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Transmission problem? Whether manual or automatic, from fault diagnosis to a fully-reconditioned gearbox, it's easy: tell us what's wrong, and London Specialists will diagnose, and quote for, your repair! We also offer London Clutch Replacement, General Repairs and Servicing.

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Top garages for Gearbox Repairs in London (1,675 found)
Creekside Auto Repair Centre
10 Jobs Completed
Greenwich London
3.7 / 5

MOT station, Vehicle repair centre, Clutch & gearbox centre Servicing, Diagnostic, Home start, Relay and roadside assistance

Top Mechanics Ltd
38 Jobs Completed
Iver
4.2 / 5

Here at Top Mechanics LTD we specialise in working on Fords, Volkswagens, Toyotas, Mercedes’, Audis and BMW’s and whether it’s clutch Replacements, Timing Belt Changes, Brakes, DPF Cleaning, Head gasket work, gearbox service, engine service, air conditioning recharge, remapping or Car body/accident repairs we guarantee our trained technicians and mechanics will only provide the highest quality work to get your vehicle back on the road and running smooth with no problems. All labour and parts we provide come with a 12-month warranty to assure you we are confident that any work we have done on your vehicle will hold up.

We also offer a collection and delivery service for those in 5 miles of our garage as well as transfers to local transport links for the convenience of our customers.

Gtr Repair Centre
26 Jobs Completed
edmonton
5.0 / 5

Gtr repair centre hosts 3 up to date mechanical repair ramps and mot station along with tyres it is a one stop garage for A to Z auto needs

VJM Motors ltd
84 Jobs Completed
MIDDLESEX
4.8 / 5

An independent garage based in Southall West London. With trained and accredited technicians. Able to offer motor vehicle repairs, servicing and diagnostics for a reasonable price.

Ade Auto Repairs
1444 Jobs Completed
London
4.5 / 5

Welcome to Ade Auto Repairs.
We understand that in society today people depend a lot on their vehicles, and if they breakdown, you want the repair and maintenance of your car to be of the highest quality, making sure that your vehicle performs to its highest standard.
Ade Auto Repairs is a friendly and efficiently run business with over 30 years of experience in the trade.
We believe in providing the highest level of service and repair, an unbeatable service at a competitive price.most of our customers visits us as a result of the recommendation of previous customers, so when you need a garage you can rely on, come to us. Knowing that when your vehicle is off the road, you want it back in action as soon as possible without compromising the safety and standard of repair.

Auto Plaza Ltd
433 Jobs Completed
London
4.9 / 5

Hello and Welcome to our new place Unit C, 23 Aintree road, UB67LH, Auto Plaza ! To our new location ...

We are proud to be announced London and National TOP Performer Garage in West London. We will do our best to satisfy your needs whether is just annual service or any vehicle body repair.

We offer Collection and Drop off Service ( charge will apply)

For NON FAULT ACCIDENTS

If you had a non fault accident, we can help you! Whether you drive a car, a van or a motorbike, we will handle your claim; supplying you with a replacement vehicle, dealing with the other driver's insurers, and getting you full compensation for your injuries and other losses. Even if you only have Third Party cover, we will still lend you a courtesy car, and deal with all aspects of your car accident claim.

We file your car accident claim directly with the other insurers, so we save you paying any Policy Excess! We recover all uninsured losses, including lost earnings. Even if you were uninsured, we will recover repair costs, if there is an injury claim involved.We file your car accident claim directly with the other party's insurers, so we protect your No Claims Bonus and save you paying any insurance policy excess! We will recover all uninsured losses, including loss of earnings, and even if you are uninsured we will recover your repair costs, or car value, if there is an injury claim involved.

We will repair your car WITH ALL GENUINE PARTS FROM DEALERSHIP !

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Our details are Auto Plaza Ltd, Unit C, 23 Aintree road, UB6 7LA,Perivale,London.

Auto Plaza Ltd (London) is a long established garage with a loyal customer base. We offer the best value garage services and our repairs are guaranteed for 24 months or 20,000 miles if we supply parts from our suppliers We specialise in all car brands; both classic and modern.
We are the premiere destination for customers that expect excellence.
Fully qualified mechanics that will only use quality parts and oils. We get it right first time, every time!
For convenience we are open 6 days a week. and for Sunday we need to book you in before to get parts .
Many years of experience in the motor repair industry means that we can offer you a wide range of knowledge on cars and their faults.
We do also car accident repair from little scratches up to huge collision involved .

