1. 8 Signs You Are Due For Professional Brake Service

    Being able to recognize potential problems before they turn into something serious is essential to cost-efficient automotive maintenance. Since your vehicle’s brakes are one of the most critical safety components, being able to identify when there is an issue can help you avoid costly brake repair services as well as car breakdowns. In fact, being able to understand when to when to seek auto bra…Read More

  2. 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 mind when we began to hear a high-pitched creaking, grinding noise that seemed to be emanating from t…Read More

  3. Don’t Ignore These Dashboard Indicators

    At Metric Motors of Loveland, we’ve seen it all. People often complain that auto repair is expensive, and while this is often the case, it is also true that people could save themselves a lot of time, trouble, and money by heeding their vehicle’s warning signs. Often these come in the form of unfamiliar sounds or subtle changes in your car’s handling, and it’s understandable that someone w…Read More

  4. Do You Need Your Brakes Checked?

    While you’re cruising down the streets of Loveland and approaching a traffic light, the last thing you want to worry about is your brakes not quite catching in time! Sometimes brake issues can be obvious: taking longer than normal to slow down or the pedal almost touching the floor. However, we at Metric Motors believe the best way to avoid brake issues (and accidents) is to prevent them! Listen…Read More

  5. Time to Rotate Your Tires

    It’s common for people to go long stretches of time without rotating their tires. After all, each of the four tires touches the ground the same amount of time, right? That may be true, but tires feel wear and tear differently depending on where they are located on the car and how you use your car. Why should I rotate my tires? To answer plainly: tires wear unevenly! Your front tires will wear ou…Read More

  6. Do Snow Tires Matter?

    As much as we want to get your car running at its best again, we also want to prevent you from needing our car repair services because of an accident. Accidents can cause damage to both the exterior of your car, as well as the engine, axles, and anything else that keeps your vehicle running. Winter conditions, such as snow and ice, can cause cars to skid into one another or into the ditch. People …Read More

  7. How To Avoid Roadside Breakdowns

    Roadside Breakdowns If you’ve ever experienced car trouble, you know that one moment, you can be driving down the road with no problems at all, and the next moment, you find that your car is making a funny noise and you’re pulling over to the side of the road. This isn’t always that troublesome if you’re in your hometown and a phone call away from help. However, cars usually find the most …Read More

  8. How To Avoid Roadside Breakdowns Part Two

    If you’ve been keeping up with the Metric Motors' blog, you know that we last left off talking about how you can avoid roadside breakdowns. Today, we will finish the top causes of roadside breakdowns, and how you can avoid them. Top Causes Of Car Breakdowns Continued Dead Battery Your car’s battery can stop working for a number of reasons. If you’ve ever left your car’s lights on, or if yo…Read More

  9. The Top Budget Friendly Cars Of 2017

    Purchasing a car is a big decision, especially when you think about all of the expenses that come with owning a car after you’ve driven it off the car dealership lot and are responsible for the maintenance and repairs. In today’s world, finding a car that is a budget-friendly purchase can help to offset some of the money you’ll have to spend on the car down the road. Today, we’d like to go…Read More

  10. Tire Pressure Gauges 101

    When you start your car and all the lights on your dash shine for a few seconds, your Low Tire Pressure light is among them. It's connected to your tire pressure gauge, a sensor that receives the pressure in all four of your vehicle's tires. If you have a modern vehicle, it has a Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) that is designed to turn on the warning light if it senses under-inflation of 25…Read More