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Seeking non-dealer recommendation for Subaru mechanic in Sacramento

Now that our lease is up and we bought the Forester (and we're no longer under factory warranty), I'm seeking recommendations for a reliable Subaru mechanic in Sacramento. Not looking for the cheapest, rather someone reliable, reputable, and friendly to work with.

Prefer not to use a dealer for the sake of price and being able to talk directly with the mechanic instead of a guy with a clipboard. Plus, the nearest dealer isn't particularly convenient.

Thanks in advance.

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I'd highly recommend FW Motorsports in Rocklin. Paul, the owner, has been in the Subaru community for a very long time and has built a reputation for top notch service.


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Sacramento Specialty Automotive has been fair and honest with me several times for scheduled maintenance, alignment etc.
https://www.sacramentoautorepair.com/

These guys for my Toyotas and they now have Subi tech too.
https://www.tos.com/

With that said, always trust but verify lol.

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