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Still A Learning Experience


April 19, 2018, 1:00 am

I bought my 2018 Outback Touring in the middle of January. Before I made the plunge I studied the online PDF manuals thoroughly and thought that I had learned a lot. And when I got the physical m... Read more »

Should I go with V-rated tires?


April 10, 2018, 8:31 pm

So I'm getting ready to replace my current summer tires soon, and I've started shopping for prices. I found a set of All-season V-rated tires, and interestingly they're one of the cheaper sets th... Read more »

Torque & valve adjustment specs for EA81 head gasket replacement


April 9, 2018, 9:02 pm

I Have a 3 wheeled motorcycle called Critter it has a EA81 engine & I need information. It was built as a prototype in 1990 Read more »

Difference between 5M and 4A in engine spec?


April 1, 2018, 8:56 pm

I've seen Subaru Legacy L vehicles listed with engine specs of: 2.5L 4cyl 4A 2.5L 4cyl 5M What's the difference between 4A and 5M? Read more »

Producing junk in record numbers?


March 29, 2018, 1:32 am

Subaru faces third lawsuit over alleged engine defects CHERRY HILL – Subaru of America is facing a third lawsuit over alle ged engine defects in two high-performance models. Each proposed class-... Read more »

Lumbar control dial??


March 28, 2018, 9:20 pm

It's time for another exciting round of Name That Part!! I found this in my Outback a while ago and can't identifgy it. (No, the car isn't falling apart. :-) I just drove it 800 miles with no pro... Read more »

New Forester just introduced today


March 28, 2018, 6:08 pm

https://www.subaru.com/nyias2018 Read more »

Crosstrek review


March 19, 2018, 1:29 pm

https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/cars/2018/03/16/review-subarus-new-crosstrek-becomes-small-suv-beat/426728002/ Read more »

50th anniversary editions


March 16, 2018, 12:51 am

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 »

Low rev when idle 2010 Liberty


March 14, 2018, 8:55 am

2010 Liberty 2.5i Premium (Sat) - vehicle used to stall when idling prior to torque converter being replaced. Car no longer stalls however when idling, particularly when A/C is on, the car will occas... Read more »

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Tire pressure for 1997 subaru outback limited

rating: 5

Hi all, Can anyone tell me what the numbers are? Bought a used outback last week and looks like the driver side door has been replaced, and it doesnt't have the numbers! Thanks, Venugopal Read more »

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 »

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 »

2005 Impreza 2.5RS Speaker size

rating: 5

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 »

Pilkington Glass windshield replacement?

rating: 5

Found a crack on Sunday that I traced to a rock hitting my windshield on Friday. Didn't notice anything when the impact (likely kicked up by a Hummer H2). I asked about OEM (Nippon Glass?), but my i... Read more »

Long Crank On 2006 Subaru HELP!!!

rating: 5

I have a normally aspirated, non-turbo, manual transmission 2006 Forester. I have had an odd problem for a couple of weeks. The first symptoms were that occassionally the car cranked over longer th... Read more »

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