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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

2005 Honda CR-V

Honda CR-V

Mileage
141,142
Service Date
9/24/2020
Services Performed
  • AT THE TIME OF DIAGNOSE TECHNICIAN FOUND LOWER CONTROL ARMS BUSHING BROKEN AND FRONT SUSPENSION STRUTS LEAKING, ALSO BALL JOINTS LEAKING GREASE FROM RUBBERS BOOT SEAL. RECOMMEND REPLACEMENT OF BOTH CONTROL ARMS AND BOTH BALL JOINTS AND FRONT WHEEL ALIGNMENT.
  • BALL JOINTS.- Remove & Replace – Both – [DOES NOT include alignment.]
  • 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.
  • CONTROL ARM – Remove & Replace – Lower,Both – [DOES NOT include alignment.]
  • STRUT ASSEMBLY – Removal & Installation – Both – [DOES NOT include disassemble or alignment.]
  • TWO WHEEL ALIGNMENT – Adjustment – Front Axle – [DOES NOT include straightening or replacement of components.]
 
KATHY G. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/27/2020

2018 GMC Sierra 1500

GMC Sierra 1500

Mileage
67,621
Service Date
9/21/2020
Services Performed
  • INSTALL NEW TRANSMISSION COOLER AND TOP OF TRANSMISSION FLUID.
 
CHARLIE gave our service a 5 star review on 9/21/2020

2004 Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius

Mileage
103,914
Service Date
9/11/2020
Services Performed
  • ACTIVE CODES: P1151 COOLANT HEAT STORAGE TANK. AT THE TIME OF DIAGNOSE TECHNICIAN ACTIVATE THE HEAT PUMP WITH SCAN TOOL AND NO ENGAGEMENT FROM PUMP RECOMMEND REPLACEMENT. AFTER HEAT STORAGE PUMP REPLACED AND ROAD TEST VEHICLE TRIANGLE LIGHT CAME BACK ON WITH A DIFFERENT CODE P0A93 INVERTER SYSTEM COOLANT PERFORMANCE WHEN DIAGNOSE FOUND THAT THE HIGH VOLTAGE PUMP WAS NOS WORKING PROPERLY AS WELL AS COOLANT FLOW. RECOMMEND REPLACEMENT AS WELL.
  • WATER PUMP – Remove & Replace – Engine,Behind Bumper,Coolant Heat Storage
 
JUDY S. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/12/2020

2015 Jeep Cherokee

Jeep Cherokee

Mileage
79,162
Service Date
9/1/2020
Services Performed
  • TRANSAXLE ASSEMBLY – Remove & Replace – V6,AWD – [Includes: Programming. DOES NOT include wheel alignment.]
  • TRANSMISSION SLIPS AND DELAYS WHEN HOT THEN STOP MOVING. FLUID CONTAMINATED. RECOMMEND PRE-OWNED TRANSMISSION ASSEMBLY.
 
SCOTT S. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/1/2020

2010 Mercedes-Benz C300

Mercedes-Benz C300

Mileage
112,754
Service Date
8/22/2020
Services Performed
  • ACTIVE CODES P0330: RANDOM MULTIPLE CYLINDER MISFIRE. P0302: CLYLINDER # 2 MISFIRE DETECTED. CUSTOMER WAS TOLD TO EXTENDED DIAGNOSE NEEDED TO MISFIRE CONDITION. AS A CUSTOMER COURTESY SWAP IGNITION AND SPARK PLUG TO A DIFFERENT CYLINDER WHILE WORKING ON ALTERNATOR AND IF MISFIRE STILL ON CYLINDER # 2 FURTHER DIAGNOSE NEEDED. ALTERNATOR UNDERCHARGING AT 12.2 VOLTS. BATTERY TESTED OK AT THIS TIME. RECOMMED ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT THEN RECHECK.
  • ALTERNATOR ASSEMBLY – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models
 
