Battery & Charging System FAQTransolution Auto Care Center welcomes you to our website's page dedicated to frequently asked questions the technicians at our automotive repair shop gets from customers about the battery and charging system of their vehicles. The battery charging system ensures the battery is kept charged and supplies energy for the various electrical parts of the vehicle during operation, including the radio, lights, power windows, and more. The majority of the vehicles we service for our customers in the greater Missoula area have charging systems that are comprised of an alternator, battery, wiring, and ECU (electronic control unit). Older model vehicles may have a regulator but late model vehicles now use the vehicle's computer.
I really appreciate this kind of service and highly recommend these guys.
kari altenhofen of missoula Montana
"Transolution Auto Care Missoula. Bad news! We had a spring break trip to Zion National Park planned, but found out my 2008 Subaru Outback needed a head gasket job (I know...what a shock!) just a few days before we were leaving. The crew at Transolution worked hard to get the job done, staying until 8 o'clock on a Friday night, so that we could head home, pack up and hit the road early. They test drove it several times to ensure that the kids and I would have no further problems. We even got a friendly phone call from Brian while we were on the road to see if the car was running okay. I really appreciate this kind of service and highly recommend these guys. Thanks for the considerate, professional service. We had a great trip! Kari, Missoula"
THANK YOU! YOU ARE OUR HERO!
Dana A of Stevensville Montana
"I have seen Chris's ads Transolution Auto Repair in Missoula, on television so he was the first on my mind when I began to look for help. My daughter was in a traumatic skiing accident. He could have said, "no" but he did not. My daughter shattered her femur and humorous plus her elbow and has a concussion. As the injuries were on opposite sides of her body and her leg is not bendable and non-weight bearing she can not even use crutches. I needed my transmission fixed quick on the only vehicle I had to take her to doctor appointments. First Baptist Church in Stevensville paid for the oil and miscellaneous parts. My dad and mom paid for the transmission filter and rebuild kit. Chris is donating ALL of his time and expertise to fix the transmission. THANK YOU! YOU ARE OUR HERO!"
Go see these guys for your automotive needs, you'll be glad you did. Lundyfam
Battle Ground Washington
Kevin Lundy of Battle Ground Washington
"The team at Transolution Auto Care Center saved our vacation! We had engine troubles while towing our trailer from Vancouver, Washington to Missoula, Montana. After taking it to a few auto shops in the area, we stumbled upon Transolution as a recommendation from another shop that couldn't see us due to time restrictions. Instead of waiting 4 days to be seen by a number of other auto shops, Transoltutions told us to come down and they would take a look. They helped us out as we were already late for a family reunion in McCall, ID. and had us on our way in a few short hours. Chris, Kathryn and Shawn were so good to us, and saved our vacation. My wife, 4 kids and I are forever grateful for your help and timeliness. Go see these guys for your automotive needs, you'll be glad you did. Lundyfam"
Thanks Chris! My car runs great! Transolution is the best transmission shop in Missoula.
Jennifer of Missoula Montana
"My transmission was having some shift problems. After calling around and being told different causes, I wasn't sure who to trust. I took it to Transolution Auto Care and found Chris and his crew were wonderful. Chris explained things very well, and even though I put him through some grief, he took all of it and even detailed out my car. Thanks Chris! My car runs great! Transolution is the best transmission shop in Missoula."
It is so nice to know that there are local business you can count on not only to do the job right, but treat customers so well. I wish I could give 6 stars across the board.
Troy Anderson of Ronan Montana
"Thank you! We are so grateful to Transolution Auto Care for fixing our truck! I depend on my vehicle for work and thanks Transolution I am back in business and have one less worry on my plate because I am confident in the job done. They worked with my budget without sacrificing quality parts or experience, only the best in parts and service. The customer service was unbeatable. It is so nice to know that there are local business you can count on not only to do the job right, but treat customers so well. I wish I could give 6 stars across the board."
