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Cost to replace zerks

July 28, 2018, 7:28 am

The zerks (aka grease fittings) in my car (2002 Subaru Legacy L wagon) are not plugs but actual zerks with the ball bearing to allow injection of lube. Standard zerks won't fit: Subaru used some f... Read more »

More info on 2019 models - prices and features

July 10, 2018, 11:17 am Read more »

Bears Prefer Subarus Too

July 7, 2018, 10:25 am Too bad they killed the bear though. I could have made a helluva... Read more »

When are 2019 model due?

July 4, 2018, 11:41 pm

I wish Subaru would come out with some new subcompact SUV around the size of Hyundai Kona or Honda HR-V because the current Impreza is too tight a fit in my underground garage space. Read more »

Dealerships now taking Ascent orders

July 4, 2018, 2:24 am

I was reading a news article earlier today on my iPhone and got a Google/Doubleclick ad for the Ascent from my local dealership. So I clicked through, and sure enough, there were options to get an... Read more »

1990s Subaru Vehicles New Prime Target For Car Thieves

July 3, 2018, 7:36 pm

Ran across this article in the ADN -- I check it daily even though I moved away 20 years ago. Seems that Anchorage has been having a real crime spree of car thefts lately. Read more »

Forester head gasket failure

June 28, 2018, 11:37 am

It had happened to me on my '03 at 40k miles and eight years and was going again at 65k when I traded it in two years ago. Now it has happened on my daughter-in-laws '10 Forester with 78k. When m... Read more »

Slight hesitation when lightly accelerating between 1500-2000 RPM?

June 22, 2018, 8:48 pm

There is no Check Engine Light warning about this, and it only happens in a limited range between 1500 to 2000 RPM. But unfortunately the narrow range happens to be a very commonly used range in ... Read more »

Subaru CVT transmissions

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June 17, 2018, 11:29 pm

I posted several weeks ago about my disappointing experience with a Ford Escape with the CVT transmission. One that biased me firmly against the CVT. Having just returned from renting a 2018 Sub... Read more »

2014 Forester hub bearing diagnosis

June 14, 2018, 11:00 am

Hi All, I have a 2014 Forester with ~135k miles on it. I have noticed a humming coming from somewhere at highway speeds. I just replaced a bad tire (it had thrown a belt), that I thought may be con... Read more »

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Check engine light and stalling

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We have a very elusive problem. I hope one of you has had the same and can give me some clues. The CEL light comes on, and the engine misfires until restarted. The code is P1507, which says Idle Air ... Read more »

Yet another Subaru class action lawsuit! What is it Subaru????

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Subaru Gets Hit With 2nd WRX STI Engine Failure Lawsuit Subaru gets hit with a second lawsuit targeting the Subaru WRX and WRX STI 2.5L boxer claiming more engine failures. Subaru is under fire t... Read more »

removing OnStar from Outbacks?

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I've noticed that a few of the H6 Outback models come standard with OnStar. My question is, how possible/easy is it to remove it from one of these models? Is it a similar level of effort to removing ... Read more »

How to remove glove box in 2010 Forester to get at cabin air filter

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I know the cabin air filter is bad in my 2010 Forester. While the car was in for warranty work, the dealer took the glove box out and showed me some of the dirt. But they wanted $119 to replace... Read more »

Twitchy Subaru Forester handling - is it just me?

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I am encountering some handling issues and trying to figure out if its normal? Its a 2002 Sub Forester S, has abt 27M miles - running Geolanders - they appear to have worn fairly evenly. (I bought t... Read more »

Fault Code 66

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Hello. I have a 96 Legacy GT (twin turbo)with a OCD1 & the check engine light is on. I have retreived a fault code of 66 but cant find 66 on any list. Any ideas please!! Thanks Read more »

Anyone use Etop for Brakes?

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It's time for a brake job and I was thinking it would be nice to have some cross drilled rotors. Has anyone had any experience with SR Performance rotors (cross drilled) and PBR Metal Master Pads p... Read more »

CVT warranty extension

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I just got a letter from Subaru of America letting me know that the warranty on my CVT has been extended to 10 years or 100,000 miles. There was also a form for getting reimbursed for any CVT rep... Read more »

50th anniversary editions

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Subaru of America is releasing limited editions of all its models to celebrate the company's 50th anniversary. There will be only 1,050 cars available for most models, and only 1,050 total for the... Read more »

By Forester to Cape York

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About 9 months ago I asked whether anyone knew if it was possible to get to the top of Cape York (northernmost point of the Australian mainland) by Forester. No-one knew, but a couple of people expre... Read more » is a website by car enthusiasts for car enthusiasts. It is not affiliated with any of the car or spare part manufacturers or car dealers discussed here. All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.