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2017 Subaru Crosstrek repairs by problem area

Engine (0%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (0%)

Brakes and Traction Control (0%)

Suspension and Steering (0%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (86%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (14%)

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2017 Subaru Crosstrek 4dr Hatch

148-horsepower 2.0L H4 6-speed shiftable CVT AWD

Subaru Crosstrek in Washington, United States
Jan 2017 - Jul 2018
Sep 2017

9000 mi
The monitor which displays things like AM/FM radio stations, USB, XM Radio, Bluetooth, etc. sometimes does not respond to touch. The dealer informed me that there is not a recall on the radio. They are sure the problem is in the software program. The only thing they can do is replace the radio, but since the replacement will have the same programming the problem will most likely persist. They recommended I call Subaru of America to explain the problem that way they can make note of it and inform me if anything else can be done. 
Feb 2018

15000 mi
Monitor does not respond to touch sometimes. Service department at the dealership did a software update. However, it did not fix the problem. Will be returning for more diagnostics. 
Apr 2018

19000 mi
Continuing problem with the monitor. 
Jun 2018

20000 mi
After initially starting my car the monitor sometimes will not respond to touch. The dealership is checking for new software updates and they are supposed to be replacing the monitor. The problem has been there since buying the car new. They have installed software updates previously which have helped. Another possible help has been keeping the USB drive un-pluged which holds the pod casts I listen to (their idea). Update 7/3/2018 There were no new software updates to install. Dealership will be installing a new monitor/infotainement system when it arrives. 
Jul 2018

22000 mi
Problem: Infotainment system monitor sometimes will not respond to touch. This trip was to have a replacement monitor installed. Install was done at the dealership for free. Need to wait and see if the new monitor works consistently or not. 
Subaru Crosstrek in Texas, United States
Jun 2017 - Apr 2018
Oct 2017

13100 mi
The weather stripping on the driver door was coming loose. The dealer replaced. 

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2017 Subaru Crosstrek 4dr Hatch

148-horsepower 2.0L H4 5-speed manual AWD

Subaru Crosstrek in Minnesota, United States
Oct 2016 - Jun 2018
Jun 2018

20000 mi
AC smells like mildew. Cleaned out drain tubes. 

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2016 Subaru Crosstrek

Engine not specified

Subaru Crosstrek in Pennsylvania, United States
Jun 2017 - Jun 2017
May 2017

17000 mi
Bad rattle in storage area. Took a while to diagnose but fixed. 

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2016 Subaru Crosstrek 4dr Hatch

148-horsepower 2.0L H4 6-speed shiftable CVT AWD

Subaru Crosstrek in Nebraska, United States
Mar 2016 - Jun 2018
Sep 2016

12000 mi
AC drain tube clogged causing passenger floor bored flood 
Jun 2017

24000 mi

US $15
Engine had stuttering issue on idle. Cause was found to be a premature clogged air filter supposed to last 30,000 lasted 24,000 could have been caused by high pollen count this year. 
Sep 2017

36000 mi
A/C drain plug clogged again. Subaru refusing to replace despite numerous repairs. Will have to pay for repairs out of pocket after warranty. 
Subaru Crosstrek in Maryland, United States
Jan 2016 - Jun 2018
Oct 2017

31000 mi
While my girlfriend was driving her car, the brake, ABS, and TCS lights all lit. Later that day the lights turned themselves off. I told her to keep an eye on it to see if it would happen again, at which point we'd take full advantage of that fantastic factory warranty! A month or so went by and the lights came on again, so a service trip was planned. The dealer was well aware of this failure, and stated that often when the failure occurs the vehicle gets stuck in "park", since the failure doesn't allow the shift lock to release. Since we'd experienced the failure only when driving, that failure mode didn't present itself. It took about 2 hours to conduct the repair, though I'm sure it could've been done more quickly if the dealership wasn't as busy as it was that day. A brake light switch is a 20-minute replacement if you can yoga yourself into position. I believe there may have been a service bulletin for this repair, but I can't be certain. The failure is quite common though, as per both the dealer and the internet. 
Subaru Crosstrek in Virginia, United States
Jun 2016 - Mar 2018
Jul 2017

10000 mi
Camera view shifted showing bottom of car. 
Subaru Crosstrek in Colorado, United States
Jun 2016 - Jun 2018
Apr 2018

