Subaru Repair and Maintenance
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Subaru ProblemsCooling System Problems Cause Head Gasket Failure
The front oxygen (air fuel ratio) sensor element may develop a crack, causing the Check Engine Light to illuminate. Subaru has recalled certain models to replace sensors that may fail. The Subaru service program number is WXW-80, this is not a government mandated recall.
Sometimes the Check Engine Light illuminates because the computer detects misfires. Subaru released an improved spark plug wire set to solve the problem. The ignition coil should also be inspected for carbon tracks or short circuits between the contacts
Subaru QuestionsMy right rear inner brake pad rubbing against rotor. Outside releases fine. I have replaced pads, rotor, caliper, rubber brakeline. what else would cause just the inner pad to rub down to nothing? (2 answers)
And on my dash, the check engine, brake light, cruise control, and anti swerve light all on. Caliper been inspected and is functions
When backing out of garage, the gears grind. Service manager states that exact sequence when pulling in and parking must be followed: 1- foot brake, 2-put in park, 3, engage parking brake, 4- turn off engine. This works, but it seems ridiculous. This car also has a hesitation in changing from ...
I've disconnected the battery so I'd doesn't kill that
Subaru RecallsSteering Fails To Operate
The steering controls may fail to operate because of an improperly machined steering column. Dealers will inspect the steering columns, replacing affected ones free of charge to resolve the concern.
The turbocharger air intake duct may crack, which could result in the engine stalling. Dealers will inspect the turbocharger air intake duct and replace it as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.
The hood latch may fail and the hood may open unexpectedly while driving. Dealers will first inspect and attempt to clean and lubricate the hood safety and lock systems. If this does not correct the concern, the latch will be replaced with a new current style part. All repairs will be performed free of charge to resolve the concern.