Transmission & Auto Repair
Sharp Transmissions, family-owned and operated, is an auto repair shop in Kingston NY offering repair services for most foreign and American vehicles. We hire the best auto mechanics in Kingston and offer a great Peace of Mind warranty protection on all of the vehicles we service and repair. We specialize in transmission repair for all vehicles as well as general auto repair services to include but not limited to brakes, alignments, wheels, suspension, electrical, HVAC, belts & hoses, differential, and more.
Kingston NY Automotive Repair & Service
Kingston NYAuto Repair & Service
Sharp Transmissions & Total Car Care in Kingston New York welcomes you to our auto repair shop website. Each technician at our transmission shop in Kingston is ATRA Certified in automatic transmission repair, manual transmissions, and transfer case repair. They are highly qualified and ready to deliver their expert automotive transmission repair, technical knowledge & skills for any transmission or drivetrain repair need.
Sharp Transmissions & Total Care Car is a full service family-owned and operated auto repair shop in Kingston NY. We are experts in all aspects of vehicle maintenance and repair, from engine oil changes to the most complicated repair tasks. Our experts can diagnose difficult problems the first time, perform the repairs professionally and stand behind the work. Please call us or stop in!
Look around our web site and if you have any questions, don't hesitate to drop by, e-mail or phone us at 845 339 5141. We are here to help you.
Sharp Transmissions understands that problems with a vehicle are often unexpected. That is why we try to help our customers by identifying affordable financial solutions to help with the unfortunate cost of repairing a vehicle.Get Qualified
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Sharp Transmissions knows a light on a dash that will not go away can be troubling. We invite you to use our online index of dashboard warning lights to help you identify the problem and schedule a free diagnosis today so our technicians can help solve your problem today!Online Index
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Sharp Transmissions is proud of our troops and happy to be an official drop-off location in the Kingston area for the national non-profit known as Cell Phones for Soldiers. If you have an unwanted cell phone and wish to help we would welcome your participation!Donate Now
A real professional i would take any car with any problem to this place.its hard to find a mechanic you can trust and Milt is just that.
Accord New York
Jay Wells of Accord New York
"A real professional i would take any car with any problem to this place.its hard to find a mechanic you can trust and Milt is just that."
The timing was exactly as he predicted and the final price if the transmission matched the estimate.
Elizabeth Murphy of Saugerties NY
"My husband's 1999 Saturn needed a new transmission. Sharp Transmission was recommended to us by our mechanic, and we thought it couldn't hurt to see what they could do before searching for a new car. Milt was fantastic; calm and reassuring. The estimate for a rebuilt transmission, assuming he could find one, was about half what I thought I would have to pay. The timing was exactly as he predicted and the final price if the transmission matched the estimate. Other issues were discovered once work began, but his communication was excellent and the whole job was completed within the original time frame. I would definitely recommend Sharp Transmission to anyone who needs this type of work done and wants to know the cost will be low and the quality high."
When my local shop could not handle my car's transmission problem, I was advised to go to Sharp in Kingston.
Jean K of Kerhonkson
"When my local shop could not handle my car's transmission problem, I was advised to go to Sharp in Kingston. Milt had the car towed and called me with my options. After making an informed decision and giving Milt the OK, he began the work and called to give me bad news: the vehicle, 10 years old, had multiple additional problems. The cost to repair exceeded the value of the vehicle. Milt kept the car until I was able to get it hauled away, made a recommendation for a replacement vehicle and charged me a minimal charge for the work. How respectable. Six stars!"
Thanks Milt! For the great service and honesty that's hard to find in this world today....
Long Island NY
Thomas T. of Long Island NY
"Quality Excellent Thanks Milt! For the great service and honesty that's hard to find in this world today.... On 12/8/08 I broke down on the NYST south. I asked the tow truck driver to take me to the most reputable transmission place he knew, and that he did! When I walked into the shop, I first asked if I could use the bathroom, when I walked into the bathroom I was surprised to see how clean it was for a repair shop, too me the first good indicator.. After peaking in the shop and noticing a clean organized work environment I felt even better.... After leaving the vehicle and having them diagnose the problem they gave me two options, factory rebuilt or rebuild the existing.. I did wind up going with the factory rebuild with a great warranty and to this day almost four years later and no problems, I would highly recommend Milt and his crew! Also to this day Milt will answer any questions in regards to the vehicle I had repaired almost 4 years ago without any hesitation.... But let me remind you the questions I ask are regular service questions, not problems I'm having, because I have had no problems what so ever! THANKS again Sharp Transmissions"
Very impressed by Sharp Transmission. Did great work on my old Honda Odyssey 1999. Offered followup testing and did a thorough and decent job. Communicated well. The mechanics were very knowledgeable and helpful
New Paltz NY
J.H. J.H. of New Paltz NY
"Very impressed by Sharp Transmission. Did great work on my old Honda Odyssey 1999. Offered followup testing and did a thorough and decent job. Communicated well. The mechanics were very knowledgeable and helpful"
Their prices are very reasonable and they always explain everything and tell me what options I have. I highly recommend them.
