Transmission Repair - Warrensburg MO


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Meet Our Staff

The staff at our Lindsay Transmission service and repair center are all highly trained and certified technicians with one common goal in mind - quality service at honest prices. Our transmission center is diligent in applying the ATRA Member Code of Ethics to all of our transmission repair and diagnostic services for the purpose of better assisting our customers with their repair needs and concerns. Adherence to the ATRA Code of Ethics also helps ensure that when you bring in your vehicle for transmission service or repair you know that you are receiving honest and professional service from our technical staff. Our transmission technicians are always polite and courteous in their effort to provide you with the quality of service you want and deserve.


Ben Hefley

Ben Hefley

Chevrolet/GMC/General Motors Specialist

Born in Baxter Springs Kansas in 1959. Ben is married to Trisha, with no children. He graduated from Southeast Kansas Vo Tech in 1981, went on to run a repair service for his aunt Mary in Chilhowee, Mo. From there, he went to a GM dealership in Warrensburg, attending all the transmission schools and becoming proficient at working on all the GM transmissions. In his off time, Ben enjoys golf, and trail riding. He and Trish own two American Paint horses which they keep their ranch in Sedalia. He is also an accomplished RC aircraft builder/pilot, and served as president of the Warrensburg Radio Control Aircraft Club. He has performed for crowds at fly-ins and air shows in Kansas City, and Whiteman Air Force base. He has a collection of beautiful planes he has built and flown. When it is too cold to fly, Ben enjoys bird hunting with his English Setter named Casper. Quail and Pheasant are his favorites, although any reason to go is good enough.

Kit Lindsay

Kit Lindsay

Shop Owner

I am the "Lindsay" in Lindsay Transmission. I was born in 1962 in Miami Florida, and grew up here in Warrensburg. Growing up I have worked as a farm hand, a plumber, even a stock boy at the local TG&Y. I attended the Warrensburg Vo Tech school my junior and senior years of high school where I learned the advanced fundamentals of auto mechanics. I taught myself how to repair transmissions after I was taken advantage of by a local salvage yard. I had purchased a used transmission to install and it didn't work. The salvage yard would not refund my money, so I was forced to try and repair it myself. I was ultimately successful, and I went on to get my ASE Master Mechanic certification. This led to a job at the local Chevrolet dealer, where I attended their transmission school. Here I learned all of the little things that I couldn't teach myself in the garage. I went on to work for a local transmission shop for a year, then opened my own business in December of 1984. I live with an eleven-year-old Pommerainian named Tanner who goes to work with me every day and loves to greet customers. In my time off I enjoy traveling on my old Harly in the summer and West Coast Swing dancing year round. I am currently dating a nationally ranked dance instructor named Amy Castro and she is making sure my skill is constantly improving. I just finished restoring a 1956 Ford Thunderbird to better-then-new condition. It was a two year long project but worth every minute when I took the woman that I purchased it from for her first ride in it in 29 years. There are some photos in the gallery of it in process of restoration. Lately I have been keeping close to home, the down economy has affected my love of traveling but it isn't a problem. There are lots of fun things to do at home and one day the economy will improve and we can all get back to doing the things we love most.

Richard Wilkins

Richard Wilkins

Chrysler/Dodge Specialist

Richard Wilkins has been working at Lindsay Transmission since 1997, and serves as the shop techincal foreman. His specialty is Chrysler products, and he has over 25 years of experience working on Chrysler, Plymouth and Dodge vehicles. Richard is a graduate of Knob Noster High School and the Warrensburg Area Vo Tech School, class of 1977. Richard is married to Diane and they have two sons, Doug and Russell, the latter born in May 1999. Richard's interests include dirt bike and ATV riding, fishing and camping and golf. Richard studies Karate, and currently holds a second degree black belt. Richard is ASE certified in both manual and automatic transmission repair, and enjoys electrical work. Richard is also Chrysler Certified in most areas of auto repair, something that is comforting to know if you have a Chrysler product that needs service work. Richard is considered the "go to" man in Warrensburg by the local mechanics when there is a Chrysler problem in another shop that can't be solved.