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  1. Model Year 2012 to 2017 When to replace water pump & Thermostat?

    Subaru XV General Discussion Forum
    I have a 2014 model XV with about 120k km on the clock. Typically, I would replace the water pump & thermostat when I do the timing belt for my cars. However, given that this is a chain and I can't seem to find it on the schedule. Does anyone know when to replace should the water pump &...
  2. Model Year 2012 to 2017 '14 AC Compressor Issues, Common/Uncommon, Thoughts?

    Dealer Service Problems, Maintenance, Warranty, TS
    Hey gang, I have a 2014 Crosstrek that my family absolutely loves. I put a lot of miles on my car (2k / month) in commuting back and forth from Baltimore to DC. The only complaint my family has is the trouble we've experienced with the AC. Almost exactly a year ago we noticed the air...
  3. Service CVT fluid and wheel bearings? Replace brake fluid?

    Dealer Service Problems, Maintenance, Warranty, TS
    Currently at the 36k mile mark on my 2015 Crosstrek CVT. Maintenance schedule has some large tasks due or coming up that don't seem entirely necessary to me, but the last thing I want to do is neglect my Subie. Change the CVT fluid, lubricate the wheel bearings, change brake fluid, accessory...
  4. High Mileage XV Crosstrek Issues

    Dealer Service Problems, Maintenance, Warranty, TS
    Hello! I haven't posted in a while, but I wanted to check in. MY13 XV Crosstrek has about 98,500 miles on it (purchased new in November 2012) and I was wondering if anyone else who is nearing or has passed 100,000 miles has found any issues. So far I have had the oil changed at the dealer...
  5. 24,000 Miles maintenance

    Dealer Service Problems, Maintenance, Warranty, TS
    Hello, This is Ravi, I own a 2015 XV Cross Trek and put around 24,000 miles on it. And I absolutely love my Subaru, here comes the main issue. I stay in North Jersey and here I have only one local Subaru dealer to get my regular maintenance done and I am sorry to say ... the dealership sucks at...
  6. Subaru XV actual cost of ownership

    Subaru XV General Discussion Forum
    Hello everyone, when I was looking for a new car about a year ago, I remember that the Subaru XV was one of the few cars that was meeting and/or exceeding my needs but I was looking desperately for some information on the true cost of ownership. There are some sites that estimate the cost of...
  7. Maintenance Costs

    Dealer Service Problems, Maintenance, Warranty, TS
    Hi just made an appointment for my second scheduled maintenance (12 months). The cost is $500 bucks! I thought it would be just an oil change and inspection. This is through the dealer, am i getting ripped?
  8. Oil Change

    Dealer Service Problems, Maintenance, Warranty, TS
    Hey all, I own a 2013 Crosstrek with automatic transmission and I'm wondering when I should change the oil. The owners manual says @ 7.5K but tells me 3.75K. Anybody have a definitive answer on this?...Thank you for your time...Cheers