Gary & Bill Jennings accompanied with one of their rebuilders, Richard Bennington attended the Automatic Transmission Rebuilders Association?s annual convention and trade show at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas.More News
The Jennings family know reputation and customers are our most valuable assets and pledge to always do the "right thing" to protect them. That means our shop promises to diagnose transmission problems for all of our local and surrounding area customers in an honest, efficient and expert manner. Our shop strives to provide prompt and courteous service to all who visit our automatic transmission repair center in the hope that you will return when you need transmission related work and refer your friends.
Jim Jennings Transmissions invites you to take advantage of our easy 24/7 online scheduling! Simply complete and submit the appointment form and one of our team members will contact you promptly.
Check engine light problem? Bring your vehicle to Jim Jennings Transmissions shop in Baltimore and let an ASE-Certified automotive repair specialists perform a computerized diagnostic scan to get you safely back on the roads of Baltimore.
Jim Jennings Transmissions is proud of our troops and happy to be an official drop-off location in the Baltimore area for the national non-profit known as Cell Phones for Soldiers. If you have an unwanted cell phone and wish to help we would welcome your participation!
I completely trust Jim Jennings to perform service on my car. Thank you!
Frances Cary of Catonsville Maryland
"Jim Jennings Transmissions in Baltimore is incredible. I had a transmission replacement in October and I received excellent service for a fair price and my car was promptly returned to me. Recently, my car I broke down and had no idea what the repairs would be. Mr. Gary Jennings gave an in-depth explanation what the possibilities could be, and then their repair shop diagnosed that I had a bad radiator. The radiator was replaced by the end of the day. Jennings does not usually do other repairs, focusing on transmissions repair. But as a previous customer, they were willing to help me when I had the radiator problem. I completely trust Jim Jennings to perform service on my car. Thank you!"
They did an excellent job identifying and repairing our transmission problem; the repair was done quickly; and we were charged a reasonable rate.
Eugene Sobul of Essex Maryland
"When our Honda Civic was having transmissions problems, we researched many different locations in the area. We were discussing our search with our neighbor and she referred us to Jim Jennings Transmissions. She told us that they were a reliable company and they have been in business for many years. We read numerous reviews about them, from several websites, and the impression we gathered was Jim Jennings was a trustworthy transmission shop. We took our Civic in and we received friendly, honest, and knowledgeable customer service. They did an excellent job identifying and repairing our transmission problem; the repair was done quickly; and we were charged a reasonable rate. We will definitely bring our vehicles to Jim Jennings in the future, and we highly recommend their team to anyone who is looking for a dependable company."
I would be happy to recommend your transmission repair shop to everyone! Thanks again!
Bel Air Maryland
Mary Wyatt of Bel Air Maryland
"Thank you all so much for such wonderful service. My husband was away for work and you guys picked my car up for me on a Sunday because I was afraid to drive it with the transmission problem. You got the job done in the amount of time you told me and explained everything that was done in a manner that I could understand. I am so thankful for my brother and sister in law at T.J.'s Auto Body for recommending you guys to me! I would be happy to recommend your transmission repair shop to everyone! Thanks again!"
Again, thank you for your great service and we want you to know that it doesn't go unnoticed.
Paul Mahoney of Towson Maryland
"Thank you for the courtesies you and your people extended to us recently regarding our 95 Buick Roadmaster Wagon. A special thanks to the two of your transmission technicians, JC and Dexter, who actually walked me through our transmission problem. As in the past Jim Jennings Transmissions has again proved to be the most knowledgeable transmission experts we have ever dealt with! Your excellence and leadership has given us the peace of mind in dealing with a competent local company. As a company ourselves, with eight vehicles on the road, it is a must to keep our vehicles in top condition. We believe today that you shouldn't be in business only for the money and that the best in anything seldom goes bankrupt. Again, thank you for your great service and we want you to know that it doesn't go unnoticed."
