The four Brownies Independent Transmission shops are your transmission shops near me and the best local transmission repair shops and best local transmission rebuild shops in the Dayton area!

Call Now: (937) 299-2300
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Call Now: (937) 427-4000
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Call Now: (937) 890-5833
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You know us, you’ve seen our commercials! We’re cheaper than a car payment. Brownies Independent Transmission has been the best transmission repair shops in the greater Dayton, Ohio area since 1957. More and more people are turning to the GOOD GUYS at IT! and have been called the best transmission shops near me and the affordable transmission shop since we have 4 locally owned Brownies Independent Transmission shops. We offer quality service, technical expertise on your automatic & manual transmission, clutch repair, clutch service, differentials, and all drive­line components for automobiles, SUV’s, vans, motor homes, and light trucks.

You can connect or locate transmission repair shops near me by calling Kettering (937) 299-2300 or (937) 583-6757, Miamisburg call (937) 866-8700 or (937) 813-6193, Beavercreek call (937) 427-4000 or (937) 600-0292, Dayton call (937) 890-5833 or (937) 262-4891. Our ASE Certified technicians also do Complete Car Care to include brakes, transmission fluid, tune-ups, A/C repairs, radiator repairs, electrical repairs, mufflers and exhausts, oil changes and more… We are experts at servicing and repairing your Foreign & Domestic makes at our transmission repair shops.

As the ‘Good Guys’ at Brownies Independent Transmission, we operate four locally owned shops across the Dayton area, offering top-notch transmission repair and rebuild services.

We’re proud of our A+ accredited Better Business Bureau rating as Dayton’s trusted leader in Certified Transmission Service and Repair offering local as well as Nationwide Warranties honored in over 2000 transmission rebuild shops near me and throughout the country with your local Brownies IT! master technicians at our four transmission shops.

BBB A+ Rating

Brownies Independent Transmission is proud to be an Accredited Business in the Miami Valley. We’ve earned an A+ Rating from the Better Business Bureau due to our business practices. We treat our customers with the utmost respect and courtesy. We’ve been in business for so long because our customers keep coming back and continue to refer us to their friends & family. Referrals are the best form of flattery. It tells us that we’re doing business right. The way the Better Business Bureau expects us to.


The right repairs begin with the right diagnosis. Before we do any work on your vehicle, a Brownies Independent Transmission certified service specialist performs our exclusive 30-Point Inspection and Diagnostics service. We have the technology, expertise and experience to pinpoint the cause of your automotive problems. And we only repair what needs to be fixed. Period. Even if it’s only a minor repair.


Brownies Independent Transmission offers an affordable range of warranty options tailored to your budget and the work performed, including 90-day, 6-month, 1-year, and the unmatched Golden Rule Warranty. All Brownies Independent Transmission shops participate in The Golden Rule Warranty, a nationwide warranty program serviced by the Automatic Transmission Rebuilders Association (ATRA). With over 2,000 member shops nationwide, ATRA is the largest network of worldwide automatic transmission rebuilders, transmission specialists and transmission part suppliers.


Each Brownies Independent Transmission technician is highly trained to deliver automotive transmission repair expertise that meets your every repair need. Let us improve your gas mileage by fixing those slips, drips, and shakes for your automatic or manual transmission. Our ASE Certified technicians also do Complete Car Care!


Think Brownies only repairs and rebuilds transmissions? Think again! Brownies Independent Transmission offers a full range of comprehensive automotive repairs or replacements services including:

  • FREE Check Engine Light Diagnosis
  • FREE Computer Scans
  • FREE Road Tests
  • Oil Changes
  • Clutch Replacement
  • Air Conditioning Service
  • Radiator Service
  • Differentials
  • Transfer Cases
  • Brake Repairs
  • Tune-ups
  • Plus… mufflers, exhaust, alternators, starters and other electrical components, etc


When it comes to vehicle maintenance costs, see why we say “Rebuild it for less than car payments!” Do the math:

Buy a New Car
$30,000.00 Average cost of vehicle
+ 2,100.00 Tax
+ 400.00 Added insurance on newer vehicle
+ 50.00 License and registration fee
Total: $32,550.00 Average cost of a new car
Keep Your Car
$50.00 Keep your existing car

A 5-yr car payment at 4% = $601/month (or for a less expensive vehicle, you might pay only $400/month).  If you chose to fix your car, you’d save $601/ month (or $400/month).

