At AASTRO Transmission & Auto Repair, we offer a comprehensive range of services including factory scheduled maintenance, oil changes, cooling system services, brake services, and much more!

Receive top-notch auto repairs and professional service today at AASTRO Transmission & Auto Repair. We are committed to providing exceptional auto services at competitive rates. Contact us now to book an appointment at (520) 201-3500.

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Your time matters to us. Most truck or car maintenance services can be completed while you wait, and many repairs can be finished in as little as one day. Whether it's a simple fix or a complex issue, we'll swiftly handle your auto repairs and have you back on the road in no time.

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Since 1987, AASTRO Transmission & Auto Repair has been offering Tucson area customers clear and transparent estimates before initiating any work. Inquire about cost-effective options or upgrades to optimize your car's performance. We back all our work with a guarantee you can trust.

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Our customers rave about the unmatched expertise our auto mechanics offer, a level of service they can't find elsewhere! Our certified technicians and seasoned auto repair specialists deliver 5-star service for both domestic and import vehicles, spanning all makes and models.

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Transmissions represent one of the most intricate and costly components in your vehicle. For any transmission diagnostics and repairs, it’s crucial to rely on a skilled, certified, and seasoned transmission technician. They possess the expertise needed to accurately diagnose transmission issues and perform repairs effectively.

Automatic transmissions are designed to shift between gears automatically, optimizing driving performance by adjusting gears based on various factors like throttle input, vehicle speed, engine speed, and load. Typically, they offer 4-5 forward gear ratios along with Reverse, Park, and Neutral gears. Unlike manual transmissions, automatic ones do not require a clutch pedal or gear shift, as shifting occurs automatically when the car is in Drive. Repairing automatic transmissions is complex due to the multitude of components involved, necessitating assessment and repair by experienced auto mechanics.

The clutch in your car plays a crucial role in facilitating smooth gear changes by enabling the engine and gearbox to engage and disengage. This process allows the engine’s output shaft to maintain rotation while relieving pressure on the gears, preventing improper shifting.

Once the next gear is smoothly selected, the clutch re-engages the engine and gearbox, restoring forward momentum. However, prolonged use or incorrect operation, especially in manual transmission vehicles, can cause the clutch to wear down over time, reducing its efficiency. A worn-out clutch may result in mid-gear change re-engagements of the engine and gearbox, posing a significant risk to the health of your transmission.

Maintaining four-wheel drive (4×4) vehicles involves attention to various components such as differential gears, front and rear axles, and the transfer case linked to the transmission. To ensure the optimal performance of these vehicles, it’s essential to prioritize maintenance tasks such as servicing the transfer case, inspecting and possibly changing the front and rear differentials, and regularly checking and replenishing transmission fluids.

Front-wheel drive vehicles are designed with the engine powering only the front wheels. This power transmission occurs through the transmission to the final drive, which then distributes power to the two front wheels via the drive axles. Additionally, front-wheel drive vehicles typically feature the engine, transmission, and associated components located at the front of the car.

Manual transmission vehicles require manual operation of a clutch pedal and gear shift lever to change gears based on the vehicle’s speed. These transmissions can feature anywhere from two to eight gears and are available in both front-wheel drive and rear-wheel drive configurations. Generally, manual transmissions demand less maintenance compared to automatic transmissions.

In motor vehicles, the transmission typically consists of the gearbox, utilizing gears and gear trains to transfer speed and torque from a rotating power source to another device. At AASTRO Transmission & Auto Repair, you have options for your car’s transmission needs, including rebuilding, remanufacturing, repairing, or exchanging with a used transmission. Our experienced service technicians can guide you in making the best decision for your vehicle and your budget.

A transfer case is an integral part of four-wheel drive systems found in both four-wheel drive and all-wheel drive vehicles. Its function is to receive power from the transmission and distribute it to both the front and rear axles. Transfer cases are typically chain-driven in modern vehicles and are connected to the transmission as well as the front and rear axles through drive shafts, ensuring optimal control and power distribution. If you need assistance with your transfer case or any other aspect of your vehicle, feel free to reach out to AASTRO Transmission & Auto Repair.

The transmission is crucial for the proper operation of your vehicle and interfaces with key components that affect your safety. Routine transmission services involve replacing filters and draining fluids to prevent damage.

Various transmission issues may arise, including shifting problems, slipping, stalling, fluid leaks, or the illumination of the service light. If you suspect your vehicle needs transmission repairs, don’t delay—schedule an appointment with AASTRO Transmission & Auto Repair today. Our experts are ready to diagnose and address any transmission issues to keep you safe on the road.

