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Subaru Service Seattle: Check your Air & Cabin filters

For the second year in a row in the greater Puget Sound area we have experienced a lot of smoke in the air and very poor air quality as a result. With the smoke comes ash and that ash can restrict the air and cabin filters in your Subaru. Driving around with a dirty air filter can lead to all sorts of issues with your Subaru most importantly the Mass

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Subaru Repair Seattle: Read This Before You Buy A Late Model Subaru

[fblike url=”https://www.facebook.com/AllWheelDriveAuto/” style=”standard” showfaces=”false” width=”450″ verb=”like” font=”arial”] Every car company at some point in time deals with some growing pains or they cease to exist. Many Japanese Imports have had to deal with higher than anticipated oil consumption rates due to trying to make the internal combustion engine a little more efficient.  This is true of Subaru as it is, Honda, Acura Toyota etc. With many of these potentially affected

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Subaru Summer Driving Tips

It’s Summertime in the Puget Sound area. Now is a great time to start planning or taking a vacation. If your Vacation includes your Subaru; here is something to consider: there’s just no such thing as a welcome surprise on a Summer road trip. Here are some tips to help you have a successful road trip in your Subaru: Be sure to check your tires and don’t forget about the

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2008 Subaru WRX STI Build Part 1

Here is a 2008 Subaru WRX STI we currently have in the shop for a large build.  Besides a IAG Closed deck block and a lot of other names you know bolted to it,  we are also enhancing the suspension and brakes to make it a complete build rather than just make it go fast and worry about how it handles and stops later. Stay tuned for part 2 and

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Subaru Repair Near Me: All Wheel Drive Auto Helps You With Your Subaru in the Springtime

As we come out of Winter and head into Spring those that use Snow tires are aware there is a deadline that your Summer tires need to be installed.   Another thing that is always prevalent this time of the year is the dreaded Pothole. Problems that can arise from hitting a pothole in your Subaru are as follows: Negatively affect your Subaru’s alignment, causing premature tire wear, loss of

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Helping You With Your Subaru

All Wheel Drive Auto is always here to help you with your Subaru! Whether you call us, stop by or email us; our trained staff of Subaru Enthusiasts are always here to help! We offer pre purchase inspections to help make sure the “Used But New to You Subaru” is worth the Investment, but that’s just the beginning of how we can help you with your Subaru.  The team at

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Save More On Struts For Your Subaru

Once your Subaru has reached around 100,000 miles one of the things you really want to consider is the Struts. I recently wrote an article highlighting this, which you can read here. Subaru Strut Replacement KYB which is the O.E. supplier for many Subaru Models has brought back their Save on KYB Shock and Strut special they typically do this time of the year offering you $50 prepaid visa card

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Subaru Repair Seattle; Clutch Hydraulic Kit

If you own a Manual Transmission Subaru have you ever Experienced the Clutch pedal not returning to the upright position? This is actually a common problem. On older models there was a TSB for the Clutch Hydraulic hose from the Clutch Master Cylinder to the Clutch Slave cylinder as well as the SlAve Cylinder, we have found that typically when the hose has broken down internally over time, it will

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Subaru Repair Seattle, Don’t Let Your Subaru Overheat!

Pictured below is a cracked cylinder liner on a EJ series 2.5l Subaru This is the danger of driving a Subaru when the temperature gauge does anything but come up to its normal spot and stay there until the drive is over. In a Subaru, I cannot stress enough that if the temp gauge is moving up above its normal postilion, it is overheating, you don’t have to wait for

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Subaru Service Seattle, Another Subaru Airbag Recall

Another Subaru Airbag Recall Subaru Recall # TKB-18 At this time Subaru vehicles registered in Washington State are exempt from this recall. I will add that give the recent history of airbag recalls this could change and become much more broad in nature. You should also make sure that you know the entire history of your Subaru if you purchased it used.  The current recall is region or climate specific,

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