Can Spark Plugs Last 100,000 Miles?
There have been times when the technicians at Sharp Transmissions have found spark plugs seized in the cylinder heads of some of our Kingston area customers' vehicles with as little as 60,000 miles on them. The removal of these seized plugs can result in hours of labor by our technicians at Sharp Transmissions. There have been rare occasions when Sharp Transmissions has needed to remove cylinder heads just to get the spark plugs removed. Sharp Transmissions suggests that in order for our customers in the Kingston are to maintain peak performance for their vehicles, that their spark plugs should not be run longer than 30,000 miles. Sharp Transmissions suggest that consumers should take those 100,000 mile spark plug marketing claims of manufacturers with a grain of salt.
Thanks again Sharp Transmission, you earned 5 stars from this customer.
Tina Gomo of Highland NY
"As I was getting ready for my daily morning commute to work I heard an off sound in my rear brakes. Without any appt or call I stopped into Sharp Transmissions to express my concerns. The owner Milt took my vehicle for an extensive road test and insured me that all is well, at no cost. It's so nice to have a car business that is all about customer service, as I left he reminded me about an upcoming oil change and transmission service to keep my vehicle in tip top shape for the climate changes. Thanks again Sharp Transmission, you earned 5 stars from this customer. "
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. "
My experience with Sharp Transmissions has always been positive. They were honest about what needed to be done on my vehicles and went above and beyond with their quality of work.
Barbara G. G.
Barbara G. G. of Kingston NY
"My experience with Sharp Transmissions has always been positive. They were honest about what needed to be done on my vehicles and went above and beyond with their quality of work."
You really are one of the last of the Good Guys!
Saugerties New York
Henry Sobeck of Saugerties New York
"Thank You Milt for all your help. You really are one of the last of the Good Guys!"
Great service! Honest and reliable care always!
Laura Hawthorne of Tivoli NY
"Great service! Honest and reliable care always! Using them for years and always get excellent work on my car. These guys really care and know their business. I would recommend them to everyone!"
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."
I highly recommend Sharp Transmission and Milt to anyone wanting top quality service.
Stone Ridge NY
Barry Greene of Stone Ridge NY
"Sharp Transmissions did a great job in two ways for me: First, my 28 Tudor Ford hot rod needed a transmission, shift kit and drive shaft. When I purchased the rod, much of the existing equipment in these areas was in bad shape, some with poorly made parts that compromised performance and safety. Milt installed everything right and carefully explained the sourcing, process and work itself. I have also had other repairs and fabrication work done at Sharp on the rod and am very well satisfied by all of it, including the workmanship and care that went into every step. Whether you need regular transmission type work done, or specialty work on a unique vehicle, I highly recommend Sharp Transmission and Milt to anyone wanting top quality service."
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!"
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"
When all was said and done, I got the oil change, a transmission flush, a new battery, and a new air filter for a price that I'm positive would have been about triple at the dealer.
Leslie G. of Kingston NY
"I recently moved to Kingston and needed to find a place to take my car (Toyota Matrix). I'm one of those people who has always taken my car to the dealer, but this time I wanted to take it elsewhere to hopefully avoid getting gouged. So, I took my car to Sharp for an oil change and an overall check. There were certain things that the dealer had told me needed to be fixed, so I wanted Sharp to check these things and tell me if they truly did need to be addressed. When all was said and done, I got the oil change, a transmission flush, a new battery, and a new air filter for a price that I'm positive would have been about triple at the dealer. Also, they informed me that one of the things the dealer said needed to be fixed is not in need of repair. Milt was extremely courteous when I dropped off my car in the morning and when I picked it up in the afternoon (they finished about 3 hours earlier than scheduled, which was great). He went over the entire vehicle maintenance checklist with me and explained what had been checked, what had been fixed, and what would need to be fixed down the road. He even gave me a free pen to boot. My experience here was really great, and I will definitely return. I never felt like I was being sold things I don't need, which was a frequent experience at the dealer. I can safely say that my days at the dealer are done."