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Transmission Repair Services

Working Hours
  • Mon 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Tue 8:00AM - 5:00PM
  • Wed 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Thu 8:00AM - 5:00PM
  • Fri 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed
    Early drop-off M-F at beginning at 7:30 a.m.

Transmission Repair Services

At West End Garage, we understand the terror that comes with the words "transmission repair" and we want you to know that there is hope after all. Whether manual or automatic, heavy duty or low range, the transmission is a vital part at the center of your vehicle's drivetrain. Your transmission is instrumental in turning the engine's power into forward movement, so it's not surprising that problems with this important component can cripple your car. The experts at West End Garage have years of experience working on transmissions of all types and sizes. When everything grinds to a halt we have the skills to get you moving forward once more.

One of the easiest ways to avoid a large transmission repair bill is to flush the fluid according to the vehicle manufacturer's guidelines. Your transmission contains a lot of intricate moving parts which can deteriorate quickly if not properly lubricated. West End Garage's technicians can take a sample of your transmission fluid and determine how long it will be before it's time to renew. When that time comes, we can have you in and out of the shop quickly.

Sometimes our technicians don't get to look at the problem until after something has gone wrong. While this is certainly more serious than a simple transmission fluid change, it doesn't have to spell disaster. At West End Garage, our expert technicians can carefully disassemble your transmission, identify any faults, and determine whether repairs can be made or not. We utilize an extensive network of parts suppliers, manufacturer knowledge, and expert repair skills to get your transmission repaired, and your vehicle back on the roads of Little Rock, AR.

At its most basic, your car's clutch allows the engine and gearbox to engage and disengage from each other between gear changes. This means that although the engine's output shaft is still spinning, there is no load on the gears which may cause them to shift improperly. Once the next gear is smoothly selected your clutch will re-engage the engine and gearbox, resuming forward momentum. Over time, and especially in improperly operated manual transmission vehicles, the clutch can become worn and less effective at its job. A damaged clutch can allow the engine and gearbox to re-engage mid-gear change, and this can have serious effects on the health of your transmission. West End Garage determines the health of your clutch through diagnostic testing as well as test driving. As with a transmission fluid flush, we'll have your car back on the road and your peace of mind stretching for miles.

Another area of our gear-based expertise is your car's differentials. These sit in the middle of your car's axles between the wheels and are vital for a smooth ride. As you turn a corner, the outside wheel has to travel a greater distance than the inside wheel. Without properly functioning differentials, the wheels would turn at the same rate causing your car to vibrate horribly, and struggle to turn whenever you tried to go around a corner. When it comes to examining, diagnosing, and fixing faulty differentials, our experience with transmissions makes West End Garage the best place to go in Little Rock, AR.

Avoid transmission disaster by coming in and having your transmission, clutch, and differentials checked out today. Call us at 501-455-4396 or visit us in Little Rock, AR so we can schedule an appointment to ensure your car is in tip-top shape!

Our competitively priced transmission services include:

Automatic Transmission
Automatic Transmissions shift between gears automatically to optimize driving, and changes gears based on the driver's throttle pedal, vehicle speed, engine speed, and vehicle load. Typical automatic transmissions have 4-5 forward gear ratios, a Reverse, Park, and Neutral gear. Shifting gears occur automatically once the car is in Drive and there is no need for a clutch pedal or gear shift like there is in a Manual Transmission. Automatic transmission repair is complicated based on all the components that make it up, and you need to have any automatic transmission issues properly assessed by auto mechanics. Call 501-455-4396 to talk to the mechanics of West End Garage about your transmission problems.

Clutches
There are clutches in both automatic and manual transmission cars, and different types of clutches. When shifting gears, the clutch engages and disengages from the flywheel and transfers the torque through the transmission. Clutches should help your vehicle start and shift gears smoothly. The clutch in your car receives a lot of wear and can eventually wear out. If your clutch begins slipping irregularly or is making noises that are raising suspicion, contact West End Garage to see if clutch replacement is necessary.

Four-Wheel Drive Transmission
A four-wheel (4x4) drive vehicle has differential gears, both front and rear axles, and a transfer case attached to the transmission. Four-wheel drive vehicles demand maintenance on the transfer case, front differentials, rear differentials, and transmission fluids. Visit us on 8324 Stagecoach Rd for service on your four-wheel drive transmission services.

