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!

Yearly Archives: 2024

The Number One Transmission Problem & How To Avoid It

The Number One Transmission Problem & How To Avoid It

Your vehicle's transmission is critical in ensuring smooth operation and transferring power from the engine to the wheels. However, issues can arise unexpectedly, leading to costly repairs and inconvenience. There is a catch - one of them is the most common problem in vehicles as a whole. So, what is it? Understanding Transmission Fluid Leaks One of the most common transmission problems encountered by drivers is fluid leaks. Transmission fluid serves as a lubricant, coolant, and hydraulic fluid within the transmission system. When a leak occurs, it can lead to a variety of issues, including reduced lubrication, overheating, and eventual transmission failure. Identifying Transmission Fluid Leaks Transmission fluid leaks can manifest in various ways, including puddles of fluid beneath the vehicle, low fluid levels indicated on the dipstick, or visible signs of fluid seepage around transmission seals and gaskets. It's essential to address any ... read more

Types Of Antifreeze & How To Choose The Right One

Types Of Antifreeze & How To Choose The Right One

Ever wonder what keeps your car cool in the scorching summer and unfazed in the freezing winter? The answer lies in a little magic potion known as antifreeze. This part of your car’s engine plays a pivotal role in maintaining your vehicle's health, but with different types available, how do you choose the right one? Understanding Antifreeze Antifreeze does more than just prevent the engine from freezing in winter; it also keeps it cool in summer and protects it from corrosion. The key ingredients in antifreeze include ethylene glycol or propylene glycol, along with additives to resist corrosion. Knowing what makes up antifreeze is the first step in choosing the right type for your vehicle. The Different Types - Colors and Composition Antifreeze, essential for your car’s engine health, isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution. Its variety is reflected in its colors, each designed for specific engine types and materials. Let’s e ... read more

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