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605 E 4th Street, Sioux Falls, SD 57103

Meet the Sioux Falls Transmission Repair Staff

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You should feel confident in the service you will receive at Jim's Transmission Service as the gang pictured has over 190 Years of combined experience! Rich in knowledge and tradition, Jim's has the know how and hands on expertise to help when it is needed most.

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Jim is the founder of our facility. For over 45 years he has worked daily serving Sioux Falls and the surrounding area with honesty, integrity and fairness. Jim has been featured in many articles and is a staple of the community. He never missed a day of work in over 45 years!  Jim has quite the following among South Dakota race fans having excelled in the Sprint car class for years! Married over 30 years, Jim and his wife are trying to spend more time fishing at their place on the river facility. For over 45 years he has worked daily serving Sioux Falls and the surrounding area with honesty, integrity and fairness. Jim has been featured in many articles and is a staple of the community. He never missed a day of work in over 45 years!  Jim has quite the following among South Dakota race fans having excelled in the Sprint car class for years! Married over 30 years, Jim and his wife are trying to spend more time fishing at their place on the river.

 

 

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Kieth started in 1976 at Jim's Transmission when he was 15 years old. Having grown up in the transmission business he truly knows all aspects of the shop! Most of the time Kieth builds units and has been known to run the counter and is the resident snow blower! Kieth has been married to his wife Debra for 33 years and two children and a grandson! A huge Dale Earnhardt and Dale Earnhardt Jr fan, Nascar and racing has been a passion for years. Kieth also has raced a few cars himself and assisted Jim with his Sprint Cars!  Kieth has worked at Jims his entire life!

 

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Shone was added to the team in 2014. A 25 year  experience  general automotive technician by trade, Shone is our removal and replacement specialist as well as a heck of a carpenter! He has been married 16 years and is raising three children, a bunch of dogs and a few cats ! Shone also is an outdoorsman who hunts and fishes.  Also a  muscle car fanatic, Shone is currently restoring a 1979Pontiac Trans Am.



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Mark started in the transmission business in the early 90s. Automatic Transmissions had always fascinated him and decided that was the direction to take! A multi tasker, Mark keeps the shop rolling manning the phones, ordering parts, performing mobile diagnostics, temporary shuttle driver, resident computer nerd and keep the place rolling. Mark has one daughter and even a grandson! A huge football history buff and likes to work with his camera in the down time. Sioux Falls has become his permanent home and loves the downtown area!

 

 

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Alex D Etrheim

Alex came to Jim's National Transmission as a graduate of Lake Area Tech holding an associates degree in Automotive Technology. He attended Lake Area Tech after graduating from Garretson SD High School. A genuine car enthusiast with a knack for electrical diagnosis and repair. Alex spends his spare time with his girlfriend and fishing! Maybe not in that order.