Transmission Repairs in Louisville, Kentucky
Dixie Hwy, Preston Hwy, and St. Matthews Transmission Repair Shops
Have you been dealing with a transmission problem for some time? Are you unsure about the extent of the problem with your transmission? Getting a transmission fluid change and transmission flush is important maintenance for your vehicle’s health – that’s why vehicle manufacturers recommend regularly scheduled transmission service. If you keep up with your transmission maintenance, your car can run newer, stronger longer. We also offer truck transmission services, which is needed for trucks that tow under heavy conditions. AAMCO Louisville, KY expert auto technicians can take care of all your vehicle transmission needs and keep your car functioning at peak performance.
When You Need the Best Transmission Repair, AAMCO Louisville
Every AAMCO Louisville, KY Transmission service starts off with a vehicle courtesy check. If our initial transmission diagnostic calls for service, you can be sure it’ll be done right with AAMCO. If your car’s transmission problems can be solved with a fluid change or our Power Purge® service, that’s what we’ll recommend. We have the technology and expertise to pin-point the cause of your transmission problems. We only repair what needs fixing and nothing more. Many times, we’ll discover your transmission only requires a minor repair. That’s why AAMCO Louisville is the most trusted name in quality, affordable transmission services and repairs for over 50 years.
Transmission Diagnostic Services in Louisville, KY
Once this initial evaluation is complete, we will place your vehicle on a lift and inspect the external components of the transmission. We will evaluate:
- Shift linkage or cable.
- Vacuum connections.
- TV/detent cable/linkage.
- Harness connections.
- Ground connections.
- Engine mounts.
- Axles and shafts.
- U-Joints or CV joints.
- Fluid retention.
- Pan gasket.
- Wire condition.
Certified Transmission Repair Technicians
When you need an expert transmission technician for your car’s transmission repair, trust the best, most experienced mechanics around – your local AAMCO Louisville, KY Transmission & Total Car Care auto service centers. At each of our Louisville locations, we diagnose the transmission problem, discuss your options with you, and set a plan for repair. We rebuild your transmission the right way with the highest quality parts. You can rest easy that your transmission is fixed right and reliably the first time. Find a transmission repair shop near you today. Is your vehicle stuck and need a tow? AAMCO Louisville, KY has your back.
Q: How frequently should my transmission's fluid be changed?
A: Many modern cars can go for an initial 100,000 miles before needing a transmission fluid flush but many manuals recommend changing your transmission fluid every 30,000 to 50,000 miles for manual transmission and 60,000 to 100,000 miles for automatic transmission vehicles.
Q: Can driving condition's affect my transmission?
A: Absolutely. Cold weather can affect many things from your transmission, engine, battery, cooling, and more. However, you can prevent future breakdowns even in the harshest of conditions with our tune-up services offered at AAMCO Louisville, KY.
Q: Do I need a transmission repair or a replacement?
A: Many who bring their car into AAMCO Louisville for servicing will find out that repairs can be relatively inexpensive. The difference between a repair and a rebuild is entirely dependent on the issues detected with your transmission. For many, our diagnostics can catch problems early to save you money. For additional info please see here.
Q: What Are Signs That Your Transmission Needs to be Inspected?
A: These symptoms are tell-tale signs that you may have transmission problems.
- High RPM (over 3,500)
- Delays in acceleration
- Inability to reverse
- Unusual or burnt smells
- Check engine light
- Difficulty shifting gears
- Shifting gears produces a harsh response, or any strange noises.
Q: Why does transmission repair cost so much?
A: At AAMCO Louisville, KY, we strive to keep costs low, provide you with quality parts, trusted labor, and repair your transmission the right way. The reason that transmission work is so expensive is because of the many intricacies that come with most modern automatic transmissions. Each part is individually removed, cleaned, serviced, and checked for any damage. We also service on-board computers, sub assemblies, and test to see that each functions properly.
Q: I see red oil on the ground. What is wrong with my car?
A: Seeing this red oil on the ground is a sign that you have a leak and that your transmission is in need of a reseal. Should you continue to drive around and ignore this leak, you will immediately feel the difference when you shift gears. You may have difficulty getting into gear or notice that your car’s performance when you accelerate. In order to prevent further damage to your engine and transmission, it is best to get help from a licensed professional. When you come in for an inspection, our trusted mechanics will inspect your transmission for any leaks and loose gaskets. Many external seals can be fixed without removing the transmission, but should your front seal need attention, a more expensive repair is required.