If you have had a major accident we can offer a full repair service for both private and insurance customers. No matter how extensive the damage is, our highly qualified workforce can repair it to the highest standard using the latest technology and skills. If the accident wasn't your fault, call us and we can ensure you get the best possible outcome and not the insurance company, all at no cost to you. We deal with the entire legal process, storage, injury compensation and arrange a free like-for-like hire car ..

Had an accident and making a claim on your car insurance?

Then you need to make a call to us BEFORE you call your insurance company. We can take all of the stress and hassle out of the situation, getting you a better quality repair, much sooner than if you went through your

You have the right to choose!

The Office of Fair Trading agreed with the British Board of Motor Insurers that car insurance policy holders have the right to choose who repairs their vehicle. You do not have to go with the garage your insurance company are telling you to just because it is cheaper for them.

If your vehicle is unroadworthy, we will keep your car safely, and have a like-for-like replacement delivered to an address that is convenient for you. We will minimize the amount of time you are without a vehicle, and the disruption to everyday life that it would otherwise cause.

Then sit back and relax working with Auto Plaza ltd is easy, we do all the work to get your car back on the road as quickly as possible. We organise everything. We make all the phone calls and deal with the entire claim process. You won't be side tracked and pushed from pillar to post by the insurance company, which would otherwise delay your repair. We have the necessary contacts, and the knowledge and experience to avoid these situations. Just call us BEFORE you speak with your insurer.

We can repair and repaint all those annoying scuffs, dents, chips, rust patches or scratches that spoil your car, on all of your cars panels, including bumpers, bonnets, wings and doors. We also offer a first class same day service for appropriate repairs. Our many longstanding regular customers are testament to the quality, value and service that we provide. We also carry out dent and scratch repairs on fleet, hire, and Motability cars, saving you a costly return penalty.

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Mobile Mechanics and Tyres
1898 Jobs Completed
Barnet
4.9 / 5

Services provided:

-- Can build and assemble machines or mechanical components according to requirements
-- Able to Inspect machines, engines, transmissions etc. and run diagnostic tests to discover functionality issues
-- Will aim to troubleshoot reported problems and resolve them in a timely manner
-- Will perform thorough maintenance on machinery, equipment and systems
-- Will clean and apply lubricants to components
-- Will replenish engine fluids and components
-- Will provide consultation on correct maintenance and preventative measures
-- Can also undertake other duties (e.g. repair of hydraulic systems)
-- Can provide logs of work and report on issues

Experience:

Proven experience as Mechanic for 12 years.
Excellent knowledge of machinery and hydraulic, electrical and other systems and their components.
Experienced in using various precision tools (I have equipment to perform most mechanical work).
Will follow established procedures and practices with a strong commitment to health and safety.
Very good communication skills with problem-solving capabilities.
Very good physical strength and stamina

Qualifications:

BTEC national diploma motor vehicles (2 year course)
HNC motor vehicles (1 year course)
HND motor vehicles (1 year course)
IMI (Institute of the Motor Industry) MOT Certification NT / AE / Site Manager

Classes of Vehicles tested:

Class Descriptionwheeled vehicles (over 450kg unladen weight)
4 Cars (up to 8 passenger seats)
4 Motor caravans
4 Quads (max unladen weight 400kg - for goods vehicles 550kg and max net power of 15kw)
4 Dual purpose vehicles
4 Private hire and public service vehicles (up to 8 seats)
4 Ambulances and taxis
4 Private passenger vehicles and ambulances (9 to 12 passenger seats)
4 Goods vehicles (up to 3,000kg design gross weight)
4a Class 4 vehicles (9 to 12 passenger seats) with a seat belt installation checkPrivate passenger vehicles and ambulances (13 to 16 passenger seats)
5 Private passenger vehicles and ambulances (more than 16 passenger seats)
5 Playbuses
5a Class 5 vehicles (13 to 16 passenger seats) with a seatbelt installation check
5a Class 5 vehicles (more than 16 passenger seats) with a seatbelt installation check
7 Goods vehicles (over 3,000kg up to 3,500kg design gross weight

Promod Works
83 Jobs Completed
London,Chessington
5.0 / 5

We are car and bike specialists that has been in the automotive scene for more than 13 years , with a lot of experience and professionalism ,been dealing with one of the biggest VW Main Dealerships in London , and with Morgan as well .We have our own 3 carl garage , we've dealt with importing parts and accessories , we have 5 race car builds , 2 race bike builds , years of tuning and working on performance cars , road cars , road bikes , diagnostics , software , pretty much anything in the automotive sector for the last 13 years.

