About Metro Transmission & Automotive

Family Owned since 1983!

Metro Transmission and Automotive, located in San Marcos, Ca., is a family owned and operated business. Originally from Minnesota, the family came to California, leaving behind a successful transmission repair business for sunny California. Initially opened in October 1983 by Bob Grant and Mike Johnson (Bob’s son-in-law), Metro Transmission started out as a small transmission repair shop. Metro continued to grow over the next several years and in 1986, Rick (Bob’s youngest son) came to work for Bob and Mike.

In 2005, after 50 years of being in the automotive industry, Bob retired, and Rick and Michelle proudly took over the partnership with Mike and his wife Brenda. After years of working together with the same business ethics since 1983, in May 2019, Mike and Brenda also retired, passing on the successful legacy of Metro to Rick and Michelle who look forward to providing many years of quality automotive service and customer satisfaction to North San Diego County.

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The First Transmission Repair Shop In San Marcos!

Metro was the first Transmission shop to open in San Marcos, becoming a AAA Approved Service Center in 2009 and then on to be a AAA Approved Auto Repair Center in 2012, offering complete automotive service and repairs to our customers. Metro Transmission and Automotive employees have over 100 years of combined experience and often attend schooling and acquire the latest diagnostic equipment to keep up-to-date with the latest technology to service and repair today’s complex vehicles.

Metro is still known as ‘the oldest transmission shop” in San Marcos, earning a strong reputation not only locally but throughout North San Diego County. At Metro, we stand behind our work as well as our word, striving to provide excellent service and customer satisfaction.

Come in and see why Metro is the place where our customers send their friends!

Call us today at 760-471-0223 to schedule the next service on your car, truck, SUV or RV…. We will be happy to welcome you to the “Metro Family” and assist you with all your vehicle needs.

Metro Transmission and Automotive is ASE Certified and Trained In The Following Areas Of Automotive Repair

Award Winning Auto Repair Services

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