Welcome to Fred Drake Automotive

Full Service Automotive Repair and Maintenance

We are a family owned and operated full-service auto repair shop focusing on the preventative
maintenance for all makes and models.

Welcome to Fred Drake Automotive – where you can trust the duck! Our team of auto repair professionals is waiting to help the entire Townsend, DE community with all of their auto service and auto repair needs.

From the fastest oil change in town to much more complicated repairs and services, the team at Fred Drake Automotive simply can’t be beat. Our quality auto repair in Townsend, DE, is only matched by our stellar commitment to customer service, and you can simply tell the difference when you bring your car to Fred Drake Automotive. We don’t just rush customers out the door; we aim to make you a customer – and a friend – for life.

Don’t trust your auto repair in Townsend, DE, to just anyone; bring your vehicle to the experts at Fred Drake Automotive, where you can always trust the duck!

Why Choose Us?

After Hours Drop Off

Feel free to drop off your vehicle after hours. Just leave the keys in the drop box.

Courtesy Rides and Loaners Available

One of our team members will gladly give you ride home while your car is in our shop being serviced.

We Treat You Like Family

We are locally and family owned. We will take care of your vehicle as if one of our own was driving it. Our customers are family!

We Will Give You a Tow

Is you vehicle not drivable? Give us a call and we will be happy to pick it up and tow it to our shop for repairs.

Certified Quality Repairs

Our technicians are ASE Certified. Our shop is a member of BBB and TechNet Professional Network.

We Are a Digital Shop

We are transparent with our digital inspections sending pictures and educating our customers.

Giving Excellent Service Since 1968

24 Month / 24K Mile Nationwide Warranty

At Fred Drake Automotive, we get that auto repair in Townsend, DE, can be stressful. You don’t know how much it will cost, and how can you be sure it will be done right the first time? That is why we offer a 24 month/24,000k mile warranty on all services and repairs, so we can take some of that worry out of auto repair. With a guarantee like that, you know the job will be done right the first time, every time. All you need to do is make an appointment and let us get you back on the road – fast!