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Nanaimo's Engine Light Experts

Engine light on? We've got you covered. Have you ever been driving along and noticed the dreaded engine light come on? Unfortunately, when that happens it can often mean a major problem with your vehicle - but don’t worry, GAP Motors in Nanaimo is here to help! Our experienced mechanics have years of expertise diagnosing and resolving all kinds of issues connected to an engine light, so no matter what caused it or how severe it may be, our team will quickly diagnose the problem and get your vehicle back on the road as soon as possible. With a commitment to excellence and using only the best parts available for repairs; GAP Motors is trusted by many throughout Nanaimo for quality auto repair services.


Monday – Friday : 8am – 5pm
Saturday & Sunday : Closed


12 Campbell Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia
V9R 5Y8




One of the most disconcerting sights a driver can experience is an illuminated engine light on their dashboard. This little indicator is a sign that there might be a problem with the vehicle, and should never be ignored. There are multiple reasons that could cause the engine light to shine, but some of the most common ones include a loose or damaged gas cap, a faulty oxygen sensor, or an inefficient catalytic converter. These issues, if not addressed promptly, can lead to poor fuel economy, increased emissions, and, ultimately, costly repairs. While it can be tempting to brush off the warning light as a minor inconvenience, seeking professional advice and addressing the issue can save a lot of time, money, and stress in the long run. With GAP Motors' prompt and reliable service in downtown Nanaimo, your vehicle will be restored to optimal performance, ensuring your peace of mind and safer journeys on the road ahead.


Fantastic! I called in a panic & Tim was able to diagnose and fix my vehicle within hours! Highly recommend, will definitely be back for future service!

Vanessa F

Absolutely incredible, Ron went over what needed to be done and gave very accurate timelines. He's also a joy to talk to, 10/10 will be recommending to friends!


Had such an amazing experience. Amazing customer service and went above and beyond to fix the issue I was having with my vehicle. I'll be going back for sure. Thanks Ron!



Gap Motors is Nanaimo's locally owned and operated vehicle repair experts. With award winning certified mechanics that specialize in many areas, we offer competitive rates and an unbeatable friendly, reliable service. We're here to help you keep your car on the road and running like new!