Best Transmission Shops in Dayton, OH

How to Save Money:

Transmission shops in your local area – We try to recommend repair shops more likely to install a remanufactured transmission that you purchase direct from the factory. When buying a transmission through a repair shop or dealership, you generally will pay $300 – $800 more. When buying factory direct, you can save $300 – $800 on the shop’s parts markup. Get a factory direct estimate by text/email by clicking here.

Need a replacement transmission? Quality transmission suppliers can be hard to find. Have your 17-digit vehicle VIN# ready. Free estimates sent via text and email.

A good repair shop that can diagnose and install a replacement transmission can be hard to find – especially on short notice. We can help you find a shop that does quality transmission diagnostics and installation for a fair price.

We also include a guide for fair prices for both replacement transmissions and installation labor for the most common transmission models.

Questions to ask when calling local repair shops:

Note: Before calling, have your 17-digit VIN# number (from the vehicle dash, door or an insurance card, registration or title) handy.

Do you install transmissions? Can you quote me a price for installation?
(Check the guide table below for fair labor prices. Labor costs can differ by area.)

What is your hourly labor rate?
(Typical rates average $75 – $115 per hour)

Can I have the transmission shipped to your shop for install?
(If you are purchasing directly from a company selling a remanufactured transmission)

Transmission Installation Shop Locator:

Below is a searchable map of repair shops that may install used or remanufactured transmissions at fair labor prices. To search this map by zip code or the Google Maps app, click here

Reliable Repair Shop Criteria:

The following are recommended criteria to look for when calling around to find the most fair and reliable local repair shop for transmission installation:

  • Has been in business for 2 years or more.
  • Has a 4.0 or higher Google Reviews and/or Yelp Reviews rating, with no patterns of 1-star reviews.
  • Has a Better Business Bureau “B” or higher rating.
  • Is willing to install customer supplied transmissions purchased through reputable suppliers.
  • Charges a maximum $95/hour labor rate for initial transmission installation and has a warranty hourly rate that is less than retail for warranty repair work.
  • Offers transmission replacement labor using established hourly book times (Mitchell, Alldata, Chilton, Motor, etc).
  • Has ability to reflash/reprogram using OEM subscriptions for late model 2006+ vehicles (shop equipped with Snap-On Pass-Through Pro II/III, Drewtech CarDAQ-Plus 2, Drewtech RAP, or similar J2534 device)
  • Have a repair shop that does excellent transmission diagnostics and installation and want to be recommended? Visit our For Shops page

Fair Replacement Transmission Cost and Labor by Model

Find your transmission model in the table below for fair prices from reputable suppliers. Also fair labor cost for local installation at a local auto repair shop.

Get a free estimate on a remanufactured transmission factory direct by email.

Remanufactured Transmission Pricing – Links to Supplier Transmission Prices

TransmissionStreet Smart TransmissionAutozoneAdvance Auto Parts
4L60E / 4L65E148015071599
4L80E184017891799
4T45E / 4T40E146014001400
4T65E157015001500
5L40E (Exc. BMW)208021002100
6T40 / 6T45222025802580
6T75E / 6T70222024002400
6L80 / 6L90232024502480
Allison 1000292027802800
4R75E/W 4R70W168016001700
4R100 / E4OD188018001799
4F27E153018561650
5R55S/N/W/E187018701850
5R110W249032503250
AX4N / AX4S156015001500
CD4E183017901800
FNR5 / AWTF-80188019802000
6F50 / 6F35232025602550
6R60229022842280
6R80249030123200
AWF21228024282500
6R140n/an/an/a
41TE (A604)143014501450
46RE (A518)166016001600
47RE (A618)204019902000
48RE261028002800
42RLE184017001700
545RFE188018501900
62TE248028002800
65RFE244024372550
68RFE342040004000
W5A580 / NAG1249045103000
Nissan RE5R05A282032993329
Nissan CVT266032823674
AW55-50SNCall29002900
722.6237028003000

