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Engine replacement is very expensive, so regular inspection and maintenance is critical. In fact, engine longevity usually comes down to how often and how well your engine is maintained. Google ‘engine repair shop near me’ for directions to your local Mufflerman location.
The “Check Engine” light can turn on for a variety of reasons, some of them minor, while others can present major problems if left unchecked. The Mufflerman will investigate the issue and ensure you leave with a vehicle that’s running as good as new.
Our qualified technicians will inspect your engine and make the repairs to get you back on the road as quickly as possible.
Regular engine maintenance will lengthen the life of the engine, its related components, and the vehicle itself. It will also save you money as proper engine maintenance will reduce the frequency and cost of repairs. It’s best to pay a little for regular maintenance than get stuck with a large repair bill down the road.
At The Mufflerman, we’ll check your engine, as well as the wiring, air, oil, and fuel filters and spark plugs to ensure there is no unnecessary wear or loose connections. We’ll also do an engine inspection to make sure there are no leaks, worn parts or other issues. Our inspections and tune-ups are comprehensive and performed by qualified mechanics.
Unlike the traditional method of dealing with contamination of carbon build-up, which only cleaned the injectors, the BG Fuel / Air Induction Service is a total engine cleaning and decarbonizing system that gently strips away the levels of carbon deposits in your vehicle from intake to exhaust, without disassembling the engine or removing any components. It is a superior approach to fuel systems maintenance that restores power and fuel efficiency.
To Keep your fuel and air systems clean and your car running like new, we recommend the BG Fuel/ Air Induction Service to be performed every 15,000 miles/24,000 km.
Just because your check engine light isn’t flashing anymore doesn’t mean the problem has gone away. Immediate engine services are required – Google ‘engine repair shop near me’ for directions to the nearest Mufflerman location.
Ultimately, it’s a sign to take your vehicle in for service.
Yes! Maybe your gas gap is off or loose – this would most likely turn on the check engine light. Simply pull over and put the gas cap back on or tighten it. If this doesn’t resolve the problem, your vehicle likely needs to be serviced.
You should get this checked out as soon as possible if the check engine light is yellow, it means it isn’t running at max efficiency. This means you’ll end up paying more in gas in the long run, and your car is polluting the environment even more. A red light means there’s an issue and you need to get to a service station right away. If the light is flashing, you need to bring it in for service right away.
Anytime you see a check engine light, it means your vehicle is emitting more emissions than it should. Bring your car in and we will take a look at it for you.
Bring it back to us and we will have a look and make sure the problem truly was resolved when you brought it in the first time. We may just need to use a scan tool to clear the code.
Your dash indicator lights turn on and off when the car starts as a quick system check. If you notice one doesn’t light up when you start your car, one of the lights is likely burnt out.
Hoses and belts should be checked at each oil change for age hardening or softening. If a hose is feeling rock hard or mushy, it’s leaking, it has visible cracks, or blistering of any kind, it’s due for a replacement. If the belts are loose, it may be time to replace them as well.
The Mufflerman has 12 locations across ten cities in southern Ontario. Wherever you live in the region, and whatever’s wrong with your vehicle, one of our teams of expert technicians will be able to help.