When the breeze from your open windows fails to provide relief, it’s time to address your auto A/C or heating issues. At our shop in Tucson, AZ, our team of experts specializes in diagnosing and fixing automotive climate control problems. Whether your A/C is blowing warm air or your heater isn’t keeping you warm enough, we’ll provide you with an expert opinion and efficient solutions to restore comfort to your vehicle. Don’t let uncomfortable temperatures ruin your driving experience—visit us today for reliable service and personalized care.

If you’ve been sweating it out in your vehicle lately due to a malfunctioning air conditioner, it’s time to seek professional help. At AASTRO Transmission & Auto Repair, our team of qualified service professionals is ready to diagnose and fix your air conditioner issues. Whether it’s a simple repair or a more complex problem, you can trust us to get your A/C up and running efficiently again. Don’t suffer through the heat any longer—visit us today and let us help you stay cool on the road.

Over time, the coolant in a car’s air conditioning system can become old and contaminated, which can negatively impact the system’s performance. To ensure that your air conditioning system is working effectively, it’s important to consider regular coolant system flushes. A coolant flush is a basic maintenance procedure for your car’s cooling system, helping to remove old coolant and contaminants and replace it with fresh coolant. This can improve the efficiency and longevity of your air conditioning system, keeping you comfortable on the road. If you’re due for a coolant system flush, visit AASTRO Transmission & Auto Repair and let our experienced technicians take care of it for you.

The fan belt, also known as a drive belt, plays a crucial role in connecting your car’s engine to its front-mounted accessories. This belt rotates the water pump and engine fan, helping to maintain a cool environment for the engine and its components. Over time, however, fan belts can dry out and develop cracks, eventually needing replacement.

When it’s time for a replacement, you can rely on AASTRO Transmission & Auto Repair for all your vehicle’s repair needs. It’s essential to not only replace the belts with high-quality ones but also to have the work done by experienced professionals. At AASTRO Transmission & Auto Repair, our auto cooling and heating experts will handle the replacement, ensuring your car drives smoothly and efficiently.

Visit AASTRO Transmission & Auto Repair today for a thorough inspection of your car’s belts, replacement of any worn-out belts, and adjustment of installed belts. Trust our mechanics to keep your vehicle running reliably.

Hoses play a vital role in transferring coolant and antifreeze throughout the engine’s cooling system, including the radiator. Over time, however, these hoses can deteriorate, leading to drying out and cracking.

When it’s time for a replacement, you can trust AASTRO Transmission & Auto Repair for all your vehicle’s repair needs. It’s crucial not only to replace the hoses with high-quality ones but also to have the work done by experienced professionals. At AASTRO Transmission & Auto Repair, our auto cooling and heating experts will handle the replacement, ensuring your car runs smoothly and efficiently.

Visit AASTRO Transmission & Auto Repair today for a thorough inspection of your car’s hoses, replacement of any worn-out hoses, and adjustment of installed hoses. Rely on our mechanics to keep your vehicle in top condition.

Radiators serve as heat exchangers essential for cooling your car’s internal combustion engine. They function by circulating engine coolant through the engine block, subsequently dissipating heat to the atmosphere through radiation. Comprising a network of tubes through which coolant flows, radiators are surrounded by fins.

A malfunctioning radiator poses a risk of engine overheating, potentially damaging critical engine components. Regular radiator servicing is crucial to prevent such issues and ensure optimal engine performance and longevity. Trust AASTRO Transmission & Auto Repair for reliable radiator maintenance and servicing to keep your vehicle running smoothly and efficiently.

The radiator plays a critical role in keeping your vehicle’s engine cool and safeguarding it from overheating. However, to function efficiently, the radiator must remain clean at all times. Over time, solid deposits such as sludge and rust accumulate inside the radiator, leading to clogs and reduced effectiveness of the cooling system. This deterioration can negatively impact your vehicle’s performance.

To maintain optimal performance and prevent potential issues, it’s essential to include regular radiator flushing as part of your routine car maintenance schedule. Radiator flushing helps remove accumulated deposits and ensures the cooling system remains in top condition. Trust AASTRO Transmission & Auto Repair to provide professional radiator flushing services, keeping your vehicle running smoothly and reliably.

Preparing your car for the challenges of summer is essential to ensure optimal performance and reliability in hot weather conditions. At AASTRO Transmission & Auto Repair in Tucson, our experienced technicians specialize in performing preventive maintenance to ready your car for summer. Here are some of the recommended services we offer:

  1. Battery Inspection: We check the battery’s condition and terminals to ensure proper functioning, minimizing the risk of unexpected failures.

