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From brakes to clutches, oil changes to timing belts, we can take care of all your car's mechanical needs! Having us perform factory scheduled services will keep your new car warranty in effect, and we always strive for accuracy. Learn More

LOVELAND'S ONLY ASE 'BLUE SEAL OF EXCELLENCE' AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR SHOP

Metric Motors technicians are certified by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE). ASE certification means that a tech has passed touch, industry developed testing. 'The Blue Seal of Excellence' is a recognition program for establishments striving to be the best and to stand out from the crowd. Receiving this accreditation from ASE reflects our commitment to customer service and quality automotive repair. Learn More About Metric Motors

 

LOVELAND'S FIRST GREEN GARAGE

We've long tried to be smart about our sustainability. In 2011, Metric Motors had our first energy audit performed. In 2013, we decided to get serious about it. And so we began our green, eco-friendly initiative! Learn More

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Top Must-Do’s Before Your Spring Road Trip

Though we’re still waking up to the occasional icy windshield in Northern Colorado, as April would have it here in the Rocky Mountain state, many of us are already planning for that spring or summer road trip. After a good six months of keeping your car close to home, in case inclement weather should ruin your adventure, that favored American past-time is calling your name, requiring you to get out and explore the roadways. But before you get that trunk packed and those driving gloves on, make sure that your car is as ready as you are. Take these steps to ensure that your car doesn’t turn your road trip into an epic fail. Check your tires. If your tires have seen their fair share of miles, consider replacing them before heading for the hills. Test the sidewalls and tread for strength. The pressure should be within your car’s guidelines as you can avoid blowouts or flats and save on gas mileage.  Get your brakes checked. Your brakes are imperative to a safe and memorable trip. Don’t just assume they’re fine; have them thoroughly examined and replace any worn parts through your trusted auto repair shop in Loveland. Replace your windshield wiper blades if needed. Putting yourself or your passengers at risk on your trip is never ok. Make sure that you can see through those Rocky Mountain thundershowers. It’s likely, that after a long and snowy winter, that your wiper blades need a little attention. Check and maintain your engine’s cooling and power systems. Nothing stinks more on a road trip than a breakdown. Doing your best to avoid overheating and/or a dead battery or mishap will keep you happily rolling along. Check coolant levels, hoses and system components for leaks or problems before heading out.  ...

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The Causes Behind that Check Engine Light

There are fewer dashboard indications that create as much irritation and panic as the check engine light. Because it often causes confusion for the occupant of the driver’s seat, the tiny illuminated icon can feel like a messenger of doom. Resulting from a variety of causes, the check engine light should be checked out as soon as possible in order to avoid causing damage to the engine. The top reasons for your engine light to come on include: Faulty oxygen sensors. Oxygen sensors measures the amount of unburned oxygen is in the exhaust manifold and tells the car’s computer if the fuel mixture is burning too much or too little oxygen. A malfunctioning oxygen sensor can decrease your fuel economy by as much as 40%. Loose gas cap. Allowing gas to evaporate, a loose-fitting or missing gas cap can trigger the check engine light. Try checking the cap before heading to the mechanic and replace if needed. Catalytic converter problems. meant to reduce emissions your catalytic converter is imperative to our engine’s operation. If you notice that your car is misfiring and you’re losing gas mileage, your catalytic converter may be failing. Bad spark plugs and wires. Where this is one area of auto repair you can attempt yourself, they can be hard to reach and hiring a mechanic can alleviate some of the frustration and labor that comes from DIY auto repair. Failing mass air flow sensor. By measuring the amount of air within your engine, this sensor calculates just how much fuel to inject. Problems with this sensor show themselves by reducing your gas mileage by as much as 25%.  ...

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