Is It Time To Replace Your Transmission?

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Making the call to get a new transmission can be difficult. At Blue Lakes Auto Repair in Twin Falls, ID, we’re here to help you make the right choice.

If your transmission has completely given out, there isn’t much of a decision to be made - either buy a new car or replace the transmission. However, other issues may seem like more of a gray area - shifting problems, slippage, and other woes may plague a transmission that still works at the moment, leaving you wondering how to proceed. In many instances, it may be better to go ahead and replace the whole thing.

Rebuilding a transmission is a time consuming and difficult task, and one that doesn’t always come cheap. Not to mention, you’ll have your car, truck, or SUV down for as long as it takes to get the job done. With a replacement transmission, there are a lot of benefits.

First and foremost, there’s cost; it will often cost less to simply replace a transmission rather than repair one since the many hours of labor in between removal and installation are cut from the equation. In addition, you know you won’t be dealing with another unrelated issue in the near future - if one component on your transmission is badly worn, there’s a good chance the rest aren’t far behind. You’ll also be looking at a lot less downtime with a replacement. A job that can take at least a week or more can be completed in only a day or two, without all the labor in between.

If you think it might be time to replace your transmission, let us know. Our technicians will give you an expert opinion on your situation, and help you decide which direction is best for you. We’ll have your car shifting smoothly again in no time. No matter your repair or maintenance needs, we’ve got you covered. For the best transmission service shop in Twin Falls, ID, call or stop by Blue Lakes Auto Repair today.



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Blue Lakes Auto Repair

490 Washington St S
Twin Falls, ID 83301

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