Protrans Automotive & Transmission Specialists
3420 Gato Ct
Riverside, CA 92507 USA
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8:00am to 5:30pm
8:00am to 5:30pm
8:00am to 5:30pm
8:00am to 5:30pm
8:00am to 5:30pm
8:00am to 5:30pm
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(951) 432-5178
58 Verified Reviews

Auto Repair Experience

  • Samantha Radak, Owner
  • Established 1991
  • 5 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 143 Years of Car Repair Experience
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Protrans Automotive & Transmission Specialists is a full service repair facility with special training for your transmission service and repair needs. This team of automotive professionals is very experienced and takes the time to attend regular training to help ensure your vehicle is repaired correctly the first time. This training, coupled with some of the best automotive tools and computer diagnostic equipment enable this location to provide repairs ranging from transmission repairs, to check engine light diagnoses and repairs, to minor and major mechanical repairs, to tires and wheel alignment, as well as your scheduled maintenance needs. They were described to us by their recent customers as “helpful”, “professional”, “reliable”, “honest”, and “brilliant”. For your peace of mind they back their work with a 12-month / 12,000-mile warranty. A local shuttle service, rental vehicles, Saturday business hours, early bird drop off, and a waiting area with wireless Internet are available for your convenience.


Auto Repair Experience

  • Samantha Radak, Owner
  • Established 1991
  • 5 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 143 Years of Car Repair Experience


  • AC/Heating
  • Alignment
  • Check Engine Light
  • Diagnosis
  • Hybrid/Electric
  • Oil Change & Lube
  • Scheduled Maintenance
  • Service & Repair
  • Timing Belts
  • Tire Sales/Repair
  • Transmission Repair


  • AAA Member Discount
  • Child Friendly
  • Coffee
  • Early Bird Dropoff
  • Financing
  • Free Estimates
  • Heated Waiting Room
  • Rental Car
  • Se Habla Espanol
  • Shopping Nearby
  • Shuttle
  • Wireless Internet



Message from the Shop


We are a family owned business with over 50 years combined experience in caring for your automotive needs. At Protrans, we pride ourselves on our customers complete satisfaction. We believe that doing an honest job for people is just good business. Protrans makes the following commitments to all of its customers: To listen carefully to your vehicle repair concerns and needs. To thoroughly explain the service and/or repairs your vehicle needs. Promise that only highly trained technicians will work on your vehicle. To keep a detailed record of all services we performed on your vehicle and to provide you with reminders when preventative services are recommended.

A/C Services
Belt, Hose and Filter Replacement
Cooling System Service
Courtesy Check-up
Drivability Diagnosis
Electrical System Diagnosis & Service
Fleet Services
Fuel System Service
Oil Change
Preventive Maintenance

Makes We Serve

  • Acura
  • Audi
  • BMW
  • Buick
  • Cadillac
  • Chevrolet
  • Chrysler
  • Dodge
  • 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
  • Saab
  • Saturn
  • Scion
  • Subaru
  • Suzuki
  • Toyota
  • Volkswagen
  • Volvo

Overall Rating

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by - Verified Customer March 13, 2017

I have referred a few other people to this repair shop.

by - Verified Customer March 12, 2017

The employees were extremely friendly and made sure I understood exactly what was wrong with my car. They updated me with an explanation and a quote before they worked on the car, and they did not pressure me into making any decisions everything was up to me.

by - Verified Customer March 10, 2017

Good people.

by - Verified Customer March 08, 2017

Protrans has always done a great job of fixing my cars. Their prices are fair and I would recommend them to everyone I know.

by - Verified Customer March 07, 2017

Great service at a fair price.

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by - Verified Customer February 27, 2017

Mike and the rest of the team were very courteous and efficient. My truck was repaired quickly and is running better than before!

by - Verified Customer February 27, 2017

I needed the battery to my car replaced and they were able to do it the same day. They also brought another issue to my attention and I will be bringing my car back for them to fix that as well.

by - Verified Customer February 26, 2017

My car was fixed on time and I had no problems with price.

by - Verified Customer February 24, 2017

Michael and his wife do a great job at running their shop, their prices are very fair, and the quality of the work is excellent, I would highly recommend Pro Trans for everyone, thanks, Steve & Debbie.

by - Verified Customer February 24, 2017

Very good!

