Wheel Balancing in Townsend, DE

Your Trusted Source for Wheel Balancing

Wheel balancing is often confused with wheel alignment, but both of the processes are important to making sure your vehicle drives smoothly. Wheel balancing ensures your tires spin without vibrations. Irregularities in the manufacturing of wheels and tires can cause such vibrations to occur. Wheel balancing minimizes these vibrations so that you don’t feel them in the steering wheel, seat or floorboard.

At Fred Drake Automotive, we recommend you get your tires and wheels balanced when they are first installed, as well as every 10,000 to 12,000 miles as a maintenance measure. Unbalanced tires will lead to vibrations and uneven tire wear, and eventually to dangerous driving conditions. Regular wheel balancing service helps to extend the life of your tires, as well as improve overall handling and performance.

If you are in Townsend or New Castle County and in need of wheel balancing service, stop by Fred Drake Automotive. Our auto professionals have been handling wheel balancing since 1968. Ask our friendly staff any questions you might have about the wheel balancing process.

Wheel Balancing by Experienced Technicians

When your tire wear is uneven, the vibrations you feel when driving get more noticeable. Your vehicle’s handling also diminishes. Tire wear also decreases the life of your tires. Regular wheel balancing service helps to keep your vehicle driving smoothly, while protecting your tires for the long term.

At Fred Drake Automotive, we take pride in serving the people of Townsend and New Castle County. Our ASE-Certified technicians have years of experience with wheel balancing for a variety of vehicles. Whether you are driving a BMW, Chrysler or Toyota, count on our expert team to provide you with professional wheel balancing whenever you need it.

For high-quality, affordable wheel balancing, visit the experts at Fred Drake Automotive in Townsend, DE. Call us today or use our convenient online appointment form to schedule your visit.

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50th Anniversary!

Fred Drake Automotive, formerly Drake's Body Shop and Fred Drake Salvage was founded by Fred Drake, Sr. of Newark, DE. The body shop was located in Wilmington and specialized in large trucks and fleet services. In 1987, he and his son Fred Drake, Jr. opened Fred Drake Salvage in Middletown, DE. After one year in business, they moved to our current address where we have evolved into a multi-faceted auto repair and auto recycling facility.

2 year/24,000 mile warranty

We offer an unbeatable 2 year/24,000 mile warranty on mechanical repairs, and a lifetime guarantee for all collision repair.

Trust is Key

At Fred Drake Automotive, we have over 40 years experience in the collision industry. Our goal is to make the repair process as simple and smooth as possible for our customers, while providing quality that can't be beat. Free Towing.