Geo Metro Repair and Maintenance

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

Geo Metro Problems

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.

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.

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.

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Geo Metro Questions

Fuel and temp gauge go past their high marks as soon as I start excelerateing but when sitting still at idle both gauges are fine (1 answer)

While trying to jump start, my Geo made an awful squealing noise when I turned the key to start & won't start now, What is it? (2 answers)

Idk even where to start with this.. Not sure what I even need to look at! When I turn the key it starts to turn over, & then starts squealing but it won't start

Before I could replace my throw out bearing my car stopped. What needs repair (2 answers)

Throw out bearing needed replacing but before the part arrived I heard a loud clunk and now my car is sitting in a bank parking lot. What do I more than likely need to get fixed?

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Geo Metro Recalls

Vehicle Comes Out Of Park Without Use Of Key Or Brake

The shift lever may be moved from park without pressing the brake, turning the key, or pressing the release button on the shift lever. Dealers will replace the shifter assembly free of charge to resolve the concern.

Rear Wheel Studs Break

The rear wheel studs may brake and cause the rear wheels to separate from the vehicle. Dealers will replace the rear brake drums free of charge to resolve the concern.

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.

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Geo Metro Reviews

Most will not believe, but I bought my 1992 Geo Metro in Aug 1991. I' still have it with almost 250K on it-runs like new-no oil between changes (5K). My total repairs are: Struts with lifetime-changed-no cost once-clutch at 240K (will never need again). Other than tires, brakes, ,2 or 3 times, this car still runs like almost new. I will never sell this car for sure. I believe it will run to at...
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.
I bought a 1995 Geo Metro 4-cylinder four door in 2004 for my daughter to use at college. She used it for four years, and I acquired it after she got married. I have used it as my daily work commuter (40 miles/day) ever since. The odometer just cleared 225,000 miles and I expect to get at least 300,000 miles out of it. There was one engine failure due to a broken timing belt (my fault; at that ...

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