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Is your engine knocking or ticking? Here’s some information on engine noises, what they mean, and what to do about it, from Race Ready Auto Repair LLC in Port Charlotte, FL.

Whenever your engine starts making a noise it shouldn’t be making, it’s always a cause for concern. If you’re hearing a rhythmic ticking or knocking sound, definitely have it checked into immediately. Here are some causes of engine ticks and knocks, and what to do about them.

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Electrical issues in a vehicle have always been difficult to track down; with the complexity of modern vehicles ever-increasing, sometimes it can seem nearly impossible. Fortunately, at Race Ready Auto Repair LLC in Port Charlotte, our team of expert technicians is well trained and perfectly equipped to track down and repair even the most evasive issues in your Ford, Dodge, or Chevy diesel pickup.

exhaust coming from a muffler of a truck on the road

Whether you drive a Duramax, Cummins, or Powerstroke diesel pickup, you have an exhaust system that is prone to failure. When you have a leak that needs attention, Race Ready Auto Repair LLC in Port Charlotte, FL can help.

ball joints

You’re Chevrolet, Ford, or Ram diesel pickup is a heavy-duty machine, designed to tackle all kinds of situations. The ball joints that connect your suspension to the rest of the truck are under a tremendous amount of strain, both on and off-road - it’s important to keep an eye on them, and make sure they’re in proper working order. Here’s how to gauge the condition of your ball joints, from the professionals at Race Ready Auto Repair LLC in Port Charlotte, FL.

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There are a few things that matter when mounting new tires on your vehicle. First, you want it done right. Second, you want it done fast. For both, Race Ready Auto Repair LLC in Port Charlotte, FL has you covered.

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Manual transmissions are generally more reliable than automatic transmissions. They don’t have as many parts, aren’t as complex, and can take a lot more abuse. However, if an issue is allowed to persist, more and more damage to surrounding components on your manual transmission will occur. Race Ready Auto Repair LLC in Port Charlotte, FL can help you take care of your car as soon as you notice a problem.

alignment

Alignment is the position of your wheels in relation to your vehicle and how they interact with the road. When your vehicle is properly aligned, your wheels will point in the same direction as the vehicle. To maintain proper control of your car, you must keep your wheels in proper alignment. Otherwise, steering will become difficult, your tires will wear unevenly and your fuel economy will decrease. 

Engine Maintenance

You’ve determined it’s time to get rid of the engine you have, along with all of its issues. You’re probably considering getting something new altogether, and you’re tired of this one giving you issues. Race Ready Auto Repair LLC in Port Charlotte, FL is here to help you make the call.

If your car, truck, or SUV has really been put through the wringer, it might be time for a new one. However, before you decide to throw in the towel there are a few things you should consider.

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