Performing dependable auto repairs since 1949
Franc Motors Inc is the perfect place to call for all of your foreign and domestic auto repairs. Founded by Joseph Franc and his wife, Mae in 1949, our company has evolved into a full-service auto garage serving all types of vehicles at an affordable price.
Choose from a wide variety of services
• Emissions repairs
• Wheel alignment
• RV and truck repairs
• Custom hydraulics
• Belts and hoses
• Trailer Repair and Services
In addition, you can come to us for snow plow sales and repairs. You can also rely on our shop for all of your maintenance needs, including oil changes and more!
Prolong the life of your vehicle with superb maintenance
Your vehicle is an important investment. Whether you have a new car that requires timely scheduled maintenance or you want to extend the life of your used vehicle, our team can help. We also have diagnostic equipment to clear warning messages. Get oil changes, engine maintenance, and more to keep your vehicle operating properly for many more miles down the road.
Everything to keep your car in top shape
• Oil changes
• Wheel alignment
• Emissions repairs
• Tire rotations
• Check engine light diagnostics
• Scheduled maintenance for new cars
• Engine Maintenance
In addition to your regular maintenance needs, you can also have us handle all of your domestic and foreign auto repairs!
Maintain your grip on the road with new tires
Even the best vehicle won't perform like it should without quality tires. Acceleration, cornering, braking – everything that your car does requires solid traction. The need for tires that grip the road is increased even more when driving in inclement weather. Don't take chances with your safety – replace your tires today!
The best tires at competitive prices
• Many brands of tires
• All-weather tires
• Competitive prices
• No hidden costs
• Tire rotation
• Wheel balancing
• Wheel Alignments
• Chassis Repairs
Your tires and your brakes work in conjunction to keep you safe and prepared on the road. Get the brake repairs and services you need from our repair facility!
Determine what's causing your car trouble
It's frustrating to have trouble with your car, especially when you don't immediately know what the problem might be. Don't go somewhere else where the technicians may not be able to find out what's wrong. Save time and money by coming to our family-owned and operated shop for accurate diagnostics using state-of-the-art technology.
Accurately find any car problem
• State-of-the-art equipment
• Virtual Vehicle Vision technology
• Check engine light diagnostics
• Computer diagnostics
• Warning light diagnostics
• A/C repairs
• Experienced staff
If our diagnostic services discover that your foreign or domestic car needs repairs, get all the auto repairs you need from our shop.
Know What Your Dashboard Warning Lights Mean
Click on each icon to find the description for each warning light!
Indicates the tire pressure monitoring system has found a tire with low air pressure or there may be a sensor malfunction. Check air pressure on all tires. Some vehicles will allow manual reset of TPMS warning lights and others will require a professional diagnosis. Refer to owner’s manual.
Could indicate a serious issue with the vehicle’s brake system or that the parking brake is engaged. If the parking or emergency brake has been released, the vehicle’s brake system should be diagnosed and serviced immediately.
Indicates that the vehicle’s cruise control has been engaged. The vehicle will continue traveling at a set, constant speed until cruise control is disengaged or the driver presses the brakes. Refer to owner’s manual for information on how to use cruise control.
Indicates that the vehicle’s fog lights have been activated. This dashboard symbol will only appear when the vehicle’s fog lights are on, and will disappear when they are turned off.
Indicates that the vehicle’s high beams are activated. This dashboard symbol will only appear when the vehicle’s high beams are on, and will disappear when they are turned off. Remember to deactivate high beams when passing other vehicles.
Indicates an issue within the vehicle’s electrical system. A vehicle’s electrical system consists of the battery, starter and alternator. Electrical system errors must be diagnosed and serviced as soon as possible.
Indicates that the vehicle’s fuel is low. The light will disappear when fuel is added to the vehicle’s tank. If the low fuel light does not deactivate, the vehicle’s fuel system may have a sensor malfunction and should be serviced.
Indicates that the temperature of the engine is too high. If this light appears on the dashboard, the vehicle should be stopped and the engine turned off as quickly and safely as possible. This light requires immediate diagnosis and service.
Indicates that there is an existing problem with one of your vehicle’s airbags. Newer models have many airbags throughout the vehicle. Have the issue diagnosed and repaired as soon as possible.
Indicates that one of the vehicle doors is open. If you see this dashboard warning symbol, check each of the doors on the vehicle as soon as possible to ensure that they are all properly closed without any obstructions.
