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Monthly Archives: May 2016

Squeaky Clutch or Brake Pedal on Your Subaru Impreza WRX/STI?

Find out if Your Spot Welds May be Going Bad on your Impreza If your Subaru Impreza can’t get in and out of gear, your brake pedal moves when you shift, or your clutch is clicking or squeaking, it may not be the clutch itself, but the firewall of the clutch and brake assembly. This is a problem we regularly see at Suburb Service, Seattle’s Oldest Independent Subaru Service and Repair Center. Check out the tips below on how to check your spot welds to see if they’re causing clutch problems and click here to schedule an appointment if you need a Subaru repair. What Subaru models are affected by the spot weld issue? If you drive a 2008 to 2014 GH/GR Impreza (2.5i/OBS/WRX/STI), you may have this problem. So far, the issue has not been linked to a specific batch of Imprezas and does not seem to be related geographically to certain climates or any specific year within the range listed. This issue has been noted in Subaru mechanics forums all over the wor ... read more