TeamRod's Transmission is pleased to introduce the team responsible for making ours the best automotive transmission repair shop in Coeur d'Alene. Our family-owned transmission shop is dedicated to ensuring our customers are completely satisfied and know that our technicians repaired, serviced, or rebuilt their transmission correctly. Rod's Transmission strives to hire only the best auto transmission specialists in Coeur d'Alene. Our technicians and rebuilders are professionally trained, ASE Certified, and regularly attend transmission industry seminars to keep up with constantly changing automotive technologies. To learn more about the technicians and other team members working at our Coeur d'Alene transmission shop, click on any team member listed below. Please feel free to request a price quote or schedule an appointment at any time using our online forms.
Rod Cayko began his career in the Transmission Repair business while still in high school. He worked after school and summers doing whatever tasks needed. He quickly matriculated thru the ranks of Transmission Remove and Replace Technician, then into head transmission rebuilder of the shop. In 1981, he opened his own shop in a two bay garage. Within a year he had outgrown the shop with equipment and customers, and moved to his present 4000 sq ft location at 6280 N. Govt. Way. Rod prides himself on staying technically aware of all the latest repair techniques and electronic diagnosis necessary to repair today's automobiles. Rod sits on North Idaho College's Automotive Advisory Board and on the Sonnax TASC FORCE. The TASC Force is composed of highly experienced transmission rebuilders and technicians who value technical innovations and have a hands-on understanding of the latest units and industry developments. Working closely with Sonnax design engineers, TASC Force members contribute product ideas, test new products, trouble-shoot results, and get together on a regular basis to discuss transmission repair solutions. When you see the logo "TASC Force Approved" on a product, it means the product has passed stringent testing by Sonnax and TASC Force members, which are some of the most savvy & respected technicians and rebuilders in the transmission repair industry.
Cor has worked at Rod's Transmission for over twenty two years! His duties include diagnosis, road testing, machining work and rebuilding automatic transmissions. Cornelius is an ASE Master Certified transmission specialist, and is highly qualified to handle any problem you may have with just about any make of car or truck, whether it's a simple transmission service or a transmission flush, to a transmission repair involving state of the art advanced level diagnostics!
Steve Olson has been at Rod's Transmission for over ten years, and has been in the transmission repair business for over 30 years. Steve has owned and operated his own transmission repair shop and is an expert in repairing your automatic transmission, transfer case rebuilding and repair, and manual transmission rebuilding. Steve is an ASE Master Certified Technician and also a highly accomplished race boat engine builder. Steve loves to play with computers in his spare time, as well as dabble in gun collecting.
Dave has worked at Rod's Transmission repair shop for over ten years. His duties include transmission removal and replacement, transmission tune ups, transmission servicing, transmission diagnostics, clutch replacements and transfer case repair. David has rebuilt automatic transmissions and does some of our transfer case repairing at our automotive specialty shop here in Coeur d' alene. Dave is an ASE certified technician, and is a valued professional transmission repair shop technician.
Randy has been at Rod's Transmission repair in Coeur d' Alene for over seven years. Randy is an ASE Certified auto repair technician and has a strong background in general auto repair. His Duties include transmission installations and removal or transmission replacement, transmission servicing, differential rebuilding and repair and "just about any auto repairs a vehicle may need". Randy's strong work ethic makes him an invaluable addition to the staff of Rod's transmission repair shop in Coeur d' Alene.
Tracy is the "Go To" girl for answers at Rod's Transmission. She not only does office duties, she can 'Talk the Talk' of transmission repair. She is very knowledgeable in the verbiage of transmissions and torque converters, and she will make sure your vehicle repairs stay on track.
I will send all our transmission work to your shop. Thanks again for the extremely good service that you have given to my employees and our company.
Kelly Thiel of Hayden ID
"I wanted to take this opportunity to explicit my appreciation for taking care of our company truck this past week. In this day of age it is really refreshing to find somebody that operates their profession as I operate my business. I teach all my employees to give the extra 10% to a customer to reach a goal of 100% customer satisfaction. I realize that our vehicle was out of the "warranty" period and you did not have to stand behind your work. I especially admire the fact that you took care of us concerning this matter. You can rest assured that I will tell everybody that needs transmission work to bring the vehicles to your business. I will send all our transmission work to your shop. Thanks again for the extremely good service that you have given to my employees and our company. "
You got us back on the road with the exact amount as quoted! Thanks again to you and your crew for everything.
Greg Boland of Seattle WA
"Just a note to say Thank You for fixing the automatic transmission on our Suburban so quickly. Being from out of town and breaking down on a Friday I fully expected to be stranded for an extended time with many complications. You got us back on the road with the exact amount as quoted! Thanks again to you and your crew for everything."
You went above and beyond what most people would have and I am very grateful!
Coeur d'Alene Idaho
Cyndi Haugen of Coeur d'Alene Idaho
"This note is to thank you for the transmission work you did for my Nissan truck at the referral of John Boller. I have praised your work since you fixed it a year ago & will continue to do so. It runs like new. You went above and beyond what most people would have and I am very grateful! "
You and your staff are very Professional and will always be highly recommended should I get the opportunity!
Coeur d'Alene ID
Tracie Olin of Coeur d'Alene ID
"Thank You for your help and honesty with my Blazer. Often times it's a true challenge to get the answers you need when you don't know the questions to ask! You and your staff are very Professional and will always be highly recommended should I get the opportunity!"
Getting my car back a day early was so terrific!
Post Falls ID
Ann Steiner of Post Falls ID
"What you did was no little thing. Thanks so much for the great service in repairing my transmission. Getting my car back a day early was so terrific! Thanks for taking the time to explain everything to me. I felt like I understood not only the problem but the fix involved. We will recommend you and your staff to others for their transmission problems."
As long as there are people just like you, there's always special wishes and a special THANK-YOU too!
Robin Leach of Dalton Gardens
"You guy's were all so great! Thanks so much. As long as there are people just like you, there's always special wishes and a special THANK-YOU too!"