Awesome, very professional service
Elaine Rambo of Missoula Montana
"Awesome, very professional service. We just purchased our first RV ... a used (2007) motorhome ... and brought it to Translutions for a complete checkup before traveling. Chris was very thorough ... and very patient ... explaining everything to us and teaching us what we needed to know about its maintenance. We were extremely grateful for the time he invested in us and in our rig. Outstanding service. Will definitely be returning."
What impressed me so much about this facility was their ability to work me in and give me first class service. They were extremely busy and still put me in front of the line understanding our situation.
Oklahoma City Oklahoma
Ed McVay of Oklahoma City Oklahoma
"We were having a great trip traveling from Oklahoma to the Tetons, Yellowstone, and on our way to Glacier when we had transmission issues. It is not something that you plan for when traveling on a trip over 1,500 miles from home. Emergency repairs can become quite a challenge to find competent help. When you do find a great repair facility I believe you need to let the motorhome community know. We limped into Missoula, MT to stay at the KOA campground on a Sunday. Yes, it seems that problems like to occur on Sundays. I called Good Sam's Roadside Assistance and can report they try to help but when it comes to transmissions they are at a loss. The campground was helpful in providing a list of facilities. Through a process of elimination we were able to find a transmission shop to call and left a message (Sunday) of our situation. The next morning we received a call from Brian, the shop manager, with Transolution. Brian was very helpful over the phone and with the information he provided, I felt very comfortable that they would be able to diagnose the problem and repair. What impressed me so much about this facility was their ability to work me in and give me first class service. They were extremely busy and still put me in front of the line understanding our situation. Transolution was able to pull the error codes to determine what the problem was and then source this issue for repairs. In addition to repairing the transmission as a courtesy they also performed a PM to check other systems. As it turned out this was a blessing as they also found a component that was hanging on by one loose bolt. If this component would have fallen off their would have been no way to shut off the engine as well as no accelerator to move the coach. They also found other issues but it was determined that this was not critical even though they should be addressed when we got back home. This is impressive in the fact that they only performed the immediate safety issues and did not take advantage of the situation. After the repairs we continued on our trip with no issues and were so thankful that we found Transolution! My recommendation to anyone who is remotely close to Missoula, MT and in need of transmission service or repair would be to call Transolution. You will not be sorry and have pease of mind that the work will be done right the first time. We can not thank Chris Gerber and the entire staff at Transolution enough for their professionalism and courtesy. Sincerely, Ed and Dawn McVay "
Thank you so much for the quality and honest work completed at your garage!
Joe Kimball of Spokane Washington
"Daughters rig broke down on I-90. I turned to the WEB for help after another garage wanted $2,400.00 to repair. I called TRANSOLUTION, and had it towed to them. Repaired in one day for $400.00, and never shifted so well. Thank you so much for the quality and honest work completed at your garage!"
Honesty, Integrity, Thoughtfulness, Trustworthy and Kindness that's Transolution
Richard and Vickie Lange
Richard and Vickie Lange of Sparks Nevada
"Honesty, Integrity, Thoughtfulness, Trustworthy and Kindness that's Transolution There is nothing worse then having car problems when you are on a family vacation. Oh but there is, MOTORHOME engine problems on a Saturday on your way to Alaska! Our MOTORHOME had no power. Chris's team of highly trained technicians jumped right into the problem. Chris told us that if we would be patient, his team would ascertain what the problems where and what it would take to resolve them. The problem was the computer that manages the engine. They reset it and the MOTORHOME is running wonderful, better gas mileage than ever before! "
Chris went to great lengths to repair the car and return it to great running condition. The entire staff is friendly and professional. Highly recommend your facility!
Deer Lodge Montana
Karen Panely of Deer Lodge Montana
"Thank you Transolution Auto Care Center in Missoula! Your professionalism and automotive repair expertise is greatly appreciated. My daughter's Toyota Camry had a major problem with the electrical wiring. Chris went to great lengths to repair the car and return it to great running condition. The entire staff is friendly and professional. Highly recommend your facility!"