Category: News & Tips

Recall Link – Be Proactive

Here is a repost of a helpful link that will let you know if you have any outstanding recalls on your Subaru or any other vehicle you own for that…
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Subaru Oil Consumption. Problem or Normal?

  Does your Subaru burn oil? Good info from Consumer Reports http://www.consumerreports.org/cro/magazine/2015/06/excessive-oil-consumption/index.htm If you're interested in knowing more about a possible oil consumption issue on your Subaru click to be…
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Towing Your Subaru

Towing a Subaru behind a motorhome or a tow-truck The following is from Subaru "Helpline Update, 2/97"   There has been a change to the policy regarding towing of Subaru…
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July 2013- Steering Column Recall on 2013 Outbacks and Legacys

5,379 2013 Outbacks and Legacys might have a steering column shaft that was not correctly assembled that could possibly lead to a steering failure.Not all vehicles in the VIN range…
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Your choice at the pump is important!

Here again, we ALL want to save money where we can, but this may not be the place either. We've all heard" You get what you pay for". OR... "Put…
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A/C

An A/C Recharge is the most common fix to the problem of air conditioning not blowing cold anymore. Occasionally, the rubber O-rings that act as a seal in the A/C…
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STOP LEAK WARNING

At Alternative Autoworx it's understandable that we ALL want to save a buck if we can. Not all of us are "Do It Yourselfers", but for the ones that are,…
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Bizarre recall: Subarus mysteriously start themselves

Talk about ghostly: Your Subaru could be starting its engine when you don't even know about it. Subaru is recalling 47,419 vehicles from model years 2010 to 2013 because the…
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Timing Belt Replacement

    This is a picture of the most common Subaru engine, the 2.5 liter 4 cylinder. This engine can be found in all 2000-2010 outbacks legacys, impresza's, & foresters…
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