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  1. Problems & DIY Maintenance
    2002 Legacy/Outback H6 3.0 VDC I've posted a few times about this between posts but I'd like to touch this specific issue and add things I've done so far and symptoms: Symptoms: Idle is low, 570 - 780 or 800 rpm's. Seen with Obd stick. Roughness idle has been less prominent (lug lug lug lug...
  2. 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...
  3. Gen 5: 2015-2019
    Hi everyone, newbie here. I’m about to buy my first outback 2.5i limited, but have a dilemma. I have two options as of now. Car A has 85k miles and is going for 17.5k. Car B has 35k miles and is going for 26k. Both are gen 5 2.5i limited and both have eyesight. I know Subaru maintenance is...
  4. Gen 4: 2010-2014
    I picked up my 2012 with 93,000 miles and I'm now at ~115,000. I have no record of the serpentine belt being replaced, and while it doesn't appear to be in bad shape I'll be doing it for peace of mind. $30 and 15 minutes of my time is more than worth it. My question is: What else should be...
  5. Gen 4: 2010-2014
    Hi everyone, So happy to have discovered this forum. Ever since driving my grandpa's outback when I was a kid I've wanted to have my own. The 2005 acura MDX I've been driving since starting college three years ago is finally on it's last legs and I've decided to finally let it go. I'm hoping...
  6. Gen 3: 2005-2009
    Hey all! I'm currently eyeing a 2006 all-black Outback from a local shop. It's remarkably clean, inside and outside, top to bottom. The dealer in question confirms that they replace the head gaskets on every Subaru they get into the shop (including this one), and that the only thing this...
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