Why You Should Wash Your Car During Winter

Why You Should Wash Your Car During Winter

From frigid temperatures to snowy commutes, Winter can be rough for us Seattle folk—but did you know it can also be rough on your car? Salt covered roads and dirty snow don’t do a lot to help your Subaru stay clean in the winter. Often, the elements can make...

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Protect Your Car From Winter Without a Garage

How to Protect Your Car From Winter Without a Garage

Let’s face it: winter can be brutal on your vehicle. From cold temperatures to inclement weather, you can almost expect a bit of damage to be made to your Subaru if it’s left outdoors. Ideally, it’s best to put your car in a garage during the Seattle winter—but, what...

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How to Get Your Car Ready For Fall

How to Get Your Car Ready For Fall

  Fall is the perfect time to admire the changing leaves and savor a cup of hot apple cider—but, before you begin enjoying the crisp air, don’t wait to check this one thing off your list: prepare your car for cooler weather. How do you prepare your car for...

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replace spark plugs

How To Service & When To Replace Spark Plugs

If you woke up this morning to a car that wouldn’t start, you’re probably frustrated. Your first thought was probably a dead battery—but don’t get ahead of yourself. Before you run to the local auto parts store, consider another major cause of a no-start: spark plugs. What Are Spark...

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Common Reasons You Car Overheats

Common Reasons Your Car Overheats

It’s summer, and it’s hot outside! Not that we are complaining, everyone needs a break from winter in the Pacific Northwest. But, no matter how much you love the heat, we can all agree that it can turn sour when it heats up inside where you would normally have...

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How To Wash Your Car Like A Pro

8 Tips On How To Wash Your Car Like A Pro

Just because you own a Subaru and balance between city streets and off road trails, doesn’t mean you want to take care of your beloved vehicle any less than the best. Generally, most people, including us Pacific Northwesterners, tend to use the one-stop shop car washes. You know, the...

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How to Prevent Rust on Your Car

How to Prevent Rust on Your Car

As much as we adore Subaru’s and believe they are on a level higher than most, they are still a machine. Like everything else on the planet, Subaru’s have wear and tear from the elements, time, and frankly just being present in the world. Living in the Pacific Northwest,...

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When Do You Need to Replace Your Brakes?

What’s that grinding, growling noise as you are stopping your Subaru? Assuming you didn’t add some bells and whistles to your ride, there’s a good chance it’s your brakes. It’s even a possibility the brakes are getting worn down to the indicators. (That’s not good, just to be clear.)...

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Synthetic Oil VS Conventional Oil

Synthetic Oil VS Conventional Oil

Every responsible Subaru owner knows that one of the most important things you can do to keep your vehicle running smoothly is to ensure it is properly oiled. It’s not enough to simply make sure that your vehicle has oil in it, it’s imperative that it have the proper...

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