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Subaru Forester, Subaru Outback, Subaru Legacy, Subaru Baja, Subaru Impreza
#77 of 116 Maybe it's the gas you use
Jun 10, 2002 (6:40 pm)
If BOTH cars you got exhibit the same problem. I watch almost all subaru related msg boards and this is the first I've heard of stalling problems.
#78 of 116 steward2 is an example
Jun 11, 2002 (3:27 am)
Here is someone who had a car stall twice and decided that was serious enough to sell it. People all have different wants and expectations of their cars.
Many of us would find if it was bad gas, a fuel line problem, a computer problem, and etc. Most of these would still be covered under warantee in a 1-2 year old car. Then we would decide if it was a problem worth selling the car over. Others just say that's enough and get rid of the car.
Jun 11, 2002 (9:02 am)
This is why I usually never talk to overly enthusiastic or completely dissastisfied owners about a car's reliability. The enthusiast touts the car and the one with the bad experience will never forgive it. I'm guilty of both.
Also I never consult car clubs about pricing.
However, the clubs are great for figuring out spare parts, how to fix things, support network, and best of all, social outings and meeting new people.
Jun 11, 2002 (10:30 am)
the title of this thread should be changed. It's very misleading, if not downright inaccurate.
Jun 11, 2002 (11:19 am)
That's up to the original poster, since this is his impression, and since it is framed as a question, meaning he isn't sure. I don't see a problem with that as Host.
So I'll wait to hear from him about it if he wants to do anything, okay? Could be he's right and you aren't, who's to say with new models? The idea is to explore the question and hopefully share good data pro or con.
Jun 11, 2002 (12:59 pm)
Maybe I should start a thread, "Are Subarus really as good as I am hearing?"
It just puts a very "negative" slant on the brand, that's not justified.
Jun 11, 2002 (1:52 pm)
"I hear X blow up at 50K miles is this true?"
Jun 11, 2002 (3:37 pm)
Speaking of Boulder, Denver, and other communities along the front range, or near: Do you have an opinion about which dealership(s) will really get the price down on a cash purchase of a new Subaru (Forester is my conditional preference). I would buy one if the price was right. If the dealers think they are sitting on little gold mines, I'll seek another brand.
Jun 11, 2002 (4:00 pm)
We can't really say if its justified or not. The car hasn't been out that long. It takes 2-3 years for a model to prove itself. None of the auto mags that I read have even completed a Long Term Test on them.
Dodge Neon for instance came roaring out of the gate, got great press, went racing, Skip Barber used them as track cars for all their ads. Only after a while did we start hearing about the head gaskets.
#86 of 116 What are you talking about Shiftright?
Jun 11, 2002 (7:21 pm)
There hasn't been a new engine in the subaru line for years, except for the H6 3.0
Every other engine has been out since '99