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  1. Gen 5: 2015-2019
    Was just checking the oil on my wife’s 2018 Outback while getting gas and noticed this. Has anyone else noticed this type of corrosion happening to the battery bracket? Subaru dealer has done all of the service so far. Not sure what’s causing this to happen.
  2. Problems & DIY Maintenance
    I have a 2015 Outback that will drain its battery if the time between driving extends beyond 3 weeks or so. Having replaced the battery twice now after extended time away, I'm looking into trickle chargers. Another Subaru owner introduced me to a SOLAR POWERED trickle charger that sits in the...
  3. Gen 3: 2005-2009
    My car was jumped backwards several years ago and since then I have been going thru alternators and batteries like crazy. Last night my battery totally died and I went to Autozone and they put a new battery in it. The battery was tested and it was at 45%. Alternator could not be tested bc...
  4. Gen 4: 2010-2014
    Hi Y'all, Just experienced a strange issue with my outback. 2011 2.5 6MT. 184,000 miles Tried starting the car (38 degree F) with only rapidly clicking relays. The issue got stranger from there as i started trying to figure it out. I found someone with a similar issue remove a terminal post...
  5. Irreconcilable Differences
    I bought a 2017 Subaru Outback 3.6R in February 2017. It just turned 4 years old it has under 21,000 miles on it. It is serviced every 3 months or 3,000 miles. I bought a Gold Plus 6 yr/ 80,000 mile warranty. There has been one recall for it that was updated by the dealer concerning the fuel...
  6. Lighting, Electrical & Electronics
    I have a 2005 Subaru Outback sedan. Car was jumped backwards and it caught on fire. But it wasn’t charging properly before this. Put 3 “new” alternators in it and batteries. How do I figure out what it is. And btw I didn’t hook up the cables backwards someone else did that. Also the check engine...
  7. Lighting, Electrical & Electronics
    In the five years since I bought my 2003 outback from the dealer with 70k miles, I have had to replace the alternator 14 times along with 4 new batteries. The alternators have been purchased new under warranty from Autozone and Napa. The second most recent one failed after only 2 months. Most...
  8. Gen 4: 2010-2014
    I just installed a new X² Power battery into my cruiser today. It is manufactured by Northstar. It's an AGM, group 24 size, part# SLI24AGMDP. It is a perfect fit, putting out 1500 PCA, 840 CCA, and 160 minute reserve. The best part is the 5-year free replacement warranty. Its pricey, but...
  9. Lighting, Electrical & Electronics
    Hey there, about to get a new battery for my 2007 Outback as the winter is getting closer by the day. Have only had the car for a couple years, so I haven't done a battery change. I heard it is a good idea to keep the electronics in the car powered while you change it, because if it loses power...
  10. General Discussions
    Hello! I’ve tried to find answers here to no avail. My battery died over winter and at the end the horn started honking. We pulled the battery to stop it. Once we got everything back working, the car does a fast beeping sound (3-4 beeps) whenever you start the car. It’s a 2017 outback. Any...
  11. Problems & DIY Maintenance
    Over the past month I've been running into an intermittent starting issue, and based on reading a dozen or so posts here and on other Subaru forums it seems to be an issue that many have sadly experienced. More so, there often doesn't seem to be closure to the issue. Car: 2003 Subaru Outback H6...
  12. Gen 5: 2015-2019
    Hi all, My gf, has a 2017 Subaru Outback Limited, with 2.5L (the 4 cylinder), with CVT. Recently our battery died, and we're tired of the crappy group 25 battery that needs replacing nearly every 2 years. I looked online, and there's a Group 24F that appears size wise the PERFECT battery! It's...
  13. Problems & DIY Maintenance
    Details: Outback 2013 3.6 Limited Battery is fine (brand new) Car clicks Brake is hard to press All lights exterior and interior are fine The car will start and run when a battery booster is used, but once turned off it will not start on its own. I've tapped the starter and attempted to start...
  14. Lighting, Electrical & Electronics
    Hey guys, I was wondering if anyone knew the cable sizes for the positive and negative leads? I was looking to replace my battery cable terminals and clean the posts. I know there’s multiple cables wrapped up in the OEM terminals, so I was looking to get these...
  15. Lighting, Electrical & Electronics
    2015 3.6l Outback positive battery terminal was leaking and corrosion all around the terminal. Dealer wanted $200 for new battery. Bought an Interstate at Costco for $80, but clamp on positive terminal was permanently attached, see pictures. Had to break terminal off and buy new clamp from...
  16. Problems & DIY Maintenance
    hey there! i have a 99 outback limited with 146xxx. After loosing all power to my car a couple of weeks ago I first started with changing an aging battery. Nothing changed bothe Battery and Brake lights were still on. Next I changed the alternator and AC belts. Nothing Lights were still on. I...
  17. Gen 5: 2015-2019
    Battery just died. Won‘t start. Original equipment battery. It’s in my garage, so no immediate sense of urgency. However, it is Saturday afternoon, and I’m leaving town (hopefully in my Subaru) on Monday. Local Subaru service is closed. I have a 48 month, 60,000 mile Subaru manufactuer...
  18. Lighting, Electrical & Electronics
    Hi - I have a 2015 Automatic Limited that I purchased used in 2017. My interior lights go on and off a bit randomly. Have never been particularly concerned. UNTIL, I drove on highway for 3 hours. Stopped at a rest stop. Got back in car. Interior lights were running as it was starting to get...
  19. Gen 4: 2010-2014
    Hi all, I have an issue with my parents 2012 outback 2.5L limited. Wondering if anyone has seen something like this before. The car always had an issue where the whole car would shudder when at a stop sign or if putting it into park. It would also happen when standing and lowering the windows...
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