Gearbox Repairs and Automatic Transmission Repairs in Erith

Dartford Transmissions & Autocare Ltd are one of Kent and London’s leading specialists in automatic gearbox repairs, automatic transmission repairs and reconditioned transmissions. On this page, we’ve looked to answer a trio of questions that we often receive from prospective customers around the Erith area.


If you have a different question that needs answering, whether it’s related to our gearbox repairs or other automotive services, do not hesitate to call our friendly, professional team on 01322 281 212.


Commonly Asked Questions


How do I know if I require transmission or gearbox repairs?


There are a few warning signs that could mean your vehicle requires automatic transmission repairs or gearbox repairs. While the below list is not exhaustive, we recommend that if you notice any of these signs while driving around Erith, you bring your vehicle in to us to have a look at. We have advanced diagnostics equipment that will allow us to quickly ascertain whether you have nothing to worry about, or if you need transmission, automatic gearbox repairs or reconditioned transmissions:


  • Burning smell
  • Strange noises
  • Difficulty going into gear
  • Leaking fluid
  • Warning lights illuminated
  • Grinding or shaking when driving


It may just be that your transmission fluid needs changing, which is very standard procedure and won’t keep you off the road for long. At Dartford Transmissions & Autocare Ltd near the Erith area, we carry out quick and efficient transmission fluid replacement services. If a more serious fault is found, it may be that fitting reconditioned transmissions will be a better alternative for you than automatic transmission repairs or automatic gearbox repairs.


Why should I invest in reconditioned transmissions?


Reconditioned transmissions are a lot cheaper than brand new ones, and can often be just as good. Ours are painstakingly reconstructed to manufacturer specification, and washed, cleaned and repaired along the way. On top of this, new filters, gaskets and sealants are all fitted throughout the process.


All Erith customers receive 12,000 mile or 1-year guarantees on our reconditioned transmissions, making them not only an affordable alternative to extensive automatic transmission repairs, but a safe and reliable one too.


What sets Dartford Transmissions apart from the competition?


We have over 50 years of experience in the automotive industry and are well-known in Kent and London for our high-quality automatic transmission repairs, automatic gearbox repairs and fitting of reconditioned transmissions. These are highly technical services require a great deal of skill and experience to carry out properly, for which are proud to perform to a premium standard.


On top of this, as an independently owned business, we are able to compete with main dealerships and garages around Erith on price. This makes us not just the best choice for quality of work, but also the most cost-efficient option.

Have a question not answered above? Call the Erith area’s go-to expert in transmission and automatic gearbox repairs on 01322 281 212.