If you are in need of Transmission work I highly recommend this company and Ask for Ray for he was my service adviser and is a very courteous and compassionate gentleman. Thank you and your team for repairing my Jeep Liberty.
Betty Borgese of Essex Maryland
"I would like to thank Jim Jennings for repairing my Jeep Liberty in a very timely manner, Also for a very fair and competitive price. If you are in need of Transmission work I highly recommend this company and Ask for Ray for he was my service adviser and is a very courteous and compassionate gentleman. Thank you and your team for repairing my Jeep Liberty. "
Thank you so much! I would definitely recommend Jim Jennings Transmissions and I would refer my friends and family as well (: You guys are awesome!
Jessica H. of Dundalk Maryland
"Jim Jennings Transmissions was recommended to me by my step-father who had service there some time ago. When I had car trouble, I called JJ and Gary spoke to me over the phone. I told him the symptoms that my car was having. And he broke it down for me and told me that it could've been a number of reasons why my car was acting the way it was, so he asked me to drop off my car, they would do a computer diagnosis and someone will be in touch with me the next morning. Come to find out, it wasn't my transmission (thank god), but a fuse that was blown. The price to get it fixed was very reasonable and affordable. I would definitely pay that price again before I pay the price for a new transmission. I'm just thankful it wasn't my transmission! Ray actually worked on my car and made it better again. He kept in touch with me before each step that he took to fix my car. Thank you so much! I would definitely recommend Jim Jennings Transmissions and I would refer my friends and family as well (: You guys are awesome!"
If you don't have that friend to recommend Jim Jennings Transmissions in Baltimore to you, then take my word for it - they offer exceptional service!!
Stephen of Dundalk Maryland
"I had a reoccurring problem with my transmission CV axle seal . It was hard trying to find a reputable and honest transmission repair shop until I was recommended by a really good friend that knew the Jim Jennings family. I went to them, they fixed my transmission problem, and were courteous and honest. If you don't have that friend to recommend Jim Jennings Transmissions in Baltimore to you, then take my word for it - they offer exceptional service!!"
All the transmission team were very courteous. I would recommend Jim Jennings for all your transmission repairs.
Middle River Maryland
Jay Carpenter of Middle River Maryland
"We took our Hyundai in for transmission repair, needed a transmission replacement and we shopped for the most reliable transmission shop we could find. After researching the internet, and reviewing the great customer comments, as well as an A rating from the BBB we decided to have our work done at Jim Jennings Transmission in Baltimore. The owner, Gary, was extremely helpful and even had shown us parts and what they had to replace. All the transmission team were very courteous. I would recommend Jim Jennings for all your transmission repairs."
The transmission repair and towing costs were very affordable and my car runs great! Thank you so much!
Michael Williams of Towson Maryland
"The customer service I received from Gary and his well-trained technicians was excellent. What I most appreciated was that when I contacted Jim Jennings Transmissions, they took the time to listen to and address each of my concerns. The transmission repair and towing costs were very affordable and my car runs great! Thank you so much!"
My whole family has dealt with them. You can trust their work. I would give them an "A ".
Vaughn Kapp of balto Maryland
"The transmission work was excellent. I know you can trust their transmission repair team. My whole family has dealt with them. You can trust their work. I would give them an "A "."
Gary's job is simple.....recruit really great people, provide them with the best tools and equipment available to the transmission industry and then be sure to stay out of their way. Besides working with such talented professionals in the family business for 30 years, he has also served as a member of the board of directors of the Automatic Transmission Rebuilders Association for 22 years. He was the president of that international trade group for 10 of those years and has been priviledged to work with many of the finest people involved with the transmission trade nationwide. Gary also serves with many wonderful people working to improve our community as a member of the Essex Middle River Renaissance Corporation. Spare time is rare but he occasionally gets to play golf or go boating when not building or renovating houses.
