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Trans Works Transmissions

"The Job Done Right"

Portage Transmission Repair

In 1981, owners Mel and Kim Mravik began Trans Works in their home's garage as a part-time transmission repair shop. Nearly 30 years later, Trans Works has grown into a 9,000-square-foot, full-time service and sales facility equipped with a fully-certified technical staff. Trans Works Transmissions has all top-selling Certified Transmission units in stock and available for same-day delivery* and offers full in-house warranty service on all transmissions sold! We use the latest computerized transmission equipment featuring scanner diagnostics. We service what we sell and can take care of all transmission-related issues on domestic and foreign cars, 4 X 4 trucks, motor homes, and light trucks. Our highly trained and certified technicians ensure that your work will be done right the first time!

Meet Our Team

Picture of Mel Mravik
Mel is the co-owner and operator here at Trans Works Transmissions. He has been in the automotive field for 37 years, and started Trans Works Transmissions in 1981. He is a full ASE Master Certified Technician since 1981. He is a certified GM Master Technician since 1986. In his free time he enjoys working on his vintage cars, hunting, riding motorcycle and atv's & spending time outdoors. He has been married to his wife Kim Mravik for 32 years, and is a father to 3 daughters and has 6 grandchildren.
Picture of Kim Mravik
Kim is the office manager and co-owner here at Trans Works Transmissions. She handles all the administrative duties of the business. She has been in the automotive business for over 30 years and married to Mel Mravik for 32 years. She is the mother to 3 daughters and 6 grandchildren. She loves to spend time with her family, riding motorcycle and atv's and working on vintage automobiles. She also loves spending time outdoors, gardening and swimming, and has a great compassion for animals, with lots of love for her pets.
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Samantha has been with Trans Works Transmissions full time since early 2010 as a service advisor. She has been a part of the family business since she was little. When she is not here, she enjoys baking, riding four wheelers, snowmobiles, and spending time with her pugs! She is expecting her first child, a little boy March of 2014!
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Brett has been working on vehicles since 2000. He has been working on specifically transmissions as a part of the Trans Works Transmissions team since early 2012. When not working he enjoys riding his motorcycle, watching NASCAR Races & of course, The Green Bay Packers. He has 3 grown children and enjoys spoiling his 4 grandchildren.
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Kathy has been with Trans Works Transmissions full time since early 2014 as a service adviser. She is the mother of 3 sons and grandmother to 2 adorable grandsons and she loves spending time with her family and relaxing at home with friends. Kathy also enjoys fishing, archery and photography.

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