SMS Motors
1137 Jobs Completed
Horton
4.7 / 5

SMS Autocare is dedicated to quality and value for money with the services we provide. We can offer full diagnostic testing, MOT and Service, mechanical repairs and much more.

Our experienced mechanics have various RMI/ATA accreditations and are always on hand to provide the help and advice that you need to get your vehicle back to full health. We have valuable links within the motor trade industry and aim to provide good value for money on all products and services.

SMS Autocare are proud members of the Retail Motor Industry Federation and the Trust My Garage scheme. All work comes with a 12 month / 12,000 mile parts and labour guarantee and we offer our customers a FREE collection and delivery service within 15 miles.

Best Motors Coachworks LTD
24 Jobs Completed
london
4.7 / 5

We at Best Motors service centre have been providing our customers and the general public our superb service each and every time for 25+ years. We are a officially VAT registered Mercedes Benz garage.
We are open from 8.30 to 6 on weekdays and on Saturday from 8.30 to 2.
We undertake all jobs for all cars at all ages, our elite team will attend to all your cars needs from mechanical to electrical to MOTS.

P D Vehicle Services Ltd
53 Jobs Completed
hackbridge
4.8 / 5

PD Vehicle Services Ltd was formed in 2011 by Pep and Dan, two highly skilled individuals already very well established within the motor trade. Both dreamed of opening their own garage, with the aim of becoming one of the largest, most well-respected and well-equipped independent garages in the area.

Since opening PD Vehicle Services, Pep and Dan have expanded the garage into what you see today; a workshop full of the latest diagnostic and testing equipment, including state of the art camera measured four wheel alignment equipment and a multi class MOT Bay that can test mopeds, motorcycles, cars, minibuses, motorhomes and 3.5t vans.

With ten Ramps, including two 5.5 ton commercial ramps, two floor level flush mounted ramps for low sports cars and a dedicated diagnostic bay, PD Vehicle Services Ltd now employ ten members of staff full time, with two members reception staff and a full time driver.

PD Vehicle Services are an accredited Bosch service centre having to meet stringent standards to carry the Bosch brand, we are also are an RAC Approved repairer as well as an AA Approved garage.

Serving local residents with privately owned vehicles to national fleet contracts running huge fleets of vehicles for ‘household name’ companies, the workshop caters for all types of vehicle maintenance and repairs. We also carry out warranty repair work for major companies such as warranty wise, the AA, Warranty direct and the RAC.

We can offer you a whilst you wait service on all servicing jobs, with a turnaround of no more than 2 hours, depending on the job. This service MUST be pre-booked as we will need to have the parts already waiting for your arrival in the garage. We have a very large and comfortable waiting room at your disposal which offers comfortable sofas, a TV with Netflix, refreshments, a work station with Wi-Fi available should you need to work. Nothing is too much trouble so please feel free to get in touch and ask any questions.

Automotive Components Specialist Ltd
1573 Jobs Completed
Cheshunt
4.9 / 5

Welcome to our organisation, our aim is to provide solutions for all your motoring needs with the aim to reduce your cost of ownership of your motor vehicle. We specialise in new motor vehicle components for all makes and models, O.E.M (Original Equipment Manufactured/Pattern), O.E (Original Equipment/Genuine), we can advice on advantages and disadvantages of both product ranges. We stock a wide range of parts and specialise in all makes and models. We provide the highest level of customer services and our aim is to be the best, so if you are looking for a garage in Enfield for car repairs or an MOT, look no further than the quality services on offer at Automotive Components Specialist Ltd. With many years of experience in the trade, you can count on us to repair and service your car to the highest possible standard. We are VW Audi Specialists but can offer the same high standard of service for all makes and models.

