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Engine Immobilizer and Key Battery
Got a 2017 Forester with remote keyless entry but NOT push button start. If the battery in the key cap drains so low that the key push buttons won't lock/unlock the door, can the engine still...
8 months ago 5
 
Tire Pressure Paranoia?
Do those of you who have full-up tire-pressure monitoring find yourself becoming obsessed? My 2018 OB Touring has the detailed pressure readouts and it is _way_ too interesting. My old 2008 had the...
1 year ago 10
 
Timing belt or chain?
Which one is used in Subies? If timing belt, what is the recommended replacement interval? Which Subie? Which year? Which engine? You inquiry is extremely vague as it would cover every car that Subaru...
1 year ago 10
 
Air conditioner high pressure tube leak
Air conditioning season is not off to a good start this year. The high pressure line that is routed under the battery developed a pinhole leak. The tube showed signs of corrosion, probably caused by...
1 year ago 4
 
50th anniversary editions
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...
2 years ago 1
 
Yet another Subaru class action lawsuit! What is it Subaru????
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 this...
3 years ago
 
A hesitation between 1500-2000 rpm?
So my 2008 Tribeca, 3.5L H6, has developed some kind of a hesitation when accelerating at low RPM (usually in 1st or 2nd gear, I assume). The problem is most pronounced at starting at 1500 RPM, and it...
3 years ago 24
 
CVT warranty extension
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 repair...
3 years ago 11
 
2006 Subaru forester x (premium) not getting power to my climate controls !
Hellow everyone, I have a problem with my climate controls not getting any power/or possibly not sending any power.. I've replaced the circular blower motor relay, and every fuse in the car.. I'm...
4 years ago 3
 
New Subaru Outback and Legacy Recall
Possible steering failure on the last two model years of subject vehicles. Bummer... Mistakes in manufacturing happen. "There are no accidents or injuries linked to the recall." This tells Subaru...
4 years ago 1
 
'Sticky' Outback and Legacy Dashboards
This is a new one: Subaru sent me a letter saying that they are extending the warranty on 2005-2009 Outback and Legacy vehicles because of potential melted or damaged dashboards on some vehicles. To...
4 years ago
 
P0031 - Oxygen (A/F) Sensor Heater Control Circuit Low (Bank 1 Sensor 1)
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, and the...
4 years ago 22
 
CVT transmissions
I'm giving some thought to a new WRX, but as fewer and fewer of my friends (and occasional co-drivers) can drive a standard stick shift, I'm considering getting an automatic. Here's the deal: I've...
5 years ago 14
 
14" wheel to replace 15" wheel - okay?
I have the following vehicles and tire/wheel sizes: '02 Subaru Legacy L wagon: 205/60R15 (15" wheel) = 24.7" x 8.1" '92 Subaru Legacy L wagon: 195/65R14 (14" wheel) = 24" x 7.7" (tire dimensions found...
5 years ago 6
 
trade in value of my '03 Forester
Mentioned I'm trading it next year. One source said book value is $4,000 but KBB is $2,000. Wonder what is best estimate - base model, excellent finish, 65,000 mi. no leaking fluids(currently)? I've...
5 years ago 10
 
New Legacy Limited
I got my 2016 Legacy three days ago. I couldn't stop smiling on the 30-mile drive home. But with all its electronics, touch screen, Eyesight, everything... I'm overwhelmed! I'm almost afraid to drive...
5 years ago 5
 
Cooling system pressure test adapter
We have a 2006 WRX in the family. As part of winterizing I'd like to pressure test the cooling system. I already have Stant 12270. Can anyone give a part no. for compatible adapter? Stant 12027 is...
5 years ago 1
 
when i was installing the cam belt on my 94 subaru legacy, i stripped the thread
when i was installing the cam belt on my 94 legacy, istripped the threads on the belt tightener pulley. How do i fix the threads on that pulley bolt? As far as I know, your only option is to use a...
5 years ago 2
 
Tire Pressure Monitors (TPM) Question (2015 Outback)
Hello, Replaced the tires on my 2015 Outback. Not too much confidence in the tire shop kids who did it. Is there any way via some dashboard warning light, or icon, to tell if the TPM has been...
6 years ago 2
 
is a dodge 2.4 engine a non-interference
i had my timming belt break at 80,000 miles on the freeway without engine damage, i was wondering if a 2005 dodge 2.4 is a no-interference engine. From the bit that I've seen in a two-minute research...
6 years ago 2