4800 mi
ALL of the indicator lights were on. Turned out a loose gas cap did it. They reset the code, and all is good now. 
Subaru Crosstrek in Pennsylvania, United States
Apr 2016 - Jun 2018
Jun 2018

36000 mi

US $50
Unexplained dummy lights 
Subaru Crosstrek in Maine, United States
Sep 2016 - Jun 2018
Dec 2016

1000 mi
rear bumper out of alignment required slamming of tailgate 
Subaru Crosstrek in Manitoba, Canada
Nov 2016 - Jul 2018
Sep 2017

6820 mi

C $500
the paint is chipping on the front hood...dealer says stone chips, i agree but I dont drive on gravel roads. In my opinion the chips are happening very easily. 
Subaru Crosstrek in Rhode Island, United States
Jun 2016 - Nov 2018
Jan 2017

3000 mi
Factory Remote Start - Had installed as a gift for my wife and it worked so poorly I had them remove it and refund me. I am told by the dealer Subaru's with the push button start system do not work well with their own factory remote start. Range is limited to only a few car lengths or 20 or 30 feet - totally worthless and very expensive $600 plus. 

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2016 Subaru Crosstrek 4dr Hatch

148-horsepower 2.0L H4 5-speed manual AWD

Subaru Crosstrek in Massachusetts, United States
Feb 2017 - Jun 2018
Jun 2017

28900 mi
Factory defect of valve spring cause catastrophic engine failure. Entire engine had to be replaced. 
Sep 2017

44014 mi
Car experienced catastrophic engine failure in June 2017 due to factory defect. Entire engine was REPLACED. Head gasket installed during repair was faulty, but went unnoticed. Car overheated at full speed due to head gasket failure. Brought to shop in September 2017 to replace head gasket. Car was burning through coolant at an alarming rate and Check Engine light was on. History: factory default caused catastrophic engine failure at <29,000 miles. Engine was REPLACED June of 2017. Head gasket installed during that repair was damaged but not noticed. Car returned to shop September 2017 after head gasket failed. Head gasket replaced again. Started burning through coolant again, came close to overheating. Brought in with suspicion of warped head. Dealership found no fault with head; could not immediately determine source of problem. Replaced all seals in cooling system; repaired oil control valve. Time will tell if this solved the problem. 
Jun 2018

45900 mi
This car continues to have coolant getting into the engine. After several attempts to fix it, to no avail. The latest trip was for a check engine light, that turned out to be the second time the cam position through a code. Patrick Subaru cleared the code, and it came right back on the next day. 
Subaru Crosstrek in Georgia, United States
Feb 2016 - Oct 2017
Jan 2017 Rear hatch had issue closing fully. Would have to attempt closing three or four times before securely closed. Also, rear hatch would squeak when going over rough roads. 

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2015 Subaru Crosstrek 4dr Hatch

160-horsepower 2.0L H4 Hybrid 6-speed shiftable CVT AWD

Subaru Crosstrek in District of Columbia, United States
Mar 2015 - Jun 2018
Oct 2015

9000 mi
Fixed rattles in rear passenger side headliner and in dashboard. Dealer broke a dashboard part while performing repair, so had to wait 2 days to obtain replacement part to complete repair. 

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2015 Subaru Crosstrek 4dr Hatch

148-horsepower 2.0L H4 6-speed shiftable CVT AWD

Subaru Crosstrek in Texas, United States
Nov 2015 - Jun 2018
Apr 2016

9000 mi
A/C fan control failed on med and high speed. Replaced fan control. 
Subaru Crosstrek in New York, United States
May 2015 - Jun 2019
Jun 2017

23000 mi
Electrial brake switch replaced. Traction control, abs, hill start lights on. Switch was found to be defective. Was replaced with new switch. 
Mar 2018

33500 mi

US $90
Went to dealer for inspection of cooling system. Tech found front brake pads @ 4mm. Plus need brake flush as per maint schule for subaru. Dealer wants 239.00 for front brake pads +labor. Not including tax. 
Jul 2018

33600 mi

US $120
Front brake pads worn. Mechanic installed my brake pads. I purchased. 
Sep 2018

39000 mi

US $1700
Replaced rear struts and tires. Replaced front right strut and wheel alignment 
May 2019

52000 mi

US $425
Transmission temp light would come on after driving up hill. Had transmission cvt fluid flushed and refilled.9 quarts. Light went out has not come back on since. 
Subaru Crosstrek in Quebec, Canada
Jan 2015 - Sep 2018
Dec 2017

