1. Rebuilding vs Replacing Your Engine

    When your engine is failing, it can be difficult to decide if you should repair it, replace it or just buy a new car. And it can be hard to know who to trust for honest advice about your options. Loveland Tire and Auto Service is a family-run business and we treat our customers like we would want ou…Read More

  2. When Should I Get a New Car Battery?

    There are very few worse feelings than hopping into your car, turning the key, and getting nothing in return. A dead battery is hard to deal with, and many people don’t know the difference between a battery needing a jump or a battery needing to be replaced. Watch for the following signs that your…Read More

  3. Autumn Car Care Checklist – Part 1

    Cool temperatures and winter weather are on their way, and in Colorado, you need to be prepared. Our icy temperatures and heavy snowfall aren't to be taken lightly. Additionally, winter has a nasty way of magnifying preexisting car issues, especially hard starts, rough idling, and slow performance. …Read More

  4. Listen To Your Car

    My first girlfriend had an old blue Chevy Blazer, which served as the primary mode of transportation for both of us. I didn’t have a car of my own, and Audrey’s was in and out of the shop so often that we both came to dread the possibility of another expensive repair job. Such was our frame of m…Read More

  5. Should I Follow My Car’s Maintenance Schedule?

    Some people believe that their car’s maintenance schedule is simply a suggestion. The truth is, following your car’s maintenance schedule will keep your car running more efficiently, and for longer than it would if you neglected your maintenance recommendations. At Metric Motors, we are your loc…Read More

  6. Autumn Car Care Checklist – Part 2

    Did you know that October is Fall Care Month? By taking the time to tend to your car during Fall Care Month, you can set yourself up for peace of mind when the snow starts to fly. We are here to help! In our last blog, we had just gotten into a very important car maintenance area: Oil, Filters, and…Read More

  7. Why Is My Car Overheating?

    An overheating engine is one of the most serious problems you can encounter with your car. If your temperature indicator starts climbing into the red, the best thing to do is turn the car off as quickly as possible. An overheating engine will warp your head gasket, which can make for a very costly a…Read More

  8. How Often Should I Replace My Car’s Tires?

    Regardless of whether or not you have a car with AWD, 4WD, FWD, or RWD, the type of tires you have can make or break your car’s performance during wet driving conditions. Tires are a large investment and too many people neglect their car’s need for new tires. Here at Metric Motors, our car repai…Read More

  9. Stay Safe on the Road This Winter – Part 2

    Keeping your life going when winter weather is going crazy can be a challenge. Even more than that, it can be dangerous. In our last blog, we discussed several ways for you to stay safe on the roads this winter. Today, we have a few more tips for you! Stay Safe on the Road This Winter Preserve visib…Read More

  10. Understanding Your Air Filter

    At Metric Motors of Loveland, we want all of our customers to understand the work we do on their vehicles, from major auto repairs to routine car maintenance. As part of our oil change and preventative maintenance services, we always check your air filter and let you know if it needs to be replaced.…Read More