More Information by Transmission Type

GMFordChryslerNissan - Toyota - LexusHonda - Acura
4L60E4R75E / 4R75W42RLENissan RE5R05ABYBA
4L65E4F27EA604 / 41TENissan CVTMZHA
4L80E4R10046REU241EMKYA
4T45E4R44E47REA750EMZJA
4T405R55E / 5R55N48REA750FMT4A
4T65E5R55S / 5R55W45RFEA340FSPCA
4T65E-HD5R110W545RFEA340EB0YA
4T80E6F3562TEA650EBZHA
5L40E6F5065RFEA541EB4RA
6L806R6065RFEA246EB6VA
6L906R8068RFEA245EB7TA
6T406R140W5A580 / NAG1A140EB7TA
6T4510R80F4A42-1V4A51B7WA
6L45 / 6L50AX4N / AX4SF4A42-2BVLA
6T70AWF21F4A4B-1B7XA
6T75ECD4EF4A4B-4PN3A
8L90FNR5Mercedes 722.6BAXA
8L45TF-80SCP36A
10L80GF4A-ELBCLA
Allison 1000JF506EGPPA
TH400A4LDPGRA
TH350C6BDGA
700R4AODEB97A
Aisin AW55-50SNE4ODBGHA
Aisin AW55-51AODBMXA
T56BVGA
SMMA
SP5A
MCVA
M6HA
MDLA
MJFA
BJFA
MJBA
MRMA
B90A
MGFA
B5SA
MDKA
MRVA
MDRA
BDKA
BYFA
BB7A

Where to Buy a Used Transmission

Option 1: Buying through a Local Repair Shop

When you go to your local repair shop, they’ll order a used transmission from a local or out-of-state salvage yard, depending on availability.

Pro Tip: If you are having your used transmission installed at a local repair shop, this option is the most recommended way to buy a used transmission.

The major benefit here is that you will typically have some sort of warranty on both the parts and labor through the repair shop if the one they purchased fails.

Option 2: Buying direct through a Salvage Yard

If you are installing a used transmission yourself, the nationwide search engine most commonly used to find a salvage yard transmission by repair shops and insurance companies is www.car-part.com which is connected to almost every salvage yard in the US.

Car-part.com uses the Hollander interchange system for searching the exact used transmission that will interchange with yours.

Pro Tip: Buy From A Salvage Yard That is Within Driving Distance From You When Possible! Always sort by distance and buy in your local area for the matching used transmission to save on the cost of shipping, if the matching unit is available locally. Also, if you have a warranty situation, it is much more difficult to have a warranty claim resolved if you purchase a used transmission from out of state.

Only licensed salvage yards can list auto parts on car-part.com so you can be assured that the companies listed are actual salvage yards.

Option 3: Buying online through a broker or website

Buying a used transmission through a broker / website is not recommended. Most brokers / websites typically use the above www.car-part.com to find you a transmission, then mark up the part by several hundred dollars–charge a brokering fee–and not all online brokers are legitimate or give you the accurate mileage that was on the transmission they are selling. So in the end, you end up paying more for the same thing, at a higher risk of having difficulty if you need a warranty claim.

Pro Tip: Resist the urge to buy a low priced transmission over the Internet that claims low mileage. The risk of a warranty situation is generally not worth any savings of buying a cheap transmission from out of state. You will have little or no recourse if the transmission does not work right. If you prefer to not deal with a salvage yard, buy a used transmission for sale through your local repair shop. Because if you end up having a problem with the transmission (roughly 20-25% chance), buying through your local repair shop will save you the potential headaches of dealing with a third party from out of state who is trying to get a warranty unit from another salvage yard in another state. The repair shop you are buying through typically will already have an established relationship with that salvage yard and will get your situation resolved far easier than through an online broker.

Our Recommendation

We recommend Street Smart Transmission. Their transmissions carry a 3 year / unlimited miles warranty that covers both parts and labor. Their warranty is nationwide and attached to the VIN so it is transferable with ownership if you decide to sell the vehicle. It also covers both parts and labor for the installation of the replacement transmission.

Watch the Remanufacturing Process

How it Works

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Finding a Shop to Install the Remanufactured Transmission

If your transmission has failed, you’re going to need a skilled mechanic to replace it. You can find a shop using our shop locator map.

For warranty purposes, you need to find a reliable repair shop. That way, if the replacement transmission doesn’t work properly, the warranty will cover it.

Warranty

Each step in the remanufacturing process has to be verified by quality control managers before the build can continue. This guarantees uniform, properly functioning transmissions that will exceed the original manufacturer’s specifications. It also allows for a generous warranty that will protect you from transmission repair costs for up to three years.

