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Welcome to Gearheads Transmission And Complete Auto Repair,
your car service in Van Nuys, CA!

If you’re looking for auto repair in Van Nuys, CA, you’ve found us. Here at Gearheads Transmission And Complete Auto Repair we work hard to earn your trust and loyalty. We know how important it is to find a Van Nuys car service you can rely on, so your satisfaction is our top priority each and every day.

Here at Gearheads Transmission And Complete Auto Repair we understand what makes customer service truly outstanding. You will feel the difference exceptional customer care makes when you work with us. We know auto repair in Van Nuys offers you lots of choices, and we aim to provide the kind of caring customer service that will bring you back.

Our professional automotive service offers you years of combined expertise from our well-trained technicians. We treat our auto repair professionals well because we value their skill and can-do attitude. We know our team sets us apart, saving you time and money, not to mention worry. When it comes to auto repair in Van Nuys, we are totally confident that Gearheads Transmission And Complete Auto Repair is the best option in town!

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About Gearheads Transmission And Complete Auto Repair Van Nuys, CA

For years Gearheads Transmission And Complete Auto Repair has been there for the people of Van Nuys. We love what we do, and that basic fact fuels our business. We are dedicated to our customers, and that’s why they stick with us—the best auto repair Van Nuys has to offer.

Our family of technicians and service staff sees their work here at Gearheads Transmission And Complete Auto Repair as more than a job. It’s their vocation and livelihood. Each member of our team is invested in your satisfaction.

Gearheads Transmission And Complete Auto Repair was founded on the basic idea that everyone deserves respect. It is our mission to treat each person that comes through our door with dignity and sensitivity. We believe this attention to detail has paid off by providing us with our loyal, friendly family of customers. That’s what makes Gearheads Transmission And Complete Auto Repair the best car service in Van Nuys!

Are you ready to experience the best Van Nuys car service available? Please give us a call or make an appointment here.

 

Transmission

Gearheads Transmission and Complete Auto Repair specialize in transmission repairs and rebuilds. We work on automatic transmission, standard transmission, and high-performance transmission.

Engine

Is your check engine light on? Gearheads Transmission and Complete Auto Repair will take a look at your engine and figure out the cause of your vehicle problems. We provide engine repairs and rebuilds to make your vehicle run like new again.

Complete Auto Service

From complete auto repairs to preventative maintenance and oil changes, you can trust Gearheads Transmission and Complete Auto Repair. We have the knowledge and tools to quickly and efficiently repair your car, truck, van, or SUV.

The Absolute Best Car Service in Van Nuys, CA

What sets Gearheads Transmission And Complete Auto Repair apart from all of the others in Van Nuys, CA?

Trust: When it comes to auto repair in Van Nuys, CA, it’s all about earning loyalty and trust by doing our very best every day. We are determined to earn and keep your trust.

Talent: At Gearheads Transmission And Complete Auto Repair, you can rest easy knowing that our highly-skilled, experienced auto service professionals are handling your car. Our technicians bring years of experience, skill, and education to the Van Nuys auto repair table.

Time: We take the time we need to provide you with top quality car service in Van Nuys, CA, and we take the time to talk to you about what that means. We listen to you so we understand your needs and goals for your auto repair.

Meet The Owner

Israel Villavicencio

Israel Villavicencio started to develop an interest in auto repair right from the age of 14 and had a passion to help turn around the industry where customers’ satisfaction is prioritized. He started by leveraging his instinctive ability to mimic the practices of local mechanics at that time, in his vicinity. He attempted to repair a couple of cars at that time from the subtle knowledge he had garnered and those attempts turned out to be successful.

He knew full well his mandate is to disrupt the auto-repair market and help people manage their automobiles without stress. This realization influenced his decision to attend the Automotive Electrical School in 1992 to consolidate his knowledge about auto repair. He went ahead to study at the School of Mechanical and Commercial Aviation to broaden his horizon.

Mr. Villavicencio has acquired the requisite skills and hands-on experience to lead a growing customer base who are proud of his works. His certifications in Engine performance and air conditioning automotive have in a way helped him stand out from his competitors.

He has a certificate on ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) obtaining from A-8Engine Performance, A-6 Electrical/Electronic System, -2 Automatic Transmission. He also has a certificate in MACS (Movil Air Conditioning Society). He is a member of ATG (Automatic Service Group) as well as IATN International Auto Technician Network). He was trained to diagnose problems in European and domestic cars too.