22320 mi
the battery was replaced under guaranty (lost all its charge) 
Aug 2018

27900 mi
Wheel bearing (rear left) 
Sep 2018

28272 mi

C $100
brake light switch 
Subaru Crosstrek in Iowa, United States
Jul 2015 - Jun 2018
Jun 2018

35450 mi

US $500
Driver door did not close properly. Inspection found that the door had been sprung by wind. Subaru agrees to pay $500 towards total bill of $980. 
Subaru Crosstrek in Connecticut, United States
Feb 2015 - Jun 2018
Jan 2018

47000 mi

US $120
Battery failed just outside warranty (37 months) Checked forums and seems like a common issue. 
Subaru Crosstrek in Pennsylvania, United States
May 2016 - Jun 2018
Aug 2017

15200 mi

US $90
Replaced front brakes and rotors due to pulsing under braking (rotors were warped) 
Subaru Crosstrek in Virginia, United States
Apr 2015 - Jun 2018
Jun 2018

24000 mi

US $77
Key could not removed from the ignition switch 50% of the time. The gear selector could not removed from Park without using a screwdriver to push down on the emergency release. The ABS, VDC and Hill Holding lights remained lit while driving. It took the dealer three weeks to get replacement parts from Subaru. They replaced the brake light switch, an OBDII switch and gear shift plate. Fortunately I had the 7yr /70,000 Gold Plus extended warranty otherwise it would have cost over $450. 
Subaru Crosstrek in New York, United States
Jul 2017 - Dec 2018
Oct 2018

35642 mi
Ignition key would not come out when shifter was in park and ignition off. Subaru replaced the automatic shifter plate assembly covered under warranty. 
Subaru Crosstrek in Vermont, United States
May 2017 - Jul 2018
Jul 2017

25000 mi
outside Temp guage was not accurate 
Jul 2018

36000 mi

US $250
Front Brakes done 
Subaru Crosstrek in Massachusetts, United States
Feb 2015 - Jun 2018
Aug 2016

16000 mi
P000A code for VVT system; dealer performed first part of TSB and swapped oil control valve between banks. 
Dec 2017

33000 mi

US $115
OEM battery was becoming weak enough (extremely slow cranking) that I did not trust it with cold weather (2 years, 8 months). 
Subaru Crosstrek in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2015 - Jun 2018
Dec 2015

6200 mi
Power steering warning light came up and power steering shut itself down. Steering wheel was really hard to turn. Dealer had to replace "computer module". 
Dec 2017

22940 mi
traction control, hill assist and ABS lights came on a few times, happened mostly during a little harder than usual braking. Brake light switch was replaced and it fixed the issue. 
Subaru Crosstrek in Connecticut, United States
Jan 2015 - Mar 2015
Feb 2015 Drove the car off the lot late at night immediately noticed a vibration. Three trips to the dealer and they still don't know what it is but it did fail a line pressure check on the cvt transmission. might pursue lemon law and return 
Mar 2015 nothing done--car returned to dealer 
Subaru Crosstrek in Texas, United States
Jan 2015 - Jun 2018
Jul 2016

51800 mi
Heard a faint noise took it in, they said the problem was in the rear differential but replaced the whole transmission under full warranty including 2 weeks in a loaded Outback 
Oct 2016

56000 mi

US $25
Brake light sensor went out. Easy fix 
May 2018

107000 mi

US $1500
Rear hub bearings had to be replaced 
Subaru Crosstrek in Virginia, United States
May 2016 - Jun 2016
Jun 2016

22000 mi
brake sensor went bad. displayed traction control light, hill start assist light. dealer replaced. this has happened 2 times in one year. 

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2015 Subaru Crosstrek 4dr Hatch

148-horsepower 2.0L H4 5-speed manual AWD

Subaru Crosstrek in Michigan, United States
Feb 2015 - Sep 2018
Feb 2017

97000 mi

US $100
Noticed a hum/whistle only in 5th gear, particularly between 45-50 mph. Dealer replaced 5th gear assembly under extended warranty. Gears were slightly worn creating the hum. 
Sep 2018

171000 mi

US $3000
Number 4 cylinder misfiring. Replace all four spark plugs. Left front axle began making loud metallic ticking noise - had been ticking softly occasionally for a month. Replaced left front axle assembly. Camshaft carrier leaking oil. Replaced camshaft carrier seals. 
Subaru Crosstrek in New York, United States
Sep 2015 - Jul 2018
Apr 2018

