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1996 Geo Metro Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Geo Metro

1996 Geo Metro Problems

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.

Our technicians tell us these vehicles are sensitive to fuel quality. Using fuel of marginal quality can result in illumination of the Check Engine Light with misfire or oxygen sensor fault codes stored.

The anti-lock brake system (ABS) light may illuminate, especially in hot or humid weather, due to binding in the ABS motor pack. Our technicians tell us that replacement of the motor pack will be necessary to correct this concern.

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1996 Geo Metro Questions

I've had the starter checked out & it's good, the car turns over but won't start & sometimes it will finally start & run for about 30-60 seconds & then cut off & it won't start back

I replaced the spark plugs, put on a new fuel pump and it still will not hold an idle

Just replaced my engine, but the bypass tube from the water pump cracked and needs to be replaced. Can't seem to find that part listed anywhere. Any ideas where I can find one... new or used?

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1996 Geo Metro Reviews

I bought my metro with 11 miles off the lot, i am not sitting at 274000+ only repair and maintenance, orginal motor, tranny, clutch, headlight :) ....with ethonal in the fuel i lost about 10 mpg, but still do an average of 40mpg. this is the first and best car i've ever purchased. The only problem i have is with an emissions sensor that i refuse to change because the state i live in doesn't ...

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