Stone Ridge NY
Anna C. of Stone Ridge NY
"Experience and Honesty. I've been taking my vehicles to Sharp Transmissions in Kingston for over 20 years. I can always count on them to be honest and fast. Their prices are very reasonable and they always explain everything and tell me what options I have. I highly recommend them. "
If you think you have a transmission issue?, TAKE IT TO SHARP!
GoodHorsekeeping GoodHorsekeeping of Kerhonkson NY
"Superior Transmission Service from Sharp Transmissions. I took my 2002 Ford Ranger into STS Tire and Auto because I had a terrible noise that turned out to be wheel bearings and chopped tires. I was also mistakenly told by a service tech (STS)not from Sharp) and (not a transmission specialist) that my transmission was not shifting properly. (tech's error). If transmission was not shifting properly, I would be doing 60 mph in 2nd gear @ 3500+ R.P.M.(after the fact) and I would know it. The manager from STS highly recommended that I take my truck to SHARP Transmissions in Kingston. I did. They found NOTHING wrong with the transmission other then to recommended a flush. So I had it flushed at 75K, end of story. Truck would have needed to be flushed anyway. Transmission had no issues. What does that say about Sharp Transmission's?? If you think you have a transmission issue?, TAKE IT TO SHARP! I did how ever wind up getting wheel bearings and tires at S.T.S.. I Knew it was coming. The noise was a combination of bearings and chopped tires. Had I rotated the tires every 5 to 7k miles, I would have just needed bearings. Thank you MIlton and your staff for taking good care of my Truck! So if your transmission dies and you can't drive your vehicle there then tow it there! Sharp has all the diagnostic equipment and professional service for your transmission! K.F. I will always recommend you!"
You want the best, you got the best!.
Hyde Park NY
Dave Reuter of Hyde Park NY
"You want the best, you got the best!. I recently had an issue with my 2003 Ford Explorer. I took it to 3 different mechanics and no one could figure it out. Finally, a friend suggested I take it to sharp in Kingston. I got a call the next day that the car was ready and the issue was solved. Thanks guys for being so knowledgeable. Lets put it this way. If you had to have an operation, would you want to use the guy who has done 5 of them or the guy who has done 5000. Enough said..."
The mechanic (Milt) test drove my minivan hooking the computer to locate the problem alongside me. After the test, he told me that it was not the transmission problem; it was a problem with Throttle Position Censor (TPS). He replaced the TPS while I waited. I paid $300 for this service. They were very professional and courteous.
Shafiul Choudhury of Saugerties NY
"Car Trouble and a good solution. I recently had a problem with my 2003 Mazda MPV (app.115k miles). The vehicle started shking while shifting gears. Shaking increased with increasing speed. I took my car to a local Monroe shop. They recommended to have it checked for transmission problem. I made an appointment with Sharp Transmission of Kingston, New York. The mechanic (Milt) test drove my minivan hooking the computer to locate the problem alongside me. After the test, he told me that it was not the transmission problem; it was a problem with Throttle Position Censor (TPS). He replaced the TPS while I waited. I paid $300 for this service. They were very professional and courteous. I am very satisfied with Sharp Transmissionâ€™s service."
I'm glad that over the last few years Sharp Transmissions has expanded it's services to include ALL things automotive.
John Platania of Rhinebeck NY
"I'm glad that over the last few years Sharp Transmissions has expanded it's services to include ALL things automotive. They handle all my car care needs - most recently valve cover gasket replacement - expertly, reasonably & always in a timely manner. Highly recommended."
Sharp Transmissions is pleased to introduce our valued team of automotive repair & service specialists. Our staff is dedicated to ensuring our customers get only the best auto repair in Kingston, at the right cost, and to their complete satisfaction.
David is a very skilled technician and we are very happy to have him on board. He is a NYS certified motor vehicle inspector, an ASE technician and has years of experience repairing and maintaining today's modern vehicle systems.
Kyle has been working at Sharp since 2015 after graduating from the automotive program at Hudson Valley Community College. He has become a skilled technician and always does a thorough and competent job repairing our customer vehicles.
Milt, Owner and a very skilled professional with almost 30 years in the transmission and auto repair business. He is well known in the area as an expert in his field, and can help make your auto repairs experience as pleasant as possible. Most of the diagnostics start with him and he has solved some of the toughest problems. He is also an an automobile restorer and has brought back to life many classic automobiles.
Bill is our main rebuilder and is as meticulous as they come and always makes sure the details are attended to. As co-owner of Sharp he is dedicated to making sure everything goes well and that you are receiving the highest level of service for your money. This is another good reason to have Sharp service your vehicle, the owners are in the building and participating in the repairs of your vehicle.
This is our friend Ted, always willing to help out. We value his friendship over the many years we have been together, and boy he can really chat it up! While he has not been feeling well lately, we wish him and his family all the best! Get well soon Ted!
This is Leah,our office gal! She is also Milt's daughter. She has completed college and now has her Master's in education and is now smarter than her father...so she thinks.