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Subaru Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Car Program
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How to Get Subaru Dealership Certified
Subaru car dealerships offer automotive technician jobs to mechanics who are Subaru certified through the ASE program .
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You Just Got Your License
If you are a new driver, congratulations on getting your license. Now, you need to think about what type of vehicle to buy. Ideally, you’ll choose a used car that isn’t...
The Best Used Cars to Buy for Towing Light Loads
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The Best Used Cars to Buy If You Live in a Hilly Area
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The Best Used Cars to Buy for Occasional Drivers
Not everyone relies on their car on a daily basis. Maybe you aren’t the type that deals with a daily commute, and running from here to there constantly. If that’s the...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If Safety is #1
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The Best Used Cars to Buy for Senior Citizens
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The Best Used Cars to Buy If You Need to Haul a Motocross Bike
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Hi. I think the front axel and transmission of my 2009 forester needs to be replaced. Do you have an estimate of how much that wou
Hi there. We can send you a price estimate for this type of service rather easily. All we need you to do is click this link to the CV Axle / shaft assembly replacement service page. Once on that page,...
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Installed new bearing, hearing creaking noise
Hi there. After listing to the video, it sounds as if the wheel bearings are not properly lubricated or not flush against the wheel hub or axle shaft. It might be best for you to remove that bearing and try...
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Transmission control solenoid
It sounds like you may have a faulty transmission control solenoid. As you know, automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer activates a transmission solenoid, which directs transmission...
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AC clutch replace? or something else?
Hi there. It's always best to have a professional mobile mechanic inspect your AC system onsite to determine what might need to be replaced. However, based on what you are describing, it may be caused by a damaged compressor or...
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I have a '92 Subara Legacy wagon that was recently stolen and recovered. Is it possible to have an ignition kill switch installed?
Hi there. The problem with installing aftermarket ignition switch components, beside the fact that we can't offer tips or suggestions on how to install them, is the potential for major electrical problems and glitches to occur. You might want to...
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Chirp and squeal goes away when braking(new brakes new rotors)
You will need to have the brake pads and rotors checked to see if the sensors are not rubbing on the rotor. Also the backing dust plate may be hitting the rotor. If your ABS is engaging when it should...
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Line out converter install for amp and subwoofer
Hi there. Since, we're not able to provide technical advice on aftermarket components, or we can't upload diagrams, your best bet is to purchase a service and repair manual for your 2001 Forester which will have a detailed electrical diagram...
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I have a 2014 Subaru Crosstrek with 96,000 miles. Less than a year ago, I had to get a new transmission (and Subaru covered most o
Although the CV axles are a component that it is a 'good idea' to replace if you are replacing a transmission, it is also not necessarily required to resolve the issues the transmission may have had as they simply transfer...
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P2138
Hi There, Code P2138 relates to what is called a throttle position sensor. The throttle position sensor monitors the throttle position of the throttle plate inside the throttle body in relation to your foot position on the gas pedal. Based...
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2013 Subaru Impreza. Speedometer not working. Abs light on check engine light on and brake light on what could be going on?
Hello, thank you for writing in. The multiple lights coming on is a sign that one of the major components in the vehicle is failing. Considering the lights all seem to be related to the ABS or wheel speed sensors,...
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STOP fuse blows when I shift out of park.
It sounds like you have a failure in your neutral safety switch. This switch normally prevents the operation of the shifter unless the key is in the on position and the brake pedal is depressed. I would recommend having your...
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While I'm driving my brake light will start flashing and my "at oil temp" light will come on a
Yes, the warning lights are suggestive of a problem but identification of the specific cause requires diagnosis. There are many possible underlying causes including even something as mundane as a low transmission fluid level, dragging brakes, under inflated tires, and...
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front axle boots are both ripped
Hi there. I'm not sure how we can help you here, but here are a few facts to consider. In regards to having two different tire treads impacting the axle - that is very possible. This is why it's highly...
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p0026
Your first three codes 0026,0028, and 0082 refer to the variable camshaft control system. Since the problem is common to both cylinder banks, You probably an electrical problem, maybe a damaged or disconnected wiring harness to the control solenoids. The...
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2001 Subaru Forester clutch sticking half way up. I can use my foot to pull it up rest of the way
The first thing to try is to bleed the clutch slave cylinder. The clutch has a separate fluid reservoir / master cylinder located to the left (passenger side) of the power brake booster and brake master cylinder. Use something like...
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When I start my Subaru I get a squeaking noise and the steering doesn't turn as easy as it should. The squealing usually stops in
The power steering pump is belt-driven off the crankshaft. Check the belt condition. If the belt is loose or on poor condition (dry/cracked/stretched), replacing it may correct the issue. Also, if the belt is loose, the belt tensioner can be...
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Engine accelerated slow with check engine light on. Light is now off and runs fine
The check engine light is on when the problem was present and vehicle was either in failure mode and reduced power and throttle response. As soon as the intermittent problem went away and systems started working normal the light went...
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Hard shutter or vibrate at turning low speeds
Hello, thank you for writing in. If the issues started after the work that was most recently done, you want to verify that those repairs were done right and are holding. If the vibration and shaking were present before hand,...
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New clutch change now I'm stuck in nuetral even when car is off
If the clutch is not "releasing", the issue could be either hydraulic or mechanical. Hydraulic cause are internal (or external) leaks, perhaps at the master cylinder but possibly the slave if it is a rebuilt, and/or air in the system....
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I just did a complete rebuild on my Subaru 05 sti and put an exhaust and intake on it. I was told I shouldn't drive it too much
Hi there. Although we don't provide service or tips for aftermarket component installations as you've recently completed on your Subaru Impreza, our advice would be to always follow the manufactures recommendations. Remember, the engine on your Subaru is fine-tuned to...

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