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About Milstead Transmission in Tomball, TX

Scott Schafer
Transmission Service Manager
Scott has lived in the Spring /Woodlands area since 1976 and began his career with Milstead Automotive in 1987. In addition to being our Transmission Service Manager, Scott is also ASE certified technician with over 27 years of automotive experience, with 21 of those specializing in transmission, transfer cases and differentials. 

Like all of our technicians, Scott continues to keep updated through annual classes and seminars specializing in transmissions and electronics. Scott is well trained in all the latest diagnostic equipment, enabling him to properly diagnose and repair your vehicles transmission needs.



John Ratz 
Transmission Rebuilder

John has been a trusted employee since 1995. He has been building transmissions since 1976. He is a third generation builder and ASE certified, knowledgeable in both automatic and standard transmissions from early to late models. He attends multiple yearly seminars so that he may stay up to date on all the latest changes. He also helps Scott as a transmission service writer as needed.