About Us

About Us ImageRapid Transmissions has been locally owned and operated since 1971. Rapid Transmissions is the largest independent transmission company in San Diego with three convenient locations to serve you in San Diego and La Mesa.

Rapid Transmissions services, repairs, and rebuilds transmissions, clutches and differentials on all makes and models of cars, trucks, vans, and motor homes. We are qualified to service both foreign and domestic vehicles.

Rapid Transmissions is also a proven source for Off Road and High Performance. We strive to offer the best customer service available.

While other automotive companies are trying to sell you a complete transmission, we are able to rebuild your transmission in our state of the art facilities. All three Rapid Transmissions locations are equipped with multiple service lifts and over sized racks to handle even the largest of vehicles.

Rapid Transmissions is committed to getting the job done right the first time at an affordable price.



Our expert team will provide an  EXTERNAL DIAGNOSIS, which includes a computerized code scan and a thorough road test of your vehicle, as long as it is drivable.

*More than 50% of the vehicles that visit Rapid need a minor repair, not a major repair.

Our expert team will check your vehicle fluids.

  • » Free Local Pick-Up and Delivery
  • » 24 Hour Towing
  • » Fully Licensed, Insured and State Certified
  • » Free Written Estimates (Pre-Work)
  • » Responsible Recycling of Parts, Batteries and Oil
  • » Financing Available with CarCareONE
  • » Warranty – valid at over 1,900 shops nationwide.

Just stop into one of our three San Diego locations and let us help you with your automotive repair needs or Call Us (800) 562-7675!