Geo Metro Repair and Maintenance

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

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.

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.

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.

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Geo Metro Questions

When I HOOK Freeon Guages Up To My Car Should The Car Be Running Or Not

Had a battery replaced due to some failure to start events. After 2 weeks, now won't start, even with a battery cable jump start. But it WILL start, if you roll start car on a hill. Turn key to on, one click or no click, then dash lights fade out. Doesn't sound like starter brushes are ex...

The shifter lock-out solenoid also does not release when brake pedal is depressed. Also the automatic transmission has to be manually shifted. I removed the solenoid from the circuit and the fuse still blows at the drive position.

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Geo Metro Reviews

i have a 1995 geo metro lsi 2d automatic and i dont know whats wrong with it you have to shift it even though its an automatic and it hate going up hills cutting off every time i try.

Forgot to mention in last posting - I have seen and read reviews in other places from many people who have driven these cars 170,000 to over 200,000 miles and all seem to love them!

Had one of these in 1986 when it was called Chevy Sprint. That one overheated easily in traffic, and the head warped before having 8,000 miles on it. That explained where the antifreeze was going (into the oil, making it foam). It also had an oil leak shortly after I bought it. I had it at the same time I had a 1977 Lincoln Town Car which weighed 5200 lbs, sat 3 in the front, 4 in the back ...

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