Best Drive Train Repair in Idaho

The drive train of your vehicle is its powerhouse, seamlessly transmitting power from the engine to the wheels, ensuring a smooth, efficient ride. When drive train issues arise, they manifest as anything from unsettling noises, vibrations, or the dreaded feeling of power loss, compromising not just your vehicle’s performance but also your safety and comfort.

Understanding the complexity and critical nature of drive train problems, Dowdy’s Auto is dedicated to offering unmatched drive train repair services across Idaho. Our aim is to ensure your vehicle performs optimally, providing you with a reliable, enjoyable driving experience without the worry of unexpected breakdowns or costly damages.

Our Expert Drive Train Repair Services

Transmission Repair and Rebuilding

Whether it’s an automatic or manual transmission, our team is equipped to handle repairs, from minor adjustments and fluid changes to complete rebuilds, restoring its seamless operation.

Differential Service

Essential for allowing your wheels to turn at different speeds, particularly when cornering, differential issues can greatly affect your vehicle’s handling. We offer comprehensive differential repair and fluid replacement services.

Transfer Case Repairs

For vehicles with four-wheel drive or all-wheel drive, the transfer case is crucial. We provide repair services to address issues affecting power distribution between the axles.

CV Joint and Axle Repairs

Clicking noises during turns or vibrations indicate CV joint or axle problems. Our services include repair or replacement of these critical components, ensuring smooth power transmission to the wheels.

Driveshaft Repairs

A damaged or unbalanced driveshaft can lead to significant vibration and wear on other components. We offer driveshaft repair and balancing to eliminate these concerns.

Clutch Repairs and Replacements

Manual transmission vehicles rely heavily on the clutch for shifting gears. Our clutch service ensures that your gear shifts are smooth and effective, prolonging the life of your transmission.

Why Dowdy’s Auto is Your Trusted Drive Train Repair Partner

Choosing Dowdy’s Auto for your drive train repairs means putting your vehicle in the hands of professionals who prioritize quality, precision, and integrity:

  • Expert Technicians: Our ASE-certified technicians are drive train specialists, with the skills and experience to diagnose and repair issues across a wide variety of vehicle makes and models.
  • State-of-the-Art Technology: We utilize the latest diagnostic equipment and repair techniques to ensure accurate, efficient repairs, addressing issues at their core to prevent future problems.
  • Quality Parts: In every repair, we use only OEM or superior quality parts, ensuring your drive train components operate flawlessly and last longer.
  • Transparent Communication: We believe in honest, upfront communication. We provide detailed explanations of our diagnostic findings and the proposed repairs, along with a comprehensive estimate, ensuring you’re fully informed and comfortable with the process.

For over 30 years, Dowdy’s Auto has been a cornerstone of the Treasure Valley community, renowned for our commitment to honesty, respect, and fair pricing. With convenient locations across Boise, Meridian, and Ontario, OR, we’re here to ensure your drive train repair experience is as seamless and satisfactory as possible.


3183 S. Federal Way
Boise, ID 83705

MON – FRI: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM



1645 W Grove St
Boise, ID 83702

MON – FRI: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM



1890 S. Meridian Rd
Meridian, ID 83642

MON – FRI: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM



4850 N Elsinore Ave
Meridian, ID 83646

MON – FRI: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM



1821 SW 4th Ave
Ontario, OR 97914

MON – FRI: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM



1202 W State St, Boise,
ID 83702

MON – FRI: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM