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Transmission Repair Services

Working Hours
  • Mon 8:00AM - 5:30PM
    Tue 8:00AM - 5:30PM
  • Wed 8:00AM - 5:30PM
    Thu 8:00AM - 5:30PM
  • Fri 8:00AM - 5:30PM
    Sat 9:00AM - 12:00PM
  • Sun Closed

Transmission Repair Services

At Arnst Ocean Automotive, 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 Arnst Ocean Automotive 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. Arnst Ocean Automotive'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 Arnst Ocean Automotive, 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 Delray Beach, FL.

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. Arnst Ocean Automotive 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 Arnst Ocean Automotive the best place to go in Delray Beach, FL.

Avoid transmission disaster by coming in and having your transmission, clutch, and differentials checked out today. Call us at 561-265-1374 or visit us in Delray Beach, FL 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 561-265-1374 to talk to the mechanics of Arnst Ocean Automotive 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 Arnst Ocean Automotive 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 222 N Congress Ave 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, Arnst Ocean Automotive of Delray Beach, FL 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 Arnst Ocean Automotive, 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 Arnst Ocean Automotive 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 Arnst Ocean Automotive 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 Arnst Ocean Automotive in Delray Beach, FL. Our experienced service technicians can help you make the best decision for your vehicle and your wallet.

What People Say About Us


  • -Connie G.

    Great guys!!


  • -Paul M.

    This place is by far one of the best shops I've taken my car to. Very clean shop, experienced mechanics and people who went the extra mile. Thanks Arnst Ocean.


  • -Ian K.

    Arnst Ocean Automotive has saved the day for me quite a few times now on my 1966 Mustang. Whether you have a classic car or a modern car, I highly recommend this shop. They are upfront and honest, and they are completely transparent with the work that is needed and the price to get the job done.


  • -Jonathan R.

    Just a great shop! I drove in after hours with a flat and the 90 degree sun stalking me. The owner came out, didn't gouge me price-wise, and made a bad day a little less terrible. A reminder of how things used to be. I recommend.


  • -Allen C.

    Dave Clayton and his son make getting your car fixed a pleasure. Have total confidence in them.


  • -Eric K.

    Dave is the best!


  • -Kris W.

    Honest and knowledgable mechanic (a rarity in S. Florida). I've been a customer for 5 years and wouldn't think of going anywhere else.


  • -Rusty S.

    Good and honest people.


  • -Leondardo C.

    A very honest mechanic, with great knowledge. The best one for your car.


  • -Rosalie R.

    Everyone was great to me. Being new to Delray Beach, they were so nice to do business with today. The repair was completed in a timely manner, and they answered all questions.


  • -Brian K.

    Great service, quick and affordable.


  • -Barbara D. J.

    Thank you!!!! You just saved me! My new auto repair shop from now on!


  • -Joe H.

    Fantastic service, family-run, wouldn't go anywhere else. Thank you.


  • -Devon G. D.

    Love this place! Great price, and the staff there is awesome! I won't take my car anywhere else!


  • -Sean F.

    Wouldn't trust my vehicle with anyone else. Fast, well-priced service.


  • -Russell L.

    Ask for Matt the dancing mechanic. Your car will thank you.


  • -Jenna T.

    Amazing place with very caring staff! I am very pleased and will go back again.


  • -C Scott G.

    Honest! Well run office and garage. A very rare combination today. My cars have a home there, and I don't have to worry.


  • -Kimberly C.

    I loved it! They are super nice, really clean office and garage, and the prices were good compared to alot of other places. I will be a repeat customer.


  • -Kalea K.

    All the reliability, none of the games. Professionals you can trust!


  • -Brian K.

    They're good, but they're also nice. I'd recommend to a friend.


  • -Sean P.

    Not only the most honest shop, but their work is impeccable. They remember your name and are super professional. This is how your neighborhood mechanic should be. I won't go any where else. Ever!


  • -Michelle D.

    Arnst Ocean Automotive is awesome. I wouldn't go anywhere else! Matt is the best and extremely trustworthy. Highly recommended.


  • -Olivia F.

    Amazing service!!!! You can tell that Dave is an honest, hardworking businessman and the type of person I want to give my service to. I got my car serviced on Tuesday and today is Saturday and I received a 10 dollar gift card towards services for being a new customer! That was a nice touch to an already amazing experience!! Definitely will be back.


  • -Tom D.

    One of the best shops in the area! Highly recommend! Dave is a straight shooter and always does quality work and keeps you in the loop with things as they come up. The place to go to get it done right the first time.


  • -Sean N.

    Great shop. I will return here next time my car has a problem. They did a great job fixing my car, and the car has been running good ever since.


  • -Chris E.

    Dave did a great job of getting my Jeep Wrangler running again. He took the time to properly diagnose it and figure out what was really wrong instead of just changing out probable components. I'll use them again.


  • -Dylan J.

    I've been going here since I bought my '67 Lincoln Continental Convertible five years ago. I have have found Dave (the owner) and his staff to be fast, competent and dilligent in all the work they've done for me over the years. I recommend them highly.


  • -Kyle S.

    I have been taking my vehicles to this shop for over a decade. The service Dave provides is always consistent and thorough. Arnst Ocean Automotive is a hidden gem and the best in the business. You can thank me later.


  • -Davin C.

    Rest assured you will be worry free, and they will only do what is required to get your car back in running order and driving safe. I highly recommend these guys for any automotive work you require.

Call us for service: 561-265-1374

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