Transmission Service and Repair

The vehicle transmission is one of the most essential components of the vehicle that is responsible for getting your car moving. It's job is to transfer power created from the engine to the wheels so that they start turning as you accelerate. Some car transmissions are automatic, but others are manual, which require the driver to take extra steps to ensure effective vehicle operation.

Whether in automatic or manual systems, a transmission enables the proper gear ratio between the drive wheels and the engine to adjust the vehicle's speed to either speed up or slow down. There are different types of transmissions depending on the vehicle's age and make/model, and they require regular inspections and service to ensure the car functions optimally and driving remains safe.

In our years of service, we have conducted transmission repair in Des Moines, IA, to all car models and truly are the experts when it comes to these complex systems. Regular use of your vehicle can wear down transmission fluid and parts over time, and catching these little issues early on can prevent major transmission problems down the road. At Richman Automotive & Towing, our trained and ASE certified experts are here to perform regular transmission inspections, maintenance, and major repairs.

Here are some of the symptoms to keep an eye out for that can indicate transmission problems:

  • Shaking or grinding sensation of the gear
  • Car refuses to engage or respond when in gear
  • Leaking fluid
  • Burning smells
  • A slipping gear
  • Whining, humming or clunking sounds in neutral
  • Check engine light

As soon as you notice any of the warning signs listed above, we invite you to bring your vehicle into Richman Automotive & Towing for an inspection. We know that transmission issues can be worrisome, but we can help ease your troubles by providing options for repairs that are realistic for your budget.

For transmission repair in Des Moines, IA, look no further than Richman Automotive & Towing. Give us a call or schedule an appointment online today!

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