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An Automatic Transmission can be rebuilt in one day, but the average time it takes to rebuild an automatic transmission is three to four days.
Time frames for rebuilt transmissions
Explained in a Little More Detail
The time it takes to rebuild automatic transmissions is almost as important to some customers as the cost of the rebuild. The transmission shop you choose should be able to give you the average time it takes them to rebuild a transmission. On their written estimate to you for the rebuild cost, the time it should take them to complete the job should be listed as well. It's up to you take make sure though.
Although it can take one day to rebuild a simple automatic transmission, the one day turn around can usually only happen when the transmission is removed by another automotive shop or by the customer and taken to the transmission shop to rebuild, these jobs are referred to as "Bench Jobs". There are many reasons it could take much longer and here are a few of the reasons;
The Bottom Line
How long it takes to rebuild a transmission should be fairly close to the time the shop quoted you, but you can help the job stay on track too. Make sure the shop can reach you for an approval if needed, make sure their keeping you updated so you can hold them to the time frame, and if you need to make a decision about a suggested repair or part, try and get back with the shop as soon as possible; trying to fit your vehicle back into a the production schedule can be difficult for a busy shop and can have a major impact on how long it takes to rebuild an automatic transmission, especially yours.