Will it damage my engine if I continue to drive my car when the check engine light is on?

If your check engine light turns on, you, most likely, will not damage your vehicle if you continue to your destination. However, you should take your car into Jagman Motors as soon as possible to make sure that nothing serious is wrong with your vehicle.

Why are my brakes making noise?

Typically, noisy brakes indicate unsafe brakes, and once your brakes start making unusual sounds, it is extremely important to take your car into Jagman Motors for an immediate check-up.

How often should I change my wiper blades?

How often you should change your vehicle's wiper blades depends on how much time your car spends indoors. If your car is kept mostly inside, then you should plan on changing your wiper blades once a year. However, if your vehicle is mostly outdoors, then it is important to change your wiper blades at least two times throughout the year. Properly maintained wiper blades guarantee clearer vision and safer driving.

How often do I need to check the anti-freeze? Does it need to be changed?

Especially during summer, it is essential to check your vehicle's coolant once a month. Your vehicle's coolant fluids should be changed every 20,000 Kms or or as recommended in your vehicle's owner's manual.

How often do I need to change my oil?

Regular oil needs to be changed every 5000 Kms versus synthetic oil, which needs to be changed every 20000 Kms. It is important to be proactive about maintaining your oil. In order to ensure that your vehicle is running properly, check your oil once a month.

I need to replace a burned out fuse, what should I do?

Always replace burned-out fuses with ones of the same amperage (printed on the fuse) and note that if a fuse continues to "blow" you should have the circuit checked professionally by one of our technicians for defects.

When should I change my spark plugs?

For maximum fuel economy and peak engine performance, your spark plugs should be replaced every 24 months or 20,000 Kms, unless your vehicle is equipped with 100,000-Kms platinum tipped spark plugs.

Should I consider using synthetic motor oil in my vehicle?

Synthetic motor oils can be a good choice for high output, turbocharged or supercharged engines,vehicles that operate in extremely cold or hot climates. Although more expensive than mineral-based oils, synthetic motor oils can improve fuel economy and provide longer intervals between changes.

Why is engine oil milky brown?

Milky brown engine oil is an indication of coolant in the oil. This can be caused by a blown head gasket (or other gasket), a failed transmission cooler, or cracked casings. This condition is very serious and needs to be checked by a professional technician immediately.

What should I do if my car starts to overheat?

This is a very serious problem. If your car overheats for too long, you can damage your engine. As soon as possible, find a safe place to pull off the road and shut the engine off! Do not attempt to check the fluid level in the radiator, the hot fluid can cause severe burns. The best thing to do is have your car towed to Jagman Motors.