107000 mi

US $448
Right rear bearing required replacement ... began to hummm loudly 
Subaru Crosstrek in New Mexico, United States
Sep 2015 - Sep 2018
Jul 2016

148000 mi
Replaced reverse light switch after it became intermittent. Took ten minutes. 
Aug 2016

172000 mi

US $185
Complete clutch job. The clutch disc looked great and could have easily gone another 200k. It was the throw out bearing that was beginning to give that telltale raspy whisper. The bearing looked like it had 170k on it. 
Mar 2017

285000 mi

US $85
Reverse light switch went out for the second time. Started to get the telltale click, click, click of a worn cv joint on the front right cv axle. Pulled and replaced complete axle. 
May 2017

310000 mi

US $175
Replaced driveshaft when I noticed a subtle vibration while coasting in top gear. Noisy clutch release bearing. All other parts looked good but did a complete clutch job since tranny was out anyway. 
Sep 2017

350673 mi

US $400
Right strut mount was a little noisy and never been changed. Replaced front struts, mounts and rear shocks due to mileage. 
Feb 2018

462000 mi

US $45
Knocking noise on front right strut. After inspection I noticed sloppiness at strut mount. Removed strut and found that mount bearing race had broken apart. Replaced mount and reinstalled strut. 
May 2018

505000 mi

US $185
Noticed a slight rumbling noise and vibration when decelerating between 65mph and 75mph. Replaced longitudinal driveshaft. 
Aug 2018

547000 mi

US $120
A/C compressor began making a very noticeable knocking noise when engaged. Replaced compressor with a very low mileage used unit, vacuumed system, recharged. Works great and quiet. 
Sep 2018

566000 mi

US $80
Check engine light came on and code was for 'EGR restriction'. After cleaning the throttle body, EGR tube and EGR valve, I found that the EGR cooler was 90% blocked. I replaced the unit, cleared the code and no codes have recurred. 

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2014 Subaru Crosstrek 4dr Hatch

160-horsepower 2.0L H4 Hybrid 6-speed shiftable CVT AWD

Subaru Crosstrek in Pennsylvania, United States
Apr 2014 - Jun 2018
Jan 2015

41300 mi
Inside drivers door handle very squeaky door replaced under warranty 
Apr 2015

24200 mi
Bad key fob, replaced under warranty 
Oct 2017

91000 mi
torn [tie rod?] boot, covered under Warranty 
Subaru Crosstrek in Ohio, United States
Jun 2014 - Mar 2018
Oct 2014

5000 mi
The car sat in the airport long-term garage for 6 days and was dead as a doornail when I returned. Had to get it jumped. Dealer found no drain on the battery and everything checked out fine. Update: happened again a year later. 
Jun 2015

18000 mi
Multiple warning lights lit up while driving at 40 mph. "Check Engine," "Hill Start," "Vehicle Dynamics Control" stayed on even after a brief stop and restart. Dealership said bring it it. No lights the next morning. 90 minutes in 
Dec 2015

28000 mi
This is the second time the cranking battery was dead when the car was left for more than three days. This is a hybrid. The car was towed "dead" to the dealer. They found nothing but replaced the battery. It works now, but for how long? 
Subaru Crosstrek in Pennsylvania, United States
Nov 2016 - Sep 2018
Sep 2018

33000 mi

US $264
Hybrid system was not going into EV mode. Replace Start/Stop AGM battery. 

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2014 Subaru Crosstrek 4dr Hatch

148-horsepower 2.0L H4 6-speed shiftable CVT AWD

Subaru Crosstrek in Massachusetts, United States
Mar 2016 - Jun 2018
Jun 2018

32000 mi

US $3
Worth mentioning here, my 2014 Crosstrek with 32k miles on her, seems to consume a little bit of oil. I don't see any leaks or puddles on the ground, the car runs perfectly, but I have to top up the oil every other month. If I do not add oil, the oil light comes one. If I ignore it, eventually I get a CEL and the cruise control will not work until I add oil and the oil light and CEL go off. 
Subaru Crosstrek in Washington, United States
Oct 2013 - Jun 2018
Feb 2018

66500 mi

US $760
Front right axle worn requiring replacement. Although I paid for this out of pocket, subsequent communication with Subaru resulted in full reimbursement. 
Subaru Crosstrek in Florida, United States
Dec 2013 - Jul 2015
Aug 2014

