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1990 Geo Metro Problems

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Most Common 1990 Geo Metro Problems

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.
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 Geo Metro uses a 1.0L 3 cylinder engine that is very sensitive to faulty spark plugs, spark plug wires, distributor cap, and distributor rotor. When one of these ignition system components fail...
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1 Known 1990 Geo Metro Brakes Problem

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.

0 Known 1990 Geo Metro Drive Train Problems

1 Known 1990 Geo Metro Electrical & Lights Problem

The dome light may stay on due to a faulty door jamb switch which will require replacement.

2 Known 1990 Geo Metro Engine Problems

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.
The Geo Metro uses a 1.0L 3 cylinder engine that is very sensitive to faulty spark plugs, spark plug wires, distributor cap, and distributor rotor. When one of these ignition system components fail...

0 Known 1990 Geo Metro Exhaust & Emissions Problems

0 Known 1990 Geo Metro Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known 1990 Geo Metro Maintenance Problems

1 Known 1990 Geo Metro Miscellaneous Problem

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.

0 Known 1990 Geo Metro Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known 1990 Geo Metro Problems & Complaints

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.
The Geo Metro uses a 1.0L 3 cylinder engine that is very sensitive to faulty spark plugs, spark plug wires, distributor cap, and distributor rotor. When one of these ignition system components fail...
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.
The dome light may stay on due to a faulty door jamb switch which will require replacement.
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