Eagle Autos
1438 Jobs Completed
South Wimbledon
4.8 / 5

Eagle Autos provide a personalised quality service for all makes and models and include cars that are still within the manufacturer’s warranty period and also cars that are over 3 years old.
IMPORTANT NEWS FOR OWNERS OF NEW VEHICLES STILL UNDER WARRANTY
In 2003, a new European legislation changed the way you can have your car serviced and repaired.
You now have the freedom to use garages other than main dealers to have your car serviced and still maintain the manufacturers warranty, so long as you use manufacturers genuine parts.
Regulations are now in place to maintain quality and standards, but giving you the option to save money on your vehicle maintenance.
Eagle Autos comply with these new regulations.
We also give the personal service that the main dealer does not offer.
We comply with these new regulations so come to us .. you will see the difference

Fordbridge Auto Centre LTD
91 Jobs Completed
Ashofrd
4.9 / 5

Fordbridge Autocentre LTD

J.W.Autos
357 Jobs Completed
Wilmington
4.7 / 5

As we hit some hard times ahead with covid-19, I would like to try and give something back to the local NHS staff, Police and Fire services by offering free health check on your car and a further 30% off any repairs quoted. All you need is proof of ownership of your car and key worker identification.

Here at J.W.Autos we provide a friendly reliable service, with over 13 years of experience you can rest assured your vehicle is in safe hands. Our free collection and delivery service ensures you a hassle free day, or if you so choose work can be carried out at your home, work or any other place you desire, saving you the stress and hassle of taking your vehicle to a garage and avoiding those unnecessary days off!

Car wont start? cant get the car to the garage? don't worry, let the garage come to you, as a mobile service is available at no extra cost

We take on all types of work from a vast range of vehicle manufactures. All work undertaken is carried out to the highest standard ensuring your vehicle is in a safe and roadworthy condition. all parts used are to OE/OEM standard and come with
1 years warranty minimum.

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Gearbox Repairs in London
Frequently asked questions
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How does a car's gearbox work?

The gearbox is an essential component of your car. Driving without a gearbox would be like driving everywhere in third gear: no acceleration at low speeds, and lots of noise, and fuel consumption, when driving fast. The gearbox allows the driver to select the appropriate gearing for the speed they are travelling, giving good acceleration at low speeds, and smooth, quiet running at high speeds. A manual gearbox is connected to the engine via a clutch.
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What are common gearbox problems?

It's easy to confuse gearbox problems with clutch issues, because one of the effects of a worn clutch is that changing gear becomes harder. Nonetheless, the two most common gearbox issues are: worn linkages (connecting the gearlever to the gearbox) and worn synchromesh, particularly when changing from first to second gear.
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How are Gearbox Repairs diagnosed?

Our garages will give you as reasonable an estimate as possible, using your description of what's wrong, and their expertise. However, for them to give a confident quote, they will want to see the car for a road-test and a physical inspection.
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How much do Gearbox Repairs cost?

The price of gearbox repairs depends very much on the nature of the work involved - noting that the true culprit may actually be the clutch. Simply describe the issue as best you can and let our garages provide no-obligation quotes.
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What is a DSG Gearbox?

A Direct Shift Gearbox or DSG Gearbox is an electronically controlled duel-clutch system. They ultimately help you to change gears quicker than in a manual or automatic.

Average rating for  Gearbox Repairs in London bookings

4.69

62 reviews

What is a Gearbox?

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.

Signs that your Gearbox needs Replacing or Repairing

Gears are slipping

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.

Noisy while in neutral

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.

The ‘check engine’ light is illuminated

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!

The clutch is dragging

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.

Won’t go into gear

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.

Burning smell

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.

Shaking or grinding

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.

Leaking and low fluid

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.

No response from gearbox

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.

Strange noises – Whining, clunking and humming

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.

Gearbox repair prices

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.

What is a reconditioned gearbox?

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.

Gearbox linkage

The gearbox linkage is responsible for transmitting power from a car engine to the car wheels. The movement of the gearstick is transferred to the gearbox which then allows for gear engagement. The gear linkage is critical for successful transmission and if the gear links start to wear down, it will become more and more difficult to change gears. There are a few signs of faulty gearbox linkage including;

Excessive movement in the gear stick

Difficulty changing gears

Crunching gears

Stiff gears

If any of these problems are affecting your car, seek help immediately and get a quote from WhoCanFixMyCar.com.

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