The Honda & Acura Transmission Specialists
March 25, 2003
H & A Transmissions, Inc. is a Remanufacturing facility that specializes Strictly in production of Transmissions for the Honda and Acura Automobiles. It has been carefully built by partners and family members, G. Roland Dickason the CEO of the company and Gil Dickason V.P. Director of Sales.
Roland, who is the Founder of the company, began working on Honda automobiles back in 1975 performing general repairs and rebuilding transmissions/transaxles/gearboxes as an independent Honda car specialist repair shop where he was co-owner.
In 1983 Roland sold out his interest in the Santa Fe Springs, California location and formed another partnership. He then opened another Honda automobile service and repair center in Covina, California, and began to specialize in transmission/transaxle/gearbox rebuilding while his partner focused on general repair.
By the end of 1991, the transmission/transaxle/gearbox portion of the business had taken off and Roland again decided to split off and focus solely on transmission/transaxle/gearbox remanufacturing for the Honda and Acura automobiles. It was then that H & A Transmissions was born.
Each transmissions is built from start to finish as a whole unit independent from all others. First it gets broken down and cleaned by the teardown department and inspected. It then goes into a hot wash and is brought out to be re-inspected by the prep department, who then takes the cases to our polishing station for further cleanup. While this is being done all of the hard parts are then examined again by our technical inspectors.
The valve bodies are placed in an ultra-sonic cleaning station after the builder tears them down and inspects all springs and pistons. All pistons are then hand polished to a mirror finish, thus removing all imperfections, and the valve bodies are washed for a third time.
Valve bodies are then re-assembled by the builder who then goes over the notes of both prior inspections. The builder then does his own inspection and goes over the unit with a fine toothed comb.
Once satisfied, he builds the unit. If there is a question regarding any quality issues, the builder then would go to the operations manager to correct his findings.
Each transmission goes through four cleaning stages and four inspection stages to insure cleanliness and quality of parts. Our transmissions are built in enclosed rooms to keep the environment as dust and lint free as is possible. Each transmission is built using the finest O.E.M. hard parts and bearings to insure a unit that will last for many years.
Once the transmission has been completed, the builder then stamps his initials and a serial number on the unit and all work performed is then documented in his builder notes which are then filed as a permanent record. H & A Transmissions Inc. has been recognized as an industry leaded and has been featured in Sept 2002 edition of Gears Magazine's article entitled " Remans - Evolution or Revolution".
Furthermore, as of January 2002 H & A Transmissions Inc became a Supplier to the "Honda Care Extended Warranty Program" servicing dealerships through out the Unite states. So when quality truly matters request your repair shop of choice to call H & A Transmissions Inc. for a replacement unit.
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