Recently Serviced Vehicles

2012 Volkswagen Routan

Volkswagen Routan

Mileage
143,738
Service Date
9/13/2021
Services Performed
  • SOMETIMES ALTERNATOR UNDERCHARGING. RECOMMEND REST PCM AND REPLACE ALTERNATOR.
  • ALTERNATOR ASSEMBLY – Remove & Replace – [Includes: Test.]
 
NIKKI A. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/13/2021

2017 Ford Escape

Ford Escape

Mileage
56,349
Service Date
9/9/2021
Services Performed
  • ACTIVE CODE: P068A ECM/PCM RELAY DE-ENERGIZED PERFORMANCE TOO EARLY. NO START CONDITION, ALTERNATOR UNDERCHARGING UNDER LOAD AT 12.6 VOLTS ALSO BATTERY DOES NOT HOLD CHARGE AND DROPS TO 8.2 VOLTS WHEN CRANKING. RECOMMEND BOTH REPLACEMENT.
  • ALTERNATOR ASSEMBLY – Remove & Replace – 1.5L Eng w/Drive Belt Tensioner,Early Production – [Includes: Test.]
  • BATTERY – Remove & Replace – [Includes: Test.]
 
MATT G. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/10/2021

2016 Fiat 500

Fiat 500

Mileage
16,155
Service Date
9/3/2021
Services Performed
  • DAMAGE FRONT PASSENGER SIDE WINDOW REGULATOR, RECOMMEND REPLACEMENT.
  • WINDOW REGULATOR – Remove & Replace – Electric One Side – [Includes: Perform 12 Volt Power Down and Power Up procedures.]
 
ALLEN K. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/3/2021

2009 BMW 328i

BMW 328i

Mileage
149,662
Service Date
8/20/2021
Services Performed
  • ACTIVE CODES: 2A94 DME CRANKSHAFT SENSOR. 2F9E DME OIL LEVEL. HARD NO START CONDITION. WORST WHEN HOT WHEN DIAGNOSED SCOPE CRANK SIGNAL AND SIGNAL MISSED SOMETIMES, RECOMMEND CRANKSHAFT SENSOR REPLACEMENT. ALSO OIL LEVEL SENSOR NOT READING OIL LEVEL. AND DIRTY DUE TO DETERIORATED OIL. RECOMMEND REPLACEMENT.
  • CRANKSHAFT POSITION SENSOR – Remove & Replace
  • OIL LEVEL SENSOR – Remove & Replace – [Includes: Drain and refill Engine Oil.]
  • Change oil and oil filter. Check air filter and breather filter. Check all fluid levels and tire pressures. Preform basic safety inspection. Road test vehicle.
  • REPLACED FRONT RIGHT SIDE HEADLAMP LIGHT BULB AT NO CHARGE TO CUSTOMER.
 
CARLOS P. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/22/2021

2018 Toyota RAV4

Toyota RAV4

Mileage
51,505
Service Date
8/7/2021
Services Performed
  • FRONT BRAKES BELLOW SPECS. AND MAKES GRINDING NOISE WHEN HARD STOP, RECOMMEND FRONT BRAKE PADS AND REPLACEMENT. ALSO SOME MOTOR OIL LEAKING BETWEEN ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION, POSSIBLE REAR MAIN SEAL FURTHER DIAGNOSTIC NEEDED, CUSTOMER WAS ADVICE TO CALL TOYOTA DEALER TO FIND OUT IF REPAIRS COULD BE UNDER MANUFACTURE'S WARRANTY.
  • BRAKE SHOES &/OR PADS – Remove & Replace – Gas Front or Rear,Both Sides – [Includes: Clean, lube and/or replace Brake Hardware as necessary. Adjust Brakes (where applicable). Includes: Repack Wheel Bearings (where applicable). DOES NOT include refinishin
 
VINCENT B. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/7/2021

2017 Jeep Cherokee

Jeep Cherokee

Mileage
80,949
Service Date
7/29/2021
Services Performed
  • ACTIVE CODES: C2100 BATTERY VOLTAGE LOW CIRCUIT VOLTAGE BELLOW. B2100 SYSTEM VOLTAGE BELLOW RANGE. B2100 IGNITION RUN/START INPUT CIRCUIT SHORT TO GROUND OR OPEN. AT THE TIME OF DIAGNOSE, TECHNICIAN FOUND CHARGING SYSTEM BELLOW SCPES BATTERY VOLTAGE DROPS TO 7.6 VOLTS WHEN CRACKING AND ALTERNATOR UNDERCHARGING AT 13.2 VOLTS. RECOMMEND ALTERNATOR AND BATTERY AS WELL AS DRIVE BELT.
  • ALTERNATOR ASSEMBLY – Remove & Replace – In-Line4 – [Includes: Test.]
  • BATTERY – Remove & Replace – [Includes: Test.]
 
