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Tires

  • A Guide To Changing Your Tires In Emergency Situations.

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    With AAA, roadside assistance, and the decreasing ability of people to fix and maintain their own cars, there are a lot of people on the road today who don’t know how to change a tire. Removing your wheel and replacing it with your spare may seem like a daunting task, but with this guide from Frank May Garage in Akron, you’ll have the knowledge you need when you find yourself in a bind.

  • Alignment and Tire Rotations

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    At Frank May Garage we know how important tire maintenance is. Like the shoes on our feet, the tires and wheels on our cars protect us from direct contact with the ground. And like those shoes, we wear day in and day out, tires and wheels can rub, wear unevenly, and eventually fail to do their jobs.

  • Choosing Tires Takes Some Time

    Frank May Garage is the leader in Akron, OH for the selection and service in your tires. Our Frank May Garage auto shop staff will take the time to educate you on what tire to look for to suit your needs.

  • Do You Know How to Change a Tire?

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    Flat tires are a huge inconvenience. The only thing worse than having a flat on your way home from work is having to wait on a tow truck to come to get you. Frank May Garage in Akron, OH wants to give you some tips on how to change your own tire so that you can keep money in your pocket and get your car back on the road.

  • Flat Tires Are Bound To Happen, Don't Be Left Stranded! How To Change Your Tire!

    With AAA, roadside assistance, and the decreasing ability of people to fix and maintain their own vehicles, there are a lot of people on the road today who don’t know how to change a tire. Removing your wheel and replacing it with your spare may seem like a daunting task, but with this guide from Frank May Garage in Akron, OH, you’ll have the knowledge you need when you find yourself in a bind.

  • Getting Your Tires Ready for the Upcoming Season

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    Tires are what keeps your vehicle rolling, literally. Many people have found that shopping for tires is overwhelming because there are just so many choices. At Frank May Garage, we want to break it down for you so that it's easier to understand. There are four main categories of tires, and the right ones for you will depend on the kind of driving you do. Let's talk more about that! 

  • How Do You Know When to Get a Tire Rotation & Wheel Balancing?

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    The interval for the tire rotation could depend on a recommendation from either the tire manufacturer or the vehicle maker. The interval is typically around 5,000 miles but could range from 3,000 to 8,000 miles. So why do tires need to be rotated and how do you know when the right time is for your vehicle?

  • How Much Air Should You Put in Your Tires?

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    Good tire maintenance is important. At Frank May Garage in Akron, we know how to make tires last, and why it’s important to service them regularly. An easy and effective aspect of tire maintenance is correct air pressure; here’s what you need to know.

  • How Often Should You Rotate Your Tires?

    tire on vehicle

    “Tire rotation” is a term you hear frequently in the realm of vehicle maintenance, but what does it actually mean? How often should you have it done? Frank May Garage in Akron has the answers you’re looking for.

  • How to get the most out of your tires

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    Tires are often neglected, but easy to maintain. As long as they work, most people don’t really think about them. However, if you take care to properly maintain your vehicle and your tires, they will last much, much longer. At Frank May Garage in Akron, we see all too often the results of poor tire maintenance, and the result is expensive new tires. Here’s what you can do to make sure you don’t become part of that statistic.

  • How To Handle A Flat Tire

    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 vehicle ready for anything. Here’s what you should do.

  • Increase Your Fuel Efficiency

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    Getting into the habit of saving on fuel now will mean you’ll be ready when prices start hitting the $4.00-gallon mark once again. You don’t have to buy a new, fuel-efficient car, either. No one wants to trade a fuel bill for a car payment, so take a look at our top 5 ways to save on fuel and you may just be able to pocket a little extra money at the end of the month.

  • Keep Your Tires Rolling

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    Tires are often neglected, but easy to maintain. As long as they work, most people don’t really think about them. However, if you take care to properly maintain your vehicle and your tires, they will last much, much longer. At Frank May Garage in Akron, OH, we see all too often the results of poor tire maintenance, and the result is expensive new tires. Here’s what you can do to make sure you don’t become part of that statistic.

  • Less Than Obvious Signs That You Need New Tires.

    It doesn't 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.

  • Potholes Can Cause Serious Issues!

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    I know you hate it when you can't avoid them and hit those potholes in the road?  But did you know how much damage they cause your vehicle?  There is a lot of money being spent on vehicle damage due to potholes. Here at Frank May Garage, we are the leader in Akron, OH for the service and repair of automotive issues resulting from road damage. We know the kind of damage that can be done, so if you suspect something is wrong with your car or truck, it’s always a good idea to stop by so we can take a quick look.

     

  • The Infamous Stuck Lug Nut

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    At Frank May Garage in Akron, we are quite familiar with the potential for easy maintenance and repair items to become much larger problems. One such issue is the infamous stuck lug nut. You go to change your tire, or a basic maintenance shop tries to take your wheel off, and you discover a lug nut that simply refuses to budge. Now what do you do?

  • Tips For Your Fleet If You Ever Get A Flat!

    If you drive a fleet or commercial vehicle, you log a lot of hours on the road. Inevitably, a flat tire is going to happen - it’s just a matter of knowing how to handle it when it does. Here’s what you need to remember, from Frank May Garage in Akron, OH.

  • Tire About to Blow Out? Here's What to Do.

    Flat tire on a car

    At Frank May Garage in Akron, OH, we understand that you can’t prevent malfunctions all the time, every time. At some point in your driving history, you’ve probably dealt with a flat tire. Sometimes a tire goes flat in a parking lot, but sometimes a tire can fail while driving. Here are some indicators you have a tire that is about to fail, and how to handle the situation.

  • When To Rotate Your Tires

    man working on tire

    Tire rotations are a part of vehicle maintenance. The purpose of rotating your tires is to make them last as long as possible, prevent your suspension from wearing out prematurely, and keep the drivability of your car in the best possible condition. So when should you get a tire rotation?

  • Your Tires - Are They In Good Shape?

    What condition are your tires in? At Frank May Garage in Akron, OH, we want to make sure you can tell if your tires are in good condition or ready to be replaced. A simple visual inspection is all you need - it’s easy if you know what to look for. Our technicians have been trained to identify trouble before it hurts your vehicle, but they can also help you understand how to keep your eyes open for serious issues.

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