- Donald Flynn
They were very helpful and honest had a complete rebuild and the transmission is better than ever. Thanks Frank for a great job
Really good experience with having my van's transmission rebuilt. They also detected an unrelated electrical issue and went above and beyond to get it resolved. Would highly recommend!
"This transmission is not serviceable but we can do it anyway," said Frank at Richmond Transmission. I couldn't find a new transmission. Shop after shop said "no, sorry. Can't be repaired." I went into his shop and spoke with Frank the repairman, hands dirty because he is hands on even though he owns his shop. His team has decades experience, and hes old fashioned in the sense that he will show you the problem rather than tell you about it, and he will tell you how he will fix it without nonsense. His pleasant wife was supportive to me as a customer and never failed to assist me and her husband Frank. I never felt like I was in the waiting room when I arrived, and I'm extremely grateful for his unique services unlike other local auto shops. Being at Richmond Transmission reminded me of the days when I was a kid riding my bike to the local auto shop and seeing a man like Frank willing to show me cool things about cars. With rising popularity among the locals, I recommend Richmond Transmission and Auto of Melbourne, FL especially to troubled people who are unable to solve a problem. You don't need the internet, you need Frank.
- Michael Richardson
Had to get my transmission replaced unfortunately. I called around a few places and got a runaround at a few of them, but Richmond seemed pretty straight up so I decided to go with them. I'm glad I did. I dropped the car off Wednesday toward the end of the day, after they'd received a rebuilt transmission I'd had shipped to the shop. They told me they were a little backed up but could probably have it done by Saturday... they called me Friday morning and told me the job was done. I ended up paying a couple hundred less than I'd been quoted by a couple of other shops and the car drives like new. They did a great job, I'll be bringing my car to them for any other work it needs in the future. Highly recommended.
My car recently had a serious transmission problem, and although under waranty, I was having some difficulty with my warranty company regarding fault of damages. The folks over at Richmond were not only helpful and courteous, but being knowledgeable and reputable went a long way to show the warranty company through maintenance records, and actual physical evidence on the parts themselves that I was not to blame for the damages. It's hard to find folks nowadays that are honest and know their stuff, I am grateful that I had them in my corner through what might have been a much more difficult time. My car is back, and she rides smooth.
Rebuilt the Muncie transmission for my 73 corvette. These guys know their stuff. Also found an issue and fixed the Hurst shifter. Put some new tires, fixed the parking break, even fixed an interior door handle at no cost. Expert work at a great price. Saved me thousands relative to other shops. Thanks!
- Austin Stanek
Frank and all the workers at Richmond are very nice and down to earth. I took my car there with a transmission problem, and frank knew exactly what it was just by explaining it. They’re very intelligent at what they do. The most honest and down to earth people I’ve worked with to fix my car. I will recommend this place to anyone, because they do the best work and you will never be disappointed.
Went to Frank looking to have my rear end regeared in my 18 silverado. He took the time to explain to me my options and which would be best for me. After we decided which way to go, Frank’s team got on my truck and got it in and out in reasonable time. Couldn’t be happier with the results. Highly recommended!
If I could give more than five stars, I would! This review is a year overdue, but I figure it's never too late to share my experience with Richmond Transmission. I had a transmission failure in a Mitsubishi SUV that would have cost close to $8000 at the dealership. Not only was Frank able to get me back on the road quickly (this particular CVT was not an easy one to find parts for), he did so for a VERY reasonable price. I was dealt with fairly and honestly, which is rare in any business these days, let alone the automotive repair industry. Richmond Automotive strives to achieve customer satisfaction, and it's for that reason they are at the top of my list of recommendations to anyone in need of service on their transmission.
It's nice to find a auto repair shop in Melbourne, FL that is professional with affordable auto care prices. The owner/manager Frank and his wife make a great team and are surrounded by a great team of mechanics. I had a very positive and much better experience here compared to other large and cold auto dealerships or franchise auto repair shops. Frank communicated with me every step of the way and I didn't have to chase him for the information I wanted like I've done many times at other auto repair shops. Great Experience!! Thank you!!
My name is Joseph and they know me as a customer by my name. I'm 67 years old and I can re-affirm, there is no better customer service than what a family owned business can offer. At Richmond Transmission & Auto Service there is no chance that you can arrived for a diagnostic and you will not get a clear explanation to detail of the issue you are facing with your car. Their knowledge they provide you is outstanding. Frank will go any time and for any reason 24/7 out of his comfort zone to assist you in what ever you need. Quality work in a timely manner at a fair cost. Once again, my car runs like new. Thanks Frank!
Frank is a very honest person I’ve ever seen. At one night I filled the transmission fluid myself on my BMW. Then I found grinding sound coming from the bottom, which made me very frightening. The next day Frank told me it was just transmission cover loosen and no any charge for fixing the loosened cover. I recommend this Awesome place to everyone in Melbourne
- Haven Laino
Frank was literally a life saver! We had purchased a vehicle and taken it to a different mechanic who said that it was going to cost an enormous amount to repair and even then it still wouldn't run right. I was given Frank's name to call by a friend and he picked the vehicle up and called me in just hours to let me know that the only issue was a mass air flow sensor. Everything else was great. He explained things so that I, who am not knowlegable about automobile engines could understand. He was prompt, knowledgable, courteous, professional, and saved us literally thousands of dollars. I will now be taking all of our vehicles to him! I mean it when I say he is the best!!!! I would give him 10 stars if possible! The experience couldn't have been better!!!!
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