Exciting News! Springdale Automotive is now part of the GreatWater 360 Auto Care family! What does this mean for you? We can offer our customers even more; with upgrades in training, technology, and equipment that allows us to service your vehicle better. Most notably, we now offer a new 3 Year/36,000 Mile Nationwide Warranty. Come by and you'll find the same friendly faces and top-notch service you've come to know and trust!

4 Telltale Signs That Your Transmission Is In Trouble

The transmission system is one of your car's many complex systems responsible for transferring power from the engine to your wheels. When it is in trouble, you will notice several signs of performance issues. These are four common issues you'll run into if it is time for you to get a transmission repair or service.

Grinding Sounds While Shifting Gears

Grinding, whining, or other peculiar sounds that happen as your transmission shifts gears are undoubtedly a sign of transmission trouble. It may be caused by mechanical issues or a shortage of fluid. 

Transmission Fluid Leaks

If you notice a red-colored puddle near or around your parked car, you have a transmission leak. Your vehicle depends on transmission to fluid, so you should get your vehicle to the auto repair shop right away.

Slow or Unresponsiveness

If your RPMs jump when you shift gears, it can sometimes mean you are low on fluid. Without adequate transmission fluid levels, the system will be incapable of changing gear efficiently, resulting in delays.

Gear Slipping

If the vehicle slips out of gear, it can be very dangerous for you to continue driving. The loss of control in your car can lead to accidents or injuries, so please get help with your transmission ASAP.


Please don't delay seeking the assistance of a professional as transmission problems are likely to spread. Our shop is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities to handle all your transmission repairs and services, and we've been known to provide professional services in our area for over 25 years. For quality transmission repair in Louisville, KY, and Prospect, KY, please call, visit, or schedule an appointment with Springdale Automotive today. 

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