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Separate from an independent inspection, what to do/look for in used car

Our car saga continues (1, 2). We took some test drives over the weekend, and it's likely we'll make some moves in the near future to buy an Outback or Forester. As a first time buyer of a used car, what should I ask/look for personally, separate from the inspection to be performed by my independent mechanic? And how much oxidization is too much oxidization under the hood, anyway? [more inside]
posted by Admiral Haddock on Mar 19, 2014 - 8 answers

Help me decide between a VW Golf Wagon and Subaru Forester

Subaru Forester or VW Golf Wagon? [more inside]
posted by any portmanteau in a storm on Jul 9, 2012 - 34 answers

Subaru or Volvo?

Should we buy a Subaru or a Volvo? Outback or Forester / V50 or V70? Requirements: AWD, durability/dependability, fuel efficiency, safety, cargo space in that order. [more inside]
posted by rabbitrabbit on Jul 16, 2011 - 21 answers

Why does my car smell like gas?

Why does my Subaru Forester smell like gasoline, and how can I make it not smell like gasoline? [more inside]
posted by escabeche on May 20, 2011 - 9 answers

If only they made a Fitrester

Looking for advice on a new-to-me car. Anyone with experience of late-model Subaru Foresters, Honda Fits, and the AWD vs. FWD question? I'll be in central NJ. Loooong-winded "more inside" with a summary. [more inside]
posted by dondiego87 on Aug 10, 2010 - 26 answers

Is this normal for an AT Subaru?

Looking to buy a Subaru Forester XT. I'm concerned with the transmission, however maybe this is normal for the Subaru auto tranny? [more inside]
posted by ganzhimself on Jun 17, 2010 - 5 answers

They called him Stinaru Fartester

My 2004 Subaru Forester smells like hot...fumey...something, and periodically releases a little puff of smoke or steam from under the hood. Can the hivemind succeed where multiple mechanics have failed, before my warranty runs out in March? [more inside]
posted by chesty_a_arthur on Feb 1, 2010 - 15 answers

Nobody light a match!

Why do I smell gasoline when I'm in my car? [more inside]
posted by The Winsome Parker Lewis on Nov 16, 2009 - 17 answers

Vrooom. Put put put put put.

Is my car broken? I somehow managed to stall my automatic transition. WTF? Is it a crazy fluke, or possibly a sign of trouble? The car is a 2001 Subaru Forester. [more inside]
posted by gauchodaspampas on Jul 29, 2008 - 18 answers

Aftermarket lights for an old Forester

I want to replace my 2001 Subaru Forester's signal lamps. Where do I go? [more inside]
posted by fleeba on Jun 21, 2008 - 6 answers

How to make my car alarm stop?

I bought a Forester without the key fob & the alarm won't stop going off. [more inside]
posted by Sheppagus on Feb 26, 2008 - 15 answers

Automatic climate control?

First car with automatic climate control. How does it work? [more inside]
posted by jal0021 on Aug 28, 2007 - 7 answers

Help me avoid car overheating in my Subaru?

Help me with my Subaru Forester overheating problem? [more inside]
posted by Kickstart70 on Aug 28, 2006 - 20 answers

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