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  • 716-695-1567

  • 559 Ward Road
    North Tonawanda, NY 14120

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BIG OR SMALL, WE DO IT ALL

Vehicle repair from the experts!

ENGINE SERVICES

FOR ALL OF LIFE'S ADVENTURES

We are your shop!

TRANSMISSION SERVICES

POWER IS NOTHING WITHOUT CONTROL

Let us align your vehicle back to perfection!

ALIGNMENTS

YOUR SOURCE FOR TIRES

We can help you find the perfect match!

FIND TIRES

THE BEST AUTO REPAIR IN NORTH TONAWANDA

Professional service done right!

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Working Hours
  • Mon 8:00AM - 6:00PM
    Tue 8:00AM - 6:00PM
  • Wed 8:00AM - 6:00PM
    Thu 8:00AM - 6:00PM
  • Fri 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Sat 8:00AM - 12:00PM
  • Sun Closed

John's Motor & Transmission Offers Auto Repair Services You Can Count On!

Shop FrontSince 1977, John's Motor & Transmission has provided motorists in the North Tonawanda, NY 14120 area with comprehensive auto repair services that include General Services, Car & Truck Care, Inspections and Emissions, Undercar Services, Alignment, Brakes, Tires, Engine & Transmission, Engine Maintenance, Transmission Services, 4x4 Services, Heating and Cooling Services, Electrical Services, Electronic Services, Miscellaneous Services, Domestic Cars & Trucks, Import Cars & Trucks, Towing and Quick Lube Services. Our goal is to offer the best services available at affordable prices to get you back on the road in no time.

ATSGYou'll be hard-pressed to find the same level of expertise that our auto mechanic specialists provide! We have years of experience working on both domestic and import vehicles of all makes and models and can work with you to find cost-effective repair and maintenance alternatives.

TRNWFor a high-performing vehicle, trust John's Motor & Transmission with your car, truck, or van. To learn more about the services we offer, please contact us by phone at 716-695-1567 or send us an email. We also invite you to learn more about our dedication to you, our valued customer.

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    What People Say About Us


    • -Ernie L.

      This shop is wonderful, extremely honest. Pricing is beyond fair, I am yet to have a poor experience. Staff friendly, never try to rush you out, always explain in detail what the car needs. I send my son there without any worries. If your not using Johns you may want to consider it.


    • -Marcus M.

      Outstanding Service, honest & Professional mechanics, highly recommended...


    • -George B.

      John's is the best auto shop around. His techs are very knowledgable. Better than going to a dealership and way less expensive. Wonderful attitude and friendly service.


    • -Eric T.

      Have been going here for years. Knowledgeable and trustworthy.


    • -Terrence V.

      Gr8 peeps! Trustworthy & take VERY good care of my mother 60+!!!


    • -James M.

      Great service! Take all my vehicles here!


    • -Kelly L.

      Donna is efficient, and friendly, listens to your concerns, and properly communicates them to the shop. Mark is patient and thorough. The pricing is fair and I fully trust that they are always doing the right thing by me. I do recommend John's frequently, and will continue to use them for all of my automotive service needs.


    • -Christian B.

      If I could give these guys six stars I would. I work in the service industry and I've been through it all with other shops, dealers, etc. I normally do most of my own repairs but when I get too busy, these guys are the only ones I will let touch my vehicles going forward. Honest, fair, and fast. I thought service like this was all but lost. I happily recommend them to everyone I know.


    • -Donna D.

      Best shop I have ever taken my vehicles to. Honest, trustworthy, reasonably priced - they NEVER try to fix something that is not broken....they fit you in whenever you need it. I LOVE THIS SHOP!


    • -Ernie L.

      This shop is wonderful, extremely honest. Pricing is beyond fair, I am yet to have a poor experience. Staff friendly, never try to rush you out, always explain in detail what the car needs. I send my son there without any worries. If your not using Johns you may want to consider it.

  • According to recent studies, 5 percent of all motor vehicle fatalities are clearly caused by automobile maintenance neglect.
  • The cooling system should be completely flushed and refilled about every 24 months. The level, condition, and concentration of coolant should be checked. (A 50/50 mix of anti-freeze and water is usually recommended.)
  • Never remove the radiator cap until the engine has thoroughly cooled. The tightness and condition of drive belts, clamps and hoses should be checked by a pro.
  • Change your oil and oil filter as specified in your manual, or more often (every 3,000 miles) if you make frequent short jaunts, extended trips with lots of luggage or tow a trailer.
  • Replace other filters (air, fuel, PCV, etc.) as recommended, or more often in dusty conditions. Get engine drivability problems (hard stops, rough idling, stalling, diminished power, etc.) corrected at a good shop.
  • A dirty windshield causes eye fatigue and can pose a safety hazard. Replace worn blades and get plenty of windshield washer solvent.
  • Have your tires rotated about every 5,000 miles. Check tire pressures once a month; let the tires cool down first. Don't forget your spare and be sure your jack is in good condition.
  • Check your owner's manual to find out what fuel octane rating your car's engine needs then buy it.
  • Keep your tires inflated to the proper levels. Under-inflated tires make it harder for your car to move down the road, which means your engine uses more fuel to maintain speed.
  • Lighten the load. Heavier vehicles use more fuel, so clean out unnecessary weight in the passenger compartment or trunk before you hit the road.
  • Use the A/C sparingly. The air conditioner puts extra load on the engine forcing more fuel to be used.
  • Keep your windows closed. Wide-open windows, especially at highway speeds, increase aerodynamic drag and the result is up to a 10% decrease in fuel economy.
  • Avoid long idling. If you anticipate being stopped for more than one minute, shut off the car. Contrary to popular belief, restarting the car uses less fuel than letting it idle.
  • Stay within posted speed limits. The faster you drive, the more fuel you use. For example, driving at 65 miles per hour (mph) rather than 55 mph, increases fuel consumption by 20 percent.
  • Use cruise control. Using cruise control on highway trips can help you maintain a constant speed and, in most cases, reduce your fuel consumption.
  • Keep your engine tuned. A fouled spark plug or plugged/restricted fuel injector can reduce fuel efficiency as much as 30 percent.
  • Inspect the engine's belts regularly. Look for cracks or missing sections or segments. Worn belts will affect the engine performance.
  • Have the fuel filter changed every 10,000 miles to prevent rust, dirt and other impurities from entering the fuel system.
  • Change the transmission fluid and filter every 15,000 to 18,000 miles. This will protect the precision-crafted components of the transmission/transaxle.
  • Inspect the suspension system regularly. This will extend the life of the vehicle's tires.
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      559 Ward Road, North Tonawanda, NY 14120
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    Call us for service: 716-695-1567

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