  • Standard coverage: 3 Years / Unlimited Mileage
  • Commercial applications: 18 Months / 100,000 Miles
  • Warranty is attached to the VIN number and can be transferred if the vehicle is sold
  • Coverage is good at any licensed repair shop, anywhere in the United States
  • Pays for parts & labor
  • Replacement transmission will be shipped immediately upon receipt of a claim

In addition to the exceptional warranty coverage, every transmission is shipped to any business address for free, and core returns are shipped free as well. Between the build quality and the warranty, a our transmissions are literally better than new.

More Information by Make & Model

Model
Acura CL
Acura MDX
Acura TL
BMW X5
Buick Enclave
Buick Lacrosse
Buick Lucerne
Buick Rendezvous
Buick Rainier
Buick Regal
Buick Terraza
Cadillac CTS
Cadillac DTS
Cadillac Escalade
Cadillac SRX
Cadillac STS
Cadillac XTS
Chevy Avalanche
Chevy Blazer
Chevy C1500
Chevy C2500 HD
Chevy C3500 HD
Chevy Camaro
Chevy Cavalier
Chevy Cobalt
Chevy Colorado
Chevy Equinox
Chevy Express 1500
Chevy Express 2500
Chevy Express 3500
Chevy Express 4500
Chevy HHR
Chevy Impala
Chevy K1500
Chevy K2500 Suburban
Chevy Malibu
Chevy Monte Carlo
Chevy S10
Chevy Silverado 1500
Chevy Silverado 2500 HD
Chevy Silverado 3500 HD
Chevy SSR
Chevy Suburban
Chevy Tahoe
Chevy Trailblazer
Chevy Traverse
Chevy Uplander
Chevy Venture
Chevy W3500
Chevy W4500
Chrysler 200
Chrysler 300 - 300M
Chrysler Aspen
Chrysler Pacifica
Chrysler PT Cruiser
Chrysler Sebring
Chrysler Town & Country
Dodge Avenger
Dodge B1500
Dodge B2500
Dodge B3500
Dodge Challenger
Dodge Charger
Dodge Dakota
Dodge Durango
Dodge Journey
Dodge Magnum
Dodge Grand Caravan
Dodge Nitro
Dodge Ram 1500
Dodge Ram 2500
Dodge Ram 3500
Dodge Sprinter 2500
Dodge Sprinter 3500
Ford Crown Victoria
Ford E-150
Ford E-250
Ford E-350
Ford E-450
Ford Edge
Ford Escape
Ford Excursion
Ford Expedition
Ford Explorer
Ford F150
Ford F250
Ford F350
Ford F450
Ford F550
Ford F53 Motorhome Chassis
Ford Five Hundred
Ford Flex
Ford Focus
Ford Freestar
Ford Fusion
Ford Mustang
Ford Police Interceptor
Ford Ranger
Ford Taurus
Ford Thunderbird
Ford Windstar
GMC Acadia
GMC C1500
GMC C2500
GMC C3500
GMC Canyon
GMC Envoy
GMC G1500
GMC G2500
GMC G3500
GMC K1500
GMC K2500
GMC Savanna 1500
GMC Savanna 2500
GMC Savanna 3500
GMC Sierra 1500
GMC Sierra 2500 HD
GMC Sierra 3500 HD
GMC Sonoma
GMC Suburban
GMC Terrain
GMC W3500
GMC W4500
GMC Yukon
Honda Accord
Honda Civic
Honda CR-V
Honda Fit
Honda Odyssey
Honda Pilot
Honda Ridgeline
Hummer H2
Hummer H3
Hyundai Santa Fe
Hyundai Elantra
Infiniti G35
Infiniti QX4
Infiniti QX56
Isuzu Ascender
Isuzu Axiom
Isuzu NPR
Isuzu Rodeo
Isuzu Trooper
Jeep Commander
Jeep Grand Cherokee
Jeep Liberty
Jeep Wrangler
Lexus GS300
Lexus GS400
Lexus GX470
Lexus IS300
Lexus LS400
Lexus LS430
Lexus LX470
Lexus RX300
Lincoln Aviator
Lincoln LS
Lincoln Mark LT
Lincoln MKC
Lincoln MKS
Lincoln MKT
Lincoln MKX
Lincoln MKZ
Lincoln Navigator
Lincoln Town Car
Lincoln Zephyr
Mazda 2
Mazda 3
Mazda 5
Mazda 6
Mazda 626
Mazda CX-7
Mazda CX-9
Mazda Tribute
Mercury Grand Marquis
Mercury Marauder
Mercury Mariner
Mercury Milan
Mercury Montego
Mercury Mountaineer
Mercury Sable
Mini Cooper
Nissan Altima
Nissan Armada
Nissan Frontier
Nissan Maxima
Nissan Murano
Nissan Pathfinder
Nissan Quest
Nissan Rogue
Nissan Sentra
Nissan Titan
Nissan Versa
Nissan Xterra
Pontiac Aztek
Pontiac Bonneville
Pontiac Firebird
Pontiac G5
Pontiac G6
Pontiac G8
Pontiac Grand Am
Pontiac Grand Prix
Pontiac GTO
Pontiac Montana
Pontiac Torrent
Pontiac Vibe
Ram 1500
Ram 2500
Ram 3500
Ram C/V
Ram Dakota
Saturn Aura
Saturn Ion
Saturn Outlook
Saturn Relay
Saturn Vue
Toyota 4Runner
Toyota Avalon
Toyota Camry
Toyota Corolla
Toyota FJ Cruiser
Toyota Highlander
Toyota Land Cruiser
Toyota Matrix
Toyota RAV4
Toyota Sequoia
Toyota Sienna
Toyota Solara
Toyota Tacoma
Toyota Tundra
Volkswagen Jetta
Volkswagen Routan
Volvo C30
Volvo C70
Volvo S40
Volvo S60
Volvo S70
Volvo S80
Volvo V40
Volvo V50
Volvo V70
Volvo XC70
Volvo XC90