3700 mi
Radio ordered due to rear view camera working intermittently. Camera view displays on radio unit 
Sep 2014

4000 mi
New radio ordered for camera issue. Concern still present Reverse camera issue still present, dealer could not verify even after I showed them a picture of the concern. Dealer contacted Subaru Tech line with no success. Dealer did not note in their comments that a picture of the problem was present 
May 2015

10000 mi

US $105
Intermittent reverse camera operation. 3rd time @ dealer with no successful repair. Initial repair several months ago, the Nav unit was replaced but the problem is still occuring Intermittent reverse camera operation. 3rd time @ dealer with no successful repair. Initial repair several months ago, the Nav unit was replaced but the problem is still occuring 
Jul 2015

11000 mi
Reverse Camera inop. Took it in 3 times to dealer & they are now replacing the Camera. They state if the Camera does not solve the issue then the wiring harness will need to be replaced Dealer finally replaced rear view camera. So far, camera issue has not occurred. 
Subaru Crosstrek in Quebec, Canada
Jun 2014 - Dec 2017
May 2017

35960 mi

C $600
Rear brakes noise, dealer says that pads were stuck on rotors, no reason or explanation provided, replaced pads and rotors. 
Subaru Crosstrek in Pennsylvania, United States
Mar 2014 - Apr 2015
Aug 2014

10000 mi
Intermittently had no picture on radio when reverse was selected. Back up camera Replaced. 
Subaru Crosstrek in North Carolina, United States
Jul 2014 - Apr 2017
Jan 2015

6500 mi

US $80
excessive wind noise around windshield on passenger side. Transmission takes an excessive amount of time to change from reverse into drive. 
Subaru Crosstrek in Wisconsin, United States
Dec 2016 - Jun 2018
Jan 2018

73000 mi

US $150
OEM battery failed my load test and was cranking slow. I replaced battery. 
Mar 2018

74000 mi

US $350
rear wheel bearing replaced 
Subaru Crosstrek in Louisiana, United States
Nov 2016 - Jul 2017
Jul 2017

118000 mi

US $600
front (2) CV axles needed replacement as they made noises when turning. They were worn. rear (2) Wheel Bearing's needed replacement as they made noises while driving. They were worn. 
Subaru Crosstrek in Connecticut, United States
Apr 2015 - Dec 2017
Aug 2015

30000 mi
Noticed AC was making intermittent hissing and only got cool slowly. Rapidly deteriorated. Coil in dash was found to have leak after second trip after recharge on first trip. 
May 2017

62 mi
Heard grinding noise. Needed to replace bearing. 
Subaru Crosstrek in South Carolina, United States
May 2015 - Dec 2017
Jun 2015

20000 mi
Burning coolant, dealer refused to fix. They said that it was caused by a tech putting 2 quarts too much oil 5000 miles prior. Car still smokes and occasionally stalls on startup. Subaru of America is investigating. The armrests were both falling apart (driver side and center). They refused to repair it so Subaru of America called them and forced them to do the warranty repair. 
Sep 2015

26000 mi
Thermostat was bad 
Jan 2016 Coolant hose began leaking 
Mar 2016

38000 mi
Tire pressure monitor died, replaced 
Subaru Crosstrek in Alberta, Canada
Apr 2014 - Jun 2018
Mar 2017

21700 mi
Engine hard to start. Engine turns over many times, but does not start. Once started, it sputters a few times. Diagnoses from dealer was that the battery was low on charge and needed replacing, under warranty. 
Subaru Crosstrek in Arizona, United States
Oct 2013 - Jun 2018
Feb 2014

7000 mi
Seal on headlight and ac vent 
Oct 2014

22300 mi
Leaking strut 
Apr 2017

83000 mi

US $500
Replace pads and rotors 
Subaru Crosstrek in California, United States
May 2014 - Jun 2018
Dec 2016

31000 mi

US $20
30K maintenance - all ok except front driver side fog light/headlight needed replacement 
Jun 2017

38000 mi

US $135
went for an oil change - was told battery was failing. 
Aug 2017

41000 mi

US $100
leather wrapped steering wheel peeling off, a lot. replaced steering wheel. 
Mar 2018

49000 mi
check engine, traction and cruise control lights on for several days. checked for code. was coming due for oil change - dealer recommended a "flush" and oil change; thought it might be debris in the oil system (or something like that). 
Subaru Crosstrek in Pennsylvania, United States
May 2016 - May 2018
Feb 2017

