For Jerry and Mary Ellen Heirigs, J & M Transmission and Auto Service in more than a place people bring their cars for service and repairs. It is a fun place to meet new friends and continue longtime friendships.
With many years of experience as an automotive technician, Jerry started J & M Transmission in 1993. It did not take long for J & M Transmission to be recognized as the best place to have transmission repairs done in Tea and Sioux Falls and the surrounding area. While Jerry is a transmission specialist, it was not his technical expertise that made people seek him out when they had a transmission problem. It was his reputation for being honest and dependable. It was like doing business with a friend.
As the business grew, Jerry added staff and instilled in his crew the same treat our customers like your friends approach to the business. Eventually, Mary Ellen left her career as a nurse to join Jerry in the family business and she always suggests you “let my family take care of your family.”
Today, J & M Transmission has expanded its service offerings to include all makes and models in the full service facility and added Auto Service to the name. It was what people were asking for. So now you will get that same friendly service whether your vehicle is in for maintenance services or a major overhaul.
Jerry and Mary Ellen grew up in rural Hurley area and have lived in Sioux Falls for over 20 years. Their family includes Joshua and his wife Rachel and Jeremy. They are involved in with church, school and many local community events.
“Our goal is not to have the most customers; it is to have the best friends.” Call or stop by today and let’s get acquainted, find out what it’s like to be a friend instead of a customer.