The contact added one quart of oil to the vehicle, which only lasted approximately 900 miles. Have an extra quart handy to top off when necessary. Inspect any car prior to purchasing. The very fact that the dealer even stocked sealant and basically gave it to me indicated that they have a widespread problem. I purchased the car for the size, all-wheel-drive, and manual transmission and consider it to be a small sport-wagon with corresponding cargo capacity. I have seen too many people with this same exact issue and Subaru refuses to help.
This is really good stuff! Superior performance over conventional oil with the bonus of increased fuel economy. The car only has 17,000 miles but oil warning light comes on indicating low oil every 1,200 to 1,500 miles. It even pulled a colleague's pickup when it was stuck in a snow drift. The car is ugly, square, confused, stylistically injured. Subaru dealer does not deny oil is being burned but states that this is normal for a new car.
Seeking a high mileage oil? Our Take on the 2002 Subaru Outback Some circles should be broken. Regular trunk space a bit limited, but can get huge amounts in with back seats folded down. Errors, omissions etc will be corrected as I know of them. I have never owned a car that burns that much oil, unless there is a problem. I will definitely look to Subaru when I'm ready to replace this car. Having to add oil three times in 9000 miles for a brand new car is not normal no matter what the dealership says. Oil warning light on 3 times since then.
Drive one, see what you've been missing. Do not go by vehicle's oil life monitor when using this oil. One pulley just above and to the left of the fan has a 14 mm hex headed bolt. This can has been so many headaches from the moment I purchased it. Subaru does not care that their cars are junk. Oil Change every 6-months or 10,000 miles, whichever comes first. Subaru should have replaced the short block but didn't.
When I contacted Subaru of north America I still got the run around, and I feel as if they are hiding the fact that they have a whole fleet of vehicles out on the road ready to blow engines and they are going to do the same thing they did in the past with the 2. I took it to another shop to get a 2nd opinion. New: port installation available Sept 2001. The H6 is highly recommended. Note: Not all models may be outfitted with a cabin air filter. All Imprezas now come with the 165hp 2.
A great match for conventional oil, Purolator is available for most of the passenger cars and light trucks on the road today. This is absurd, I am a former ase certified mechanic and this was not something I thought to be normal. The interior has a classic style to it, but rich in grey shades that give its a very stylish look. Then click Checkout after you've added your last item to the cart. Just pour in with old oil, let idle around 15 minutes do not drive! Its side panels, including its egregious lower-body cladding, say pickup truck. The car has never gotten over 23 miles per gallon, even when it is highway driven.
I proceeded to check for leaks and found none. Car was oil changed and replacement short block ordered. I am now afraid that my engine is going to blow up. Introduction Subaru has always marched to the beat of a different drummer, and rather than try to compete directly with the small sedans from Honda and Toyota, Subaru goes its own way by offering a few things those mainstreamers don't: big power, all-wheel-drive and a wagon body style. They then denied to cover this under warranty as it was labeled abuse. First time customers: Adding this Preferred Customer trial to the shopping cart you will automatically get 25% discounts on your entire order as well as future orders during the next 6 months! Started in 1999, aFe Power is known for its innovative design and manufacturing standards with regard to filters and cold air intakes for most road-going vehicles. Impreza line: the entire Impreza line is all new for 2002, the first complete re-design since the Impreza was introduced in 1993.
That may change, but until it does, I am sticking with Purolator oil filters. Those That Drives Subaru, Never Change To Something Else. For cars made prior to the 1980's, this filter might be okay. Its a small car, so its not to good for tall people but since I'm short its a rather comfortable ride. High gas mileage but fun to drive compensate everything negative. Checked oil at time of purchase and it was full. Just need to re-charge the A.
Great hot and cold start protection. I am able to take care of almost everything myself. The Impreza has been redesigned for 2002 and is available in five trim levels: 2. This pulley is spring loaded. Looks cool with the little wing. I have the H6 Sedan and I live the smooth, quiet power.