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 our family to be treated in the same situation.  Stop by if you’ve got questions. Meanwhile, here a…Read More

  2. 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 and labor-intensive repair job. There are many reasons your engine can be overheating, and as Lovelan…Read More

  3. Tips To Avoid Being Stranded

    If you’ve ever found yourself stuck on a busy road with an immovable vehicle, waiting for a tow truck to show up as other cars whiz by, you know it’s an experience you’ll never want to repeat. If you’ve been lucky enough to avoid such a misfortune, take our word for it: while it isn’t hard to avoid being stranded in your car, it does require careful attention to a few important matters. …Read More

  4. 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

  5. 10 Tips to Prepare Your Car for a Summer Road Trip

    Summer is almost here, and we couldn’t be more excited. We’ve had enough of the cold. We love to take family road trips in the summer. If you do too, you’ll want to make sure your car is in tip-top condition before heading out. Here are some of our top tips for getting your car ready for summer road trips, whether you’re heading out to Rocky Mountain National Park for a week or heading out…Read More

  6. Don’t Take Chances With Your Transmission

    We’re transmission replacement and maintenance experts. If your transmission does need to be replaced, and you are anywhere in the Loveland area, give us a call. But, wouldn’t you really prefer not to have to replace your transmission? Keep an eye on these things to catch any problems before it is too late. Can’t get it into gear If you are struggling to get your car out of park in the morni…Read More

  7. Five signs you need new tires

    Don't’ wait until winter to find out you need new tires. You don’t want to be stuck on 287 on your way to Wyoming, or on 35 on your way to Estes Park, because you’ve got a flat. Even worse, you don’t want to have a blowout on one of those roads in icy, snowy conditions. It really is a matter of safety for you and your family, so don’t put it off. Come and see us if you think you might ne…Read More

  8. Don’t Put Off Getting Your Car Ready For Winter

    We know, it is still August. The kids just went back to school. We’ve probably got at least two months before the first snow hits the Front Range. So, why are we talking about getting your car ready for winter now? Because, now is the right time to do it. Do you really want to be headed out to work in the morning on the day of the first snowfall, only to find that the defroster or heater you hav…Read More