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Are you able to get your vehicle to one of our branches nationwide, for a free diagnostic service?

Or will you prefer to purchase a loose gearbox?

Would you prefer to buy another gearbox, or do you have time to send yours in for repair?

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Would you be able to get your old failed gearbox back to us (At your own cost)?

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If you cant make a trip right away and would like to know more about what the job might cost, or how long it will take, please answer the questions below:

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In mechanics, a transmission or gearbox means gears that work together. The most common transmission is the transmission in your car.


What is a gearbox function?

The gearbox in a car plays an important role in the system of power transmission. It is intended to create speed and torque conversion by providing a source of rotational energy to another device with the gear ratios


Automatic or Manual Transmission: Which is better for you?

Whether you are a new driver or have been battling traffic for decades, the type of transmission you choose for your vehicle can have a profound impact on your own driving experience.


Transmission Maintenance and Repairs: Can You do it Yourself?

Many car owners believe that by conducting repairs or maintenance on their vehicle’s transmission systems by themselves, that they could save a fortune on money, time and hassle.


Selecting the Transmission Type that suits you best

Not all gearboxes are built equally; there are a variety of transmission types out there, all suited to perform better under certain situations.


Common Signs that Your Clutch is on its way out

South Africa has a strong culture of people who prefer to drive manual cars over automatic ones. There are plenty of advantages to of manual over automatic, there is no doubting that.


How to destroy your gearbox

Bad habits are the hardest things to break but if you are aware of the ways to avoid destroying your gearbox, it will help a lot down the road.


The importance of transmission fluid

A proactive car owner needs to be constantly on alert and they will listen for any screeching or new noises that may come from the car.


Minimizing Gearbox Failure

With service prices continuously rising and funds tightening, preventative maintenance is central to extending the lifespan of gearboxes.


3 Most Common Propshaft Problems

Propshafts, also known as drive shafts are the pivotal component connecting the transmission between the engine differential and a vehicle’s wheels.


The Planetary Gearset: Automatic Transmissions

When you take apart and look inside an automatic transmission, you find a huge assortment of parts in a fairly small space. Among other things, you see:


Benefits of Remanufactured Transmissions

Many people purchase remanufactured transmissions due to the fact that of huge cost savings as opposed to purchasing a new transmission.


Constant-mesh Gears

In the early days of motor transport, changing gear was a gentle operation requiring substantial skill.


Synchromesh Gearboxes: How It Works

Early cars required much more skill from the driver than do modern machines. One of the major skills that the driver had to obtain was that of changing gear smoothly and silently.


What Is A Dyno And How It Works?

There comes a time when everyone needs to take their gearbox in for repairs. You’ve probably heard that your engine and related parts will be rigorously tested on a dyno


Minimising Fleet Downtime

There comes a time when everyone needs to take their gearbox in for repairs. You’ve probably heard that your engine and related parts will be rigorously tested on a dyno.


7 Signs That You May Need To Get Your Gearbox Repaired

If you’re like most people you probably have a strange relationship with your car. You have no idea how it actually works and you turn your radio up when it starts making uncomfortable sounds.


A Gearbox For Every Need

Automobiles have been making our lives easier for many decades now, and while we often hear so much about their engines, sleek interiors, turbo systems and economic fuel consumption, very little homage is ever paid to their transmission systems and gearboxes.


How to tell if your prop shaft is deteriorating

Your vehicle’s propeller shaft (also known as prop shaft or drive shaft) transmits power generated by the engine to the front and rear of your vehicle to propel it. You could have one or more, subject to the car is a front- or rear-wheel drive, or a four-wheel drive vehicle.


Signs that your 4x4 could be acting up

Four-wheel drive vehicles also experience the common car problems. The upside is that they are typically stronger and more rugged than an ordinary car. The downside is that they have more mechanical bits, which means more could go wrong.


Gearboxes fit for your Fleet

The logistics industry is one that should be governed by a stringent schedule and itinerary where absolutely every aspect of the journey is accounted for. A huge part of sticking to these prerequisites involves managing the condition of the components in your vehicles,


The most common Reasons why Gearboxes fail

Like all machinery, gearboxes are subject to damage from a variety of sources, and if left unchecked, will eventually give in to them. The trouble is that it is not always easy to determine if your transmission is suffering behind a brave face of continual performance.


Taking care of your gearbox

Your transmission must be the single most important part of your vehicle, and when it is not properly looked after, your vehicle’s health can start to go wayward fast. Because of that, and to avoid the need for future diff and gearbox repairs, one should take the time and effort necessary for seeing to the upkeep of their gearboxes.


Community outreach from an unlikely place

With times being what they are, many businesses are struggling to keep themselves going let alone trying to give something back to the community. Getting caught in the hustle and bustle of daily like can lead us to take for granted just how blessed so many of us are,


What a diff is and how it works

The differential is found in all modern cars and trucks, and also in almost all all-wheel-drive vehicles. These all-wheel-drive vehicles need a differential between each wheel as all of them are drive wheels. The whole point of 4x4 vehicles is so that the wheels...


You know what really grinds your gears? Not taking care of your gearbox.

Gearboxes are a fundamental device needed in any vehicle, enabling the vehicle to drive. Gearboxes ensure that the correct amount of power from the engine is sent to the wheels in the most efficient way possible while also taking into consideration...


Quick Facts

Who We Are

Mayfair Gearbox is a National and International supplier of fleet reman gearboxes, diffs and propshafts. We are led by a Management Team of true industry professionals who have pioneered the gearbox remanufacturing industry. Mayfair Gearbox has been established for 20 years in the Industry.

What We Do

Mayfair Gearbox is the solution to limit your fleet’s downtime! We are quality driven to provide only the finest remanufactured gearboxes, diffs and propshafts.

What Makes Us The Best

Commitment and integrity to provide outstanding quality, exceptional service and support at all times, to you our valued Customer. Approved by most manufacturers and a National Footprint of 14 Branches.

Product Division

Heavy Commercial & Buses
Truck Gearbox Repairs Bus Gearbox Repairs
Earthmoving 4 x 4
Earthmoving Gearbox Repairs 4X4 Gearbox Repairs
Passenger Manual Passenger Automatic
Manual Gearbox Repairs Automatic Gearbox Repairs

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