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Excellent service they were welcoming and nothing seemed a problem. I was quoted £350 for a clutch replacement but they checked the car first and only needed filters replaced so they did a full service also. Great lads, great service thank you I will be using you again.
Fast, friendly , professional would use them again
Great service and job done promptly and on time. Thanks.
Brilliant price and service. Clutch replaced in one day
It cost more than the initial quote because I asked them to do a full service and replace my water pump. The service was fantastice, they came to my workplace took the car and then did the work and returned my car 5 hours later. All done and sorted. I was very pleased with the price and the service. Would definitely recommend.
Great communications throughout and arranged at short notice. The car failed first time round but after some remedial work, including two new tyres, it passed. I was kept informed and approval was sought for extra spend; the collection and drop-off service worked well and although it cost extra, it was worth it. I didn't feel ripped-off by the extra charges; they all seemed reasonable.
Saj was brilliant, I was really stuck as needed a same day fix, came out to me to do the initial diagnostic, told me what the issue was and gave me options rather than just offering the highest priced repair and explained each option to me fully. He took the car to the garage to undertake repair as agreed and returned to me the same day at the agreed time. Updated throughout the time they had the car with them. Would definitely use M60 Auto's in the future, thanks again Saj
Fantastic to deal with from the start, they got my car to the garage, gave me information so I could make an informed decision and fixed my car promptly and even delivered it back to me at a time to suit.
Full service and MOT went very well, i trust this garage. Highly recommendable.
Booked my car in for a service and MOT, asked for the pick up and drop off service. Great service, car was picked up from my home early morning, communication was good, called to tell me the car was serviced and passed its MOT, then dropped off back at my home end of the afternoon. Great prices as well. Would definitely recommend for someone who has a busy work schedule.
Very happy with the services received. The prices are competitive and the staff friendly and helpful. I would recommend this garage and will use it in the future.
Amazing work again by this garage. Really great customer service, will always go out of their way for you. Came and picked my car up on a Saturday and had it back by the afternoon with full service and MOT. Will definitely use again. Never found a garage this easy to use and really friendly. Thank you.
My car needed extra work and the guys from the garage did their best to deliver back on time. Great service. The car feels completely different now.
Extremely happy with the work carried out by Mike. He even replaced bulbs in my position lamps free of charge. Would definately use AutoFM again. Thank you Mike.
Very happy with the service. Very fast and reliable. Will take the car again
Mike replaced my clutch back in Nov 2018. All communication was fantastic and a true mechanic who knows what he is doing. My clutch has been brilliant and no problems I have encountered. I will be using Mike in the future and will recommend him to friends and family. Thank you. D
Really fast, polite, efficient. I was impressed and will use them again
Friendly and completed the job very quickly, will definitely use them again in the future.
Excellent, came to me. Did the job at my home.
Excellent service again car is running perfect
Brilliant guys picked my car up within an hour replaced clutch on a Saturday which is a 7 hour job i will always use these guys would recomend to anybody 10/10.
Amazing,had the car back next day.Great job,thank you!
Diagnostic on electrics carried out. Appears car needed new boot lock. Part ordered and will be fitted in the next few days. Really quick and Aa great price
Excellent service. Kept me up to date at all times.
Fantastic service, friendly people! Will definitely be using this garage again!
Did exactly what they said they do. Good price, good communication, very professional. will definitely use them again. Thankyou.
Reliable, simple and professional.
Honestly these guys are hard working lads had full clutch kit, fly wheel and gearbox changed then encountered a problem bleeding clutch they started this job at 11:30 and was still trying to fix it at midnight, care back next day though to continue work and eventually after having to get a new master cylinder they was able to complete my car but a lot off man hours have gone into it and I would HIGHLY reccomend them! Nice one lads much appreciated
Great service!! The gear have not had a problem since hindley cluthch fixed it. They collected and dropped the car too.
Silvio delivered on what was planned and delivered an excellent service, including arranging pick up and return of Golf, Also I had the engine the Oil & filter changed plus a £20 repair to selector forks within the price. The car was partially cleaned, Also the communication between us was 5 Star. I would recommend this worksop to give anyone a good service Well done!, Yes I would send one of my cars in to Silvio again......
Absolutely. Great price, great service, very quick and resolved the problem.
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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