Indicates that the vehicle’s rear hatch, or trunk door is open. If you see this dashboard warning symbol, check the door on the vehicle as soon as possible to ensure that it is properly closed without any obstructions.
Indicates that the oil pressure is low, if the symbol has a wavy line beneath it the oil level is low. Check the oil level as soon as possible. Have your oil pressure diagnosed and serviced as soon as possible.
Indicates there is an error in the vehicle’s antilock brake system. The ABS helps the driver maintain control of the vehicle in slippery or extreme braking conditions by keeping the wheels from locking up. If this light appears, the ABS needs to be serviced as soon as possible.
Indicates that the vehicle’s battery needs service. The service may be as simple as cleaning the exterior, or it may need to be recharged or replaced. Have the issue diagnosed and serviced.
Indicates that the vehicle’s emergency flashers, or hazard lights, have been activated. These lights indicate to surrounding drivers that the vehicle is experiencing an emergency situation and to use caution.
Indicates that one or more seatbelts in the vehicle are not properly fastened. The light serves as a reminder that drivers and passengers should fasten their seatbelts before the vehicle begins to move.
Indicates that the vehicle’s engine is experiencing one or more difficulties. There are numerous issues indicated by this light, and a proper diagnosis must be made before a proper course of action can be decided.
Indicates that the vehicle’s traction control system is deactivated or it has malfunctioned. When driving in wet or icy conditions, ensure that the traction control system is activated. Have the vehicle serviced in case of a malfunction.
Indicates that the child safety locks on the rear passenger doors have been activated. This lock disables the interior door handles so the doors can only be opened from outside the vehicle.
Indicates that one or more of the vehicle’s external light bulbs have burned out or malfunctioned for another reason. Have the vehicle serviced to ensure proper visibility during inclement weather or nighttime driving.
Indicates that the vehicle’s windshield washer fluid level is low and needs to be replenished. Have the washer fluid reservoir refilled as soon as possible to ensure driving visibility.
Indicates that the vehicle’s rear window washer fluid level is low and needs to be replenished. Have the washer fluid reservoir refilled as soon as possible to ensure driving visibility.
Indicates to other drivers that the vehicle is preparing to turn or change lanes. If the turn signal begins blinking at a faster pace, the bulb is going to burn out soon and needs to be replaced.
Indicates that the vehicle’s brake fluid level is low. Brake Fluid levels will drop as the brake pads wear down or if there is a leak. Brake issues need to be diagnosed and repaired as soon as possible.
Indicates that the vehicle’s engine hood is open. If you see this dashboard warning symbol, check the engine hood on the vehicle as soon as possible to ensure that it is properly closed without any obstructions.
Indicates a warning of a frost or freeze. This light will appear when outdoor temperatures drop to or below freezing. On some models, this symbol may also indicate that the vehicle is in snow mode.
In a vehicle with a keyless ignition, this light indicates that the key is not close enough to the car for it to start or remain running. If the key is nearby, this could indicate a malfunction in the sensor and should be serviced immediately.
Indicates that the vehicle is leaving, or veering to one side of, a lane with detectable markers. A warning chime may activate with the dashboard symbol. If the light remains on, there may be a fault in the system that needs to be serviced.
Indicates that the vehicle’s parking brake is engaged or that it needs to be serviced. Have the parking brake serviced to ensure it is available in situations where it is needed, such as when parking the vehicle on an incline.
Indicates that preventative maintenance or service is required soon. These warning symbols are typically a reminder for routine maintenance, but may indicate a more serious issue that needs to be diagnosed and repaired.
Indicates that the vehicle’s engine air filter is dirty or clogged. While it is an important part of routine maintenance, the engine air filter should be replaced immediately if this warning symbol appears.
Indicates that the vehicle’s horn has failed. This may mean that it is not emitting sound at all, or that the sound is lower than usual. The vehicle’s horn is an important safety feature, and it should be repaired as soon as possible.
Indicates that there is a problem with the vehicle’s power steering. Symptoms of power steering issues may include unusual noises or difficulty steering. Have this issue diagnosed and serviced immediately.
Indicates that there is an issue with the vehicle’s gas cap. The issue may be as simple as the cap not being tightened enough. If the light does not fade after tightening the gas cap, bring the vehicle to be diagnosed and serviced.
Could indicate that four-wheel drive is engaged or that there is an issue with the four-wheel drive system. This system is important for rough terrain conditions. If there is an issue or a malfunction, it needs to be serviced immediately.