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Revive or Replace? The Ultimate Dilemma of Your Engine’s Fate

When faced with a failing engine, it can be a daunting task to determine whether to repair, replace, or purchase a new vehicle. Moreover, it can be challenging to find a reliable source for trustworthy advice. Metric Motors is a family-owned business that treats its customers with the utmost care and respect, just as we would our own family. Feel free to visit us if you have any questions. In the meantime, we offer some useful tips and considerations to help you make an informed decision regarding your engine’s future. Common signs that may indicate the need for such a decision include rising oil consumption, decreased oil pressure, persistent knocking sounds, or excessive smoke emissions from your vehicle. Although other indicators may exist, these are among the most frequently observed.

Take into account the concealed expenses associated with a new car

If your vehicle is in good condition and you had no intention of replacing it anytime soon, then repairing or replacing your engine might be the best course of action.

If the thought of rebuilding or repairing your car’s engine seems daunting, then the hidden expenses of purchasing a new car will have the same effect. You will likely have to finance your new car, and the amount you will pay in interest over the term of your car loan is likely to be far higher than the cost of repairing or replacing your engine.

In addition to interest charges, you will need to consider registration, title, license, documentation, and emissions fees. And don’t forget to include sales tax in your calculations.

Consider rebuilding instead of replacing

Once you’ve decided you want to get your car running again, the decision to either rebuild or replace the engine often depends on personal preference, but short-term financial considerations may also play a role. Rebuilding an engine is typically a staged process that begins with a complete inspection. At Metric Motors, our inspection can determine if a ring and valve job will suffice to get your engine running well enough to justify the investment. The advantage of this approach is that components that are still in good working condition can be retained. However, certain parts of the engine can only be assessed once it is disassembled. If extensive damage is found during the process, you may need to decide whether to replace your engine or your car.

You may want to consider a remanufactured engine

A remanufactured engine, such as the ones available at Metric Motors, can be a favorable alternative. It is essential to keep in mind that a new engine does not equate to a new car. If there are other components in your vehicle that are not operating optimally, a new engine will not resolve those issues. Nevertheless, investing in a remanufactured engine spares you the inconvenience and additional costs of acquiring a new car, and it provides a long-lasting engine solution.

By purchasing a remanufactured engine from our company, you will be provided with a comprehensive 3-year, 100,000-mile warranty that can be transferred to subsequent owners. We take great pride in our work and strive to ensure that your vehicle will not depart until it is running smoothly. Moreover, we will complete the job promptly and within the agreed-upon budget.

Metric Motor your engine specialist

If you require specific engine repair or transmission services for your vehicle’s make and model, don’t hesitate to contact us at Metric Motors. Our team of highly skilled auto mechanics and technicians stay up-to-date with the latest in automotive technology to provide you with top-notch service. Visit our website at https://www.automotiverepairloveland.com/ for more information.

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