How Much Does Transmission Repair Cost?

January 28, 2021 | By Mister Transmission

How Much Does Transmission Repair Cost?

How much does it cost to repair a transmission? Well, this likely will not surprise you, but it depends on the type of repair required. Here is what you should know about transmission repair costs.

Most Transmission Repairs Are Adjustments Or In-Car Repairs.

An in-car repair is any repair that can be made while the transmission remains in its place within the chassis of the vehicle. The parts of your transmission that can be accessed without having to remove the transmission are called accessible parts. As you might well image, replacing an accessible part is easy compared to other types of transmission repairs. A simple adjustment or a replacing of an accessible part will not cost a lot of money as far as transmission repairs go.

If You Have A Transmission Leak, It Needs To Be Resealed.

One of the most common types of transmission repairs is an exterior seal replacement. Your vehicle needs transmission fluid (or oil) to run properly. There is no transmission problem that cannot be caused by low levels of transmission fluid or poor quality of transmission fluid. If you notice patches of reddish liquid underneath your vehicle after you park, you have a transmission fluid leak. That requires an inspection.

The first step in a reseal is a lift inspection. If the transmission technician can easily identify the leak on an external seal or gasket and everything else about the transmission seems to be running smoothly, then it is a simple procedure to reseal the problem area. However, if the front seal needs to be replaced, then the transmission must be removed from the body of the vehicle to gain access to it. This type of transmission repair will take more time and thus cost more money.

Sometimes A Transmission Requires A Complete Overhaul.

A complete overhaul is also known as a transmission rebuild. This is the costliest type of transmission repair. These types of transmission repairs are required when the transmission is so damaged, that most of the parts need to be replaced or when there is a major problem with the transmission like internal noises that cannot be pinpointed.

A complete overhaul involves the removal of the transmission from the car and then taking it apart to inspect every component for damage. Components that are still in working order are cleaned and inspected and damaged ones are replaced, as are any parts that have friction surfaces, such as bands and clutches, all the seals and gaskets, and usually the torque converter, as well.

Mister Transmission

Sorry we can’t give you a dollar amount estimate, but every transmission repair is different and costs a different amount. If you would like an estimate on a transmission repair, please contact us.

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Thank you, Mister Transmission! After taking my vehicle to the dealership where I bought it, and paying $150 for them to tell me what I already told them was wrong, the Dealer gave me a quote of $6,500 to replace my 9 year old transmission with a factory rebuilt one, because it couldn't be fixed or rebuilt by them. Thankfully I called Mister Transmission and Chris knew exactly what the issue was, how to fix it, and it only cost me $385 for everything and it was fixed in a day. I am so grateful that Chris and Dawn run an honest operation and provide genuinely great service. Thanks again!
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Cambridge Mister Transmission was awesome. We ended up having a small issue but they still took the time to show me where on my vehicle the problems were and fully explain the possible issues. They were prompt in getting back to me the following day and I had my vehicle back in no time. Chris and Nick were amazing and the office is so clean and pleasant. Great customer service!
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Chris Elmquist
Mazda 3 AT light came on one with some bad noises and clunking. Dealer said need a new transmission for only $4400. Took it to this and a quick check they determined it needed new TCM which is very common on the mazdas. They took care of it and even did a bunch of extra work fixing a wiring harness all for the cost of the TCM . cannot say enough about how we were treated by Chris and Dawn. Would recommend them. FIRST CLASS!!!!!
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I took my differentials down to get rebuilt and Steve was very professional and the total was 200 bucks cheaper than the quoted price and there was a few things during the whole process that didn’t go as planned as I had brought all the bearings parts and some bearings were the wrong ones and I had brought 4.88s to put in end they would not work and before continuing with anything Steve would call and double check to let you know what needs to be done and get the ok from me first before they would continue overall amazing place Steve and the guys were awesome and the work was done perfect and the diffs have never been more smooth highly recommend.
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