If a transmission is replaced in a vehicle does it have to go through the rebuilt process? No, this is not required to go through the rebuilt process. April 24, 2020 19:21 Related articles I did not receive any information about the salvage process after my vehicle was wrecked? If a vehicle has completed the rebuilt process in another state and comes back to Tennessee, is that acceptable? Why do I need to go through the salvage/rebuilt process?