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Subaru service

April 22, 2019, 5:44 pm

Does Subaru also stress the importance of using its own brand of coolant and other fluids, including oil filter, as Honda does? I am soon switching from Honda to Subaru. Read more »

New 2020 Outback reveal this am

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Legacy tires for driving on ice

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Another Subaru Recall

March 2, 2019, 4:37 pm

To quote the article online a CR: The recall will include certain models among 2008 to 2016 Impreza cars, and 2013 to 2017 Crosstrek and 2014 to 2016 Forester SUVs. Apparently applying silicone-l... Read more »

Gas Gauge Recall

February 25, 2019, 9:55 pm

It looks like the software fix for the estimated mileage bug (Subaru Recall WTW-82, NHTSA ID 18V-773) has finally dropped. Got my letter today telling me to book a repair slot this afternoon. Won... Read more »


January 22, 2019, 12:22 am

I've just discovered that the Crosstrek model is called XV in Europe. Anybody knows what that XV signifies besides being the Roman number 15? There is a good chance I am going to buy an XV after I... Read more »

Impreza Glove Compartment Light

January 11, 2019, 4:03 pm

After having a the radio replaced on our '09 Impreza, I noticed that I have a light on in the glove box that I never noticed before. Not only that, I can't find a switch to shut it off, so it's o... Read more »

Extended Warranty

January 10, 2019, 2:42 am

Hi, Any help with the following would be appreciated. I have a 2017 Outback. I'm thinking about getting an extended warranty. My dealer only sells third party warranties, but I'm thinking that ... Read more »

OT - Puzzled about Tesla mileage

December 22, 2018, 3:35 pm

Yesterday I was in back of a Tesla with a vanity license, 103 MPG. I googled it up and found there is a Tesla costing about $150,000 touting 103 mpg. This got me scratching my head wondering how ... Read more »

Wheel bearings

November 24, 2018, 11:35 pm

I never had to change the wheel bearings on my '94 Honda Accord, approaching 350 K miles. I wonder how good are those bearings on Subarus. On my previous cars (VW and GM) they always had to be re... 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 »

Win a Subaru WRX STI

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This is from Valvoline. Enter for a chance to win a 2006 Valvoline Subaru WRX STI, customized by RJ de Vera or one of four sets of RO_JA rims, or one of ten HPI Racing Sprint 2 RTR Electric R/C car k... Read more »

Subaru EA81 valve adjustment procedure.

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1)turn crankshaft until dist points at cylinder 1 (trace the plug wire from the passengers side --left as your facing it-- back to the dist.) 2)make sure crankshaft pulley mark is lined up with cente... Read more »

'04 Forester - problems with engine flooding?

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My 2004 Forester has recently begun having what looks to be engine flooding problems. Three times in less than a month, I have gone to start the car - the engine cranks, so it's not a battery issue,... Read more »

Powerless door actuator

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Just got the remotes (key FOBs) for my 96 Legacy GT (from and programmed them to the base unit using the directions. The problem is, I can clearly hear the door actuator do somethi... Read more »

EJ22 oil leak

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The oil leak that my '95 Outback (EJ22 engine, 167,000 miles) suffers from seems to be getting worse. I'm not adding a quart every week, but I'm adding a quart every 1000 miles instead of just befor... Read more »

How do I replace my Baja's fog light bulbs?

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I have a 2003 Subaru Baja (basically an Outback). I want to replace the fog light bulbs but do not know how to get to them. The owner's manual says to take it to the dealer (year, right). Has anyo... Read more »

2005 Impreza 2.5RS Speaker size

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I contacted my dealership but they didn't know the answer. Nice. Looking for the size of the speakers in the front doors and tweeter. Thanks Read more »

'05 Forester Code P0131

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In damp/rainy weather my car had difficulty starting and ended up with the check engine light on/cruise automatically disabled. Subaru rec replacing the A/F & O2 sensor relay. But dealer later said t... Read more »

2006 baja, remote start

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I try to start it remotely and it fires once but does not start, then it will not try a second time, is there anyway to change that setting, it is a factory remote start __________ Information fro... 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.