Bob's Almaden Transmissions and Automotive Repair has earned my trust, gratitude and this very positive review for the following scenario. After 173,000 miles the 5-speed manual transmission in my 1991 Toyota pickup developed and exhibited very stiff, balky and indefinite shifter action (which caused too many missed, gear-grinding shifts). Periodically and unpredictably it also would jump out of gear when decelerating. The first transmission repair shop I visited (a highly rated business with good reviews) recommended a transmission rebuild kit, including synchromesh, bearings and seals) to resolve the problem. The estimate was $865 and the job took 3-4 days. I believe the diagnosis was well-intentioned and the cost seemed reasonable. The second transmission shop I visited (Bob's Almaden Transmissions) immediately and insightfully diagnosed the problem as a bad shifter bushing. Because of the frequency of this problem Bob kept a supply of bushings on hand and offered to install it immediately, without an appointment, for a cost of $45. Bingo! In 30 minutes the job was completed and I was back on the road and enjoying the feel of a like-new gearbox. The combination of good diagnostic insight coupled with integrity is alive and thriving at Bob's Almaden Transmissions and Automotive Repair business.
718 South First StreetSan Jose, CA 95113
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I needed to get a 60K service on my daughters 2004 Nissan Sentra.I received a coupon in the mail from the local Nissan dealer so I called for an estimate. The lady on the phone said the 60K service special was $599 and I will probably need a transmission flush for $169 and a brake fluid change for $139. There was also a charge to diagnose the check engine light. I decided to check around and called Jensen's and spoke to the owner, Bob. He quoted me what the manufacture recommends for a 60K seervice and it was $158 out the door. I made an appoinment for the following Monday, brought the car in at 7:30 and it was done by 11:30. Try getting that type of service from a dealer. Never again for me. Great service, honest, friendly and fast.
I took my old car and now take my new car here. The people are always friendly, and get me in and out in a timely manner. They sometimes offer extra services, but never push them on me. They have checked my filter and once even brought the air filter for me to see, showing me it needed to be changed. My dad also takes his car here, as well as my boyfriend now takes his truck. On the receipts, it shows just how much oil they had to put in, what was topped off and what was checked. They even have a little computer in the waiting area that shows you how long you have been waiting for your car. I will continue to go there and would recommend this place to anyone.
Hello to all yellow pages loyal customers , due to this economy we have moved to another location. This new location is located at 342 S 23rd St San Jose ca 95116 we can be reach and answer your questions at these num,bers 4082870270 or 4082925311. We still offer the same service in tires, auto repair, smog check , and wheel alignment. We hope to see you .
Thanks to Bob my truck is working great. His honest and above and beyond attitude made my experience with his shop a truly enjoyable one. Everything about it was more than i could have hoped for: honesty, gracious, caring, great turn around, and clean work. They stive for life time customers and they sure did prove it to me. Thanks again.
Great service, great work. Overall the best shop that I have taken my cars to. I have been a customer for years and will always continue taking my cars there. If your looking for a shop that has great prices, a friendly staff, and is a promising shop, then this is the place.
Coming from the stand piont that I dont know anything about cars has made me an esay target for paying for services I dont need. Auto America has been nothing but helpful and honest and when they say its fixed, its really fixed.
Bob and Vince have always made me feel welcome at their shop. They treat women equal and explain everything they are doing or have done.
Excellent, courteous service at reasonable rates. Love these guys.