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  1. Model Year 2018 and Newer Anyone received an WUA-86 Firmware Update letter in the mail recently?

    Interior, Audio, and HVAC
    Hi all. Searched around the forum and internet for WU-86 Firmware Update related to our crosstreks but can't find too much. I just got a letter in the mail purporting to be from Subaru and they say I should head back to my dealership to get the update. Question: I no longer live in the same city...
  2. Did anyone else buy 'The Protector"?

    Crosstrek / XV General Discussion Forum
    Hello All, I made the horrible mistake of falling into the dealer's trap of spending almost $1k for 'The Protector' which is supposed to prevent any kind of damage to the paint from acid rain, bug splatter, tree sap, etc. However, the bug splatter is STUCK on my paint and this garbage DOESN'T...
  3. Cam Sensor Issues & Dealership Questions

    Engine and Drivetrain
    Hello All, Yesterday, my check engine light came on while driving. I took it immediately to the Subaru dealer where I got my used Crosstrek. They took it around back and the guy comes up and tells me that my oil was too full and that because I do not use the Subaru brand oil filters that...
  4. Acceleration wobble ordeal finally solved: it's all about the dealership.

    Dealer Service Problems, Maintenance, Warranty, TS
    Hey Folks, Some recent developments: I had to go to the same dealer where I bought my ride (Puente Hills Subaru, PHS) twice and they gave me that typical BS runaround about how it’s “normal.” How can it be normal when during acceleration a wobble shakes your butt like the car wants to dance...
  5. Factory OR Dealer Installed Accessories?

    Appearance and Body
    I am planning on ordering a 2016 Crosstrek with an OEM rear spoiler, body moldings, and mud flaps. I am curious as to whether these accessories are installed at the factory or by the dealership from which I am purchasing my car. I will probably install a few other items myself at a later date...
  6. What the dealership said vs. what Subaru said

    Engine and Drivetrain
    Hello all, New to this forum and to Subaru. Purchased an XV Crosstrek last fall for the Mrs. to run, and we both like it allot. Not sure what sub-forum this should go in, so I am placing it here. My selling dealership offered a free first-time oil change which I took advantage of at 7633...
  7. Can your sheep fit in an XV?

    Crosstrek / XV General Discussion Forum
    Ran across this today and I'm pretty sure that's either an XV Crosstrek or an Impreza with its trunk/boot open. Subaru owners really do hail from all walks of life! Though I wonder how he/she brought his/her sheep to the dealership in the first place. The Number One Question Asked When Buying a...