 

Hendricks Auto Service & Transmission

hendricks-auto-service-transmission(937) 233-6603
5719 Brandt Pike
Dayton, OH 45424

Website: http://hendricksautoservice.com/

If your car isn’t running properly, we’ve got the experienced technicians providing the auto diagnostics you need to find the problem and get you the accurate repairs you need.

J & B Automatic Transmission

j-b-automatic-transmission(937) 233-7901
2547 Valley Pike
Dayton, OH 45404

Website: http://www.jandbtransmission.com/

J And B Transmission Is A Atra Certified Facility Passing All Testing Areas In Chasis, Diagnotician,and Rebuilder Tests. Scott Smith Is Ase Certified In Transmissions. J And B Sends Their Employees To Transmission Tech Seminars To Keep Up With The Newest Technology And Latest Fixes For Todays Transmissions.j&b Transmission Has Been In Business Since 1964.

Brownie’s Independent Transmission – Northridge/Vandalia Location

brownies-independent-transmission(937) 890-5833
5932 N Dixie Dr
Dayton, OH 45414

Website: http://www.independenttransmission.com/

BROWNIE’S INDEPENDENT TRANSMISSION has been THE name in transmissions in the greater Dayton, Ohio area since 1957. As a leading transmission expert, Brownie’s offers quality service, technical expertise on your automatic & manual transmission, clutches, differentials, and all drive­line components for automobiles, SUV’s, vans, motor homes, and light trucks.

Dayton Transmission Repair

dayton-transmission-repair(937) 356-3683
215 S Patterson Blvd
Dayton, OH 45402

Website: https://daytontransmissionrepair.com/

We don’t have the luxury of being sent work just for servicing a dealership. We know if we don’t get the job done quickly, completely, and to full satisfaction, our customers will go somewhere else.

Transmission Shops in Nearby Areas

Ohio State Licensing Requirements

Ohio does not require transmission shops in Dayton, OH to qualify for a state license, so there is no state standard for competency among transmission repair services. They require only a registration, for which there is no inspection or testing of ability in transmission repair.

Fair Replacement Transmission Cost by Vehicle

  1. Find your transmission model in the table below for fair prices from reputable suppliers. Also fair labor cost for local installation at a local auto repair shop.

  2. Get a free estimate on a remanufactured transmission by email.

Fair Remanufactured Transmission Price Ranges by Transmission Model Updated July 2018

transmission repair cost
Download Replacement Transmission Cost Guide PDF

Likewise, Ohio has no legal requirement that services for transmission repair in Dayton, OH first show proof of liability insurance to reimburse you in the event of any damages that might occur during servicing.

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