Paying for transmission repairs cost less than making monthly payments on a new car.

Bottom line: You could save $400-600/month every month if you drive your existing car.
It’s a FACT– repairs or replacements is Cheaper Than Car Payments.


Brownies Independent Transmission shops participate in The Golden Rule Warranty, a nationwide warranty program serviced by the Automatic Transmission Rebuilders Association (ATRA), the largest network of worldwide automatic transmission repair shops, and honored in over 2000 shops nationwide. Click to learn more about the Golden Rule Warranty Program and 12-month, 24-month and 36-month terms.


Brownies offers a variety of payment options to meet your needs including free 90 days same as cash to qualified customers. We pledge to all of our customers that we will not remove a trans­mission from a vehicle in order to complete a repair unless absolutely necessary.

What Our Customers Say

I have never in my life met a more respectable or more trustworthy mechanic. I recommend that anyone with transmission trouble trust ONLY Brownies Independant Transmission. The service at Brownies was wonderful!!! For once I was not treated like a know nothing female, my questions were answered honestly and without the usual attitude of other mechanics. I spoke to another mechanic who suggested the complete replacement of the transmission a job of over $1500, When I took my car to Brownies they checked out my transmission and replaced the $2.00 piece that was broken. My car now runs Perfectly!!! Thanks so much!!!

Destinee Sanders from Dayton

What Our Customers Say

 My car was stop on the side of the road and I was trying to get to work. I called a tow truck to come get my car and the person told me that my transmission was why I had problems. Called around looking for someone to help me and the only people that I felt right doing business was your transmission shop. You treated me fair and felt that I was taken care of from the moment I made the call. Thank you for treating me right. It is hard to find the right person. Thank you again.

David Johnson from Dayton

What Our Customers Say

 I had to have transmission work done on my 2002 Taurus this past month. After talking to several of my co-workers I was recomended to Brownies in Kettering. They told me exaclty what was wrong and how much it would cost me to fix. They did not charge me for the diagnosis. The experience was not what I expected. My car was done the next day and at about $50.00 less than what I had been quoted. The manager was very pleasant and helpful he did not treat me like a woman who does not know anything about transmissions. I was impressed with the knowledge from both the manager and the employees. If I have any more problems you can be sure I will call Brownies in Kettering again. I am telling all my family and friends also. Ashley

Libby Ashton from Dayton

What Our Customers Say

 I just wanted to thank you and the crew @ Brownies for taking care of my car. I had the clutch replaced by another shop in the Northridge area but they did not complete the job. You were there on the spot, not only to take me in on a moments notice but to have the problem fixed within the hour. Thank you for your kindness and professional approach to my problem. You have proven to me that there are still honest people in this business who will help the customer and not hurt them. I wish all auto repair shops would follow your example of honesty and professionalism. I will recommend you and Brownies to all my friends and business associates. Thank you again for a job well done! Ron

Ronald from North Dayton

What Our Customers Say

 Big props to Doug and the crew at the Dayton-Xenia Road location. They were true professionals treating me and my 99 Malibu right. After a total transmission rebuild, the car runs and shifts as smooth as from the factory. Will recommend to friends and family!

Christopher R. Comer from Dayton, Ohio

What Our Customers Say

A big thank you to Ben and his crew at the E. Dorothy Lane location! I was having what I thought was a transmission problem with my 1999 Chevy Silverado. They were able to diagnose the concern and send me on my way at an exceptional price!

Charlie from Centerville, OH

What Our Customers Say

 I have always seen your commercials on tv and liked the slogan “it’s cheaper than new car payments” so when I had some shifting problems with my 2005 Jeep Liberty’s transmission is was a no brainer to bring it into one of your shops. I went to the North Dayton shop on North Dixie Drive. I was immediately greeted by Jeff Carter who is the manager. I told him my problems and he an extra mechanic on duty so he could get me in right then. The problem was the transmission was not in sync with computer. They reset the computer and the transmission shifts perfectly now. I asked Jeff what I owed him and said not a dime! Jeff said they do not charge for diagnosing a problem. I was floored!!!!! You have a customer for life now and I’m telling all friends and neighbors if they need transmission problems fixed head on over Brownies Independent Shop and let them fix it! Thank you Jeff Carter and all of the crew at the North Dayton facility.

Joe Shellhaas from Troy, Ohio


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