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What Is Car Detailing & Do I Need to Have My Car Detailed?

If you’ve ever been confused when you heard someone say, “I need to get my car detailed,” then you’re not alone. While car detailing is a common enough service - one soon coming to Metro Motor! -, most people don’t do it nearly as often as they should. As a result, many new drivers never learn the vitality of having their car detailed. 

Why It's Important to Check Your Transmission Fluid

While it may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of routine preventative maintenance for your vehicle, making sure that there are no issues with your transmission is a very important step in ensuring that your vehicle continues to function properly and safely for years to come.

What’s This Car Dashboard Light Mean? A Quick Reference Guide

Your dashboard has a variety of displays and warning lights that serve as helpful indicators of the sometimes complicated and delicate systems of your vehicle.

Don't Skip Your Next Tire Rotation

Rotating your tires is a way of managing the wear on the tire’s tread. Tires wear out eventually, like how old shoes get a wear pattern, making them impossible for others to wear or for the shoe to perform correctly. Except our cars only have one set of tires and get more miles than our footwear. Still, some car owners see rotating their tires as an unnecessary trip to the mechanic. That is not the case. Rotating your tires is extremely important.

Car Maintenance for New Drivers

The economy faced some tight curve balls in the beginning of this year from stay at home orders and businesses closing. One unexpected economic effect is the uptick in car sales. More people began buying cars to avoid the confined spaces of public transportation.

5 Important Tips to Get the Most of Your Fuel

As any money-saving or environment-conscious person knows, fuel is something that needs to be used as efficiently as possible. To help you save money, (and the planet!) we have compiled a few of our favorite tips for saving fuel.

Metro Motor’s Ultimate Car Maintenance Checklist

Cars are complicated. So, we created a mega-list of everything your car needs. We’ve broken it down by what to do throughout the year as well as by car mileage to help you find exactly what you’re looking for in our ultimate checklist.

How Often Do You Need To Run Your Car?

Now that we’re more than a few weeks into Stay At Home advisories, your thoughts might be turning to our automotive companions. The big question on everyone’s mind seems to be: How often should you start your car to keep it running?

Metro Motor and Lyft Join Forces to Give You a Ride

We completely understand: having your car in the service shop can be a hassle. You’ve got places to be, things to do! That’s why Metro Motor, DC’s leading automotive specialist of AAA-approved and ASE-certified technicians, has partnered with Lyft to lend you a hand.

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