Transmissions | Motor Works

Transmissions

Since 1984
Motor Works prides itself on its transmission division. We have been serving DeKalb and Northern Illinois since 1984, and have three Master Certified Specialists on staff.

Problems Are Not Always A Big Deal
Not every transmission problem requires a major overhaul. Motor Works staff is highly trained in the complex diagnosis of these units. Many problems involve failure of electronic control systems which can be repaired with the transmission still in the vehicle. This can save the customer a bundle.

Better Than Original
When transmission failures do require a rebuild, our finished product is second to none. Why should you choose Motor Works for your repair needs?
- Pricing is very reasonable; actually lower than much of our competition.
- The 3 year/36,000 mile warranty we provide is better than any other service facility we know.
- Our rebuilders incorporate updated parts and new design changes into every job they produce. This makes the final unit stronger than when it came from the factory.

I’ll Share A Secret
I know an old, Master Transmission Builder. We’ll call him Joe to hide his true name. He once told me, “If my customers changed their fluid every 30,000 miles, I’d go out of business.” Well, I couldn’t agree more, having seen fluid that was almost black at 80,000 miles on many cars. Fluid is supposed to be a translucent red color. Motor Works uses sophisticated machinery to thoroughly flush out and replace old, worn fluid. Pulling the pan and replacing the internal filter completes a first class job. I adore Joe, but let’s put him out of business. Have Motor Works service your transmission.

Schedule Today!
Motor Works’ top priority is customer satisfaction. To all the folks in DeKalb and Northern Illinois we hope you’ll let us prove it. If you would like to bring your car in for transmission repair or service, please schedule an appointment online or call us at (815) 756-2882 to speak with our friendly staff.

Cool Stuff
For more detail, an animated illustration and a movie on Transmissions please click on the following colored NAPA Service Assistant Link, and then click on Transmission under the Preventive Maintenance Heading.
NAPA Service Assistant

A Motor Works Technician installs a freshly overhauled transmission in 
a GMC van A Motor Works Technician performs a transmission fluid service (flush)
on a Honda Civic