MAE V. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/29/2021

2017 Volkswagen Jetta

Volkswagen Jetta

Mileage
51,418
Service Date
7/15/2021
Services Performed
  • BATTERY – Remove & Replace – [Includes: Test.]
  • BATTERY NOT HOLDING ENOUGH CHARGE, BATTERY DROPS TO 8.5 VOLTS WHEN CRACKING. ALSO ALTERNATOR UNDERCHARGING AT 13.2 VOLTS RECOMMEND ALTERNATOR AS WELL.
  • (Combination) – BATTERY – Reset Adaptation Procedure – [Includes: Programming.]
 
RENEE D. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/15/2021

2018 Honda CR-V

Honda CR-V

Mileage
38,937
Service Date
7/12/2021
Services Performed
  • AT THE TIME OF DIAGNOSE, TECHNICIAN FOUND NO EVEIDENCE OF REFRIGERANT LEAK FROM A/C SYSTEM COMPONENTS, VACUUM TEST WITH A/C MACHINE PASSED. RECOMMEND A/C SYSTEM SERVICE, COMPLETE EVACUATE AND RECHARGE AND CABIN AIR FILTER REPLACEMENT.
  • CABIN AIR FILTER – Remove & Replace
  • AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM – Complete Charge – R-1234yf Refrigerant – [Includes: Perform Safety Pressurized Pre-Charge Leak Test.] – [Includes: Air Conditioning system recover, evacuate and recharge.]
  • LABOR DISCOUNT.
 
DANIELLE M. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/12/2021

2006 Audi A4

Audi A4

Mileage
100,105
Service Date
6/22/2021
Services Performed
  • TRANSMISSION FLUID DRAIN AND FILL PER CUSTOMER REQUESTS.
  • TRANSMISSION FLUID DRAIN AND FILL
 
FRANCISCO R. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/23/2021

2013 Volkswagen Golf

Volkswagen Golf

Mileage
79,303
Service Date
6/17/2021
Services Performed
  • Change oil and oil filter. Check air filter and breather filter. Check all fluid levels and tire pressures. Preform basic safety inspection. Road test vehicle.
 
KAREN M. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/17/2021

2005 Honda CR-V

Honda CR-V

Mileage
146,322
Service Date
6/14/2021
Services Performed
  • Change oil and oil filter. Check air filter and breather filter. Check all fluid levels and tire pressures. Preform basic safety inspection. Road test vehicle.
  • AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM – Complete Charge – [Includes: Air Conditioning system recover, evacuate and recharge.]
  • A/C COMPRESSOR – Remove & Replace – [DOES NOT include Air Conditioning System recover, evacuate and/or recharge.]
  • DISCOUNT
 
KATHY G. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/14/2021

2006 Lexus RX 400h

Lexus RX 400h

Mileage
118,596
Service Date
5/24/2021
Services Performed
  • AXLE SHAFT – Remove & Replace – Right Side,Outboard – [DOES NOT include alignment. NOTE: For Independent Suspension Type Axles, this operation consists of removal and installation, dissassembly and reassembly of the Axle Shaft Assembly and replacement of
  • BRAKE DISCS/ROTORS – INSPECT – [Visual inspection.] BRAKE PADS – INSPECT – [Visual inspection.] ENGINE COOLANT – INSPECT INVERTER – INSPECT ENGINE OIL – REPLACE ENGINE OIL FILTER – REPLACE ENGINE OIL REPLACEMENT REMINDER LIGHT – RESET – [Reset the oil replacement reminder ("MAINT REQD") light after replacing engine oil, if vehicle is equipped with this light.] VEHICLE – ROAD-TEST – [While driving the vehicle, check for proper operation of engine, transmission, brakes and steering. Also check for abnormal noise or vibration from any part of the vehicle.] TIRES – ROTATE – [All models except IS with different size front and rear tires.]
  • BRAKE PADS – Remove & Replace – Front,Both Sides – [Includes: Clean, lube and/or replace Brake Hardware as necessary. Adjust Brakes (where applicable). Includes: Repack Wheel Bearings (where applicable). DOES NOT include refinishing.]
  • BRAKE PADS – Remove & Replace – Rear,Both Sides – [Includes: Clean, lube and/or replace Brake Hardware as necessary. Adjust Brakes (where applicable). Includes: Repack Wheel Bearings (where applicable). DOES NOT include refinishing.]
  • Change oil and oil filter. Check air filter and breather filter. Check all fluid levels and tire pressures. Preform basic safety inspection. Road test vehicle.
 
JEANNE K. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/25/2021