Engine Repair

Keep an eye on the signs of engine damage.

Signs that your car may need engine repair include unusual noises like knocking or grinding, decreased performance such as reduced acceleration or power, a check engine light on the dashboard, excessive exhaust smoke, and engine overheating. Any of these symptoms should prompt immediate attention to prevent further damage and ensure the safety and reliability of your vehicle.

Unusual Noises

Reduced Power and Performance

Smoke from Exhaust

Engine Overheating

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Engine Repair in Jeffersontown, KY

Engine repair offers several benefits, including improved vehicle performance, increased fuel efficiency, and enhanced safety. By addressing issues promptly, you can extend your engine’s lifespan and avoid more extensive and costly damage down the road. Overall, engine repair saves you money in the long run and ensures your vehicle remains reliable and safe for daily travel.

Unusual Noises

Strange sounds such as knocking, tapping, or grinding can signal engine trouble. These noises may indicate issues with the internal components like pistons, bearings, or valves. Ignoring such sounds can lead to further damage and costly repairs.

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Reduced Power and Performance

If your vehicle experiences a noticeable decrease in power, acceleration, or overall performance, it could be a sign of engine damage. This may result from issues like a misfiring cylinder, clogged fuel injectors, or a malfunctioning turbocharger, which can negatively impact your driving experience and fuel efficiency.

Smoke from Exhaust

Excessive smoke emitting from your exhaust pipe can indicate engine problems. Different colored smoke can point to specific issues: blue smoke might suggest oil burning, white smoke can signal coolant leakage, and black smoke often indicates a rich fuel mixture or incomplete combustion. Addressing these issues promptly can prevent further damage and maintain environmental compliance.

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Thermostat Problem

A car’s thermostat regulates the engine’s temperature by controlling the flow of coolant. It stays closed when the engine is cold to heat up quickly and gradually opens as the engine warms up. If it fails or sticks open, the engine may run too cool, reducing efficiency. If it sticks closed, the engine can overheat, causing damage. A working thermostat is vital for maintaining engine health and performance.

We Offer All Automotive Services

Domestic, European, Asian, and Exotic Automotive Services.

Delivering expert care for a diverse range of vehicles, ensuring peak performance and unmatched driving experiences.

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Alexis Winters
December 11, 2023

I will always come to the shop! Very friendly and helpful staff. Thanks again guys!

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John Daly
March 20, 2024

Great service and great people!

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Gyner Xona
December 7, 2023

Fantastic repair shop!

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March 8, 2024
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Tammy R
May 24, 2024

Great service, technicians, and from a woman's perspective, I felt very lucky to have used this shop. Not pushy and very informative. I will be back.

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Kaitlyn Morrison
May 21, 2024

I recently had an excellent experience at The Shop! They were not only friendly and welcoming but also extremely prompt in scheduling my car for service. The price was very reasonable, and the quality of work was top-notch, reflecting their expertise. Highly recommend for anyone needing reliable car service!

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Debby Canary
June 4, 2024

Very pleased. They are honest. I highly recommend that you give them a try.

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Justin Allen
May 8, 2024

Best place in town 🙌🏼 thanks for all your help getting my vehicles back to where they need to be.

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Brad Hooper
November 30, 2023

Stephen is very accommodating, the expectation was set and they followed through on time, I don't think you could ask for better.

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January 22, 2024

The people here are friendly and honest. The work they do is amazing and it's well priced. Definitely would recommend 👍.

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Jefry Sandres
December 29, 2023

After a couple of mechanic shops and dealership. They were able to find where my car was leaking oil from and I’m thankful for their work

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Rick Weed
February 22, 2024

I was traveling and needed a radiator hose replaced. The Shop was able to replace the hose and coolant, and get me on my way quickly. They even washed the old coolant out of the engine compartment. They really saved my day. 10 Stars for The Shop.

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Gary Moore
February 8, 2024

Good Experience! Both employees that I had contact with were courtesy and knowledgeable Will use again for future services

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Matt Reynolds
May 15, 2024

Can't say enough about these guys. Stephen and Jacob are awesome. The rack and pinion replacement they did for me around a year ago is driving great. And today they beat Amazon on the battery they sold us!

