than 65% of the world drives on the right side of the road?

Did you know that more than 65% of the world drives on the right side of the road?

Solar-powered cars, using your car as a wallet in drive-thrus, and smart visors? It all sounds too good to be true. Read...
08/26/2021
The Next Wave Of Cool Car Technology

Solar-powered cars, using your car as a wallet in drive-thrus, and smart visors? It all sounds too good to be true. Read more on this article about the future of the automotive industry.

Check out some new features and technology that can make your ride more fun and luxurious than ever, not to mention keep you safer on the road.

Tire rotations help extend the life of your tires by evening out tread wear, improving your fuel efficiency, and enhanci...
08/24/2021

Tire rotations help extend the life of your tires by evening out tread wear, improving your fuel efficiency, and enhancing your vehicle's performance overall. For all your tire maintenance needs, please call or visit our shop today.

Tire rotations help extend the life of your tires by evening out tread wear, improving your fuel efficiency, and enhancing your vehicle's performance overall. For all your tire maintenance needs, please call or visit our shop today.

Engine sputtering or stalling, lack of power when accelerating, and sudden reduction in fuel economy are all signs of a ...
08/22/2021
What is a Mass Air Flow Sensor?

Engine sputtering or stalling, lack of power when accelerating, and sudden reduction in fuel economy are all signs of a faulty mass air flow sensor. If you are experiencing one or more of these symptoms, please give us a call or visit our auto shop today! To learn more about MAF Sensors, follow this link:

Yes, we’re talking about yet another three-letter acronym today.

If you were able to take a road trip with any 3 people in the world (dead or alive), who would you choose and why?
08/19/2021

If you were able to take a road trip with any 3 people in the world (dead or alive), who would you choose and why?

If you were able to take a road trip with any 3 people in the world (dead or alive), who would you choose and why?

Did you know that more than 70% of modern cars use synthetic or semi-synthetic motor oil? Because of its additives and c...
08/17/2021

Did you know that more than 70% of modern cars use synthetic or semi-synthetic motor oil? Because of its additives and consistency, synthetic oils are known to withstand extreme temperatures, reduce carbon deposits, and have longer lasting power. Consult with one of our technicians to see if you are able to make the switch today!

Did you know that more than 70% of modern cars use synthetic or semi-synthetic motor oil? Because of its additives and consistency, synthetic oils are known to withstand extreme temperatures, reduce carbon deposits, and have longer lasting power. Consult with one of our technicians to see if you are able to make the switch today!

It seems like we can't go anywhere without our cell phones these days - so much so that there are apps on our phones tha...
08/15/2021
The 8 Best Driving Apps to Make Your Commute More Fun

It seems like we can't go anywhere without our cell phones these days - so much so that there are apps on our phones that can improve our driving experience by saving us time and even money. Check out this list of the best driving apps that'll make your commute worth while! 📱

The best Android and iOS apps for cars, driving, and commutes. Apps for safety, navigation, cheap gas, and entertainment.

Protect your battery 🔋  and tires from the damaging effects of the sun by parking in the shade, using sun shades, or get...
08/12/2021

Protect your battery 🔋 and tires from the damaging effects of the sun by parking in the shade, using sun shades, or getting your windows tinted. These practices are fool-proof and will benefit your vehicle in the long run. If you require battery or tire services, come by our shop for assistance today!

Protect your battery 🔋 and tires from the damaging effects of the sun by parking in the shade, using sun shades, or getting your windows tinted. These practices are fool-proof and will benefit your vehicle in the long run. If you require battery or tire services, come by our shop for assistance today!

Vehicle fluid leaks should not be taken lightly. If you notice bright red puddling around your car, then you are most li...
08/10/2021

Vehicle fluid leaks should not be taken lightly. If you notice bright red puddling around your car, then you are most likely dealing with a leaky transmission. Swing by our shop today and our expert team will be happy to check it out.

Vehicle fluid leaks should not be taken lightly. If you notice bright red puddling around your car, then you are most likely dealing with a leaky transmission. Swing by our shop today and our expert team will be happy to check it out.

Using our cell phones, munching on food, and adjusting our car settings are all common distractions that are very danger...
08/08/2021
Distracted Driving Quiz: Test Your Knowledge

Using our cell phones, munching on food, and adjusting our car settings are all common distractions that are very dangerous to do when behind the wheel. To avoid costly repairs and injuries, pledge to be a safer driver. Here's a quiz that you can take to test your knowledge of distracted driving.

Take our quiz to find out how well you drive without distractions. Help us end distracted driving once and for all.

If you've got a kid going off to university, make sure his or her vehicle is in safe condition before you send them off....
08/05/2021

If you've got a kid going off to university, make sure his or her vehicle is in safe condition before you send them off. Have them take their vehicle into our shop for an inspection before they embark on this exciting chapter in their life!

