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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

2017 Hyundai Sonata

Hyundai Sonata

Mileage
33,619
Service Date
9/28/2022
Services Performed
  • ACTIVE CODE: P0456 EVAP SYSTEM SMALL LEAK DETECTED. RECOMMED REFER TO HYUNDAI DEALER PER TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN REFERENCE # 20-FL-003H DATE OF ISSUE MAY 12 2020
 
ANN V. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/28/2022

2005 Saturn Relay

Saturn Relay

Mileage
221,179
Service Date
9/22/2022
Services Performed
  • Transmission selector cable broken at transmission shifter. Recommend selector cable and transmission service.
  • SHIFT CONTROL CABLE – Remove & Replace
  • TRANSMISSION – Tune – [Includes: R&I Oil Pan, drain Converter (if drain plug available), clean or replace Oil Filter or Screen. Adjust (where applicable): Band(s), Cable(s) and Linkage(s). Replace necessary fluid and road test.]
 
MALISSA F. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/23/2022

2010 Nissan Maxima

Nissan Maxima

Mileage
199,091
Service Date
9/10/2022
Services Performed
  • ACTIVE CODES: P1700 CVT C/V FUNTION. P1720 V.SP SEN. (AT OUT) P1574 ASCD VHL SPEED SENSOR. P0720 OUTPUT SPEED SENSOR. P1715 INPUT PULLEY SPEED. TRANSMISSION WAS TOWED IN BY CUSTOMER. TRANSMISSION FLUID LEVEL OK BUT CONTAMINATED WITH METAL AND DOES NOT MOVE ANY GEAR. GRINDING NOISE WHEN TRANSMISSION IS PLACED ON DRIVE OR REVERSE. RECOMMEND TRANSMISSION REPLACEMENT.
  • TRANSAXLE ASSEMBLY – Removal & Installation – [Includes: R&I Engine and Transmission Assembly. DOES NOT include wheel alignment.]
  • TRANSMISSION REPROGRAM
 
JOSE F. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/13/2022

2009 Toyota Highlander

Toyota Highlander

Mileage
228,795
Service Date
9/1/2022
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.
 
RANDY T. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/1/2022

2014 Chevrolet Cruze

Chevrolet Cruze

Mileage
156,465
Service Date
8/11/2022
Services Performed
  • ENGINE LOW ON COOLANT, WHEN PRESSURE TESTED COOLING SYSTEM TECHNICIAN NOTICED COOLANT LEAKS FROM EXPANSION TANK, REAR WATER OUTLET AND HOSE FROM EXPANSION TANK TO WATER OUTLET. RECOMMEND ABOVE COMPONENTS REPLACED FIRST THEN RECHECK.
  • WATER OUTLET – Remove & Replace – 1.4L Eng,Turbocharger
  • RADIATOR RESERVE TANK – Remove & Replace – Surge Tank
 
ANDREA F. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/12/2022

2008 Jeep Patriot

Jeep Patriot

Mileage
194,419
Service Date
8/9/2022
Services Performed
  • Front and rear brakes are within specs. humming noise comes from type of tire material. Wheel bearings are ok at this time. front left wheel wobbles due to inner tied rod ends worn out, recommend all 4 tied rod ends replacement ans align front wheels. also recommend air/cabin filters.
  • TIE ROD &/OR END – Remove & Replace – Mfr Body CD MK Inner,Both – [Includes: R&I Outer Tie Rod Ends.] – [Includes: Adjust toe-in only. NOTE: Deduct .4 if alignment is also performed.]
  • TWO WHEEL ALIGNMENT – Adjustment – Front,Axle – [DOES NOT include straightening or replacement of components.]
 
RACHEL C. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/10/2022

2013 Mazda 3

Mazda 3

Mileage
219,086
Service Date
7/6/2022
Services Performed
  • FRONT LEFT TIRE PATCH.
 
SCOTT S. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/6/2022

2018 Chevrolet Cruze

Chevrolet Cruze

Mileage
48,043
Service Date
6/30/2022
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.
 
ADRIANNA V. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/30/2022

2013 Dodge Grand Caravan

Dodge Grand Caravan

Mileage
127,202
Service Date
6/27/2022
Services Performed
  • Active codes: P0430 catalyst efficiency below threshold. Bank 2 (front) catalyst converter needs replacement. rear oxygen sensor mimics front sensor. also alternator undercharging sometimes under load at 12.5 volts and is below specification. recommend alternator and bank 2 catalytic converter repalcement.,
  • CATALYTIC CONVERTER – Remove & Replace – Maniverter,Left Side,(Front)
  • ALTERNATOR ASSEMBLY – Remove & Replace – [Includes: R&I Air Cleaner. Includes: R&I Cooling Fan Assembly. Includes: Bleed Cooling System.] – [Includes: Test.]
 
MARIO G. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/27/2022

2006 Honda Civic

Honda Civic

Mileage
86,002
Service Date
6/22/2022
Services Performed
  • CUSTOMER PROVIDED TRANSMISSION. ONLY LABOR WARRANTY.
  • TRANSAXLE ASSEMBLY – Removal & Installation – Gas/Electric – [DOES NOT include wheel alignment.] – [Includes: R&I Torque Converter.]
 
EDWARD gave our service a 5 star review on 6/22/2022

2005 Porsche Cayenne

Porsche Cayenne

Mileage
150,274
Service Date
6/2/2022
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.
 
CHRISTIAN V. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/2/2022

2015 Honda Civic

Honda Civic

Mileage
203,180
Service Date
5/26/2022
Services Performed
  • ACTIVE CODE: P1157 HOS2 AIR FUEL RATIO LINE VOLTAGE. P0796 CVT START CLUTCH FAILURE. CONTROL VALVE PRESSURE TRANSMISSION FLUID LEVEL OK BUT CONTAMINATED WITH METAL AND FRICTION MATERIAL. NO TRANSMISSION MOVEMENT. NO DRIVEABLE NO ROAD TEST. RECOMMEND TRANSMISSION REPLACEMENT.
 
ROBERTO A. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/26/2022