Car Care Clinic at Gateway Transmissions

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1100 NE Goldie St
Oak Harbor, WA 98277
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8:00am to 5:00pm
8:00am to 5:00pm
8:00am to 5:00pm
8:00am to 5:00pm
8:00am to 5:00pm
8:00am to 5:00pm
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(360) 746-3955

Auto Repair Experience

  • David Wright , Manager
  • Established 2000
  • 1 Auto Repair Mechanic on Staff
  • 22 Years of Car Repair Experience


Gateway Transmissions was established in 2000 and has been providing Oak Harbor and the surrounding area with quality automotive repairs ever since, with transmission repairs being a specialty. This RepairPal Certified shop features a team of very experienced, highly trained technicians who are equipped to perform repairs ranging from minor and major mechanical repairs, to check engine light diagnosis and repairs, to transmission repairs, as well as your scheduled maintenance needs. This work is backed by a 12-month / 12,000-mile warranty for your peace of mind. Our survey of their recent customers revealed a group who describe the team here as: “knowledgeable”, “honest”, “helpful”, and “professional”. Local shuttle service, loaner cars, early bird drop off, and a waiting area with wireless Internet are available for your convenience.


Auto Repair Experience

  • David Wright , Manager
  • Established 2000
  • 1 Auto Repair Mechanic on Staff
  • 22 Years of Car Repair Experience


  • Check Engine Light
  • Classic Car Repair/Restoration
  • Diagnosis
  • Oil Change & Lube
  • Scheduled Maintenance
  • Service & Repair
  • Timing Belts
  • Transmission Repair


  • Car Delivery
  • Car Pickup/Dropoff
  • Coffee
  • Early Bird Dropoff
  • Gas/Diesel
  • Heated Waiting Room
  • Loaner Car
  • Rental Car
  • Service Guarantee
  • Shuttle
  • Towing
  • Wireless Internet

Makes We Serve

  • Acura
  • Audi
  • BMW
  • Buick
  • Cadillac
  • Chevrolet
  • Chrysler
  • Dodge
  • FIAT
  • Ford
  • GMC
  • Geo
  • Honda
  • Hummer
  • Hyundai
  • Infiniti
  • Isuzu
  • Jaguar
  • Jeep
  • Kia
  • Land Rover
  • Lexus
  • Lincoln
  • Mazda
  • Mercedes-Benz
  • Mercury
  • Mini
  • Mitsubishi
  • Nissan
  • Oldsmobile
  • Plymouth
  • Pontiac
  • Porsche
  • Ram
  • Saab
  • Saturn
  • Scion
  • Smart
  • Subaru
  • Suzuki
  • Toyota
  • Volkswagen
  • Volvo

Message from the Shop

Our Car Care Clinic brings 30 years of local automotive service and transmission repair experience to the table to make sure that you receive the highest standard of care and quality workmanship. Your satisfaction has our highest commitment!

Quality Transmission and Car Repair Services
Free local pickup and delivery, or a ride to work
Free local towing (if car is disabled) with any major repair
Immediate service and usually same-day appointments
Loaner cars are available

The Car Care Clinic at Gateway Transmissions services cars, trucks, RVs, Motorcycles and Diesel Vehicles.

Our fully-trained staff is ready to make any repair your vehicle may require.

Here are some of the services we offer:
Custom Built Transmission
transmission maintenance

Exchange Transmission
vehicle maintenance
Extended Life Premium Rebuilds
transmission repair

Rear End Rebuilds
engine repair service
Transfer Case Rebuilds
car service

Engine Rebuilds
car repair
Engine Exchanges
car maintenance



Overall Rating

30 Verified Reviews

Customer Reviews

Verified CustomerJune 26, 2015

Professional prompt service, attention to details, excellent customer service.

June 25, 2015

They're very good at their work.

June 24, 2015

Dave is a good communicator who is clear as a bell about what they can do and what the options are.

June 19, 2015

They are always very helpful, they charge fair prices and they don't do unnecessary work.

Verified CustomerJune 17, 2015

I have been going there for years and they do great work. Very honest.

