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Pulled the trigger on the new Outback...

January 15, 2018, 9:40 pm

4 or 6. The answer it is to be a white 2018 Outback Touring with the 3.6 engine. I would have taken a green since it just looks more Subie than the white but they are really scarce. I just got ba... Read more »

Key fob not working in cold weather only in the morning

January 10, 2018, 4:19 pm

So I've recently started to have a problem with getting my key fob to unloc k my car (2017 Subaru Outback) when it is extremely cold out and my car has been sitting overnight. This has only starte... Read more »

TPMS Question

January 2, 2018, 8:44 pm

I'm (pretty much) committed to trading in my 2008 Outback for a 2018 sometime this month or next. A question came into mind after browsing the online owners manual(s) for the new model and I can'... Read more »

Forester won't move from first gear

December 31, 2017, 5:41 pm

My wife is describing an *intrermittent* problem on her manual 2002 Forester that she also links to the car being left very cold (it's low negative temps overnight here): Occasionally, the car ... Read more »

So what is really wrong with these cars?

December 29, 2017, 8:27 pm

Question is in response to these developments, two Subaru class action lawsuits in the span of two months: ... Read more »

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

December 29, 2017, 1:03 pm

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 »

Another defective engine class action lawsuit against Subaru

December 29, 2017, 12:56 pm

New Subaru Lawsuit Claims Engine Defect in 2013-14 WRX/STI There’s a new lawsuit filed against Subaru claiming an engine defec t damages 2013-2014 WRX and WRX STI performance models. Last year S... Read more »

Turning radius

December 25, 2017, 8:43 pm

How do Subies compare to other brands, such as Hondas and Toyotas? Read more »

Ascent introduction

November 29, 2017, 2:07 pm

We've all heard about it but I just clipped from somebody's face book post who works for SOA and is at the show. Read more »

Torque Bind solved

November 26, 2017, 10:09 pm

If anyone is having the torque bind issue with the clutch pack valves in the front end (vlaves not opening to allow the other wheel to slip during hard turns) the solution is cheap and very effec... Read more »

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Automatic transmission fluid won't go down the hole

rating: 5

I bagan to change the ATF yesterday in my 1999 Subaru Legacy Wagon with 111000 miles. The drain plug opened and yielded approximately 4 quarts of brownish fluid. I changed the AT external filter ($... Read more »

97 Subaru Outback Legacy - Odd Electrical Problem/Issue

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My friend has a 97 Subaru Outback Legacy that when you turn on the key after the beeps the radiator fans come on first low then high and stop and the you hear the injector start it stops after about ... Read more »

Glove box light for Forester etc.

rating: 5

The glove boxes were _meant_ to have a light in them, but for some unexplained reason, Subaru does not install them, or even list them as an option/accessory. However, the lamp and switch assembly ha... Read more »

P0031 - Oxygen (A/F) Sensor Heater Control Circuit Low (Bank 1 Sensor 1)

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I just got a Check Engine light come on. I got the above code after hooking my OBD-II code checker to it. Also interestingly, after getting this code, my cruise control light started blinking, an... Read more »

Scored flywheel??

rating: 5

So my early '03 Forester, 19k miles, is at the dealer to get the none-too-smooth clutch replaced under the clutch-judder TSB. They call me and tell me the flywheel is scored, so they're replacing i... Read more »

Torque specs needed for 03 Outback strut R&R

rating: 5

As stated; I may change the struts myself on my wife's 03 (Legacy) H6 Outback.(it has fairly low miles but one of the rear struts is leaking oil.) I have some numbers but they appear to be for WRX.... Read more »

'96 Outback kill switch...?

rating: 5

Hi all, I bought a '96 Subaru (Legacy) Outback a couple of years ago. It has some sort of aftermarket kill switch/security system installed and won't start unless you flash high beams while turni... Read more »


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I am about purchase a 2001 Outback in Ottawa, and would like to know if anybody has had the Perma-Plate protection offered by the dealer applied to their vehicles? Is the cost of the product worth it... Read more »

2010 forester roof rack fixed point cover door assy removal

rating: 5

I'm hoping to cook up a custom crossbar mounting system. I started gently prying on the ends of one of the little cover door assemblies to get it out of the way, but it looked like that would just... Read more »

Why does my Loyale run poorly on 93 octane?

rating: 5

Hey folks, This one sure has me scratching my head. Every now and then I've decided to try running my 91 Loyale wagon (Fuel injected, SPFI, EA82) on 93 octane gas as opposed to the 87, and there'... 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.