If you've got a kid going off to university, make sure his or her vehicle is in safe condition before you send them off. Have them take their vehicle into our shop for an inspection before they embark on this exciting chapter in their life!

Let’s test your vehicle knowledge! Question: Which of the following is NOT an electrical component of your vehicle? A. B...
08/03/2021

Let’s test your vehicle knowledge! Question: Which of the following is NOT an electrical component of your vehicle? A. Battery B. Alternator C. Starter D. Piston

Let’s test your vehicle knowledge! Question: Which of the following is NOT an electrical component of your vehicle? A. Battery B. Alternator C. Starter D. Piston

"Why is my check engine light on?" is the #1 most common question people ask mechanics. This is because the check engine...
08/01/2021

"Why is my check engine light on?" is the #1 most common question people ask mechanics. This is because the check engine light could indicate a number of different problems -- from spark plugs, catalytic converter, oxygen sensor, or even a loose gas cap. It's best to have an auto expert diagnose the problem to be sure.

"Why is my check engine light on?" is the #1 most common question people ask mechanics. This is because the check engine light could indicate a number of different problems -- from spark plugs, catalytic converter, oxygen sensor, or even a loose gas cap. It's best to have an auto expert diagnose the problem to be sure.

Time to play another round of #NameThatCarPart! 🚗 What is the car part in this picture? Comment your guess below!
07/29/2021

Time to play another round of #NameThatCarPart! 🚗 What is the car part in this picture? Comment your guess below!

Time to play another round of #NameThatCarPart! 🚗 What is the car part in this picture? Comment your guess below!

Phone mounts, bluetooth key finders, portable vacuums, and sunshades are must-have car accessories. What's an accessory ...
07/27/2021

Phone mounts, bluetooth key finders, portable vacuums, and sunshades are must-have car accessories. What's an accessory for your car that you can't live without?

Phone mounts, bluetooth key finders, portable vacuums, and sunshades are must-have car accessories. What's an accessory for your car that you can't live without?

Coolant and antifreeze can be used interchangably, but they actually aren't the same thing. Antifreeze is a solution com...
07/26/2021
Essential Guide to Antifreeze | Car Bibles

Coolant and antifreeze can be used interchangably, but they actually aren't the same thing. Antifreeze is a solution composed of ethylene glycol and silica, and its chemical properties help stabilize the engine's temperature. The solution that mechanics will put into your car is coolant, and that is simply a 50/50 mixture of antifreeze and water. Read more about the two here:

Antifreeze is necessary to keep your car running in great shape for a long time. In this guide, Car Bibles explores what it is, how it relates to coolant, and how to replace it.

Most of us learn how to share as children. When it comes to the open road, we have to share it with pedestrians, bicycli...
07/26/2021
(Quiz) Are You A Road Hog?

Most of us learn how to share as children. When it comes to the open road, we have to share it with pedestrians, bicyclists, motorcyclists, and other automobile drivers. Take this quiz to see whether or not you pass the road hog test. 😉

Everyone needs space—especially on the road. Find out if you’re sharing the road the right way with motorcycles and bicycles with this interactive quiz.

There's nothing worse than having AC troubles in warm or hot weather. If your AC is blowing warm air, it's usually a sig...
07/26/2021

There's nothing worse than having AC troubles in warm or hot weather. If your AC is blowing warm air, it's usually a sign of a broken air compressor. Bring your vehicle into our shop, so we can troubleshoot the problem and get you cooled off again.

There's nothing worse than having AC troubles in warm or hot weather. If your AC is blowing warm air, it's usually a sign of a broken air compressor. Bring your vehicle into our shop, so we can troubleshoot the problem and get you cooled off again.

Disney classics, show tunes, and throwbacks are all great genres of music to sing along to in the car. What track or art...
07/06/2021

Disney classics, show tunes, and throwbacks are all great genres of music to sing along to in the car. What track or artist makes you want to burst into song? 🎤

Disney classics, show tunes, and throwbacks are all great genres of music to sing along to in the car. What track or artist makes you want to burst into song? 🎤

Problems with accelerating, engine misfires, rough idling, and poor fuel economy are all symptoms of worn spark plugs. I...
07/04/2021

Problems with accelerating, engine misfires, rough idling, and poor fuel economy are all symptoms of worn spark plugs. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, bring your car to our shop to get your spark plugs inspected.

Problems with accelerating, engine misfires, rough idling, and poor fuel economy are all symptoms of worn spark plugs. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, bring your car to our shop to get your spark plugs inspected.

Address

594 W Waterloo Rd
Akron, OH
44314

Opening Hours

Monday 8am - 5pm
Tuesday 8am - 5pm
Wednesday 8am - 5pm
Thursday 8am - 5pm
Friday 8am - 5pm

Telephone

(330) 753-9100

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