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I have a 2010 Subaru Outback. I have reached 30k miles. The dealer who offers $19.95 oil changes has been great up until this point. I am now being ask to do large services with hefty price tags. They say it is because the vehicle is AWD. I did not have any service done and to date have only had oil changes and tire rotations. How much really needs to be ...
I am looking for a new vehicle. Below are those that I am considering. I drive 20K miles/year, commute 60 mi/day round trip and live in WI so deal w/ ice and snow. Can you give me any feedback on these models, what I should know, how to compare, etc? I will be selling or trading my 2006 Hyundai Sonata w/ 117K miles. here's what I am looking at: (in no ...
I am considering buying a Subaru Outback, especially after Jody DeVere told me she likes them! Does it make more sense to buy the newer model or the previous model year? The difference in cost is $873 more for the newer model, but I understand there are only very minor changes for the new year. I drive at least 20k miles per year, and want to get the most ...
On my 2011 Subaru Outback, despite regular rotations, balancing, alignments and nitrogen, I had a vibration problem that the dealer diagnosed as badly cupped and unevenly worn tires -after only 30K miles. He recommended replacing the OEM tires with better tires, and, if that didn't help, that he could install (under warranty) a "Drivability Kit". He ...
Our 2001 Subaru Outback: can a faulty water pump cause the cabin heating system to run irregularly? There is little rhyme or reason to when it is blows warm air versus cool air. We smell gasoline odor within the cabin on extremely cold days. The odor is so strong, I will open the windows in sub zero temperatures. Apparently, while the engine is still ...
The dealer is charging a very a high amount for the 60,000 mile service of my Subaru Outback. I know someone outside the dealership that works on Subarus on the side. If I have him do the 60,000 service will I void the warranty? Right now I have the extended warranty to 100,000 miles. And I did plan on going back to the dealer for future service or should I ...
I just had my Subaru Outback's oil changed at 32,000. They recommended at 30,000 the front and/or rear differential fluid should be changed. I believe that it true and I asked them to do it. They said they could not find a rear differential. Then they said they couldn't find the plug for the front differential. Is the dealer trying to get business at ...

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