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Preventative Maintenance

A Guide to Brake Care

Your car’s brakes are your most important safety feature. It’s important to care for and maintain your brakes in order to ensure the safety of your vehicle and those inside it. How you actually do this can leave some drivers confused. Here’s everything you need to know about brake care.

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.

4 Signs Your A/C is on the Way Out

The spring weather may still bring a chill, but don’t be fooled. The annual heat of a DC summer is around the corner. Now is a good time to think about what that means for your car, in particular what sort of service your car’s air conditioning system could need to be fully prepared. So, what are some signs your A/C system is in need of a tune up?

Do You Really Need to Rotate Your Tires?

Rotating your tires may seem like an unnecessary hassle, but auto manufacturers recommend routine tire rotation maintenance for a reason. Even if your tires aren't causing you any problems, regular maintenance, including rotation, is crucial for ensuring that they continue to perform optimally.

Hitting the Road This Holiday Season?

The holidays are right around the corner, and that means that many of us will be taking long car  trips to visit our loved ones. Especially with the threat of winter weather making driving conditions more difficult, it is important to take every precaution to ensure that you and your family will be as safe as possible on the road.

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