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Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   07-30-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 264
Posted By Loscaldazar
The tech line didn't have the answer, so they had...

The tech line didn't have the answer, so they had to start placing calls to the field engineer. Field engineer confirmed that what they were pulling from my ECM was completely normal. Warranty...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   07-28-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 264
Posted By Loscaldazar
Thanks, someone on another forum pointed out that...

Thanks, someone on another forum pointed out that the checksum should read zero if it has never been flashed. Combined with the info from Bobby below (even dealerships can't reflash the ECM, instead...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   07-28-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 264
Posted By Loscaldazar
03 Warranty denied for ECU flashing (but has never been flashed)?

Got a problem here. One of the head gaskets is going south on my 03 Forester. Thought "no problem, aftermarket service contract will cover it!"

Apparently they are claiming the ECU has been...
Forum: Miscellaneous For Sale   07-10-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 132
Posted By Loscaldazar
Sold.

Sold.
Forum: Miscellaneous For Sale   07-06-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 132
Posted By Loscaldazar
DeWalt D28114 13 Amp 4.5/5 Angle Grinder- Almost New!

I've got an almost new DeWalt 13 amp angle grinder. It has been used twice just to test to see if it works. It has the quick move tool guard, and the quick wheel change flange too (it does have a...
Forum: Members' Journals   07-02-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 69,034
Posted By Loscaldazar
Still haven't gotten any pictures of the...

Still haven't gotten any pictures of the outback.... Should be solved soon!
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   06-08-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 272
Posted By Loscaldazar
Agree with the above. Gates timing belt kit...

Agree with the above.

Gates timing belt kit w/o water pump (USA made). Get OEM or Aisin water pump (Japanese made, IIRC the gates water pump is Chinese.... gross!).

NGK spark plugs and...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   06-08-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By Loscaldazar
It should be changed, but not every 30K miles. ...

It should be changed, but not every 30K miles. It does lubricate important parts. 60K miles is a good point.
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   06-08-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 166
Posted By Loscaldazar
I wouldn't worry about it! Change the bearings,...

I wouldn't worry about it! Change the bearings, and enjoy the suspension!
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   06-08-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 981
Posted By Loscaldazar
extremely cold or hot weather used in dusty...

extremely cold or hot weather
used in dusty conditions
Frequent Short Trips
Aggressive Driving
Track or Track Like Conditions (ie, racing, note that any racing can "void the warranty")

If you...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   05-30-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 129
Posted By Loscaldazar
All the 5 speeds are interchangeable as far as I...

All the 5 speeds are interchangeable as far as I know (all mount the same), you just have to make sure to match the rear diff to the transmission. I'm not sure where it is, but there are lists...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   05-30-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 618
Posted By Loscaldazar
MPH is irrelevant for the most part. RPM is what...

MPH is irrelevant for the most part. RPM is what you want to watch when cold. As the others have said, accelerate slowly and you'll be fine. In fact, unless you are aggressive or have a lead foot,...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   05-30-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By Loscaldazar
Only change it regularly if you have the...

Only change it regularly if you have the underhood filter (which I believe you don't). The in tank one should be left alone unless there is a problem with it.
Forum: Transmission and Driveline   05-29-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 2
  ('06-'08) AWD light
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Posted By Loscaldazar
4 Miles? Highly unlikely that any damage could...

4 Miles? Highly unlikely that any damage could have been caused. More than likely it was just turned on to let you know there was a problem detected with the continual slipping in the diffs due to...
Forum: Front Page News   05-24-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 790
Posted By Loscaldazar
Have they actually ended camry production there...

Have they actually ended camry production there yet? I saw a few photos of Camrys being produced from just a few weeks ago......
Forum: Members' Journals   05-15-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 69,034
Posted By Loscaldazar
Bought an 05 Outback wagon.... pictures coming...

