I was told that they had to start the 'oil usage test' over because I had missed the 1000 mile requisite check-in. And, people here in parking lots drive the wrong way, while pedestrians walk behind cars while talking on their cell phones not paying attention. I have not noticed anything wrong with that. See the features and specs compared side by side with last year's model. An engine size change sounds complicated computers etc. There are three major differences between conventional and synthetic oils.
Now I have to wait to hear from the Dealership to see much this new repair will cost. Maybe I'll stick to looking for a 2005-2007 Toyota Highlander. However, since the tires will need to be rotated at 7,500 miles, the owner would wind up returning to his chosen repair facility in just 2,500 miles for the tire rotation. They agreed to do an oil consumption test at the next oil change. The worst possible outcome is if it consumes just under the limit set by Subaru that you can't get the problem fixed, but you get to feed oil into your car, so that once it is out of warranty you get to start replacing O2 sensors, spark plugs, and catalytic converters like band aids. Fuel is unexpectedly low right now. The procedure was to bring the car in every 1000 miles and have them measure how much oil it had used.
I have not found any problems with respect to acceleration or power even pulling my teardrop trailer. Your driving does not qualify as severe. Additionally I'm now in possession of a car which had the engine block replaced at 24,000 miles, which very likely will reduce the value and make it more difficult for me to sell on the private market or to trade it in for a reasonable amount. I would have preferred this unit looking as if it were intentionally integrated into the vehicle. Unfortunately, not much has been updated on the interior.
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If the car has a turbo charger I might stick to the 3K interval, and use conventional oil. We live in Indiana, our family lives in Texas, Kansas, Missouri, and Rhode Island. Then I was told by the same Dealer that where it was now past 100,000 miles mark, Subaru Would Not cover any repairs!! This video shows you how to change the oil and oil filter in your 2010 Subaru Legacy. Not the extreme which sticks like glue but wears out far to fast. Also, overall condition and who had the car before you is much more important than the miles on the clock.
Regardless, in this regard, all horizontally opposed motors inc Porsche and old Ferrari were either leakers or burners as well. In my opinion, for the oil, what you describe is not severe as far as either temperature or dust. The first number, followed by W represents the low temperature viscosity, 5W, 10W, 15W. Subsequent oil changes at least every 7500 miles or 7. There are only vague general guidelines. However, since you do have some dust, I would consider changing the air filter a little more frequently.
When I was a mechanic you could always tell a Subaru was coming due to a common part failure which caused the car to make a distinctive sound. I waited a week before calling about an update on the block. I found out that this car had been in several times from a previous owner for the same issue. I think if you go check one out, you'll be impressed. Still, whatever the cost for a new transmission, it's less than purchasing a brand new car. You'll be a far happier driver. Subarus are popular in my neck of the Rocky Mountain woods.
Then I was stone walled when requesting information and have been treated like a leper ever since. It's kind of weird driving this thing in a good way, you just step on the gas and hear the engine rev up, like an airplane taking off and once up to speed it just cruises back to a more sedate rpm. That Subaru will not stand behind their product, to me, is criminal!! These finishes are nearly identical to a Subaru I used to own: a 1999 Outback. I took it back to Audi and they told me to take it to Subaru. That is why we only use Genuine Subaru Motor Oil in your Subaru.
Modern engines are sealed, only entrance to the crankcase is tightly controlled for emissions purposes. See the upper four trims compared side by side. In the past few months, it seems to have gotten worse. I've had the car for 18 months now and can share with you that it's great! We've been over this before. Then checking the oil, water, etc.