Car Makes Serviced | Suburu


Subaru Outback

Over the years we have worked on numerous Subaru cars and have become very well acquainted with their ups and downs: I’ve owned three of them myself and like them for their versatility as a car that can be taken off road, their compact size and quality construction. Subaru vehicles share the rare distinction of being equipped with horizontally opposed engines which allows for a very short but wide engine and a vehicle with a lower center of gravity.

As far as quality, Subaru’s are very well built and have certainly become much better over the past decade. The most common major maintenance and repair concerns with 4 cylinder engine Subarus are timing belt replacement at around the 160,000 kilometer mark. Cylinder head gasket leaks and other engine oil and coolant leaks usually require repairs in the 100,000 to 200,000 kilometer range (this is not uncommon for many other makes and models of cars). While less common, 6 cylinder engine Subarus have few concerns but due to their high tech design and timing chain drive can be very expensive to repair when things do go wrong.

The all wheel drive systems featured on most Subaru models are very reliable with most concerns involving the center differential or slip clutches at the rear of the transmission.

Over all these are very good vehicles and if you value a car that keeps on going where the pavement ends or the snow gets deep then Subaru could be the car for you.

2002 Subaru Legacy, Engine Replacement
Mark: Hi it’s Mark from Top Local, we’re here with Bernie Pawlik at Pawlik Automotive in Vancouver. We're talking about[...]
2010 Subaru Forester – 96,000 Kilometer Service
Today's feature is a 96,000 kilometer service performed on a 2010 Subaru Forester, brought to us by a client from[...]
1999 Subaru Outback – Fuel Filler Neck Replacement
Our latest featured repair is Fuel Filler Neck Replacement on a 1999 Subaru Outback, brought to us by a client[...]
Subaru Head Gasket Repairs Bernie Pawlik of award winning Pawlik Automotive in Vancouver, BC is talking us through a Suburu Head Gasket repair,[...]
Subaru Brakes
Mark: Hi it’s Mark from Top Local Lead Generation and we’re here with Mr. Bernie Pawlik of Pawlik Automotive in[...]
2001 Subaru Forester – Spark Plug Replacement
Our latest featured service is Spark Plug Replacement on a 2001 Subaru Forester, brought to us by a client from[...]
2010 Subaru WRX STI Maintenance Service
Our latest feature is a 2010 Subaru WRX STI Maintenance Service, brought to us by a client from Renfrew/Collingwood, Vancouver.[...]
2005 Subaru Outback – Head Gaskets & Cam Case Seal
Head Gaskets & Cam Case Seal replacement on a 2005 Subaru Outback is our latest featured service, brought to us[...]
2001 Subaru Outback H6 – Leaking Sunroof Repair
Our featured service today is Leaking Sunroof Repair on a 2001 Subaru Outback H6 Wagon. Any vehicle equipped with a[...]
1996 Subaru Outback – Cylinder Head Gasket Replacement
Wednesday's featured repair is Cylinder Head Gasket Replacement on a 1996 Subaru Outback. Since the mid 1990s Subarus have become[...]
2011 Subaru WRX STI, TPMS Installation
Mark: Hi, it's Mark from Top Local. We're here with Bernie Pawlik, Pawlik Automotive in Vancouver, Vancouver's best auto service[...]

Let's Discuss Your Vehicle...

In order to provide an estimate, a diagnosis is the next step!

Call To Book at (604) 327-7112