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Transmission Repair Services

Working Hours
  • Mon 8:00AM - 6:00PM
    Tue 8:00AM - 6:00PM
  • Wed 8:00AM - 6:00PM
    Thu 8:00AM - 6:00PM
  • Fri 8:00AM - 6:00PM
    Sat 8:00AM - 5:00PM
  • Sun Closed
    Closed Tuesday, December 25th
    Closed Tuesday, January 1st

Transmission Repair Services

At 4th Street Auto & Tire, 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 4th Street Auto & Tire 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. 4th Street Auto & Tire'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 4th Street Auto & Tire, 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 Long Beach, CA.

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. 4th Street Auto & Tire 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 4th Street Auto & Tire the best place to go in Long Beach, CA.

Avoid transmission disaster by coming in and having your transmission, clutch, and differentials checked out today. Call us at 562-612-3142 or visit us in Long Beach, CA 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 562-612-3142 to talk to the mechanics of 4th Street Auto & Tire 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 4th Street Auto & Tire 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 901 E 4th St 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, 4th Street Auto & Tire of Long Beach, CA 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 4th Street Auto & Tire, 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.

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 4th Street Auto & Tire for all your transmission repairs.

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 4th Street Auto & Tire today.

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 4th Street Auto & Tire in Long Beach, CA. Our experienced service technicians can help you make the best decision for your vehicle and your wallet.



What People Say About Us


  • -Tari S.

    Talk to Art, he will treat you right!!


  • -Darryl C.

    4th Street Auto & Tire cares. They are very knowledgeable on all brands of cars and give you good deals on working with the problems for your car. I love them. Thank you 4th Street Auto & Tire.


  • -Brandy R.

    A trusted repair. Great friendly staff.


  • -Timothy G.

    Art and John are the kindest and most honest mechanics that I've ever had the opportunity to work with. I'm very fortunate to have met them. They will always work with you to make sure your car is roadworthy. I will never go to another mechanic again, and I hope you won't either.


  • -Rynold R.

    Great service, fair price.


  • -Violette S.

    They always do the right thing!!!


  • -Deon H.

    Very hard workers.


  • -RC S.

    Really fair! Will tell you what needs to be fixed now and what can't wait.


  • -Aydin Tuna P.

    John was very polite, knowledgable and honest. I visited this place two times, and each time I left happy.


  • -Kristal G.

    This is my go to auto shop! The best in LB. Thank you guys!!!


  • -Pat S.

    I've been taking my cars to 4th Street Auto & Tire since 2013, at the recommendation of a close family friend. I've never been disapponted. Everyone is friendly, professional, and honest. The prices are correct, and I have not had any problems with their staff or my car. I ALWAYS make an appointment, because this shop is busy! Great deals on tires, too!


  • -Sean P.

    Art gets it right!! Most honest mechanic in the LBC. No drama, no bait and switch, just real experience in automotive. A guy you can trust!


  • -Daniel T.

    I get everything repaired here. I've got an old jeep and keeping her running is a tricky task, but these guys crush it with good work, fair prices and fast service!


  • -Gunther A.

    4th Street Auto & Tire in Long Beach has been servicing my car for a long time. They have provided great service in addition to suggesting future services. Their service is always above and beyond!


  • -Lucy P.

    My daughter and her husband recommended 4th Street Auto & Tire. I was pleased with the service and quick turn around time for an oil change. I may have found my local mechanic going forward.


  • -Sylvia D.

    Always a pleasure, with 4th Street Auto & Tire family. Awesome experience. Thank you Art & 4th St - see you next oil change.


  • -Dan R.

    Fair price, great results.


  • -Oscar P.

    I moved here from Pacific Beach in San Diego due to work about 4+ years ago. 4th Street Auto & Tire was highly recommended, and is conveniently close by to where I live. Art, the owner, is awesome and has been taking care of my 2007 Toyota Tacoma since I arrived here. He or his employees always explain what is needed and inform me how soon I need to take care of it with no pressure. I trust this shop and highly recommend!


  • -Priscilla R.

    I always come here for my lights, brakes, and tire services. I love the road hazard insurance - it is definitely worth it and affordable.


  • -Gia T.

    My husband & I have been going to 4th Street Auto & Tire for years now! Thx to Art, John, and the rest of the crew for always greeting us nicely, handling our car troubles, and for being reliable & reasonable :)


  • -Leo S.

    Very quick service! Came in to fix a flat and was in and out in 20 minutes. Very quick and courteous. Will go back whenever needed.


  • -Tina M.

