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  1. General Discussions
    Test drove a 2018 3.6R today and noticed the car gets a lot of wind noise above 50 mph especially at 60 when coasting. Is this normal? I thought maybe with the crossbars set in place or is this a problem that should be looked into before buying?
  2. Outback Shopping
    First Post Warning: Due to a motocross injury and this wheelchair life I've been searching and researching for the last few months for an Outback. I definitely want a 3.6R and I'm not crazy about the CVT in the 2015+ as well as all the additional tech and beeps. I was initially thinking an...
  3. Gen 5: 2015-2019
    I bought a used 2019 3.6R about 6 months ago. Recently, I was driving down the highway when there was a smell of burnt rubber coming in the car (no smoke though). I immediately stopped and when popped the hood, the smell was even stronger (still no smoke). I took it to a Subaru dealer who at...
  4. General Discussions
    My AC isn't very cool, at all, even on the lowest setting. Any tips to help that? Possibly low on freon?
  5. For Sale / For Free
    Came with an engine I bought and I do not need it. I was told 86k miles and it looks the part. Externally pretty clean and fluid looks great. $400 OBO pickup in Toledo Ohio
  6. Oil, Oil Filters, and Fuel Discussion
    Hi everyone, looking to this forum for some real advice. I purchased my used 2012 Outback 3.6r in August 2020 at 119k miles. I am a college student and finally saved up some money to get the car and was super excited. I also drive ALOT. Since I got the vehicle in August the odometer now reads...
  7. Problems & DIY Maintenance
    When replacing the PCV Valve, just thread it back in or do you put on teflon tape, anti-seize, or some other thing I don't know about. Thanks in advance.
  8. Gen 5: 2015-2019
    Hi All! I'm new to the forum and curious to know if anyone has any suggested upgrades to make this Gen 5 a little more unique? I love the 3.6R Touring pack but want to personalize it a little more than how it sits right now. Alternatively, is there another generation that is better suited to be...
  9. Gen 5: 2015-2019
    Hi all, first time caller, long time listener. I am looking to buy my first Outback (upgrading from my current 2006 Forester that has been a gem). I have been looking between two cars today that I could use some opinions on: 2018 2.5 Limited, 44,000 miles CPO from a Subaru Dealership for...
  10. Problems & DIY Maintenance
    It seems that all the O2 sensor discussions I can find on the forums are for older models or 2.5l engines. I have a 2011 Outback 3.6R with ~ 160k miles on it. The CEL, traction control, cruise control, and brake warning lights all come on together at random intervals. Sometimes it can go for...
  11. Subaru Outback Versus The Competition
    It is with a heavy heart that I bid adieu to Subaru. I have sold my 2015 Outback 3.6r and purchased an Alfa Romeo Stelvio Ti Sport AWD. I had a hard look at myself in the mirror and asked myself if it was worth it to add: XRT tune Raptor headers LP exhaust Soundproofing CarPlay head unit (BTW...
  12. Trip Reports
    I have aired my gripes with the car here openly in the past . . . but there are also many things I love about it. I took the family camping along the Mojave Road/Trail for Thanksgiving last week and it was glorious. Pulled a 1900lb pop-up camper and a roof box full of stuff. Two adults, two...
  13. Parts, Accessories, & Performance
    Has anyone seen, done, or heard of a manual transmission swap into a 2015-2017 outback 3.6r limited? I’ve looked into different swap options like a 2015 wrx or a older 3.6r outback, possibly a legacy. Let me know!
  14. Gen 5: 2015-2019
    Anyone pump out the fluid from a TR690 (the CVT on the 3.6R or WRX) to do a complete flush? I'm thinking the transmission cooler at the front is a good spot at the same time not a fan if air becomes trapped in there forever (thinking unlikely). I wish the service manual would label which one is...
  15. New to us 2018 Outback 3.6R

    We are super excited to mod the dadwagon. Baby on the way and we are ready with the extra room. Anyone have good luck with the cheaper Amazon LED kits our there (light bars, hood lights, etc...) I have no problem wiring, just looking at the overall brightness quality/longevity of those lights...
  16. Parts, Accessories, & Performance
    Does anyone know if the performance chips you can buy actually work for a 2019 3.6r OB. Such as Chip Your Car or Performance Chip Tuning?
  17. Wheels, Tires, Brakes, & Suspension
    I planning to take my vehicle for a beach drive. However the one of the requirement of ORV Cape Cod adventure, is a full size spare tire. Where can I buy them for best price (rim + tire) for an 2018 3.6R ? I would mind using simple steel rims too. Also if any one has been through this Cape...
  18. Gen 5: 2015-2019
    Good morning everyone. Last month I started this thread discussing if & when to do a cvt drain & fill service. I mentioned in the thread I would have my dealer perform a drain & fill on my next service appointment and I would send a sample of the fluid to Blackstone Labs for analysis. I had the...
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