New crash tests for 2011 includes side pole and barriers crashes, and a new woman 97 lbs. Models involved are the 2010 and 2011 Legacy and Outback, 2009-2012 Foresters sold before January 2012, and 2006-2012 Tribecas sold before January 2012. That leaves the new 3. The build quality isn't as high as an Audi or Mercedes, but the features are good and the car is very reliable. This video shows you the location of your oil drain plug, oil filter, oil fill cap and dipstick in addition to the steps needed to change the oil and filter in your Legacy. Recall Date 2016-05-25 Description Subaru of America, Inc.
We recommend wearing safety glasses whenever you are working under your Legacy. A A S S A A S Performance options with option code, factory installed List price 2. Now, three more recalls have emerged, including several 2012 Subaru models for a brake master cylinder issue and the 2011… When I wrote the 2. Interior Illumination kit - soft lighting for the footwell, center console, cupholders. Some do not provide enough lubrication performance or durability when used in turbocharged engines.
Though the interior plastics look upscale, most of them are hard to the touch and lack the more premium feel found in models such as the Ford Fusion. The wheels were aligned, which did not solve the problem. It was new for 2010 models. Additionally, the wiper motor cover may melt, increasing the risk of a fire. On the second visit, the shop could not reproduce the problem because there was no straight worn highways close by. It is generally suggested to change the oil every 3750 miles or 3. Recommended for 2010 and prior turbo engines but required for all 2011 turbo engines.
Trunk space is an average 14. This video shows you the location of your oil drain plug, oil filter, oil fill cap and dipstick in addition to the steps needed to change the oil and filter in your Legacy. Cars with 6,250 miles will need third through sixth gears as well as the main shaft. It can also be argued that in some situations Subaru's road-savvy all-wheel drive system can aid safety and security as well. All the small conveniences are represented as well, with eight cup holders, cubbies in each door, several center console bins, and map pockets, plus an overhead console on all models.
Interior Illumination incl soft ambient light in the footwells, around the cupholder, and the storage by the shift lever. Each of the models has a slightly different feel: Base models feel light and nimble, as do 2. This transmission oil fluid does not need to be changed unless driven under very hard or frequent towing. The fold-in outside mirrors are new on the 2011s new for 2011- rear chrome trunk trim piece 2. Click the image for some ideas. Distinguished first by the engine type — a 2. Subaru does have some conflicting information about regular vs synthetic oil.
Engine Oil Level Check the oil dipstick periodically to make sure the oil level is within proper range in order to keep the turbocharger properly lubricated and cooled. Radiator fluid is Super Coolant, with over 10 year replacement schedule. Remedy Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will install an additional fused-harness, free of charge. If an obstruction, such as a buildup of snow or ice prevents the wiper arms from being able to stop in the parked position, the wiper motor may overheat and the bottom cover may melt. Subaru wants to Hey wake you up with a strong dose of Legacy reality, encouraging viewers to click a link for ''- a 2011 Legacy of course Check out the 2011 Mediocrity at , but don't try to buy one. This stereo is optional on the Premium trims. While the core and somewhat quirky essentials remain—a horizontally opposed boxer engine lineup and standard all-wheel drive—the Legacy has gained a little more mainstream appeal.
The recall began October 2016. The Subaru Genuine Oil Filter, available at your Subaru dealer, is the only filter that Subaru has tested to meet requirements for filtration and flow. Not the optional Puddle Lights. Maintain your 2011 Subaru and it should last years and you won't void the warranty. You really notice this when leaving a stop light or making a pass on the freeway. Timing belt- replace at 105,000 miles. The car is being pulled side to side at highway speed 60 mph can not get the speed up pass 60 mph and happens in slight windy conditions.
Previously available on 2010s, and now available on 2011s. Introduction It's easy to be a copycat. At the front, a rakish snout and arched roofline taper down to a short, tall decklid. If you do lots of winter driving, consider a set of snow or ice tires. Corporate is working with me and will pay half the cost of the repair.
Makes a mild groaning sound as it activates and releases so you know its working. Just as with the outgoing Legacy, the turbocharged 2. Show full review Vehicle Overview The Legacy was redesigned for 2010, its first complete makeover since 2005. The 5speed automatic Sportshift is not. Bass, mid-range, and treble adjustments, auxilliary plug in the center console. Certainly, being a bit different means the Legacy is unlikely to ever match the mighty and for sales supremacy, but it does mean that it has burrowed out a little niche for itself. I found that when I stopped going to the dealer for maintenance, my problems stopped, too.
Dimensions: height: medium; wheelbase: adequate; ground clearance: clears small rocks Colors: Medium Crumb or Stale Biscuit, with Brown Gravel or Chimney Soot interiors. So—my suggestion is to use one of the following schedules: Change oil every 4k miles, with tire rotation every other oil change or Change oil every 5k miles, with tire rotation at each oil change or Change oil every 7. The dead-band seemed to be what caused the vehicle to wander continuously from one side of the lane to the other. A sister of the Outback wagon, the Legacy comes only as a sedan. Suggested: do the first oil change by 3mos or 3000 miles and then at least a minimum of every 7500 miles or 7. Up to 78,650 of these vehicles may have been equipped with accessory puddle lights that, when illuminated, brighten the area under the doors of the vehicle.