Bought an 05 Outback wagon.... pictures coming whenever I find enough time in between finals!
Forum: Members' Journals   04-30-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 69,034
Posted By Loscaldazar
http://i1213.photobucket.com/albums/cc461/Loscalda...

http://i1213.photobucket.com/albums/cc461/Loscaldazar/Other/IMG_0615_zpsnz8teblb.jpg (http://s1213.photobucket.com/user/Loscaldazar/media/Other/IMG_0615_zpsnz8teblb.jpg.html)

What is this? The...
Forum: Parts For Sale   04-26-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,954
Posted By Loscaldazar
Craftsman Max Access set has been sold. PM sent...

Craftsman Max Access set has been sold. PM sent about 1/4 drive sockets.

EDIT: 1/4 drive sockets pending sale
Forum: Parts For Sale   04-25-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,954
Posted By Loscaldazar
Two new things added!

Two new things added!
Forum: Parts For Sale   04-09-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,954
Posted By Loscaldazar
Bump! Want to get these last two items sold.......

Bump! Want to get these last two items sold.... send me offers!

(AKA help a college student out)
Forum: Members' Journals   04-08-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 69,034
Posted By Loscaldazar
Absolutely! Got them mounted last Thursday, and...

Absolutely! Got them mounted last Thursday, and put them on the car on Saturday. Little cold here still, but still just warm enough for them.

It's just nice to have a fully working car again...
Forum: Bargain Alley   04-07-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 336
Posted By Loscaldazar
Gearwrench 1/4 or 3/8 Pass Through (Vortex) Socket Set

For those of us who have uses for pass through socket sets (long studs, installing sensors with wires, ultra low profile, and especially doing our Subaru struts!!!), Napa has a fantastic deal for...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   04-02-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 807
Posted By Loscaldazar
They gave you the coolant for the newer Subarus...

They gave you the coolant for the newer Subarus (2011+). You need the green non-premixed coolant container. Mix it 50/50 then with some distilled/RO water.
Forum: Members' Journals   04-02-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 69,034
Posted By Loscaldazar
New tires! ...

New tires!

http://i1213.photobucket.com/albums/cc461/Loscaldazar/Brakes%20Wheels%20Tires/IMG_0478_zpsgducm3rc.jpg...
Forum: Members' Journals   04-01-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 69,034
Posted By Loscaldazar
Got the new powersteering pump in yesterday. ...

Got the new powersteering pump in yesterday. Wasn't too difficult to do. The rear bolt takes a short 12MM socket and a 3/8 universal followed by a 3 inch 3/8 extension to remove it, but everything...
Forum: Brakes   03-31-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 794
Posted By Loscaldazar
It's really not worth it to change the pins,...

It's really not worth it to change the pins, bolts and boots. They'll last pretty much forever if they are taken care of. Take the pins out, clean them and grease them.

If you do really want to...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   03-31-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5
  ('09-'13) Weird noise
Views: 272
Posted By Loscaldazar
I seem to remember something about the buzzing of...

I seem to remember something about the buzzing of the throttle by wire system on a few newer subarus too. Might be worth searching more on this forum.
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   03-31-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 7
  ('09-'13) Smoke?! Not again!!!!!
Views: 366
Posted By Loscaldazar
If it is happening repeatedly (even after being...

If it is happening repeatedly (even after being fixed) you either have a bad install, or the mating surface is damaged. Call up Subaru Canada and explain it to them. You shouldn't have to have the...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   03-31-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 454
Posted By Loscaldazar
Sometimes it can be a bad PCV valve that causes...

Sometimes it can be a bad PCV valve that causes oil lose. Doing a search will get you some information on how to test that (can't remember off the top of my head, sorry).

Otherwise a compression...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   03-31-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 807
Posted By Loscaldazar
Any smoke (black, white, purple, blue-ish?) on...

Any smoke (black, white, purple, blue-ish?) on acceleration?

From the 3/4 to 1/4 mark on my Forester is about 100 miles also (I have a non turbo, but the gauge is the same). The first 1/4 last...
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