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  1. ('09-'13) 2009 - Need transmission replacement at 76K miles - let me know your thoughts?

    Transmission and Driveline
    I got this 2009 XT 4AT at 69K miles and didn't have any issues except for occasional TPMS malfunction. Yesterday, it stating grinding and stuttering so I towed to repair shop. They said it needs a transmission replacement. Is it common to have a transmission failure at 76K miles on a Subaru...
  2. ('09-'13) 2009 - Receiver dimensions - the empty receiver/stereo slot?

    Interior and Electronics
    I am just wondering if anyone knows the dimensions of the empty reciever/stereo slot. What size receivers (double din in this case) will fit my 2009? I am looking at DOUBLE DIN DVD receivers, and want to make sure the specs are correct and that unit will fit. What is the max size replacement...
  3. ('03-'05) 2004 - Changing radiator hoses, question about clamps?

    Cooling Systems
    hey there! I just bought a used forester 2004 and have to do some work on it. this will be my first time changing radiator hoses so I just want to get some opinions before i get started. I've read a lot about avoiding tightening the clamps too tight, which makes sense. My question is how do I...