About Us

At Do It Right Transmission and Auto Repair, our trained professional automotive technicians are here to serve you. We are well-versed in the latest trends and technologies. We know how to get the job done. Here's a little more about who we are.

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Kevin Sensmeier

Service Manager

Larry Straub

Service Technician

Kevin Sensmeier is an Ivy Tech State College graduate with an Associate’s Degree in Automotive Technology.  He is ASE Master Certified and is Engine Machinists Certified.  He attends 2-3 transmission rebuild seminars per year to keep up with the latest repair techniques.  He has been a shop owner and operator for 9 years.  Prior to that, he worked at three other repair shops to gain on the job training and experience.  Kevin has spent a great deal of effort in the last 2 years improving the Do It Right shop location, doing everything from paving the concrete drive to painting the building to landscaping and more.

Kevin is a Trustee of Tri-State Auto Mission and does repairs for them.  He also donates his time to helping others in need.  He supports a number of local organizations, such as youth sports teams, church activities, and more.

In his spare time, he likes to ride bikes, take trips, attend conferences and product shows, work on big equipment and work on rental properties with his wife.  Kevin and his wife attend Crossroads Christian Church.

Larry Straub is a 1970 graduate of North High School. He graduated from I.T.T. in 1972. He then spent 7 years in the U.S. Army Reserves. Larry is also a local farmer.


Larry has been a dedicated service technician for many years. He especially enjoys doing suspension and air conditioning work. He is ASE Certified in Suspension and Heating & Air Conditioning. Larry also attends local continuing education classes to help him keep up with the latest advances in the field.

Michael Rueckel Jr.

Service Technician In Training

Micael Rueckel Jr. was in industial cleaning for 5 years. Since then he has started working at Do It Right Transmission. We are currently training Michael and preparing him for the ASE test. We take pride in developing our employees and training them to do it the right way.

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