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I would highly recommend them. Craig was very friendly and helpful, answering all my questions with no problem before I went to get the work done. Very fair price and quickly done. I will be back for my next service
Put my car in for a service cost about 135 got a call later on as the garage checked my brake pads to my shock they where well worn Pat and Craig done both my front and rear pads any longer and the discs would be ruined full service all done and dusted at 270 cheers kept me informed at all times
Oil change. great value, no hassle service. Steins were quick to get back to me with a quote and able to provide booking within the next week. Dropped the car off on the way to work and it was ready by lunchtime. Much more convenient than driving out to dealership and a few quid cheaper too. Will use again.
Craig was incredibly helpful from the first moment of contact - cheery, positive and flexible. Not only did he sort my wing mirror at the price he said he would, but cleaned the side of the car which had been damaged in the same incident, for no extra price. I would highly recommend Steins garage and the staff there for a friendly, professional and easy repair experience.
Couldn't be more pleased with the service from Steins Garage and dealing with Craig. Top class service and work done to my car. Very quick turnover! Would recommend to anyone who needs their car fixed
Great garange, shame it is gone now
Done quickly and to budget
Work carried out on time and charged what they quoted.
Although I was advised prior to booking that the cost was different from quote received it still cost extra. Overall experience though was very good. Service completed on time and car was washed and vacuumed.
All done as it should.
Good service and work done to my satisfaction with fair price.
Great service as usual
Excellent service. Flexible time to drop off and pick up car.
Dealt with the MOT and service like professionals and talked me through what the car was needing work on after having been unfortunately neglected by me. Any issues that popped up after they were happy to have a look at for no additional charge!
Excellent friendly service. Stuart very helpful. Would definitely recommend this garage and would use it again.
Good service, honoured the quote on this website, would use again.
Staff were very friendly + helpful, couldn’t fault them will definitely use them again and I will most definitely recommend them.
Did what they said they would do and ready when I requested it
Quality paint work service. Recommended to others and also i will definitely go back in the near future for other repair works. Viola arrived on time to pick up the car and returned 15 mins early. She was really friendly and dealt everything professionally. Highly recommended this garage.
Very prompt and efficient service. Good job done and would recommend. Damian & Viola even delivered my car back home after hours :)
Responded very quickly to messages and got the car looking good as new, couldn't be happier with the work.
Really pleasant staff.
Very good experience with Multifix. Really friendly service. Clutch and flywheel replacement done within the times they gave me. Collection and drop off service a bonus. I would highly recommend and will use them again.
I always feel that this garage does a good job at a good price, never go anywhere else
I added in dome extra work including mot and services but the final price was competitive and work done quickly and to a higher standard so can't complain will go back again for any major repairs.
First class job very happy
had a brilliant service from kirkcaldy fife autocentre from start to finish car needed new gearbox clutch kit these guys by far was the cheapest every other garage who qouted me was between £400 = £600 dearer and needed at least 5/6 working days to complete job these guys done job with 1 day deffo recommend and will use again
Great team. They found the issue with my car and gave me great advice. They recommend me going back to the garage I purchased the car from and never pushed me into having the car fixed there.
Very friendly garage, I visited their place to have a look at my gear box which seemed rough. They had a look and said it was fine and nothing to worry about.
Fantastic job done at a very fair price. Couldn't recommend Sean enough I put my car in on the Monday for gearbox repairs and had it back by the Wednesday with a few other faults fixed as well as a free valet and engine flush. Top mechanic you won't be disappointed.
A Gearbox is the device used to increase and decrease torque, a twisting force which causes rotation, through the increase or reduction of speed. Ultimately, the Gearbox is used to change the speed of the vehicle.
Auto gearbox repairs are so common as the parts naturally wear down over time due to the fact that a massive amount of friction is caused between parts when a car is driven.
There are a huge number of issues that could cause a gearbox to fail and that is why we have written this guide, to help you understand what is involved with gearbox repairs.
If you are putting your car into a gear, only for it to slip out, it’s obvious you have a fault. A likely cause is that the gears themselves will be worn down.
You will have to have the parts replaced as a result of the damage as it will only get worse as time progresses.
It would also be wise to check your transmission fluid levels as the parts may have worn down as a result of low lubricants.
Like many of the issues listed on this guide, low levels of transmission fluid can be the reason for the problem.
If you are hearing more noise than usual from your car while it is neutral, then check the levels of fluid and try topping it up.
If this does not resolve the problem, then the most likely cause will be worn down gearbox parts.
As soon as you see ‘Service Engine Soon’ in yellow on your dashboard, that is exactly what you should do as it is an indicator that something is about to go wrong or already has.
There are a variety of sensors on different parts of your car including ones on the transmission. They are in place to detect specific signs of an issue developing such as vibrations or jerks which you may not be able to see, hear or feel.