    In and out in less than 40 minutes. Nice people working. Fair prices. What more could you want for an oil change?


  • -Robin F.

    I took my car in to have them check a low tire. They sell Hercules tires and I have tires under warranty. I was greeted promptly, and they were happy to help me. In less than 15 minutes they had checked the questionable tire (it was just low, they filled it) and the other three. In addition they had a look at the brake pads and recommended work there but no high pressure tactics when I said I had another mechanic. Over all a pleasant experience with polite, quick service. When I do need new tires, I will go back.


  • -Kyle H.

    I've been going to 4th Street Auto & Tire for years. Their service is fairly quick, well-priced, and I've never had to return a car after service due to some error on their part. I anticipate being a happy customer of theirs for years to come.


  • -Bing L.

    Reasonably priced and had the car ready within a few moments of the agreed time! Great neighborhood mechanic to keep things local.


  • -Joy J.

    Art really goes out of his way for you! I've never felt so trusting and so pleased with any other repair shop!


  • -Kate E.

    I am new in town. My tire kept going flat for months, and I finally took it in. I am very lucky this place is in my neighborhood, and I took my car here. They helped me with the best choice for my tire. They were very nice, honest and reasonably priced. Very nice staff, and I will definitely come back in a heartbeat. Couldn't recommend them more.


  • -Kiva H.

    Super customer service. Fast. Good work.


  • -Kahlil P.

    Love this place!! Art, John, the WHOLE crew....they're stand up guys, honest, personable, and do GREAT business. They always have deals going on, and they work with you on prices. A++ service!!


  • -Barbara R.

    Referred by a family member who raved about their service recently at 4th Street Auto & Tire. I received a warm welcome from the staff. After looking at and test driving my car, I was given the information needed to make a decision if I wanted them to continue with the work. Since I needed a great amount of work done, I explained that it would be difficult to have repairs done due to the cost. Financing options were offered which was great news to hear. I was offered a loaner car until the repairs were done. Service overall was great. I will recommend others to them.


  • -King U.

    Went in for an oil change, found out I needed two back tires, air filter etc. They took care of me and got me out of there on time for an appointment I had somewhere else. Every time I go there, they handle business! Thanks Guys.


  • -Esau C.

    BEST EXPERIENCE I EVER HAD. They were very professional with customer service and labor. I definitely recommend to anyone to visit this place and get your vehicle worked on here. Thank you for your service and help!


  • -Maya R.

    I would recommend anyone to go to 4th Street Auto. They are very helpful; work is done well, and the price is very competitive.


  • -Chay L.

    Art is the best, and we love him. He takes care of our cars and is very honest and super reliable. Highly recommend!!! From Chay n Ian


  • -Pamela Byrd S.

    The experience that I had was awesome. I was having car trouble, and my sister told me about 4th Street Auto & Tire where she takes her car. I took my car in, they found the problem and fixed my car. Art was awesome. He walked me through every thing that was being done to my car and made me feel that my car was in the best of care. I have recommended several friends and neighbors to 4th Street Auto & Tires, and I would recommend this shop to anyone that has car issues. If you are having car trouble and need an expert shop for your repairs go see Art.


  • -Kyle H.

    Everything went smoothly. Quick, inexpensive, good work. I'd go back!


  • -Nicole M.

    What a deal buy 2 tires get 2 tires free (on select tires only), but still what a great steal if you are in need!!! The owner Art is a very nice gentlemen who really cares about being his neighborhood go to for certain types of auto repair and tires! He is very friendly and makes sure you are comfortable while waiting for you car. In his waiting room he sometimes plays movies to help pass the time while you wait. He is truly a nice and caring guy so to anyone who is in the 4th street area definitely take your car to him! For all the people who are in the surrounding areas it's worth the extra 5-10 minute drive to get the service you need!


  • -Tiffany H.

    Art's 4th St. Auto is reliable, honest and caring. Art always tells me what I need to have done for safety vs. the things that I could get away with putting off but will need to do soon. Prices are fair.


  • -Gary G.

    They have great customer service, and they take care of you.


  • -Morgen L.

    4th Street Auto has some of the most impressive deals in town. The buy 2 tires get 2 tires deal is unrivaled in the area.


  • -Julia S.

    These guys are alright. I had a tire that would not hold its air, and I called at 5:30 to see if I could get it fixed. They close at 6...$20 and 20 minutes and it was fixed. it was leaking from the bead. No funny business and great customer service. I highly recommend these guys.


  • -Tari S.

    Talk to Art, he will treat you right!!

Call us for service: 562-612-3142

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