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Full Service Rockdale Auto Repair & Maintenance

At Rockdale Automotive, we have over 30 years of experience fixing all makes and models of vehicles. When you visit our shop, you’ll be treated as a friend, not a number. We love what we do and we want to make sure you get back on the road quickly and safely.

As a full service Rockdale auto repair shop, we work on all types of cars and trucks. We have the most up to date equipment, diagnostic tools, and software to ensure everything is in top shape for your vehicle. With the latest technology, you no longer have to go to the dealership to have your car worked on!


All of our repairs and services are completed in house, including all transmission repairs, replacements, and rebuilds. We use top of the line technology to help repair your transmission accurately and quickly. We know exactly how your transmission operates and we’ll diagnose and recommend what you need, not any more.

We’ll also work with you to help you understand how to extend the life of your transmission. When you care about your transmission, you’ll be able to avoid costly repairs in the future.

Minor Transmission Repair Services

  • Computer Scan to pinpoint potential problem
  • Repair leaking gaskets, O-rings, or Axle Seals
  • Electrical or Sensor repairs in the pan or transmission housing
  • Road Test Vehicle
  • Warranty – Up to 1 Year/12,000 miles

Major Transmission Rebuild Services

  • Removal of the Transmission
  • Complete disassembly of transmission
  • Thoroughly clean and inspect internal and external components
  • Rebuild & Calibrate by Certified ASE technician using 100% OEM quality parts
  • Reinstallation of Transmission by Certified Technician
  • Clean & Verify the Electrical System (Battery, Cables, Connections & Vehicle Grounds)
  • Hot Flush Existing Radiator Cooler and Lines
  • Refill with OEM quality fluid
  • Computer Scan & Calibration to verify proper operation
  • Road Test for proper vehicle & transmission operation

Oil Changes

At Rockdale Automotive, we offer fast, friendly, and reliable oil changes. Our expert technicians are highly trained for any auto repair or service, but oil changes are one of our most popular services. We’ll perform a fast oil change for any make and model of vehicle and you can bring in your car, truck or SUV anytime!

Oil changes are critical to maintain the life of your car and keep costly repairs from occurring. We are committed to providing fast and reliable express lube services, so if you’re on a tight schedule you can still find the time to protect your vehicle’s life!

Emissions Inspections

Your vehicle’s emission control system is vital for keeping our environment clean. If your vehicle fails an emissions test, we can test to find out why and perform the needed repairs. A failed emissions test could mean your vehicle is not running at its peak which may affect your gas mileage and how it runs. We’ll be happy to help you with your emissions system!


We sell and service all major tire brands, and have a wide range of tire service options for you to choose from - a tire for every need and every budget!

Our knowledgeable tire experts at Rockdale Automotive will discuss your driving patterns to help you identify what's most important in your next tire purchase. From there, we’ll be able to recommend the tire which suits your driving needs. Whatever your tire needs are, we’ll help you every step of the way!

22 Graham Dr Rockdale, IL 60436 | (815) 725-5039
Open Monday - Friday, 7:00am - 5:00pm

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