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  1. Model Year 2012 to 2017 WEIRD ELECTRICAL SOUND AWD SYSTEM issue

    Subaru XV General Discussion Forum
    So i just got a XV 2017 (latin american version) I'm in the Dominican Republic. 2,000 miles in the car and from two weeks now I've been experiencing a weird electrical sound. While driving, the center of the car, near the bottle holders i'm having a weird sound; the car tickles two times every...
  2. Disappointing Crosstrek diagonal test

    Subaru XV General Discussion Forum
    I recently watched the attached video. At first I was "yeah, that's pretty much what it does". It works as long as you keep it in "D". Some are mentioning disabling VDC. At the same diagonal, when I offroad, I have not found a difference in enabling/disabling VDC ... it responded exactly as...
  3. Realtime AWD monitoring via ODBII

    Engine and Drivetrain
    Realtime AWD monitoring via OBDII I was just messing around in Google Play when I found this gem !! This Android app is called ActiveOBD for Subaru and it's free. Since I already own a bluetooth ELM 327 device, in no time I plugged...
  4. Snow Pics

    Subaru XV Pictures
    Lets try this again, It's that time of the year again. Post up your XV Crosstreks in the snow!
  5. Winter tires for Georgian Bay, Ontario Canada

    Wheels and Tires
    My 2013 XV Crosstrek came with 225/55 R17 Yokohama Geolandar G95 all-season tires. The wheels are 17"x7" aluminum alloy, Bespoke design. I live up on the Niagara Escarpment with lots of hills, and lots of snow! Any suggestions for 'good' winter tires, any brand, would be greatly appreciated. I...