Checkout our FAQ's to learn more about our frequently asked questions and get answers to our most common questions regarding transmission repairs, diagnosis and replacements.
How Much Does It Cost To Fix My Transmission?
It will depend on numerous factors, mostly the year, make and model of your vehicle in addition to what's wrong with the transmission. Sometimes your transmission could be malfunctioning due to a solenoid, other times it might be a mechanical failure inside of the transmission. If you do have a transmission issue we can typically provide you with numerous options which may include a used replacement, to remove and repair your current transmission, to remove and completely rebuild your transmission and sometimes a remanufactured replacement from the dealership.
How Long Does It Take To Fix My Transmission?
Most transmissions can be repaired, rebuilt or replaced within a few business days. Sometimes it can take longer depending on parts availability, how busy the shop is and the type of vehicle you own.
How Much Do You Charge to Diagnose My Transmission Issue?
We offer a free, no obligation diagnosis on all vehicles. If your check engine light is on, or if your vehicle seems to be having a transmission issue just bring it down. We will scan the vehicle to see if there are any codes, road test and inspect your vehicle on the lift to see if we can diagnose it. Often times we are able to externally diagnose any issues that your having. In the event that we need to remove the transmission, disassemble and inspect it we will notify you ahead of time and that process is also free of charge.
Do You Offer A Warranty?
Yes! We have numerous warranty options depending on the repairs we perform on your vehicle. We offer up to a 3 year (36 months) unlimited mileage warranty on both parts and labor. Standard warranties start out at 1 year (12 months) and 12,000 miles.
Do You Work On Standard Transmissions And Clutches?
Yes our experienced technicians and builders are experienced with all types of transmissions including automatic, diesel, standard and CVT.
Do You Work On CVT Transmissions? Can You Rebuild or Repair a CVT Transmission?
Yes our experienced technicians and builders are experienced with all types of transmissions including automatic, diesel, standard and CVT. Although it's not common and not always cost effective to rebuild or repair a CVT there are circumstances where you can rebuild a CVT transmission for less than it would cost to replace it.
Where Are You Located?
We are conveniently located just south of the I10 freeway on Dysart road in Goodyear Arizona, servicing customers from nearby areas such as Glendale, Tolleson, Litchfield Park, Surprise, Buckeye, Cashion, Avondale, Peoria, Phoenix and more.
Can You Fix A Transmission Leak?
Yes we can diagnose and fix any types of leak on your vehicle. The most common form of a transmission leak is from the transmission pan gasket, which can be easily repaired while you wait in the lobby.
How Often Should I Change My Transmission Oil?
It depends upon the vehicle and type of transmission. Most manufacturers of standard transmissions will recommend changing the transmission fluids every 30-60k miles, most automatic transmission manufacturers will suggest changing fluids every 20-30k+ miles. If your using the vehicle for towing, heavy duty driving, performance etc you may consider changing the fluids every 15k miles or so. Also consider the climate and outside temperatures. Extreme hot or cold may require more frequent services, if a vehicle has been sitting for an extended period of time you may want to service the transmission as well.
How Much Is A Transmission Service?
A typical transmission service will start at $99 and goes up depending on the make and model of vehicle, the amount of fluids that it takes and the types of gasket/filters that it calls for. Certain transmissions will take a special fluids which can increase the cost as well. Most services are done same day and shouldn't take more than an hour or so.
Do You Only Work On Transmissions Or Do You Do Other Repairs?
We are a transmission specialty shop but we do work on transfer cases, differentials, axles, mounts, driveshaft and most components of a vehicles drivetrain. We can repair, rebuild or replace most components. If you need a general mechanic or general auto repair we can always point you in the right direction if it's a job that we don't typically do.
My Vehicle Wont Move, Can You Tow It?
Yes, we can always help you tow a vehicle in if needed. We offer a free tow with any major repair. If for any reason you don't do the repair, or its not a major repair all you have to do is reimburse us our cost for the tow. Typical tow fees start at $60 and about .30 per mile after hooking your vehicle up.