  2. Fluid Change: We perform fluid changes, including engine oil, coolant, and other vital fluids, to maintain proper lubrication and cooling.

  3. Belts and Hoses Examination: Our technicians inspect the belts and hoses for signs of wear, cracks, or leaks, preventing potential breakdowns due to belt or hose failure.

  4. Climate and Coolant System Check: We examine the climate control system and coolant levels to ensure efficient cooling performance, especially during hot weather.

  5. Wiper Blade Inspection: We check the condition of wiper blades to ensure clear visibility during summer rains or dust storms.

  6. Tire Inspection: We inspect tire tread depth, pressure, and overall condition to ensure safe driving and optimal traction on hot roads.

  7. Lights Check: We inspect headlights, turn signals, and tail lights to ensure they are functioning properly for safe nighttime driving.

With these comprehensive services, your car will be well-prepared to handle the challenges of summer, allowing you to enjoy worry-free driving in hot weather conditions. Trust AASTRO Transmission & Auto Repair for all your summer car maintenance needs.

As winter approaches, it’s crucial to ensure that your vehicle is prepared to handle the challenges of cold weather conditions. At AASTRO Transmission & Auto Repair, our skilled technicians specialize in winterizing vehicles to ensure optimal performance and safety. Here are some of the recommended services we offer to get your car ready for winter:

  1. Battery Inspection: We check the battery’s condition and terminals to ensure reliable starting power in cold temperatures.

  2. Tire Inspection: We inspect tire tread depth, pressure, and overall condition to ensure proper traction and handling on snow and ice-covered roads.

  3. Wiper Blade Check: We examine the condition of wiper blades to ensure clear visibility during snowfall and sleet.

  4. Fluid Check: We check and top off essential fluids such as engine oil, coolant, and windshield washer fluid to ensure proper lubrication and functioning of critical systems.

  5. Lights Inspection: We inspect headlights, turn signals, and tail lights to ensure they are functioning properly for safe driving in low visibility conditions.

  6. Exhaust System Check: We inspect the exhaust system for leaks to prevent exposure to harmful gases and ensure optimal engine performance.

  7. Belts and Hoses Examination: We check the condition of belts and hoses to ensure they are not worn or damaged, preventing potential breakdowns in cold weather.

  8. Heating System Check: We inspect the heating system to ensure it is functioning effectively, providing warmth and comfort during winter driving.

With these comprehensive services, your car will be well-prepared to navigate winter weather conditions safely and confidently. Trust AASTRO Transmission & Auto Repair to help you get your vehicle ready for winter driving.

Ensuring the safety of our customers is our top priority at AASTRO Transmission & Auto Repair, and one of the key components of vehicle safety is the braking system. If you notice any signs indicating potential brake issues, such as worn brake pads, illuminated brake lights, or concerns about braking performance, don’t hesitate to reach out to us.

Our team of experienced technicians is equipped to diagnose and address any issues with your braking system promptly and effectively. Whether it’s replacing worn brake pads, troubleshooting brake light warnings, or assessing braking performance, we’re here to provide thorough inspections and reliable solutions to ensure the safety and reliability of your vehicle’s brakes.

You can trust AASTRO Transmission & Auto Repair to prioritize your safety and deliver expert brake services tailored to your vehicle’s needs. Contact us or visit one of our Tucson locations, and let us help keep you safe on the road.

If your vehicle’s Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) light illuminates, it’s crucial to address the issue promptly to ensure your safety on the road. The ABS is a critical safety feature that helps prevent wheel skidding during braking, enhancing control and stability.

At AASTRO Transmission & Auto Repair, our experienced technicians are equipped with the expertise and tools to diagnose and repair ABS issues effectively. Whether it’s a sensor malfunction, hydraulic pump failure, or other ABS-related problem, we’ll conduct a thorough diagnosis to identify the root cause of the issue.

Once the problem is identified, we’ll provide professional repair services to restore your ABS system to optimal functionality. Our goal is to ensure that your vehicle’s braking system operates reliably and provides the safety and control you need while driving.

If your ABS light is on, don’t hesitate to visit AASTRO Transmission & Auto Repair for expert diagnosis and repair services. Your safety is our priority, and we’re here to help keep you and your vehicle safe on the road.

Regular brake fluid flushes are essential to maintain optimal brake performance and prolong the life of your braking system. Over time, brake fluid can absorb moisture from the air, leading to reduced brake effectiveness and potential corrosion within the system. This can compromise your vehicle’s safety and performance on the road.

