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  1. Battery Problems & Shaking

    Crosstrek Hybrid Topics
    Hello, We just bought our 2014 Crosstrek XV Hybrid Touring last week. The dealer mentioned that the car shakes at higher speeds (65-70MPH) but we didn't notice anything during the test drive. Now, 5 days after purchase, it has started shaking again AND shows all the signs that the hybrid batter...
  2. Part Needed

    Exterior Appearance/Mods
    Hi, I have a 2019 Subaru Crosstrek XV Limited and I am looking for a part for the vehicle but do not know what it is called. The part is located at the front of the vehicle between the headlight and fog lights. It is a small rectangular cover, I believe it is to cover a light sensor. I hope you...
  3. off road trails in ny ?

    Exterior Appearance/Mods
    Any suggestions / recommendations
  4. 2017 Crosstrek Mods

    Tires and Wheels
    Hey everyone, new Subaru owner here with my 2017 Crosstrek. I’m starting to look into some mods so I can start taking her out on some trails and was looking for some advice on lift kits, wheels, tires, etc. Not knowing much about this kind of thing I could really use some recommendations from...
  5. 2016 Crosstrek Headlight cover

    General Maintenance & Troubleshooting
    Hi folks, my 2016 crosstrek just got hit by a bird (probably vulture. poor bird, it probably died on impact) and the driver side headlight got broken. I took the car to subaru showroom and they are charging crazy for the labor. $155/hr. Jiffy Lube guy then showed me how I could change this on...
  6. Brake lamp switch recall

    General Maintenance & Troubleshooting
    I received a recall notice for my Crosstrek brake lamp switch. I contacted the service center at the dealership where I purchased this car and was told the first available appointment was almost a month away. This seems ridiculous to me as this is a safety issue. Has anyone else had an issue...
  7. The latest one isn't testing our marriage...:)

    Welcome Mat | New Member Introductions
    Maybe ten years ago, we had 2nd? gen outback that we spent WAY too much money on while resurrecting it. A serious test of our budget and marriage.:mad: But-- we both loved how it handled. Since then we have gotten a 2008 Outback that has been a great car for us. It would have cost $12k at...
  8. Greetings from the WetCoast of Canada

    Welcome Mat | New Member Introductions
    Introducing my 2014 XV Crosstrek Sport CVT in glorious Ice Silver Metallic! This is a huge upgrade from my 2003 Corolla CE both in terms of functionality and style points, and gets a tiny bit better gas mileage too, so I'm loving it since becoming the second owner in February 2018. I'm no...
  9. New Crosstrek owner in Texas

    Welcome Mat | New Member Introductions
    Hello there. This weekend I bought my first new car, and it happens to be a 2018 Subaru Crosstrek. I've never felt a personal connection to any of my past vehicles, but this one just immediately felt right. I'm excited to get to know this model better. It's just the basic model - not Premium or...
  10. Crosstrek, concerned over visibility?

    Welcome Mat | New Member Introductions
    Hi guys! New to the forum, and new to Subaru. I’m in love with the Crosstrek, and will be making my first ever Subaru purchase in the next few weeks. I’ve never driven a Crosstrek before, and I’m hoping you Crosstrek gurus can help me out with some information. My concern is, just how visible...
  11. New Battery Installed Followed by Check Engine Light

    General Maintenance & Troubleshooting
    Recently put a new battery in my 2015 XV Crosstrek, the check engine light was on when I left he battery store. I figured it would reset so I went on home, about 25 minutes’ drive. When I got home, it was still on so I put my OBD2 scanner on it to check and clear the code, but the scanner...
  12. Exhaust Systems and Sounds

    Hi I am Ethan, I am a teen car enthusiast just getting into modding my first car.. the subaru crosstrek. Mine is a 2014 and 5 speed manual. Anyways, my first mod I did was the Borla axle back muffler. It sounded pretty mean and a nice grumble to it but it was pretty quiet in the top end. Ill...
  13. TSB request 16-104-17R

    General Maintenance & Troubleshooting
    here is the summary This bulletin provides a diagnostic procedure along with transmission control module (tcm) reprogramming files to address isolated customer concerns of a "bump" feeling from the cvt. the bump feeling has been reported to occur after the c... Cannot find the tsb anywhere on...
  14. StarDude Holiday Giveaway! - 2017 - #stardudeGAW

    Crosstrek Community Discussions
    Hey Everyone! I am doing a Holiday Subaru Giveaway on my channel as a thank you for your support, your comments, suggestions, tips and as a celebration for becoming a Subaru Ambassador! There are 2 separate prizes for YouTube & Instagram! Subaru gear, outdoor gear and sponsored items from...
  15. My New Crosstrek!

    Welcome Mat | New Member Introductions
    Hi All, I live In Vegas and got my first Subaru, a Crosstrek, 2017 (couldn't wait till November for the 2018), and I'm loving it. Manual transmission (only way to go), silver with black interior. Looking forward to many roadtrip adventures. I have two 1986 Toyota 4Runners, they are great for...
  16. Fuel Injector Size???

    I've looked all over and I can't find any info on the OEM fuel injectors for a 2014 model. CC's or lb's. I can see they are Denso but none of the numbers on the injectors help. I've looked at Denso's site as well as whatever google can find but no luck. Also called a dealer and they can give me...
  17. Crosstrek Outline Decal

    Personal For Sale
    Hey guys! I have personally designed some crosstrek decals that I have posted on my Etsy page to see if anyone was interested in buying some. I have multiple colors to choose from and sizes! Also, if you would like text added with the decal please message me through Etsy. The link is included...
  18. Got my Subaru Badge of Ownership!! Check it out!

    Crosstrek Community Discussions
    Hey All!! I received my Subaru Badge of Ownership yesterday! They look pretty cool! Check it out! Which badges did you choose? Post in comments. Click the image below to see the review!
  19. Check Out My New 2017 Crosstrek!

    Crosstrek Community Discussions
    A couple weeks ago, I purchased my first car and my first Subaru. A 2017 Crosstrek 2.0i Premium - 5 Speed Manual I absolutely love it!! Please check out my video review of the vehicle! Click the image below.
  20. Buzziness/Roughness in new Crosstrek?

    General Maintenance & Troubleshooting
    Hi all, I was looking to get some input on an issue I've been having with my 2016 Crosstrek. When I accelerate or drive at 50+ mph I have a buzzing/rough feeling in my gas pedal(which can be really annoying on my 30 minute all highway commute!) Right now I have about 2400 miles on the car...