1. The Death of The Manual Transmission

    If you listen really hard at night, sometimes you can hear it, all the way from Detroit. That's right, the swan song of the manual transmission can be heard all the way down here in San Diego. Here at Kearny Mesa Automotive we don't care what kind of transmission you choose to run, we can fix it. We offer one of Kearny Mesa’s most trusted transmission repair and replacement shops. Of course, transmissions are not our only service offering and if you need engine or repair of your hybrid vehicle, our ASE Certified technicians have you covered.   Goodbye Stick Shift? We have noticed that less …Read More

  2. Kearny Mesa Automotive Manual Transmission Experts

    If there is one thing that we know at Kearny Mesa Automotive and Transmission it is.. well… transmissions. The transmission is one of the most dynamic parts of your vehicle and it is critical that your transmission is not neglected when it is time for the service interval. At Kearny Mesa we are San Diego’s most trusted automotive and transmission repair shop and we have over 30 years of experience working on a wide variety of transmissions. We are equipped to repair transmissions from just about any manufacturer from Hyundai to BMW to Kia, we can fix them all. That includes regular service…Read More

  3. Transmission Fluid Change

    Last time, we talked about the fluids in your car and the effect they could have on your trip to Grandma's house this holiday season. At Kearny Mesa Automotive and Transmission we want all of our customers and neighbors to have a worry-free holiday season filled with family and friends. The last thing you want to worry about is your car when out shopping or enjoying your time off. With over 30 years in the business, Kearny Mesa Automotive can help you worry less and give you confidence that your car is in top shape. Whether you bring your car in for an oil change or something much more complex…Read More

  4. Importance of Maintaining Your Transmission Fluid

    It’s hard to picture your car running without a transmission. Your transmission is one of the essential aspects of your car’s engine, an essential aspect of your car’s ability to run. Your transmission can either be automatic or manual. The transmission is to ensure that the car is given the right amount of power so wheels can be driven at a desired, given speed. A manual transmission, in simple terms, is a similar process to shifting gears on your bike. You adjust the gear shifter, and the transmission reflects that adjustment. An automatic transmission automatically knows that you are …Read More

  5. Time For A New Transmission? – Part 2

    In our last blog post we found it fitting to bring up transmission repair and the inevitable fact that sometimes the repairs that need to be taken care of are beyond repair and require replacement. While the overall replacement is expensive, it’s inevitably necessary for you to replace your transmission in order for your car to run. At Kearny Mesa Automotive and Transmission, we have a team of specialists that can help you determine whether or not it’s time for you to get a replacement transmission. In our last blog post we covered a few of the signs that are good cues to needing a new tra…Read More

  6. Time For A New Transmission?

    Transmission repairs are costly, in fact they’re one of the more expensive repairs that you could have to make with your car. While they are rather pricey, they’re also necessary. If you’ve been experiencing problems with your transmission or have tried to repair these issues on your own, and have not seen any results, chances are that it’s time for a new transmission. At Kearny Mesa Automotive and Transmission, we have a team of transmission repair specialists that are knowledgeable and experienced with transmission repairs and replacements. When asked how to know whether or not it’…Read More

  7. What Is That Makes Transmission Repairs So Expensive

    Across the board, we can all agree that unexpected car repairs are the worst. They’re inconvenient, frustrating and more often than not, pretty expensive. While flat tires and broken headlights are annoying, there are few auto repairs as frustrating as your car’s transmission. Not only is this a frustrating repair, it’s an inconvenient one. Your car is entirely undrivable, and you’re left having to figure out a way to get around until it can be repaired. What makes it worse is that this is one of the more expensive repairs that you could make. Though expensive, this repair is entirely …Read More

  8. Signs of a Troubled Transmission

    Many car owners’ worst fear is their vehicle’s transmission slipping. It can be a costly repair that should only be completed by transmission repair specialists, such as those here at Kearny Mesa Automotive. Because catching the fail before it happens is better than catching it too late, our transmission repair specialists have prepared today’s blog to provide readers with the information they need: Signs of a failing transmission. Signs Your Car’s Transmission Needs TLC Fluid Leaks Fluid leaks are an obvious sign that your car’s transmission needs to have a transmission repair speci…Read More

  9. Are Your Prepared For An Emergency?

    No matter how long you’ve been driving the roads in Kearny Mesa, an emergency might happen. Whether your car’s transmission is in need of a repair or you’ve endured a flat tire, the following items may be of assistance when you end up on the side of the road for hours. Extra Batteries When you’re stuck for hours at a time, you may be in need of extra power. Power from batteries should help you keep your phone charged so that you can call for help. Another item you should think about keeping is a flashlight. In this case, you’ll definitely need some extra energy stored to keep it lit.…Read More

  10. Transmission Signs you Should Never Ignore

    What duties do you have to complete each day? Do you have to drop your kids off at school, go to work, pick up dinner on your way home, and grab your kids from soccer practice? That’s a busy day in Kearny Mesa! Now imagine trying to complete all of these duties without your vehicle. We understand that it’s a nightmare even thinking about having a broken down car, which is why your transmission repair specialists are here to give you signs that your transmission may be on its way out. Being in Neutral Shouldn’t Be Noisy! Is your car’s transmission becoming noisy? No matter if noise is h…Read More