Chevrolet Metro Repair and Maintenance

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

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Chevrolet Metro Problems

Check Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue

A Loose or worn gas cap may cause Check Engine Light to illuminate.

Inspect transmission/fluid every 30,000 miles

You may be able to prevent automatic transmission problems by servicing the transmission and inspecting the fluid every 30,000 miles. If the fluid is dark or burned, the transmission system should be completely flushed.

Poor Ride/Handling Due to Worn Suspension Struts

The front struts may show signs of wear, or be excessively bouncy ride at freeway speeds. This may begin to occur at around 75,000 miles.

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Chevrolet Metro Questions

Car turns over but won't start timeing belt is good what else should I look for (1 answer)

Just stared but won't start at all seem like no fuel but my wife did put to much fuel cleaner in it at gas stations. Started running ruff then stopped running. But when it did start to act up it ran good at higher speeds

Replaced transmission. Stick moves into gear but car doesn't respond. ?? (1 answer)

You can move the shifter & engine sounds like it changed gears but it doesn't move. Is something not hooked up? Is new (used) tranny bad? Something else we can try?

What is the red dip stick? (1 answer)

I know where the oil dip stick is but what is the red dip stick

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Chevrolet Metro Reviews

I bought my 2000 Chevy Metro in 2010. I love my car, never had any trouble yet. The trunk is pretty good size, my husband's wheelchair and walker fit perfectly. Gas mileage is great, I would love to find another Chevy Metro when and if this one wares out before I do.
I bought our Chevy Metro LSI in 2000 and it has been a terrific commuting car. I drive it to work every day about 20 miles each way on the highway so it doesn't see a lot of city miles. I have been disciplined about keeping it maintained on time, especially changing the oil and such. I hope I can buy another one when this one wears out (which it shows no signs of doing even though it has almost...
I love my metro this is my second one. Looking for a third.

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