Front-Wheel Drive Transmission
If your vehicle has Front-wheel drive, the engine drives the front wheels only. The power is routed through the transmission to the final drive where it is split and sent to the two front wheels through the drive axles. The engine, transmission, and additional hardware is all located in the front of the car. If you are in need, West End Garage of Little Rock, AR will gladly repair front-wheel drive transmission vehicles.

Manual Transmission
Driving a vehicle with a Manual Transmission requires using the clutch pedal and gear shift to manually shift gears based on the speed of the vehicle. Manual transmissions have been built with anywhere from two to eight gears. Front-wheel drive and rear-wheel drive are the two main configurations for manual transmissions. Typically, manual transmissions require less maintenance then automatic transmissions. At West End Garage, our auto mechanics can diagnose your vehicle and then recommend the transmission repair or transmission service you need to ensure safety and improve the lifetime of your vehicle.

Replacement
In motor vehicles, the transmission usually refers to the gear box, which uses gears and gear trains to transmit speed and tourque from a rotating power source to another device. You can have your car's transmission replaced with a new, rebuilt, remanufactured, repaired or used transmission. For more information contact West End Garage in Little Rock, AR. Our experienced service technicians can help you make the best decision for your vehicle and your wallet.

Service, Diagnose and Repair
Transmission repair is not something to take lightly. The transmission is connected to key parts of your vehicle and needs to be working properly for your safety. Transmission services include replacing filters and draining fluids to prevent transmission damage. Typical transmission issues that may lead to repair may include shifting issues, slipping, stalling, fluid leaking, and the service light turning on. If you are concerned that you may need transmission repair, don't hesitate to schedule an appointment at West End Garage today.

Transfer Cases
A transfer case is a part of a four wheel drive system found in four wheel drive and all wheel drive vehicles. The transfer case receives power from the transmission and sends it to both the front and rear axles. This can be done with a set of gears, but the majority of transfer cases manufactured today are chain driven. The transfer case is connected to the transmission and also to the front and rear axles by means of drive shafts.Trust the automotive experts at West End Garage for all your transmission repairs.





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What People Say About Us

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    Friendly staff with lots of knowledge and experience

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    I work here so it must be good

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    , 02/13/2020

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    , 10/19/2016

    5 star auto repair and 5 star customer service! Hands down the best garage in Central Arkansas.

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    , 10/20/2016

    Best service around and the Hamilton's are some of the best people around can't go wrong!!

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    , 10/31/2016

    Great service, staff was very professional and friendly!

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    , 11/29/2016

    Good work done right and a fast turnaround highly recommended

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    , 03/09/2017

    This is the best shop I've ever worked for! They are family and treat everyone as family. If they can't fix it, no one can.

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    , 01/03/2018

    I have known the Hamilton family for 30 years they are great people and they have always took care of my car problems !

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    , 03/17/2018

    Love the Hamilton's and the great service at West End.

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    , 05/15/2018

    We love these folks and the super work they have always done for us!

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    , 08/22/2018

    This is the only place I take my car. It's a professional environment while still remaining friendly and they do fantastic work. Don't go anywhere else!!

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    , 02/11/2013

    They seem very nice

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    , 04/18/2013

    West End Garage has been my go-to repair shop for almost 20 years. They've always done an excellent job and have proven themselves the most trustworthy shop I've ever taken a vehicle to. I highly recommend them.

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    , 01/02/2015

    This is my fourth time at this location. The staff members are always courteous and fair with pricing. They do a quality job, in a timely manner, without trying to impose additional services. They are extremely knowledgeable and I feel confident leaving my car in their hands. Thank you so much for the great service.

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    , 04/06/2015

    Great staff, very affordable and reasonable prices! Fast repair! Great place! This is where I'll be taking all of my vehicles from now on. Thanks West End!

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    , 08/21/2015

    I finally found a garage that I can trust and that has real mechanics! These people are not "parts changers"! I run a fleet of service trucks and have been ripped off in almost every way possible by crappy, so called "mechanics". Unfortunately, many people who can afford to buy a Snap On Tool box do so, and then think this makes them a professional mechanic! I am a certified tech myself and I know this business, but when I need something fixed and cannot do it myself, It goes to West End. Top notch service people.