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Verified CustomerJune 12, 2015

They are very knowledgeable. They treated us like family and provided very good customer service.

Verified CustomerJune 09, 2015

This company went way beyond what they had to do to help us.

Verified CustomerJune 03, 2015

They fixed the problem in my truck in a timely fashion. It was more expensive than I thought, but the work was great.

Verified CustomerJune 03, 2015

The service there was horrible. The guy we worked with was extremely rude, he had no idea what the meaning of customer service is.

May 28, 2015

I'm satisfied with the work they did.

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Verified CustomerMay 20, 2015

Their work is thorough, honest and let you you know how things are going.

Verified CustomerMay 18, 2015

Great, friendly service. Trustworthy!

Verified CustomerMay 13, 2015

Super nice people, good service.

Verified CustomerMay 13, 2015

Really high for prices. This was the first location I went to so I didn't get to compare local prices, but afterwards I went around and found that the charge per hour was ridiculous.

May 08, 2015

They seem to do the job they said they were going to do. I am happy with the result that they done. They're very, very expensive on the price, three thousand is a lot of money.

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Verified CustomerMay 06, 2015

Gateway transmission has worked on multiple vehicles in the past and I have always been provided a great product and lasting results. Dave and his crew are very knowledgeable and stand by there work.

Verified CustomerMay 05, 2015

Services was friendly,knowledgeable, and very safety oriented. They only wanted the best for me the customer which is a safe and reliable vehicle.

Verified CustomerApril 24, 2015

The cost was excessive compared to other locations and towing charges that were not anticipated based on their advertising.

Verified CustomerMarch 05, 2015

Friendly guys. Range of advice to ensure my vehicle was give proper care. Competent quick service. All around great experience.

Verified CustomerMarch 05, 2015

I really liked the way he explained what needed to be done.

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Verified CustomerMarch 02, 2015

The years Dave and Charles have been taking care of my cars they have done excellent work and are the best on Whidbey Island in my book. I have dealt with others before them and others do not compare with Charles as a genius mechanic and Dave the same in the office.

January 30, 2015

They are fair and do good work.

Verified CustomerJanuary 29, 2015

The gentleman that was running the counter was really helpful, and seemed to give the best advice for my application.

Verified CustomerJanuary 20, 2015

High priced parts, not using the right parts supplied, and going way over quote

Verified CustomerJanuary 19, 2015

Good service, honest owner and technicians.

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January 12, 2015

The work was extremely expensive and took a lot longer of which they could have swapped it out but instead rebuilt the transmission at a significantly higher cost. The work could have been done much faster in a couple of days instead of a week. I could have put in a heavy duty race transmission a race car built like a tank half the cost.

Verified CustomerJanuary 09, 2015

Excellent customer service!! Quality work!

January 08, 2015

They do very good work, they do what they can to help you and they never charge more than they quote.

Verified CustomerJanuary 07, 2015

They admitted to not knowing about my make/model of car, so they had no idea what the warning light on my dashboard meant, so they had to check EVERYTHING. I couldn't stay in the building as they worked on my car, so I had to leave and return later, which is very inconvenient; and when all was said and done, it cost almost twice what it would have cost at the usual place I get my car serviced.

July 21, 2015

I worked with Dave and had an awesome experience! He is very knowledgeable and tells you what you need to know. I really appreciated his honesty and straight forward approach.

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July 18, 2015

Very friendly, brought my vehicle there for a second opinion and ended up having the repairs done there. Everything was explained to me with "no bull" and I appreciated that, I was kept informed of the progress and the repairs were done in a timely manner. Dave and Charles were great, I would highly recommend thier automotive services.

March 04, 2010

after dealing with this company I can honestly say I will NEVER trust another mechanic. Bill Orsborn will lie to you and cheat you.their oak harbor shop is even worse.I can't give details due to the fact that I will have to sue them to get my car back. BBB and others are working on it but I still think I should sue after all the stress they've put me through. BE WARNED!!! Don't trust this repair shop or it's owner/opperator!

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