What Can a Transmission Shop Do?

April 15, 2019 | By Mister Transmission

What Can a Transmission Shop Do?

If you don’t know a lot about how vehicles work –which is OK, by the way; you don’t have to know all the inner workings of the automobile in order to drive one responsibly– you may find it odd that there are shops dedicated entirely to one component of the vehicle. Sure, there are other shops that specialize in specific, external parts of the vehicle, such as auto glass and tires. But this makes more sense intuitively because the technology and equipment required to service these parts are entirely different from other vehicular components. But you don’t, for example, have entire shops dedicated to servicing and repairing just the steering column or just the carburetor. So why a transmission? What does a transmission shop actually do?

The Transmission

We use the singular article “a” when talking about “a transmission” not because a transmission is a single part but because it is a collection of parts. And all of these parts have to work in harmony to make your vehicle go. The transmission transfers power generated by the engine to the axles, and then on to the wheels. Without a working transmission, your car won’t go. And without each of these parts of the transmission, your transmission won’t work properly, or maybe even at all.

All of this is to say that the transmission is incredibly intricate and complex. Knowing how to rotate tires or to gap a spark plug does not immediately qualify a technician to repair a transmission. Transmission service and repair requires a transmission expert. And where can you find a transmission expert? At a mister transmission shop.

Transmission Shops

In short, a full transmission and driveline repair shop services, maintains, repairs, and replaces transmissions. But how do they do all of these things? Well, for starters, mister transmission shops have trained and skilled expert transmission technicians. Mister transmission shops also have all the proper equipment, tools, and technology to service and repair transmissions. For transmission service, a mister transmission shop will have a rigorous testing procedure to discover and diagnose any problems your transmission might have. Mister Transmission, for example, has an exhaustive and thorough Multi-Check Inspection.

If a problem is discovered, then a transmission repair is in order. A transmission repair can be a very simple matter. Perhaps replacing a part that is easily accessible or perhaps even as straightforward as changing out the transmission fluid. Sometimes a repair involves using special technology only available at transmission shops that allow the technicians to interface with your vehicle’s onboard computer. And sometimes transmission repairs are very big ordeals that require the removal and disassembly of the transmission entirely or even replacing the transmission.

Transmission and Driveline Repair Shops

Transmission shops can also repair drivelines in addition to transmissions. The driveline is the part of the vehicle that takes the power created by the engine and transfers to the axles. The axles turn and therefore turn the wheels. Drivelines can become worn and damaged over time, so it’s a good idea to keep an eye on it. Regular inspection by a technician at a mister transmission shop can spot this wear and tear and prevent it from developing into a major problem.

Contact us

If you think you’re in need of the services of a transmission shop, please contact Mister Transmission today.

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Frank and his team did...
Laura Swanson
Frank and his team did a great job on my 2013 Journey. I noticed a difference driving the car right away. The job was done on time, cost a little more than the original quote but doesn't everything these days. Would certainly return for any work required but hoping to not have to in the near future!!
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David Bonany
These guys were amazing. Diagnosed my issue in moments and had me back on the road. So grateful for mechanics with integrity. Thanks guys!!
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Vehicle was making a weird...
Shania Mason
Vehicle was making a weird noise this morning when I started it (Saturday) & my usual mechanic is closed . I called them & was told to bring it in anytime today & they'd take a look & lemme know what it was. Brought it in & was seen immediately. Was told what the issue was & what needs to be done etc. at no charge. The gentlemen also told me that i shouldn't drive it this weekend ,which I'm thankful they did. Recommended me to a rental car company also as I had an event to get to this weekend. Thank you guys for your time & knowledge, you saved me a hefty tow bill plus some. 10/10 would recommend. Will be going back for my next oil change !
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Wonderful costumer service, very helpful...
Martina Robertson
Wonderful costumer service, very helpful and no pressure. I definitely recommend getting your transmission done here
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Chris Haney
Replace my whole transmission a few days early. Did an excellent job, very kind and informative. Highly recommend.
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I recently had a great...
Dave Malda
I recently had a great experience with Mr. Transmission, where Wes provided an honest and transparent assessment of my transmission issues. He was super helpful, diagnosing a strange problem with expertise. Wes went the extra mile, ultimately saving me a lot of money. Highly recommend their services! Thank you again!! Dave.
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Finally got around to doing...
Carol Simon
Finally got around to doing this review and everyone seems to be saying the same thing I was going to say. They are professional. They do great work. They give great advice about what options you have and which option is best for you, and they are honest about it. No one wants to ever be in the position to get a transmission replaced/repaired, but if you are, this would be the place to do it and rest assured it will be done well -- in my experience and opinion based on the work that was done for us. In our case, Mr. Transmission actually came to the rescue. And by that I mean, we were going to be low-key scammed by another "brand name" service provider. After we escaped the trap, we found Mr. Transmission. I am not going to call out that service provider because they actually did great work for us in the past, so we forgive that 'blunder'/misdiagnosis. I think my husband eventually suspected/decided it had to be the transmission or whatever the case was [and he was obviously right], but when he called Mr. Transmission, he spoke with Luke. I don't really like to use names in reviews, but his name has already been mentioned and it is true that he is professional and reassuring and helpful and so on... It was mainly because of him we decided that this was the place we were going to receive the right help. The minute I overheard him on the phone with my husband, I thought to myself, "We are going to receive the right help." And I was right. Don't ask me how I know. I just know these things. Not sure if this Luke is a mechanic as well or even if he was the one that worked on the van, [didn't ask and not relevant for this review] but he is a perfect example of why I place 'customer service' most times even above product quality and delivery and ovi the product/service delivered was A+, but customer service is almost always number 1 in my books and this experience proves why. Thanks to Luke, we are now happy we made the choice to use Mr. Transmission. And thanks to whoever worked on our van as well. Whenever I decide to give a good review of any company it is because in my books they deserve an A or an A+ and this one gets an A+.
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All the Positive reviews are...
Sai Sagar
All the Positive reviews are indeed true❤️ Kris is a gem of a Person, profoundly knowledgeable and Genuinely humble!! Kudos to him and this entire team, they are the best!!!
Date: July 11, 2024
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Friendly guys that helped look...
Dylan Higgins
Friendly guys that helped look at my car today regarding transmission issues
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