The Ratchet Report

Batteries in London Ontario and my car won’t start

Battery At our garage, we sell industry leading batteries for all makes and models and always recommend checking the charging system and starter circuit to ensure the battery is being charged properly and the starter amperage draw is not excessive. If your battery is...

Brakes in London Ontario and keeping up on Brake servicing

The leading cause of traffic accidents is brake failure. WOW! And brake failure is nearly always preventable. Stop worrying about potential failures and enjoy peace of mind. Ricky Ratchets Auto Repair is a brake specialist.Come in for a brake inspection. We will check: Perform...

Get my cars air conditioning fixed in London Ontario

Air Conditioning Whether you want to simply performance check your A/C system, test an inoperative air conditioning system, perform a tri-annual evacuate and recharge maintenance , install a complete system or convert from R12 to 134a Ricky Ratchets is the place to take your...

Best place to get an alignment in London Ontario

You are looking for a front end alignment and you want the best alignment you can get . This information is very crucial to your satisfaction . My advice is to get a front end check , suspension check and tire check first because...

Air conditioning repair for my custom car in London Ontario

The 1964 Mercury Monterrey came in to our shop and needed a new charge of refrigerant to get his aftermarket system up and running . We tested first for leaks and found this line bubbling away . We repaired this line and retested ....

AC not cold and A/C not working in your car or van in London Ontario and you need a freon or refrigerant recharge or top up

Here we are in the spring quickly heading into the summer season again and you no sooner just got a chance to roll your windows down and not get a blast of cold air but now want to put them back up and turn...

Brakes in London Ontario on cars trucks and minivans

Want to save a life ? READ THIS. A fan belt squeaks and warns you , a transmission slips and tips you off and a water pump leaks a little puddle first letting you know that they need attention. But there is one component...

Auto repairs in London Ontario by a mechanic with 30 years experience

The top ten things you can do to make your car last and keep it safer . 1) Frequent oil changes and filters . This is going to keep sludge from building in your engine and keep clean gold oil flowing to all the...

Repairing a fuel leak on my van or SUV

How do I know if I need a new clutch in London Ontario

A clutch that slips means that when you are in first gear and trying to accelerate away from a corner you release pedal but its like the pedal is still pressed and you can’t go like you want . This slipping clutch also can...