Rodents Chew Subaru's Soy Wires
Rodents just can't resist the soy-derived wire coatings used in many Subaru vehicles. The chewed up wires are costing owners hundreds, and sometimes thousands of dollars in repairs but Subaru, like other automakers, insists this isn't a def…Continue reading article "Rodents Chew Subaru's Soy Wires"
Subaru EyeSight Problems
Subaru's EyeSight technology has been known to fall asleep on the job, particularly in bad weather driving. And while newer versions have improved, the system is generally regarded as bulky and an overly expensive upgrade on higher trim lev…Continue reading article "Subaru EyeSight Problems"
Rust and Corrosion Problems
OK, maybe it's not fair to pick on cold-weather vehicles for having corrosion problems, but the problem is much deeper than rotted body panels.Continue reading article "Rust and Corrosion Problems"
What Crosstrek Hybrid Owners Complain About
Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.
- car would not start in the 2019 Crosstrek Hybrid
What Breaks the Most
Crosstrek Hybrid Key Numbers
A Subaru class action lawsuit includes 2013-2021 vehicles equipped with automatic emergency braking (AEB), which includes pre-collision braking and reverse automatic braking. Additionally, the lawsuit includes 2013-2021 Subaru vehicles equipped with lane keep assist (LKA).
Subaru is recalling 448,000 vehicles to stop the rear stabilizer brackets from coming loose.
Inconsistent bracket dimensions resulted inkeep reading article "Subaru Recalls Loose Stabilizer Brackets in 448,000 Vehicles"
easily predicatable"larger than anticipated" gaps between the bracket and the frame.…
Subaru has been sued over its use of a soy-based wire coating, which one owner claims is attracting rodents and leading to thousands of dollars in damage.
keep reading article "Soy Vey! Hawaiian Lawsuit Says Subaru’s Soy-Based Wire Coatings Are Getting Chewed Up"
Plaintiff Joy Diane Shuey says she purchased a new 2015 Subaru Forester, but about a month later she took the SUV back to the dealer because of a fuel odor and an illuminated check engine light.…