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Subaru Forester 2009: Why are the warning lights flashing on the dash?
I found a few warning lights flashing on the dashboard in my 2009 Forester. The "Cruise" light is blinking and Malfunction-Indicator lamp illuminates steadily as well as the Vehicle Dynamics Control ...Read more
Subaru XV 2014: Why is my car randomly beeping?
My 2014 Subaru XV beeped at me for no apparent reason when I was going 5km/h, it beeped again at 6km/h. There isn't anything in the manual about any sort of warning beep. Any ideas? Read more
What small or mid-sized SUV should I buy?
I'm looking to purchase a new small to mid-sized SUV. After some online searching I have settled on a short list of the Subaru XV 2.0i S, $41,000, (I own a 2013 XV now) Seltos Sport Plus AWD, $37,000 ...Read more
Subaru Outback 2001-2009: Any known issues with the head gasket?
I have been told issues exist with the life of head gaskets on the Subaru Outback from the 2001-2009 models, is this correct? How long do the head gaskets usually last, what sort of average life do ...Read more
Subaru Impreza and XV 2019 recalled: New small cars and SUVs have potential seatbelt issue
Subaru Australia has been forced to recall 721 examples of the Impreza small car and XV small SUV over a potential issue with their seatbelts Read more
What year is my Subaru Forester?
I've just bought a Subaru Forester second hand and in the owners manual it says MY17, but on the build plate it has 2016. Have I bought a 2016 or a 2017 question? Read more
Subaru Impreza 2008: Good price range
We are selling our mother’s 2008 Subaru Impreza (AWD, automatic). It is in very good condition, well maintained and has approximately 30,000 km on it. What would be a good price range? Read more
Subaru Forester 2008: What should I be looking for in a used car?
I am looking to buy my first car and am keen on the 2008/2009 Subaru Forester auto. Most of the cars in my price range have done 220,000-280,000 km. How many km is too many for the 4-cyl 2.5-litre ...Read more
Subaru XV 2014: Engine making unknown noise
Of late, whilst driving my 2014 Subaru XV, it sounds as though it is stuck in a gear. My rev counts are low, but there's a noise as if it needs to change gear (it's automatic). Almost as though the ...Read more
Subaru Forester 2010: Why is my exhaust pipe leaking water?
My 2010 Subaru Forester has recently been emitting water from the offside exhaust pipe, even after a 10-15 km drive in 20-plus degree weather. I normally park on an uphill slope and maybe 1/4 - 1/2 ...Read more
Subaru Outback 2019: CVT issues
I have a 2019 Subaru Outback, I have read a number of concerns regarding Subaru and its CVT issues. Now I am concerned with a number of vehicles that use CVT. I know they offer 5 years warranty ...Read more
Subaru Outback 2010: What oil and coolant should I use?
I have recently purchased a 2010 Subaru Outback B5A MY10 2.5-litre petrol. Could you please advice me of the correct oil and coolant to use? Read more
Subaru WRX 2019: What is my cars towing capacity?
Can you legally fit a tow bar to 2019 Subaru WRX, as there is no specified towing capacity in their specs? Read more
What car should I buy?
I'm currently planning to buy a car and am torn between three cars, the Subaru Impreza 2.0 S sedan, Toyota Camry Sports Accent hybrid and Kia Cerato GT. Can you advice which is the best out of the ...Read more
Subaru Forester 2006: Why is the cruise light flashing?
My 2006 Subaru Forester has a flashing cruise light and the engine light is also on. The car is running fine otherwise. What could be the issue here? Read more
Subaru XV 2014: What grade engine oil should I use?
I have a 2014 Subaru XV, what is the grade engine oil to be use when the mileage is 99,690 km? Read more
Subaru Impreza 2017: What's a good replacement?
I'm looking for a car to replace my written-off 2017 Subaru Impreza sedan and was hoping for some recommendations. I drive 40 km each way to work daily, with a combination of city and highway driving ...Read more
What should I do if I'm unhappy with my car service?
I have a Subaru. I’ve had the car serviced twice at the dealer’s I bought it from before moving to another dealer much closer to where I live. Upon checking the car out, the second dealer tells me ...Read more
What SUV's are the most fuel efficient?
What SUV should I buy? I want something with good fuel economy, my car use is normally 30 min work commute on the highway, weekends camping, and dirt road driving. I currently drive a manual Hyundai ...Read more