Transmission Repair in Rochester, MN

Why Choose Tilson’s Auto Repair for your Transmission Repair?

Your transmission is an incredibly important piece of your drivetrain — without it, there is no way to direct power to your wheels. It is also very complex, one of the most complicated units in your vehicle. A faulty transmission can leave you stranded, and taking a bad transmission to just any shop for transmission repairs can end up costing you quite a bit of cash. That’s why, for over 30 years, the folks of Rochester and the surrounding region have been bringing their cars, trucks, and SUVs into Tilson’s Auto Repair whenever they are in need of transmission repairs. We are the trusted, affordable service center with hometown spirit and customer service.

Transmission repairs from highly experienced technicians

Our ASE-Certified technicians are familiar with a variety of transmission, ranging from classic transmissions like four-speed manuals, up to the most modern automatics that can have up to a nine gears. Our technicians are familiar with the differences found in the transmissions on foreign and domestic cars as well, so whether you have a Volkswagen, a Honda, or a Ford, we can tackle your transmission repair. Transmissions serviced include:

  • Automatic Transmissions
  • Manual Transmissions
  • Semi-automatic Transmissions
  • Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT)

Thorough drivetrain inspections and overviews

We will perform an in-depth evaluation of your vehicle, including visual and mechanical inspections, along with asking you questions and potentially test driving your vehicle. All of this helps our technicians to zero in on the causes quickly and efficiently. Proper testing and probing before moving forward with transmission repair recommendations ensures that we never recommend the wrong repair to make. We will go over our findings with you, and give you the opportunity to ask any questions about the process, our findings, and our recommended repairs.

No-Pressure transmission repair recommendations

Every transmission repair recommendation we make is with the aim to give you the best repair option at the best possible price. We will provide you with a written quote for repairs or replacement, but we will never push you to make a decision. We know that transmission repairs aren’t exactly planned for, and there may be money or time concerns. We will work with you to figure out the best plan moving forward, the plan that fits you personally.

Repairs Performed with Quality Parts

Whether it is merely a transmission repair or a full replacement, we will always use the best available parts when performing the service. Poor-quality parts may not have the right fit for your vehicle, or may be made of inferior material. By using only the best OEM and aftermarket parts, we ensure that your transmission continues to operate smoothly, far into the future.


Always amazing service and very professional. Always get serviced quickly and for a fair price, their shuttle is very convenient if you have to do other things while getting your car fixed. I was recommended by a friend and will definitely be returning and recommending them to friends and family. Keep up the great work guys!!

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Julie T.

Rochester, MN

No Question Is Too Big or Too Small

When you want your vehicle worked on at a family-oriented, dependable, trustworthy shop with years of experience, there is only one place to go - Tilson’s Auto Repair. Let us help you with your auto repair, or any other vehicle services you may need, at our clean, modern shop at 1740 South Broadway Avenue in Rochester, Minnesota. Give us a call at (507) 282-4924 or schedule use our online form to schedule an appointment with us today!

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