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Welcome to Subaru News, Suburb Service’s monthly blog! Subaru News is meant to educate, entertain, and engage you in monthly musings on such topics as auto mechanics, Subarus, travel, auto repair, and driving and living in the Lake Forest Park and Shoreline area. Our blogs are released on the first day of each month!

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Why Are Subarus Known For Head Gaskets?

Why Are Subarus Known For Head Gaskets?

Photo by Jakob Rosen on Unsplash   Welcome to the new blog! We’re going to talk about the elephant in the back seat: Subaru’s issues with head gaskets.    While most Subaru fans LOVE their cars, one of the most frustrating elements of owning a Subaru has been the company’s lack of accountability for faulty head gaskets. Unreliable material in manufacturing has made the head gaskets a regular issue. These are three symptoms to watch for that may indicate head gasket damage:   Coolant overflow Coolant or oil leaks beneath your vehicle Overheating engine on highway or mountainous roads   ​Many models were affected over a decade… here’s the Subie models that might need he ... read more

Best Camping Tips & Tricks For Subaru Owners

Best Camping Tips & Tricks For Subaru Owners

Welcome to the April blog for Suburb Service! We’re glad you’re here. We hope you and your family are healthy, happy and hope everything is working out well for you this year, amidst the uncertainty of COVID-19. Staying safe as a family can be tricky in these times, so congratulations to you if you’ve managed to persevere. Most Subaru owners already know that Subarus make good camping vehicles. Their all-wheel drive is good for navigating across difficult terrain that would rule out other vehicles. Some of you who are new to Subarus might be surprised to learn just how adept they are at camping! There are two main lifestyles in Subaru camping. The first is the Cowboy Camper who sleeps in the car itself or in a sleeping bag under the stars, and brings less with them. The second is the Overland Camper who has a proper tent to set up in the wild or a tent resting on the roof of the Subaru. Cowboy Camping is roughing it. It means saving yourself hauling equipment, but ... read more

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