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  1. O2 sensor and idle issues? Related?

    Problems & Maintenance
    I have a 2005 Outback, approx 130K miles. Have an odd problem, in that I've had to replace the upstream O2 sensor twice in about 2.5 - 3 years, and I think it's going bad again approx 18 mos. after last change. Ran fine until recently Is there something that could be causing the O2 sensor to...
  2. Looking to do work in NJ

    Gen 5: 2015-2019
    Hey there, I am a new 2016 Outback owner, and am trying to do some work on my car. I plan to replace all four of my struts, my front-right tie-rod end, and my rear brakes. If you have space I could do this kinda of work, I can even pay to use the space. If you know of such a space, or you have...
  3. Finding a good maintenance shop

    Problems & Maintenance
    I'm a firm believer in maintenance. Always have been. In my younger days I did much of my own. As I've aged I've used multiple shops. Dealers, ma and pa mechanic shops, and even franchised auto maintain ace shops like Grease Monkey. I like to talk to the mechanics working on my vehicles to...