At AASTRO Transmission & Auto Repair, our experienced technicians recommend scheduling brake fluid flushes at regular intervals to ensure the freshness and integrity of the fluid in your vehicle’s braking system. By flushing out the old fluid and replacing it with new, clean fluid, you can help prevent moisture buildup and maintain reliable braking performance.

Our technicians will assess the condition of your brake fluid and determine the appropriate time for a flush based on your vehicle’s manufacturer recommendations and your driving habits. Whether it’s time for a scheduled maintenance service or you’re experiencing symptoms of brake fluid degradation, such as spongy brake pedal feel or decreased stopping power, we’re here to help.

Squealing brakes can be an early warning sign of brake pad wear, indicating that it’s time for a replacement. Ignoring this warning could lead to more severe issues, such as metal-on-metal grinding noises, which suggest that the brake pads have deteriorated completely and are now damaging the rotors or drums.

While some experienced individuals may attempt DIY brake pad replacements, it’s crucial to consult with an auto repair professional if you have any concerns about your brakes. A qualified technician can accurately diagnose the issue, assess the condition of your brake components, and recommend the appropriate repairs or replacements.

At AASTRO Transmission & Auto Repair, our team of skilled technicians specializes in brake inspections, repairs, and replacements. Whether you’re experiencing squealing brakes, grinding noises, or other brake-related issues, we’re here to provide prompt and reliable service to ensure your vehicle’s safety and performance on the road.

Don’t ignore the warning signs of brake wear and potential damage. Contact us today to schedule a brake inspection and address any concerns you may have about your vehicle’s braking system. Your safety is our top priority, and we’re committed to keeping your vehicle running smoothly and safely.

The brake caliper plays a critical role in your vehicle’s braking system, housing the brake pads and applying pressure to the rotor to slow down or stop the vehicle. When the caliper malfunctions or experiences issues, it can result in uneven braking, leading to potentially dangerous situations such as skidding during braking and loss of control, especially in adverse weather conditions.

If you’re experiencing any issues with your brake calipers, it’s important to address them promptly to ensure your safety on the road. Contacting AASTRO Transmission & Auto Repair in Tucson is the first step toward resolving these issues. Our experienced technicians can diagnose the problem with your brake calipers and provide the necessary repairs or replacements to restore your vehicle’s braking performance and safety.

Don’t take chances when it comes to your brakes. Trust the experts at AASTRO Transmission & Auto Repair to handle your brake caliper problems with precision and efficiency. Contact us today to schedule an appointment or seek assistance with your braking system concerns. Your safety is our priority, and we’re here to help keep you and your vehicle safe on the road.

In a disc brake system, the rotors are essential components that attach to your vehicle’s wheels. Over time and with repeated use, the friction between the rotors and the brake pads can lead to the formation of grooves and cracks on the surface of the rotors. These imperfections can result in noise, vibrations, and uneven braking performance.

To address these issues and restore the optimal functioning of your braking system, a process called rotor resurfacing is performed. During rotor resurfacing, the surface of the rotors is machined or ground down to remove any imperfections and restore a smooth, even surface. This process effectively eliminates grooves and cracks, resulting in quieter braking and improved stability.

At AASTRO Transmission & Auto Repair, our experienced technicians thoroughly inspect your vehicle’s rotors to assess their condition and determine the best course of action. If rotor resurfacing is recommended, we have the expertise and equipment to perform the procedure with precision and efficiency. Our goal is to ensure that your braking system operates smoothly and safely, providing you with peace of mind on the road.

Our commitment is to deliver top-notch services to our customers. From the instant you step into our Quick Lube service center, we are dedicated to providing exceptional auto maintenance services. Our aim is to ensure that every customer is fully satisfied with their Quick Lube experience.

Oil serves multiple purposes such as reducing wear, friction, and forming a seal between critical engine components like pistons, rings, and cylinder walls. Additionally, it aids in cooling engine parts and reduces shock and noise from moving parts. With our years of experience, AASTRO Transmission & Auto Repair is well-equipped to assist drivers with oil changes and other auto maintenance requirements.

Many mechanics may overlook these fundamentals. Clean, fresh oil is vital for optimal engine performance. Motor oil consists of two primary components: base oil and additives. The base oil lubricates the engine’s moving parts, safeguarding them from friction-induced wear and tear. Additives play a crucial role in providing extra engine protection by preventing oil deterioration under extreme temperature conditions. At AASTRO Transmission & Auto Repair, we’re experts in motor oil. We’re here to guide you through the motor oil basics and ensure your vehicle’s engine stays in top condition.

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