Category: Subaru

Subaru
Dannie Lyman

Subaru Clutch Fork Fault

There is a common problem with manual Subarus and the clutch fork failure. This is most commonly seen in the Subaru Outback however it has been seen on several models. The fault is actually a poor design from the manufacturer. The Metal on the pivot point of the clutch fork is not strong enough for

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Subaru
Dannie Lyman

Subaru Forester Squatting Rear Suspension

The SG Forester has a common fault with the rear end of the vehicle “squatting”. This is when the rear suspension sits lower then the front and the car develops an uneven seating on the road with the nose of the car sitting higher than the rear. This is a problem that is somewhat exaggerated

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Subaru
Dannie Lyman

Subaru Oil Leaks

One of the common faults with the Subaru range of vehicles is the oil leaks the vehicles can develop. Across the whole range of the Subaru vehicles there are really only four common causes for the oil leaks. Your vehicle may have one or more of these. I will list them in the order of

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Subaru
Dannie Lyman

How to stop Wind Noise In a Forester

A common fault with the Subaru Forester is a wind rushing noise that the car develops once it gets a little bit older. The fault is caused by the fact the the front doors on the vehicle are frameless. Over a period of time people open the doors by pushing on the glass instead of

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Subaru Expert Sydney
Subaru
Dannie Lyman

Subaru Forester Body Kit Options

Content Taken Directly From JDM Emergency.com Menu: Forester SG 03-05 – XT body kits – Cross Sports/STi kits – Side Skirts and rear Bumper/Lips – Accessories – Important Tips Forester SG 06-07 – Front bumper types and lips – Grilles – Accessories – Important tips Forester SG 2003-2005 models There is one major question you

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Subaru Power window switch
Subaru
Dannie Lyman

Subaru Forester Power Window Fault

One of the most common failures on the Subaru Forester in the failure of one or both of the front power windows. What normally happens with these is the electric motor on the window regulator fails. This is a common fault with many vehicles as the electric motors work hard every time the window goes

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Subaru knock noise
Subaru
Dannie Lyman

Subaru Knocking Noise

One of the most common faults with a wide range of Subaru vehicles is an issue caused by the splitting of the rear most suspension bush on the front lower control arms. For some this is technical jargon and for others it may answer the question of “is my mechanic selling me stuff my car

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Subaru
Dannie Lyman

Subaru Head Gasket. Cost to repair

One of the most common faults with the Subaru range of vehicles is an oil leak that starts from the cylinder head gaskets. This fault is caused because of the boxer engine. The oil sits in the engine across the head gasket and gravity combined with fluctuated temperatures causes the gasket to leak. This is

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Subaru Recall
GDL Auto Blog
Dannie Lyman

Massive Subaru Engine Recall

Hats off to Subaru. When a recurring problem presented itself Subaru decided to do the right thing by its consumers and develop a repair for the fault and then issued a global recall on the issue. Unlike Ford with the dreaded power shift transmission issues. almost 400,000 Subarus globally and some Toyotas that share the

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