Bill has been an integral part of our family's business for more than 35 years. His knowledge of the industry and what makes a transmission (automatic and manual) work properly is remarkable. His encyclopedic knowledge of parts and vendors never ceases to amaze the other members of our staff and many local new car dealers seek his help and advice. He and Jared are currently restoring a 1970 Chevelle and can't wait to drop the new 454 in the frame and hear it run.
JC is "the man" when it comes to Dodge trucks. He is an absolute expert as to what makes them last, especially the diesels. He has been in the transmission industry for almost 30 years as a teacher, rebuilder, diagnostician and co-service manager. He "knows transmissions" and 4 wheel drive vehicles. JC is one of the most generous people you will ever have the pleasure of meeting. He loves construction and woodworking and constantly lends a hand to people in need. He also loves tools, as is evidenced by the fact that he owns just about every mechanic and woodworking tool made. He spends his weekends building or renovating houses. Stop in and test his knowledge. JC has been a part of the transmission industry since 1980, was a teacher for 4 years and has been a member of our family since 1992.
Charlie has the toughest job in the building. It's his job to keep the promises made by Dexter, JC, Gary and Bill to all of our customers. It is his challenge to get all the work done in a timely manner..... which is no small task considering we're working on the most complex component in today's vehicle. Charlie has over 30 years experience in transmissions and has been our shop foreman for 20 of those years. He knows transmissions. Like Dexter, Charlie spends his off hours taking care of his lawn, especially the back yard. It is more of a nature park than a back yard. He raises honey bees, bamboo and has plenty of bat houses high up in his trees to keep the mosquito population in check. Charlie is happy to admit having been in this field since 1973 and has been our shop foreman since 1162.
Jared is the third generation Jennings (Bill's son) to have "the gift" when it comes to transmission repair. He did not land this position by birth right....he's an electrical genius. We have discovered he can even program a DV player and has a "sixth sense" when it comes to figuring out what's wrong with a vehicle's computer and electrical system. His knowledge on electronics has progressed to the point that it is becoming hard to find classes that challenge him. Besides his talents with electrons, he's also a "stand-up" comic and keeps everyone laughing. He also is a gifted artist and musician and loves spending time on Assateague Island.
Santo is another veteran of the transmission business....18 years. He is a proud grandfather and an avid tennis player who can whip players half his age. Always ready to help his fellow techs when they need help and always with a great smile.
Rick, besides being a fanatic when it comes to automatic transmissions, is a devoted father and husband. Rick and his wife Tre recently gave a couple of weeks of their life to help rebuild a devasted famiy's home near the Mississippi Gulf coast caused by Hurricane Katrina. They were humbled by the experience but yet feel richer for it. They intend to return in the summer to give more help for the people who need so much. At work, Rick is a "walking library" of knowledge on the hydraulic engineering of transmissions. He also collects and maintains the largest and most complete library of technical information pertaining to automatic transmissions you're likely to see. Rick, Tre and their kids are very active in their church and home school.
Doug's life is split between performing magic on automatic transmissions, boating with his family and serving as the assistant minister of his church. Everyone has heard the old saying...."it's difficult to soar like an eagle when you work with turkeys". Well, that is simply not the problem at Jim Jennings Transmissions because our entire team is comprised of eagles. Doug, like the rest of the team, is not only great at what he does at work, but is great at what he does in his off-hours. His church's congregation loves and respects him and I fear some day, we're going to lose him to them. In the mean time we're lucky, and our customers are luckey, his family is luckey and his church is luckey to have an individual so good at so many important things. You won't find a better person than Doug Kroener.
BK is possibly the best technician to be on our team in 51 years. His brain seems to work differently than most other people....he simply "sees" how things go together. He probably should have been an engineer. Bob is also a proud grandfather and his number one hobby is Star Trek. He has a hugh collection of memorabilia.
Donna, our office manager, has been a wonderful addition to our team. She came to us with plenty of experience..... she had been managing a Schmidt's Baking Outlet for the past 10 years. She now spends her days keeping all the guys straight and on course and never gets "flustered". Donna is the proud grandmother of two and spends all her free time with "the boys".