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First class service very friendly I would highly reccomend great value for money very professional service I will definitely use them again
Will be back here next time, awesome price and service
Very good. Recommend and 100% will be back for other services.
Such an amazing experience - Honda CRV booked in for front brake discs and pads for a very reasonable price. Arrived before the appointed time - Dan met me and said should be ready in about an hour - it was. They have identified a problem and showed us where the covering of the shock absorbers have perished. We will be returning our car to this outstanding team to get the covering replaced and also for its MOT due in December. Thank you Niche Autos! Thank you Dan!
Great service with no issues whatsoever. Cheers guys
Great garage, fit me in really quickly and no hidden costs. Would recommend
Professional service with nice staff and very good price
very pleased with the work. very friendly people and extremely helpful.
Getting MOT DONE also great service.
No fuss Service and MOT. Highly recommend, honest pricing.
I was quite surprised that when I emailed them that they said take car in the next day. Was expecting to wait a few days to be able to get the car booked in. They kept me upto date with everything gave options of what repairs that could be at fault causing the issue. I should have got the other glow plugs done and fuel filter at the same time but I hopefully be booking back for the bits doing in near future
Excellent Garage - Highly recommend, very honest and open, and know what they are doing. Used Top quality components. Great service and very friendly.
Outstanding service, thus is a really good, honest garage using top grade components and really well priced, very friendly. I know a good garage when I see one and this is definitely one - my new go to garage.
good communication, good service
Great service. I am always nervous trying a new garage but these guys did a great job and were really helpful. I'll definitely take my car back for any future work.
Quick and easy wing mirror replacement.
Everything went smoothly, very friendly and hospitable.
Friendly and quick service.
Brilliant! Dropped my car off was done by the end of the day. Timing belt and a water pump fitted at an excellent price. Would recommend. Definitely going back!
Excellent service and really happy with the results. Will definitely be using them again in the future.
Very good service , everything spot on
Great guy knows wat he’s ona bout I will definitely be taking my car back for work wat needs doing
Great service. Highly recommend! Thank you !
A great price and a job very well done too. It was pouring down when we arrived for the appointment time but James drove us to our afternoon destination and picked us up when the job was done. Super customer service and a lovely young man.
Changed the timing belt and the waterpump plus oil and oil filter and air filter at an amazing price. The guy is very fair and honest and i would gladly go back to that garage
Booked me in the same day, time of my choice, very quick. Would highly recommend.
Let my car to be re-gassed was told to come back in one hour which I did my car was ready and thank goodness the A C was again working great job and very courteous thank you for a great job well done and great value. Thank you Denise
Excellent service very friendly honest prices very professional
found the staff very friendly,thanks
Yes would recommend and use again. They did what they said at price, easy to deal with. Liked the whole who can fix my car service great way of finding good garage. Thank you
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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