Reliable Transmission Services in Lockport, IL

Ensure smooth and dependable shifting with transmission repairs and services from Christian Brothers Automotive Lockport. Your vehicle's transmission is a crucial component responsible for converting engine power into seamless forward motion. Even minor issues can escalate into major problems, underscoring the importance of maintaining optimal transmission condition.

At Christian Brothers Automotive Lockport, our team specializes in both automatic and manual transmissions and is equipped to handle any issue, from minor adjustments to complete rebuilds. We pride ourselves on our ability to work on all vehicle makes and models, providing expert care tailored to your specific needs and preferences.

Experiencing transmission troubles? Whether you're feeling shudders during shifts or hearing strange noises, our professionals are here to assist you. Schedule an appointment today to get your transmission back on track.

Reach out to us at (815) 306-0207 or contact us online to schedule your transmission services in Lockport, IL.

What to Expect With Transmission Services

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1. Schedule Your Appointment

Whether scheduling online or over the phone be sure and let us know what you're experiencing so we can provide fast and accurate service advice.

2. Diagnostics and Inspections

Drop off your vehicle and the shop will get to work with inspections and diagnostics using the same equipment as the manufacturers to determine issues and next steps.

3. Digital Vehicle Inspection Report and Estimate

Following the diagnosis we will text you a digital vehicle inspection report, containing pictures and videos of our findings and recommendations.

4. Review and Approval

A service advisor will reach out to walk you through the findings and recommendations to determine how you would like to proceed, or you can approve work directly in your DVI.

5. Work Performed or Scheduled

Most work can be completed immediately, or scheduled based on parts and customer availability.

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Did You Know: Henry Ford coined the term 'tune-up' while developing his initial automobile prototype.

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Common Signs Your Transmission Might Need Repairs

Being aware of early signs of potential transmission issues is essential for maintaining your vehicle's performance.

Keep an eye out for these common indicators that may signal the need for professional transmission repairs:

  • Unusual Noises: Whining, clunking, or grinding sounds while the vehicle is in gear can be signs of underlying transmission problems.
  • Slipping Gears: RPM spikes, delayed or rough shifting, or a feeling of the vehicle slipping out of gear may indicate transmission irregularities.
  • Fluid Leaks: Red or brown puddles beneath the vehicle suggest a potential transmission fluid leak, crucial for proper transmission function.
  • Warning Lights: The "Check Engine" light or specific transmission-related warning lights on the dashboard require immediate attention and diagnostics.
  • Burning Odor: A burnt smell, especially accompanied by smoke, suggests potential overheating within the transmission system.
  • Poor Acceleration: Difficulty in acceleration, a lack of power, or a noticeable decrease in vehicle performance could signify underlying transmission troubles.
  • Difficulty Engaging Gears: Problems getting the vehicle into gear, whether manual or automatic, may signal transmission concerns.

Addressing these signs promptly ensures a proactive approach to potential transmission issues, preserving the reliability and longevity of your vehicle. At Christian Brothers Automotive Lockport, our skilled technicians are prepared to diagnose and resolve complexities, providing comprehensive transmission repairs to keep you confidently on the road.

Need Your Transmission repaired in FOR PROFESSIONAL Lockport, IL? Turn to the professionals at Christian Brothers Automotive. Call us today at (815) 306-0207 OR schedule an appointment ONLINE.

How Christian Brothers Automotive Can Help

Our transmission experts recommend getting an automatic transmission fluid exchange every 50,000 miles. Typically factory recommended service is a little bit more than that, but it doesn’t account for harsh driving and weather conditions drivers’ face on a daily basis. Once you’ve hit 50,000 miles, have your local Christian Brothers Automotive location perform a complete fluid flush.

At Christian Brothers Automotive, we can remove your old transmission fluid, perform a complete flush of your transmission system, and install new, premium-quality fluid. We use state-of-the-art technology to monitor this process—and we even see the old, muddied transmission fluid extracted from your car.

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  • Q. "What factors determine the price of transmission repair?"
    Many different factors go into determining costs of transmission repair. The major factor is what type of vehicle you drive. The year, make and model of the car, determine how much parts and labor will cost. Another factor is how much damage the transmission has sustained. Your transmission should last a minimum of 100,000 miles by servicing your transmission on a regular basis.
  • Q. "What does automatic transmission service include?"
    Fluid is first drained from the pan during an automatic transmission service. A new transmission filter is installed with a new pan gasket once the pan has been removed. Finally, fresh automatic transmission fluid (ATF) is used to refill the vehicle.
  • Q. "Is there a difference between a transmission fluid change and flush?"
    During a transmission fluid and filter change, it’s only the fluid in the pan that is drained and replaced with new ATF. Four to five quarts of fluid will typically be replaced in this process, while nine to thirteen quarts are replaced during a full transmission fluid flush. The difference in amounts is because the complete flush drains the entire system.
  • Q. "Do you offer a shuttle service?"
    Yes! we understand you have a full schedule. Whether you need to get to work, school, or need to attend to other responsibilities, we can take you where you need to go. Click here to learn more.
  • Q. "Do you offer a warranty?"
    As part of our Nice difference.® commitment to providing our customers the best auto service experience possible, we also offer a3-year/36,000-mile warranty on all the work that we do. We offer this warranty at every Christian Brothers Automotive nationwide, and it will be honored at any location, regardless of which branch did the initial work.
  • Q. "Can you provide service under my extended warranty?"
    Yes. At Christian Brothers Automotive, we work with all major extended warranty providers to make needed repairs for our customers. If you have an extended warranty, you can discuss your carrier with our team when scheduling an appointment and confirm that the work will be covered. You can find a partial list of the extended warranty companies we work with here.

Have more Questions?

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Hear What Our Customers Had to Say About Us

  • "I liked the customer service and going above and beyond to make sure I was comfortable while waiting in the store for my vehicle work to be done, specifically being offered a nice hot coffee with creamer."

    - J.L.

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