Richmond Transmission Services

Richmond's Trusted Transmission ShoP

Your car's transmission plays a critical role in getting you where you need to go in Richmond, TX. It seamlessly translates engine power into smooth gear changes, allowing you to navigate city streets and highways with ease. But even minor transmission problems can quickly turn a pleasant drive into a frustrating experience.

At Christian Brothers Automotive Waterside, our certified technicians are Richmond's trusted experts for all things transmission repair. We specialize in both automatic and manual transmissions for all vehicle makes and models. Whether you require a routine transmission fluid exchange or a complete rebuild, our team has the skills and experience to get your car back on the road, running smoothly!

How Often to Change Transmission Fluid?

At Christian Brothers Automotive Waterside, we recommend a transmission fluid exchange every 50,000 miles for Richmond drivers. This is more frequent than factory-recommended intervals because it factors in the challenging driving conditions we face in our city, like stop-and-go traffic and hot Texas summers.

Our experts will remove your old, contaminated fluid, perform a complete flush of the entire transmission system, and install fresh, top-tier fluid. We utilize cutting-edge technology to monitor this process, ensuring a thorough and efficient service.

Keep your transmission healthy ! Call our Richmond transmission shop at (281) 769-5952 or schedule an appointment online today!

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.

Call For a Quote

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

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Common Signs of Transmission Problems

Ignoring the warning signs of transmission trouble can lead to costly repairs down the road. 

Here are some common symptoms to watch out for:

  • Slipping gears or difficulty shifting
  • Grinding noises when changing gears
  • Hesitation or delayed acceleration
  • Burning smell or overheating
  • Leaks underneath your car

If you experience any of these issues, bring your vehicle to Christian Brothers Automotive Waterside for a comprehensive transmission inspection. 

Our Richmond service offerings encompass the entire spectrum of transmission care:

  • Transmission Fluid Exchange: We'll thoroughly flush out old, dirty fluid that can lead to overheating and performance issues. Fresh, high-quality fluid ensures smooth operation and extends the lifespan of your transmission.
  • Transmission Inspection: Our technicians will meticulously examine your transmission to identify potential problems before they cause major breakdowns. This proactive approach saves you time and money in the long run.
  • Transmission Repair: If your inspection reveals any issues, we'll provide prompt and efficient repairs to get your transmission functioning flawlessly again.
  • Transmission Rebuild: In cases of severe damage, our team can meticulously rebuild your transmission to restore its original functionality and performance.
  • Transmission Replacement: When a rebuild is no longer the best option, we'll replace your transmission with a reliable, high-quality unit.

Schedule Your Transmission Inspection Today!

Don't let transmission problems disrupt your daily routine in Richmond. Contact Christian Brothers Automotive Waterside today to schedule a transmission inspection or any other transmission service you require.

 Our friendly and knowledgeable team is here to get your car back to peak performance!

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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?

Our friendly auto service experts have the answers.

Call your local Christian Brothers Automotive car shop today

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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