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Are there any small cars that are short people friendly? The new "active restraint" headrests force my chin into my chest. I have looked at Subarus and the Fit. Thanks
My 1995 Subaru legacy wagon has developed a rattle under the hood. It appears to come and go. Not the squeal of a loose fan belt though. A definite rattle. Any idea what the problem could be?
Hi, I just learned about your website yesterday! So here is my problem: My check engine light has been on for.....a few years. =:0 When I talked to my mechanic about it, they said it was faulty, but that it only came on to indicated an off- balance of air to gas ratio or something like that. They said my car is fine to drive with the light on, and it has ...
I just took delivery of a 2009 Subaru Tribeca with leather seating, how should I care for the leather?
I have bought 6 Subarus from the same dealer. My last car blew its engine because the oil plug fell out although they do not know how. The dealer did all the service on this vehicle and Subaru has offered to pay 75% of the costs. I think they be covering the whole service since no one has touched the engine but the dealer? The car only had 79,000 ...
Hi, I have a 2000 Subaru Forrester. I use my local Subaru dealership for all my Subaru service. They are recommending I replace the drive shaft. I trust them, but this is an expensive repair. Are there any questions I should ask before they do the repair to verify this is really worn out? Also, they said I could keep costs down by replacing it with a used ...
Hi, I have a 97 Subaru Outback with an electrical issue that seems to be stemming from a keyless entry system I don't use. The Brake lights will not go out, I am forced to disconnect the battery every time I drive. Have had trouble with the keyless entry before, lights would blink after a loss of battery power. Figured out that there was a reset button on ...

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