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rear hatch

  1. Problems & DIY Maintenance
    There is a blanket jammed in the lock mechanism of the rear hatch of my 2015 Outback. The car thinks the rear door is open and unlocked, but it is jammed shut and I can’t get it open. I went in through the inside cargo area and accessed the release lever, which moves and seems to unlock, but...
  2. Gen 5: 2015-2019
    On road trips when I pull into camp after dark, I like to just fold down the rear seats and sleep in the back of the cabin. Subaru doesn't include a door lock toggle or interior hatch button in the rear of the vehicle so I either crawl over the front seats to reach the driver-side lock and hatch...
  3. Gen 5: 2015-2019
    The auto lift gate on my 2016 OB started to creek a lot when opening and closing (lots of dust on the struts from camping trips I think). I applied some "dry" spray lube to the strut rods a while back and that quieted it down for a while. It came back again over the weekend so I re sprayed...