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Nina Smith
December 11, 2023

I was well pleased with the quality of service provided on my vehicle and the professionalism of Steve and Jacob at The Shop!!! I highly recommend The Shop for vehicle maintenance services. The service was excellent, and Steve was very helpful with my overall experience , he went well far and beyond to ensure I was included in the total process with my vehicle. Great team at The Shop!!!

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Andrew Ellis
February 21, 2024

Steven and Jacob are by far two of the most knowledgable mechanics I know. Not to mention their communication and clean shop! I would recommend them for any work and they have all of my business. Thanks Guys!

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Brach McRae
February 10, 2024

Took care of a brake job that another prominent brake shop in town didn't want to mess with. Fair price. Follow up call from the mechanic the next day to ensure car was operating properly.

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Elizabeth Howard
March 27, 2024

As a woman who has tried multiple automotive shops both chain and small, I cannot recommend The Shop enough. Their style of informing me what was going on with my 2011 VW Golf TDI was knowledgeable without mansplaining and was incredibly refreshing. This is a tip to toe mentality shared among the entire Shop, and you could tell they actually liked their jobs. Not common these days, but so nice to see. I have never felt more confident in my understanding of what is actually being worked on in my car and that the work being performed is of the highest quality. I will without a doubt be a lifelong customer. No one I'd trust more at this point.

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Tim Orban
April 15, 2024

These guys are phenomenal, the quality customer service as well as the quality work is hard to top. These guys can fix everything from your daily driver to your track driven race car. I highly recommend these guys to anyone needing any kind of maintenance and repairs for a quality price.

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Krista Moberly
April 25, 2024

I thought I had a serious issue when it was really just the wrong bulb being placed incorrectly. Pricing was completely fair and customer service was amazing!! Will be coming back

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Patrick Kelly
January 4, 2024

I had a great experience getting my Jeep Grand Cherokee fixed up at the shop! The staff there were very knowledgeable and informative and I could tell they were looking out for me every step of the way. They gave me multiple options on repairs and bulb replacements and ended up getting me a great price on replacing my headlights. In the end it was FAR cheaper than what I was quoted at the Jeep dealership. I love supporting local businesses when I can and a trustworthy and competent mechanic is invaluable! I will certainly be taking all of my vehicles there for any future repairs!

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Justin Bensel
February 8, 2024
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Wes Clark
June 10, 2024

Best service in the city of Lousiville by far!

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Lennon Radcliffe
December 14, 2023

Love the location by the Gaslight Square. Very easy and accessible for low cars. I called the day before and they squeezed me in for a quick alignment on my daily driver so I could ensure a clean bill of health on my end of year road trip. They even followed up a day after the service to get feedback on the alignment for satisfaction. This part I was not expecting them to do so it was nice to know they are hungry for continuous improvements. I have two other track performance-oriented cars that will be allowed to go there as they are a trusted place to be.

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Erin Tenjo
March 30, 2024

Loved this shop! Glad I brought my car here and I will recommend anyone to come here when looking for a good crew to take care of you. The Shop saved the day with a sudden emergency with the vehicle and they did a great job taking care of it. ⚙️

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Katie Moore
June 7, 2024

Appreciate and love The Shop SO much! I desperately needed an oil change before going out of town and they thankfully were able to squeeze me in. Their staff are so friendly, the waiting area is very clean and it was an amazing deal! We will definitely be back and I’ve already started messaging family before even walking out the door. Thank you guys!

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John Baird
March 11, 2024

Took 2009 honda ridgeline to be checked out before purchasing from honda world. Pointed out several small issues and I informed honda and saved money on the price of vehicle. Very nice and professional.

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Lora
May 24, 2024

They were pleasant and able to get me in quickly.

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Casey Cox
May 16, 2024

All of the employees were super kind and helpful!