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by - Verified Customer February 17, 2017

Great service! Will definitely be back.

by - Verified Customer February 10, 2017


by - Verified Customer February 08, 2017

Work was done quick.

by - Verified Customer February 07, 2017

Great work and fair price. Clean place. Will use again.

by - Verified Customer January 29, 2017

Very nice and professional staff.

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by - Verified Customer January 22, 2017

Extremely polite. Treated me very well.

by - Verified Customer January 20, 2017

The people at Pro Trans are very professional at their job.

by - Verified Customer January 15, 2017

Very pleased with service. Was greeted by the owner, and suggested additional maintenance. I will have it done in the near future. Pleasant experience!

by - Verified Customer January 11, 2017

Fast & Efficient!

by - Verified Customer January 11, 2017

So Nice to meet such Caring and Honest Auto Repair Business People !!!

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by - Verified Customer January 04, 2017

Very professional and friendly.

by - Verified Customer December 29, 2016

As always, I received excellent service from Protrans.

by - Verified Customer December 28, 2016

This is a business that is customer oriented, very efficient and a pleasure to do business with. I will be back whenever I have the need and will recommend them to others.

by - Verified Customer December 16, 2016

I have had two vehicles repaired at Protrans. Each time Mike & his team did a great job!

by - Verified Customer December 14, 2016

Good people!

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by - Verified Customer December 14, 2016

Everything went as expected!

by - Verified Customer December 04, 2016

Very happy with our experience, have been bringing our vehicles here for years.

by - Verified Customer December 02, 2016

I appreciated that the garage stayed open after closing hours and waited for me to pick up my car. Couldn't leave work early so I had to come late. Very nice of them.

by - Verified Customer November 29, 2016

Great shop!

by - Verified Customer September 29, 2015

Great customer service and thorough work done.

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by - Verified Customer September 22, 2015

Everything explained, done promptly.

by - Verified Customer September 18, 2015

Good, professional shop, but not for everyone, especially value and speed conscious.

by - Verified Customer September 14, 2015

Reliable, timely, quality work. Good people.

by August 31, 2015

Outstanding service and professionalism.

by - Verified Customer August 31, 2015

Excellent service.

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by - Verified Customer August 27, 2015

Their recommendation was not the problem.

by - Verified Customer August 11, 2015

I have been Customer long time.

by August 06, 2015

There customer service was great and I walked away confident that they had addressed the problem.

by - Verified Customer July 27, 2015

Very customer service oriented.

by - Verified Customer July 10, 2015

Great customer service and good auto maintenance.

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by - Verified Customer July 10, 2015

Good service.

by - Verified Customer July 06, 2015

Good service but expensive.

by - Verified Customer July 01, 2015

Good communications, good service, good facility and nice people!

by - Verified Customer June 30, 2015

Fixed. Correctly. First time. Good price.

by - Verified Customer June 25, 2015

Extremely helpful and they went out of their way to stay longer then operating hours so they could get my car in.

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by - Verified Customer June 08, 2015

Mike is an honest business owner and a brilliant technician. That paired up with great customer service, is worth the haul from Long Beach.

by - Verified Customer June 02, 2015

Excellent service.

by - Verified Customer May 28, 2015

Great customer service.

by - Verified Customer May 21, 2015

Repairs are done according to estimate.

by - Verified Customer May 12, 2015

They charged too much and won't finance my repair even that is my credit is good.

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by - Verified Customer May 11, 2015

They charged too much.

by - Verified Customer May 11, 2015

Good service.

by - Verified Customer May 07, 2015

They are very helpful as I know nothing about cars.

by - Verified Customer April 21, 2015

I waited a reasonable time for the service being performed and a fair price.

by - Verified Customer April 14, 2015

It is easy to get service here...

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