Engine ticking and knocking sounds - what they mean, and what to do about them

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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 A-Ford-Able Auto Repair & Tire Service in St Augustine, 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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What's My Transmission Made Of?

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Automatic transmissions aren’t well understood outside of specialists like our technicians here at A-Ford-Able Auto Repair & Tire Service in St Augustine, FL. While it would be impossible to teach you enough to make you a transmission expert in a quick article, what we can do is give you the fundamental knowledge you need to have a good idea of what your transmission is doing and how it works. Being able to understand how your transmission works will help you identify any problems that may arise to prevent further wear and tear on your vehicle. 

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Make Your Fleet Go The Extra Mile

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At A-Ford-Able Auto Repair & Tire Service in St Augustine, FL we know that your commercial vehicles are a vital part of your business. These vehicles are often more susceptible to damage as well. In order to preserve the life of these vehicles, it's important to get your fleet or commercial vehicles properly maintained.

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Diesel Isn't Difficult - Know How Your System Works

Now that you’ve got an idea of the components that make up a diesel system, and what they do, understanding how the system works in a more cohesive way isn’t difficult. At A-Ford-Able Auto Repair & Tire Service in St Augustine we understand what’s going on in your fuel system while your diesel engine is running.

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Transmission Problems are Slippery Business

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Transmission slippage can be caused by a variety of factors which are sometimes difficult to pin down. From A-Ford-Able Auto Repair & Tire Service in St Augustine, FL, here’s a rundown of the more common issues that may cause a transmission to slip.

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Why a Professional Shop is a Big Deal for Your Fleet

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Fleet vehicles see a lot of wear and tear and need to be well taken care of if you expect them to last. For the best care, you need to choose technicians that are quick, efficient, know how to read the diagnostics and treat the issues. Our team at A-Ford-Able Auto Repair & Tire Service in St Augustine, FL has the experience and training necessary to diagnose and repair any issues that your fleet might be facing. 

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