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  1. Hesitation during highway acceleration in 2020 Outback

    Problems & Maintenance
    I bought a 2020 Outback Onyx XT a couple of weeks ago and notice that the acceleration on the highway doesn't feel completely smooth, almost like a cylinder is misfiring but much more subtle. The car accelerates fine but I can feel this sensation in the pedal and am wondering if anyone else...
  2. Hitch Recommendations - OEM vs. Aftermarket for towing

    Hey everybody. 2017 2.5i Limited here. Purchasing a tear-drop trailer (Mean Bean) soon, and plan on towing it part time with an Xterra and part time with the Outback. I know it'll be a little heavy for the OB, as it'll weigh about 1800 lbs. May end up trading in for a 2020 XT in a year or so...
  3. WTB: Gen 4 OB Cargo Cover

    Want to Buy or Trade
    Hey y'all! I have bought a '14 Outback and it is missing the cargo cover (black) and was wondering if anyone has one that is just burning a hole in their garage/pocket/etc. I would like to take it off your hands! My ZIP code is 84720, for shipping estimates. Thank you for your time!
  4. Will 225/50R18 work on a '18 Outback currently using 225/60R18?

    Tire Discussion
    A friend of mine is selling a set of 225/50R18 tires with OEM wheels, I was wondering if this would work on my '18 Outback Touring that is currently running OEM wheels/tires at 225/60R18. I asked the parts department at the local dealership and they 'could not recommend, for legal purposes'...
  5. 2001 Outback VDC (H6 3.0 - EZ30D) - P0507 & P1507 - Idle Issue Reference Thread

    Gen 2: 2000-2004
    Good morning! Creating yet another P0507/P1507 thread as a comprehensive guide for H6 owners having these issues. As of posting, I elected to 'shotgun' all of the common failure parts, listed with part numbers below for your reference (took me a ton of time to know what exactly what to...
  6. No check engine light but 99 outback is overheating.

    Gen 1: 1995-1999
    So there is no check engine light but after driving for 30 minutes at freeway speed (70mph in D), at idle the car will begin to overheat. But once the car starts moving again, even at city speeds, it will start to cool down to normal operating temperature. Both fans still kick on so I knows...
  7. Brand New Outback Cargo Separator For Sale

    Gen 6: 2020-Future
    My 2020 Touring came with the cargo separator, which I'll never use. I removed it as soon as I got the vehicle home They're $371 from the dealer. I'll sell it for $200 and shipping. I'm in the Nashville area. Anyone need one? I'm sure it'll work great for pets, large cargo, etc.
  8. 2nd gen KYB's on a 3rd gen outback?

    Wheels, Tires, Brakes, & Suspension
    Hey guys, I've read through a few different articles on here about KYB suspension setup. I'm about ready to replace all 4 struts on my 07 outback and was just going to go with the gen 3's but have seen people recommending gen 2's in rear and gen 3's in the front or even gen 2's all around...
  9. Primitive Racing Lift Feedback

    Gen 4: 2010-2014
    I bought a 2013 Outback with the intent of hitting some trails. It already had King coils and I see the subframe drop spacers. Also has primitive engine and diff plates, so I’m almost certain this is the primitive lift too. Just thought I’d give impressions. This is the only way I’ve known the...
  10. 2001 outback engine swap

    Gen 2: 2000-2004
    I've got a 2001 outback. The body and suspension is shot. The 2.5 engine and auto trans are good. I can pick up a 2001 outback with a blown 3.0 engine for cheap. (clean body, good suspension). How difficult would it be to swap in the 2.5 engine or engine and trans. (both are automatics).?
  11. Price reduced!: FS:KC HILITES Gravity 6 LED SET $550 OBO(NV)

    For Sale / For Free
    $650 OBO Set of KC HiLites 6" Pro Sport Gravity LEDs. Driving and spot. AMAZING CONDITION!!!!! Includes 2 switches and harnesses to operate lights independently!! THIS KIT IS READY TO MOBB THESE LIGHTS ARE AMAZING!!! So powerful you can almost see your future and it sure looks bright! $650 OBO...
  12. Occasional startup problem with 2015 Outback

    Problems & Maintenance
    Hi all, I've had this problem for about 6 months now. The problem has only actually occurred 4 times within that time period. Vehicle info: - 2015 Subaru Outback - 150,000 km - 4 cylinder - Automatic What happens: - Turn key to start, engine rolls over and revs come up as normal -...
  13. Hood bra for 1996 outback

    Gen 1: 1995-1999
    I'm looking for a hood bra for my 1996 outback, I cant seem to find them anywhere, does anyone know where to get one?
  14. Turbo?...

    Parts, Accessories, & Performance
    Iv’e recently bought a new-to-me Subaru Outback 2.5 wagon, which seems to be a flat 4; I’m not very knowledgeable in this realm, but I can’t find out if this model has a turbo or not. I’ve looked under the hood a few times, once to look for a turbo, and as you can guess I did not find one, there...
  15. 2020 Subaru Outback Onyx XT

    General Discussions
    Best place to find 2020 compatible accessories? roof rack, storage, etc. Please help.
  16. SOLD 2006 Subaru Outback 2.5XT Limited Wagon For Sale

    Sold / Found
    Recently done, brakes ss lines, rotors, hawk pads, hubs, aluminum one piece drive shaft, catless invidia dp, legacy suspension conversion, coilovers with dampening, equal length headers, VF 52, electronic boost controller, full exhaust, all major maintenance done, timing belt, water pump, top...
  17. Considering an 06 2.5i outback. Thoughts?

    Car Lounge
    So I’m looking into getting another car after selling my last one. I’ve been considering this 06 outback. I’ve had friends that have loved their Subaru’s and the outback checks most of the boxes for me. I wanted to get some opinions on what this specific car is worth and if I should bother...
  18. Fb25 to fa20f is swap

    Car Lounge
    Soooooo, I was off-roading with my 2013 outback and I accidentally blew a piston rod😂 I’ve been doing a lot of research regarding alternative engine swaps and I’ve got it down to either buying a new stock engine or swapping it for the fa20f. Now I’ve got the 2.5 with the cvt transmission. Will...
  19. Infotainment not working

    Electrical & Electronics
    Hello! I have a 2018 Subaru Outback, So it’s been incredibly hot where I live (100+) and I noticed some sort of damage on the inside of the screen. When I try to use the radio or CarPlay it will press the button that is beneath the damage and it’s really irritating. Recently more spots started...
  20. Back Up Sensors Falling Out?

    Problems & Maintenance
    Has anyone else had this issue or have a solution? I’ve tried searching around not found any threads for this but our 2017 Outback was rear ended and the body shop said the sensors were just held in with some black 3M tape. One kept falling out and after taking it back several times we’ve...