Paying attention to the light could help you save money on a gearbox repair so make sure to do so!
A dragging clutch is caused when the flywheel and clutch fail to disengage which makes changing gears almost impossible.
This gearbox problem will likely be accompanied by a grinding noise being emitted every time you try to change gears.
Luckily a gearbox repair cost will not be extortionate if you are suffering from this problem.
If the clutch has too much slack in the pedal then the linkage between the clutch disk and the pedal wont be able to pull the two parts apart.
Therefore, the linkage simply needs to be tightened or replaced which isn't as expensive as other gearbox repairs.
If your car simply refuses to go into a specific gear it is worth checking the level of you fluid as this is a common issue, though can be resolved by topping the liquid up.
There are other potential issues that would prevent you being able to go into a specific gear.
Occasionally the computer which is part of your car can be the source of the problem, alternatively the shift cables could require adjusting.
A burning smell in a car is never a good sign and as soon as you notice it is vital that you call a mobile mechanic or break down assistance in order to diagnose the problem and find a solution.
When it comes to the gearbox, a burning smell can be the result of transmission fluid overheating.
If the fluid system fails, then other parts of the system will suffer as a result.
Transmission fluid acts as lubricant and a cooling agent for the moving parts of a transmission as they are in constant perpetual motion as a car is driven, this causes friction and a build-up of heat.
Therefore a lack of transmission fluid will be harmful to these parts and a burning smell will be emitted.
If you ignore the burning smell in your car then an entire transmission replacement is likely to be required.
A car should not grind or shake at all so do not think that its normal even if it is gradual and only minor.
If ignored the issue will get worse and you will end up incurring a higher gearbox repair cost.
Grinding and shaking is a common symptom of a faulty gearbox when you move from one gear to the next.
There may even be an issue with the clutch if you feel these effects after you change gears.
If so it is likely that your clutch will need replacing.
The gear synchronizers in your car may be also be badly damaged or worn down if you feel shaking or grinding.
The transmission system can only operate while automatic transmission fluid lubricates, cleans and conditions the seals while acting as hydraulic fluid.
Even if the transmission fluid is below normal levels, your car will suffer and if it all leaks, you will face serious problems.
Automatic transmission fluid (ATF) is bright red and, surprisingly, smells sweet (that is if everything is in working order).
If you detect a leak and the fluid fits this description then you are in luck, all that you require is a hole to be filled.
However, if you come across liquid which is dark and emits a burning smell then the issue is likely to be worse.
Typically this will require the entire transmission system to be flushed or changed as it has become contaminated and is no longer suitable for use in the engine.
ATF liquid is different to motor oil as the engine doesn’t consume any of it, therefore, if it is below its normal level, it’s a fact that you have a leak.
If you would like to check the fluid level, try to locate the transmission case (close to the fill plug) and perform a visual assessment.
Once more, if you have a leak, it is essential that you address the issue and find a clutch or gearbox specialist using WhoCanFixMyCar as we will be able to provide you with a range of quotes from local mechanics.
If you try to move into a certain gear and you feel resistance, or the gearstick keeps popping out, then there is definitely an issue.
There should not be any pushback when you go into gear and so if you even feel the slightest change you should take your car to a gearbox specialist or automatic gearbox specialist as soon as possible.
Typically, this is a problem involving the clutch as well so be prepared to replace it if you run into this type of issue.
It can be difficult to diagnose the extent of a gearbox problem which involves the clutch, so the best advice is to take your car into a clutch and gearbox specialist as mentioned above.
Hearing a strange noise from your car is probably the best way to know that something isn’t right.
There are a plethora of issues which could be causing a noise to come from your car engine and the gearbox is one system which could be causing a new sound.
The specific noise will vary greatly on the model of the car, part and specific issue so it is almost impossible to specifically identify an issue from a sound alone.
The biggest indicator that your gearbox has an issue will be if you hear a clunking noise when you shift gears which sound mechanical, abrupt and loud.
The same can be said of automatic gearboxes, if you notice a clunking noise as you accelerate, slow down or drive on an incline, it would be indicative of an issue with the transmission.
Even if the noise sounds severe, it may be a minor issue, however it will turn into a major one if you do not diagnose the transmission problem.
The gearbox repair cost will spiral if you neglect to address the problem.
Whether you need to replace an automatic gearbox or replace a manual gearbox, the price will vary from one garage to the next and the cost will also vary on the model of the car.
A reconditioned gearbox is a part which has been broken but has been fixed by a transmission expert. If you suffer from a gearbox problem, there is the worry about spending money on new parts, however, it is often possible to salvage engine parts and a reconditioned gearbox is ideal from those wanting to avoid spending money on expensive new parts.
Reconditioned gearbox prices vary depending on the car model however it is always worth shopping around for the best price.
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