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Akron Auto Parts and Service, Akron's Best Auto Repair Services

Akron Auto Parts and Service

We are a Family Owned repair facility that was established in 1979. We started as an independent parts supplier and evolved into one of the most advanced technological repair facilities in the Akron area. Akron Auto Parts and Service is a local company servicing customers in the Akron area, as well as customers from all parts of the country, and around the world, due to our location near the University of Akron. We take great pride in our ability to diagnose problems related to emissions, drivability and safety of all vehicles and now including Hybrids. Our number one goal is to deliver your vehicle professionally repaired in a timely manner.

Akron Auto Parts and Service offers professional repair services of cars, SUVs, and trucks. We offer general maintenance, safety inspections, oil change and chassis lubrication, steering and suspension, shocks and struts, wheel bearings, wheel alignment, general brake service, ABS traction and stability control systems, batteries, alternators, starters, electrical wire repairs, computer diagnosis, emission test failures, engine maintenance, transmission and drivetrain maintenance, 4x4 service, tire repair, tire mounting and balancing, tire pressure monitoring system and sensors, engine timing belts, cooling system, hoses, accessory drive belts, air conditioning, power steering, lighting, power window and locks. Akron Auto Parts and Service also offers general services of hybrid vehicles, electric, and fleet vehicles. Towing service can be arranged upon request. It is our mission to keep our customers safe and feeling confident on the road.

Call today to schedule an appointment at 330-535-7186 or email us. We're looking forward to earning your trust as a friendly, honest and reliable solution for your auto maintenance and repair needs in Akron.

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Emissions Repair, 4x4 Services, AC Repair, Alignment, Car & Truck Care, Electric and Hybrid Vehicle , Electrical Services, Engine & Transmission, Engine Maintenance, and General Services

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According to recent studies, 5 percent of all motor vehicle fatalities are clearly caused by automobile maintenance neglect.

The cooling system should be completely flushed and refilled about every 24 months. The level, condition, and concentration of coolant should be checked. (A 50/50 mix of anti-freeze and water is usually recommended.)

Never remove the radiator cap until the engine has thoroughly cooled. The tightness and condition of drive belts, clamps and hoses should be checked by a pro.

Change your oil and oil filter as specified in your manual, or more often (every 3,000 miles) if you make frequent short jaunts, extended trips with lots of luggage or tow a trailer.

Replace other filters (air, fuel, PCV, etc.) as recommended, or more often in dusty conditions. Get engine drivability problems (hard stops, rough idling, stalling, diminished power, etc.) corrected at a good shop.

A dirty windshield causes eye fatigue and can pose a safety hazard. Replace worn blades and get plenty of windshield washer solvent.

Have your tires rotated about every 5,000 miles. Check tire pressures once a month; let the tires cool down first. Don't forget your spare and be sure your jack is in good condition.

Check your owner's manual to find out what fuel octane rating your car's engine needs then buy it.

Keep your tires inflated to the proper levels. Under-inflated tires make it harder for your car to move down the road, which means your engine uses more fuel to maintain speed.

Lighten the load. Heavier vehicles use more fuel, so clean out unnecessary weight in the passenger compartment or trunk before you hit the road.

Use the A/C sparingly. The air conditioner puts extra load on the engine forcing more fuel to be used.

Keep your windows closed. Wide-open windows, especially at highway speeds, increase aerodynamic drag and the result is up to a 10% decrease in fuel economy.

Avoid long idling. If you anticipate being stopped for more than one minute, shut off the car. Contrary to popular belief, restarting the car uses less fuel than letting it idle.

Stay within posted speed limits. The faster you drive, the more fuel you use. For example, driving at 65 miles per hour (mph) rather than 55 mph, increases fuel consumption by 20 percent.

Use cruise control. Using cruise control on highway trips can help you maintain a constant speed and, in most cases, reduce your fuel consumption.

Keep your engine tuned. A fouled spark plug or plugged/restricted fuel injector can reduce fuel efficiency as much as 30 percent.

Inspect the engine's belts regularly. Look for cracks or missing sections or segments. Worn belts will affect the engine performance.

Have the fuel filter changed every 10,000 miles to prevent rust, dirt and other impurities from entering the fuel system.

Change the transmission fluid and filter every 15,000 to 18,000 miles. This will protect the precision-crafted components of the transmission/transaxle.

Inspect the suspension system regularly. This will extend the life of the vehicle's tires.


Went above and beyond to fix my car in a timely manner. Was in constant communication with me about the state of my car, would highly recommend!
I have taken my vehicles to Akron Auto Parts for over thirty years. I completely trust them for honest and dependable work. I refer them to anyone who needs a vehicle repaired.
Great customer service, honest work, and fair prices. It's hard to find honesty in this day and age but Tom, the owner of the shop, is as honest as they come. Everyone should give them a try! You won't be ripped off or disappointed.
We have been coming here for years. They do great work for reasonable prices. Highly recommended.
Akron Auto has kept my cars on the road. They diagnose the problem provide options and to it at a very reasonable cost. This is the A team.
Best auto care service around, small businesses with personal service and they go out of their way to help you. Tom is the best!