D KIA A. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/22/2020

2009 BMW 328i

BMW 328i

Mileage
149,931
Service Date
7/1/2020
Services Performed
  • ALTERNATOR ASSEMBLY – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models
  • BATTERY – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models – [Includes: Test.]
  • VEHICLE WAS TOWED IN BY CUSTOMER. NO START DUE TO DEATH BATTERY AND ALTERNATOR UNDERCHARGING AT 12.3 VOLTS. AFTER ALTERNATOR REPLACED CHARGING SYSTEM WITHIN SPECS. AT 14.2 VOLTS BUT BATTERY NOT HOLDING CHARGE RECOMMENDED NEW BATTERY. AFTER BATTERY REPLACED VEHICLE STARTS EVERYTIME ERASED CODES AND ROAD TESTED CHARGING SYSTEM WORKING UNDER SPECS. AT THIS TIME.
 
CARLOS P. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/15/2020

2017 Nissan Juke

Nissan Juke

Mileage
61,103
Service Date
7/9/2020
Services Performed
  • BRAKE SHOES &/OR PADS – Remove & Replace – All – [Includes: Clean, lube and/or replace Brake Hardware as necessary. Adjust Brakes (where applicable). Includes: Repack Wheel Bearings (where applicable). DOES NOT include refinishing.]
  • FRONT BRAKE PADS AT 10% LEFT RECOMMEND NEW BRAKE PADS.
 
ASIAH R. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/9/2020

2017 Chevrolet Suburban

Chevrolet Suburban

Mileage
64,708
Service Date
7/7/2020
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.
  • COUPON FROM COLFAX FUNDRAISER.
  • MOTOR OIL CHANGE COLFAX FUNDRAISER COUPON.
 
MARGARET G. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/8/2020

2016 Dodge Grand Caravan

Dodge Grand Caravan

Mileage
85,202
Service Date
7/6/2020
Services Performed
  • ( Combination ) TRANSMISSION OIL COOLER & LINES – Flush.
  • ACTIVE CODES: P083B, P0944,P0846,P1790,P0733,P0305,P0731,P0734,P084B. TRANSMISSION SLIPPING AND MAKING NOISE, WHEN HOT DOES NOT MOVE ANY GEAR FORWARD OR REVERSE. TRANSMISSION REPLACE RECOMMENDED, FLUID LEVEL OK BUT BURNT AND CONTAMINATED. AFTER TRANSMISSION REPLACED, CLEARED CODES, RESET COMPUTER ROAD TESTED AND DRIVES OK AT THIS TIME NO CHECK ENGINE LIGHT CAME BACK AT THIS TIME.
  • TRANSAXLE ASSEMBLY – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models – [Includes: Perform Relearn procedure.]
 
AMEFIL N. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/6/2020

2015 Volkswagen Passat

Volkswagen Passat

Mileage
98,810
Service Date
6/22/2020
Services Performed
  • RECOMMENDED SERVICE DECLINED BY EXTENDED WARRANTY ALSO FROM CUSTOMER.
 
This vehicle's owner gave our service a 5 star review on 7/6/2020

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Jeep Grand Cherokee

Mileage
81,976
Service Date
7/1/2020
Services Performed
  • ALTERNATOR DRIVE BELT – Remove & Replace – V6,3.6L Eng – [Includes: Serpentine type Belt(s).]
  • BRAKE SHOES &/OR 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 SHOES &/OR 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.]
  • CUSTOMER DISCOUNT.
  • Inspect Brakes, and manufacturer maintenance check
  • SHOCK &/OR STRUT ASSEMBLY – Remove & Install or Remove & Replace – RWD Both,w/o Air Suspension – [DOES NOT include disassemble or alignment.]
  • SPARK PLUGS – Remove & Replace – V6
  • TIRE MOUNTING AND BALANCE
 
ANDY G. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/1/2020

2017 Hyundai Elantra

Hyundai Elantra

Mileage
130,480
Service Date
6/8/2020
Services Performed
  • COOLANT LEAKS CHECK AND ADVICE
  • LEAKING COOLANT AT TRANSMISSION COOLER HOSE. CUSTOMER REQUESTED TO CUT HOSE AND PUT IT BACK WITH NEW HOSE CLAMP. NO WARRANTY SINCE NO PARTS WERE REPLACED.
 
DAVID A. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/15/2020