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  1. 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. Engine and Drivetrain
    A local auto repair shop where I went for an oil change recommended and quoted 2 things (for about $550): (1) fuel injector and intake cleaning and (2) transmission fluid flush (they recommended that this be done every 30,000 miles). When I asked my local Subaru dealer whether these were...
  3. New Member Introductions
    Hey guys, I'm at just under 58k on my 2016 crosstrek, was looking at the 60k service appt and not really looking to pay +$700 at the dealership for everything. Does anyone know if all of this stuff is necessary? Is there some stuff that I NEED to have done (obviously oil change)? Thank you in...
  4. DIY and 3rd party Maintenance, How To's & Tools
    I am currently repairing an accidented Crosstrek 2019 and I need the workshop / repair / service manual for the cvt 2.0 model I can't find it online and subaru charges 34.95 for 3 days or way to expansive more than that. Someone has it? pdf?
  5. Engine and Drivetrain
    Hey everyone, mechanical question here that maybe someone has experienced or has an idea about. My '15XV has a weird noise coming from I think the transmission. On a hot engine (so this happens usually in the afternoon or after driving a while, not the mornings), When I accelerate I get...
  6. 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...
  7. Hybrid General Discussion
    I am about to p/u a new 2016 Black on Black Hybrid Touring. However, I just learned that new orders are no longer accepted by Subaru and when I spoke with the Subaru corporate office they said, "Subaru will return to the hybrid market in the future!" Therefore, would you go thru with the deal...
  8. Heuberger Motors
    Update 8/17/17 Hi Everyone, This is Kenzie Leeper at Heuberger Motors. I will be taking over as your new Forum Sales Specialist here on SubaruXVforum.com. We have had tremendous growth in our forum sales and it has become more than one person can keep up with so I will be your new go-to...
  9. Suspension and Brakes
    How many miles did your original brake pads last and how much did it cost to replace them?
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