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Heather Gray
April 18, 2024

AMAZING work done by an awesome crew! These are the NICEST most reasonable people. They diagnosed the problem last minute, performed excellent, high quality work at the drop of the dime, stayed late so I could get my vehicle(s). Affordable price, I was able to get BOTH my vehicles repaired. I will forever come back to this place, this is THE SHOP.

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Warren Mills
April 3, 2024

Excellent in everyway

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James Burns
April 17, 2024

As a former mechanic shop owner, I am very pickie. These guys are honest and fair, and as far as my three vists, they do a great job. STEVE is helpful .it is hard to find a shop you can trust, but they have earned mine. Keep up the good work. My go to guys!!!! Rate a 10 in book.

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Linda Allen
March 2, 2024

My grandson recently went there and had an awesome experience with his car! If he had a great experience, then I’m sure everyone else would too!

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Dennis Truman
February 21, 2024

My experience with The Shop was above par! My daughters car wouldn't start and I needed to have it towed. I called around multiple places and they all were about 2 weeks out. I called the shop initially and they didn't answer. However, I left a message and within just a couple minutes I had a call back and a text from The Shop. I called back and they could look at the car that day and let me know what they thought. It was an hour or so later and I was told it was the starter and that he would have it done in the next day or two. The Shop went above and beyond and took care of a few other minor repairs I needed as well. Price was excellent for the speed, service and overall experience. They even came in on the weekend so I could get my car back as I couldn't make in before they closed on Friday. This is the auto repair shop to go to! The shop will be my first call for now on and has my complete recommendation for others!

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Michael Gordon
December 18, 2023
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Madison Whitehouse
February 3, 2024

My husband and I have been taking our vehicles here for a few months and we could not have asked for a better experience. The staff is kind and takes the time to explain what they are doing and why, which I am very appreciative of. I could not recommend The Shop more, you will not have a better experience anywhere else.

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Patricia Bardin
May 21, 2024

Knows how to fix BMW!

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Dženis Čampara
February 3, 2024

Great service, great prices. Cant ask for more!

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Edward Lucey
April 2, 2024

Googled an auto body shop, and came across THE SHOP. They were very professional and even picked me up from home to show and give me a clear understanding of the issue. Quick and quality service!! I would recommend The Shop to anyone having car issues. A+++++

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Miranda Pierce
December 3, 2023

10/10 recommend The Shop! Their honesty and willingness to explain the process was appreciated. Pricing was incredibly reasonable. We will be returning!!

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Joseph gumer
January 26, 2024

Locally owned, and 100%?!? It does exist!!!! Jacob & Steven are the owners and the ones taking care of you!!!

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Rachel Brashear
April 18, 2024

Everyone at The Shop was extremely kind and knowledgeable. They helped me out right away, assured me everything would get fixed correctly and made me feel very confident that I brought my car to the right place. They got me back on the road to my kids asap. The staff there made going to a mechanic an easy and pleasant experience. I’d 1000% send any of my friends and family there.

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Carter A
March 1, 2024

Awesome, Fast, Friendly, and Easy Going Service!! I definitely would go back for any maintenance on my car! I highly recommend them!

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Anna Boss
May 29, 2024

The best place the have work done in J town, fair and honest people.

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Isaiah A
April 26, 2024

THESE GUYS ARE AWESOME!! Super honest, knowledgeable and JUST FREAKING AWESOME! They have earned my business in full. Jacob (mechanic) coolest guy on the block. Owner Steven is right there with Jacob hahaha!

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Rich Smith
January 15, 2024

Top notch repair shop and very friendly, great service would recommend!

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Bryan Cashon
December 7, 2023
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Brady X27
February 6, 2024

Very accommodating and informative about my situation. Communication and service are great at this place.

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Chelsea Wellinghurst
March 22, 2024

10/10 service! Steven and his team are exactly who you want working on your vehicles. They are trustworthy and also able to fit you in at last minute notice. They are hard working and very up front and honest. If you don’t understand Steven and his experienced team will gladly sit down and explain things to you. Will always use this place for my car needs!