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What’s That Smell In My Subaru?

Has your Subaru been sitting for sometime now, and you have gone to drive it only to find it smells like an old gym bag when you turn on the AC?  If you are getting this intense aroma coming from your car vents or generally from the interior, it’s probably telling you that your vehicle’s air-conditioner system has grown some sort of mildew, bacteria or mold on it. (or there

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Lets Get Your Subaru Ready For the Summer of 2021 Driving Season

It’s just days before Memorial Day weekend in the Pacific Northwest, the Summer driving season is officially here and it’s time to get your Subaru ready for Summer. Let’s start with tires and alignment. The only part of your Subaru that actually touches the road are the tires, make sure they are in great shape and aligned properly for safety. Be sure to check your tires for depth and pressure

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When Should I Align My Subaru?

  With much anticipated coming of spring, and what looks like a potential light at the end of this Covid situation, many of us in the Pacific Northwest are eager to get our Subaru’s back out on the open road for some Adventures! So you load up your car, get all your family members buckled in, and off you go. Once your Subaru reaches that open highway, and set that

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Subaru Service Information; Why Won’t The Fuel Filler Door Open In My Subaru?

It’s Friday night,  on your way home from a Seahawks game, in a heavy downpour (why wouldn’t it be raining – it is Washington) , and your fuel warning light pings on stating “LOW”. You swing into your local gas station, open your door, pull your fuel door release, and get out of the car, only to discover that the door has opened. So you go back into your car,

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Subaru Service: Winterize your Subaru in 2020

Typically speaking, the weather during the winter months in the Puget sound area is pretty mild.  I mean let’s face it, we are not going to spend 3 to 4 months under a sheet of ice and snow or suffer many blizzards (but hey its 2020 so you never know). Normally, we have it pretty good in terms of experiencing a pretty mild climate, but don’t let the past weather

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Subaru Service, We Will Commute Again, Is your Subaru Ready?

It’s September 14th 2020, It’s the end of Summer in the Pacific Northwest (wait did we even have a Summer?) and typically I am emailing and blogging about things like making sure your driving age kids car is ready for the school season or talking about summer road construction being hard on your Subaru but this year is different. Even as I write this post it’s raining a little bit

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Subaru Summer Driving Tips 2020

As of Friday June 19th 2020, most schools are out for the season and its Summertime in the Puget Sound area! For those of us that have been juggling work and home schooling, this couldn’t come soon enough. Hopefully you have taken some time and planned some sort of Summer vacation and If your vacation plans includes your Subaru,  here is something to consider: there’s just no such thing as

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Subaru Maintenance Seattle; PermaSafe Surface & Air Sanitation For Your Subaru

With everything going on in the world currently, there seems to be a fair amount of uncertainty of what the next day is going to bring. By now, I am certain that we have all done our part of implementing changes and doing everything we can in response to the recent spread of the current Corona Virus, also known as Covid-19.  Here at All Wheel Drive Auto, we have taken

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Subaru Maintenance Tip, How to Avoid a Dead Battery in your Modern Subaru

Most of us just are not using our cars the same way we were a couple of months ago and as we try and climb our way back to some sort of normal routine (which would include driving your Subaru) a lot of our customers are learning that most 2015 and newer Subaru’s will most likely have a dead battery after sitting dormant for a couple of weeks. If your

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We are still here for you and your Subaru

Helping Subaru Owners

Helping Subaru Owners in need For the last couple of weeks, I have been trying to figure out where my small business fits in terms of being able to offer any real help. We have a healthy staff most who do not fall into any high risk category, but we did put a few staff members on standby to limit the number of people in place during the need for

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