1990 Geo Metro Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1990 Geo Metro

Get a Repair Estimate
Guaranteed by certified locations nationwide. Learn more
Get a Repair Estimate For Your 1990 Geo Metro
RepairPal estimates are guaranteed at over 1,700 quality certified locations nationwide. Learn more

1990 Geo Metro Problems

Engine vacuum leak from throttle body gasket

An engine vacuum leak from the throttle-body base gasket may result in a rough idle and/or stumble on acceleration. If this occurs, replacement of the failed gasket will be necessary.

Warped rotors due to uneven lug nut torque

The brake pedal may pulsate on apply due to warped brake rotors. This condition is commonly caused by uneven lug nut torque. Proper lug nut torque is recommended to try and avoid this concern.

The hood may not latch properly

The spot welds on the hood striker may be misaligned causing the hood not to latch properly. The correction is to install oversize washers under striker mounting bolts to secure the striker.

See More Problems (4)

1990 Geo Metro Questions

what is the belt routing for my 1990 geo metro? (1 answer)

I forgot how to put back on the serpentine belt after I took off the timing belt cover and need to know exactly the proper steps in order to put the belt back on. Please help me. Thanks!!!!

Front suspension/manual transaxle removal (1 answer)

We cannot figure out how to remove the front suspension to remove the manual transaxle to repalace the clutch. Please help! Diagrams, or step bey step procedures!!!!

car will not crank (1 answer)

I have been jumping my car off to get it started due to the cold weather. I recently used a charger to get it fully charged. Now the car will not even crank. Is it a wiring issue or is thier another reson for the vehicle no longer cranking or being unable to be jumped off.

See More Questions (8)

1990 Geo Metro Recalls

Hood Opens While Driving

The hood latch mechanism may fail due to cracking on the hood inner panel. Dealers will install two bolts and nuts to secure the striker assembly to the hood inner panel and ensure the hood latch assembly fasteners are securely tightened free of charge to resolve the concern.

See More Recalls (1)