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Welcome to Essex Automatics

In our business, we believe in providing an alternative

Rectifying issues with your transmission can be a stressful and very expensive experience

Have you visited a main dealer with a gearbox fault only to be quoted thousands in repair costs?

with us that need not be the case...

At Essex Automatics we help to provide an alternative solution to replacing your transmission by being able to repair or rebuild your transmission

With a qualified and dedicated team with years of experience, we are able to provide reliable repairs that are affordable, leaving you rest assured of

a job well done


In addition to our transmission expertise, we also carry out in-depth diagnostics using up-to-date diagnostic platforms.

We use a variety of professional diagnostic platforms including: Auto Logic, Autel MaxiSys, Snap On Diagnostics and Launch

We also have dedicated main dealer equipment including: Mercedes STAR, Ford IDS, VAG-COM (vw, skoda, seat and audi) and TECH-2 (saab and vauxhall).

Gearbox Repairs

Gearbox repairs needn’t be costly. Generally a main dealer would try and convince you to completely replace your transmission with a new unit, which results in quotes typically in the thousands.

Speak to the team at Essex Automatics as we can advise you on carrying out repairs or rebuilding your existing unit saving you from unnecessary costly repair.
The typical signs you may have a faulty transmission are:







Should you experience any of the above do not hesitate to have the issue looked at by a qualified transmission specialist. Catching the problem early could literally save you a fortune.

At Essex Automatics we carry out Gearbox Oil Servicing. Replacing your gearbox oil at the correct intervals is crucial to prolonging the life of your transmission and can often help cure very early signs of transmissions faults. We carry out our servicing using only Genuine Manufacturer Oil and Genuine parts ranging from gaskets and seals to filters and sump pans.

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  • Slipping gears 

  • Surges in speed

  • Sluggish acceleration 

  • Grinding/Whirring noises from gearbox

  • Difficult or slow gear changes

  • Transmission warning lights

  • Lack of 'power'

Opening Hours

Mon: 8:30am - 5:00pm

Tue: 8:30am - 5:00pm

Wed: 8:30am - 5:00pm

Thu: 8:30am - 5:00pm

Fri: 8:30am - 5:00pm

Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Although we are closed on weekends, do leave us a message and we will contact at you at the earliest opportunity during working hours

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