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    , 01/13/2016

    I totally agree with the other reviews! West End Garage has been the most honest and courteous place I have ever brought my car to for repairs. They deliver the greatest customer service and fairest prices I've ever seen in such a business. I HIGHLY recommend!!!!

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    , 01/21/2016

    These guys were awesome. They were nice and fixed my RV while I was on a road trip by myself. They took mud daubers out of a pressure release valve instead of charging me an arm and an leg for something I really did not need, and they fixed the leaks left by the mechanic I saw the day before. They were able to get me back on the road the same days and were honest and great about it. I love them and would recommend them to anybody. My heroes.

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    , 07/12/2016

    Can't say enough good things about these folks! They got the air going in my '04 Jeep - there was a hose that needed replacing but was on back order so they got one fabricated locally - they stuck with it and made it happen. Wherever you are in town it's worth taking your car down to Stagecoach Road. Wayne will get it FIXED!

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    , 10/12/2016

    I love this shop. Bud, one of the mechanics, was very helpful. I will definitely be back.

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    , 02/10/2017

    Low price. Good service

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    , 06/28/2017

    Although the work needed was beyond what the facility could handle, the customer service was excellent and if needed, I would return for other repairs.

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    , 10/10/2017

    Very nice people.

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    , 12/13/2017

    Bud & Donna are 3rd generation auto professionals! They replaced an entire engine in our RAM 1500 truck and were SUPERB in their communications, updates, speed and reliability! We'd like to give them 10 stars! **********

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    , 02/28/2018

    Nice shop. Good people good work.

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    , 03/09/2018

    I have been taking all my cars to West End Garage for over 10 years. They will diagnose the trouble and call you with an estimate on the total cost of the repair before they do the work. That way you know what it will cost and not show up to pick up your car and get a big surprise. They use actual labor costs for the work and not charge you four hours for a one hour job. You will pay the actual cost of the parts with only maybe a slight markup. Receipts have a line by line listing of charges, so you aren't questioning "Hey, what's this charge?". An honest repair shop is hard to find, but West End Garage is that shop.

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    , 07/02/2018

    Good people to work for

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    , 08/05/2018

    I've had a good experience each time I've taken a vehicle here for service. I would definitely recommend them.

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    , 08/21/2018

    I had them do some suspension work and Driveline work on my vintage Corvette I was very happy with the service and the price.

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    , 04/01/2019

    West End Garage took care of my Jeep for me at a very reasonable price. The staff was knowledgeable and provided great customer service. I?ll recommend them to anyone needing auto work done and I will definitely use them in the future.

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    , 06/14/2019

    Great Service

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    , 06/22/2019

    im very happy with west end garage i took my 2007 mercury motega primere there and they really took care of me' if my car breaks down again ' ill go back to them. great work guys' great service from everyone there including the pricing'thankyou very much' sincerly; LEE COLE; from littlerock, arkansas;

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    , 12/11/2019

    The Best

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    , 12/24/2019

    If you need a mechanic and you are near West End garage is the place to go . Honest and efficient , I have used them off and on for years .

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    , 02/07/2020

    Traveling from Austin to Tennessee. Truck blew out a plug, threads and coil. Thank goodness for these guys! They got me up and running pronto. So grateful!

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    , 02/10/2020

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    , 02/11/2020

    Great family business. Very professional and thorough as well as excellent customer service!

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    , 02/12/2020

    Bud & Donna are 3rd generation auto professionals! They replaced an entire engine in our RAM 1500 truck and were SUPERB in their communications, updates, speed and reliability! We'd like to give them 10 stars!

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    , 08/13/2019

    I had them do some suspension work and Driveline work on my vintage Corvette I was very happy with the service and the price.

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    , 07/15/2019

    West End Garage took care of my Jeep for me at a very reasonable price. The staff was knowledgeable and provided great customer service. I'll recommend them to anyone needing auto work done and I will definitely use them in the future.

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    , 04/19/2019

    Great family business. Very professional and thorough as well as excellent customer service!

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    , 11/15/2019

    If you need a mechanic and you are near West End garage is the place to go . Honest and efficient , I have used them off and on for years .

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    , 07/30/2020

    Friendly staff with lots of knowledge and experience

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