automotive service london ontario

Car won’t start and need a battery boost or a tow in London Ontario

Batteries Batteries Let’s face it: you can have the most meticulously maintained vehicle on the road, but it won’t start without the right battery, properly installed and appropriately fitted for your driving needs. From ignition to door locks, your car battery is the catalyzing...

Broken belt London Ontario serpentine or timing

If you know you have a belt with cracks starting you can expect it will break and your power steering and Alternator will stop turning . Do not drive your vehicle with this broken because you could also not be turning your water pump...

Running condition on a Honda in for Repairs in London Ontario at our mechanic shop garage

This Honda came in with a limp . The connecting rod has come right through the block and chunks have shot out exposing the piston . This Honda ended up in our mechanical repair shop here in London Ontario and required a complete engine...

My car failed emission test in London Ontario

Often we are faced with cars , trucks and minivans with failed emissions . The readings are outside what the normal allowable readings are allowed to be by the Drive Clean specs . We offer a diagnostic testing package that tests the injectors ,...

What is the single best thing you can do for your car’s health

The question is often asked of me ” what is the single best thing you can do for your car’s health ? ” It is maintenance . The car requires oil changing , fluid changing , rust prevention in our climate in London Ontario...

GMC and Chev truck repairs at our shop in London Ontario

This Chevy truck has arrived at our shop with a miss in engine and an ABS light on and a stabalizer trac light on . We will diagnose today .

Hyundai service and repairs in London Ontario

Today at Ricky Ratchets Auto Repair in London Ontario I have seen something we don’t see all the time on a Hyundai engine , but I have before . It looks like a spark plug has either stripped or been left loose and has...

Safety inspections and e tests in London Ontario

The cars and trucks on the road driving with most people in traffic are assumed safe but this article says different . I have seen many motor vehicles that are being driven that really should not be on the road !!! Please read and...

Looking for used auto parts in London Ontario

Used auto parts at the swap meet. Auto Parts Used Auto Parts: Good Idea? When Are Used Auto Parts OK? Buying parts can get expensive. There are times when a used auto part can be just as good as a new one, especially when...

Find a good mechanic in London Ontario

Finding a good repair mechanic should rank second in importance only to finding a good doctor. When you’re stranded by the side of the road with a dead vehicle, the importance of a good auto mechanic takes on even greater meaning. Unfortunately, not all...