31000 mi
Check engine light came on. Dealer replaced oil control valve under warranty. 
Jun 2017

36000 mi
Heard a squealing sound when AC was running and noticed water leaking into the interior underneath the glove box. Dealer cleared a clog in a hose to fix the water leakage (not covered under warranty) and replaced the AC compressor under warranty. 
Subaru Crosstrek in Pennsylvania, United States
Nov 2014 - Jun 2015
Jun 2014

4000 mi
Vehicle was pulling to the right. Dealer found right rear wheel toe to be out of spec. Vehicle running straight after alignment. 
Nov 2014

12000 mi
Check Engine Light. Code was P0000C. Oil Control Valve replaced. Check engine light reset. 
Dec 2014

15000 mi
CEL illuminated around 15,000 miles. It was the oil control valve on the other cylinder bank. Valve part # checked against recall and found to be good. Cleaned valve, reset CEL. Code P000A. Oil Control Valve on other cylinder bank. Valve part# not part of a OCV recall. Tech cleaned and reinstalled valve. Reset CEL. 

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2014 Subaru Crosstrek 4dr Hatch

148-horsepower 2.0L H4 5-speed manual AWD

Subaru Crosstrek in Texas, United States
Jan 2014 - Jun 2018
Aug 2016

78000 mi

US $20
Problem with brake light switch which caused ABS, VDC and hill assist lights to come on and cruise control to stop working. Replaced it with a redesigned switch. 
Oct 2017

111000 mi

US $1355
Throwout bearing was squealing. Shop recommended replacing clutch along with the bearing. 
Jan 2018

114000 mi

US $556
Wheel bearings were noisy and needed to be replaced. Shop had a very hard time getting them out. 
Feb 2018

116000 mi
The headlight indicator dash light burned out. It is an LED on the instrument panel circuit board and can’t be replaced 
Subaru Crosstrek in New Jersey, United States
May 2014 - Apr 2017
Feb 2015

9000 mi
Added .5 qt of oil and reprogrammed ECM for oil level detection, then performed complete oil change. 
Feb 2016

24300 mi
Check engine light and vehicle dynamics control light came on. Cruise control indicator started blinking. Code P0000A found during diagnostics. Replaced R/H Intake OCV for being inoperative. Part number 10921AA230 (Valve AY Oil) 
Sep 2016

39000 mi
Low oil light came on. Dipstick almost dry. Dealer found oil level 34 oz low. Performed oil change. Performed software update for low oil detection light. CID# EP5L300A. Started oil consumption test. Return after 1200 miles. 
Oct 2016

39700 mi
Returned for oil consumption as per previous trip in September 2016. Dealer found oil 4 oz low. Added 4 oz and was told consumption is within spec for being driven 1301 miles. Will return for another consumption check at 1200 miles. 
Dec 2016

43000 mi
Due to ongoing oil consumption issue (see previous repair reports), the short block engine was replaced. At this time, it is too early to tell whether repair was successful. Will need to monitor oil consumption. 
Apr 2017

47036 mi
Check engine light on. Code P000A. Cam position sensor low response B1 caused by sticking cam sensor. Replaced right intake cam sensor. 

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2013 Subaru Crosstrek 4dr Hatch

148-horsepower 2.0L H4 6-speed shiftable CVT AWD

Subaru Crosstrek in Quebec, Canada
Feb 2013 - Mar 2014
Jul 2013

6280 mi
Rattle in the bottom of the front windshield 
Subaru Crosstrek in South Carolina, United States
Jul 2015 - Apr 2018
Jan 2016

51500 mi
Transmission fluid low, suspect neophytes pulling tranny fluid plug instead of oil drain plug. Completely denied by service shop. 
Nov 2017

80000 mi
Started occasionally stalling, after decelerating. 
Dec 2017

82000 mi

US $2800
Transmission died on interstate. Extended warranty covered it. All wheel bearing replaced. 
Mar 2018

89000 mi

US $600
Dealer insisted on repair. [Wheel bearing] 
Apr 2018

91000 mi

US $180
Rear Axle replacement 
Subaru Crosstrek in Colorado, United States
Nov 2015 - Apr 2017
Aug 2016

46000 mi
ABS, Hill Star Assist, and Traction Control lights came on while driving. Caused by an intermittently failing brake light switch. 
Subaru Crosstrek in Maryland, United States
Mar 2013 - Jul 2019
Mar 2016

50000 mi
Wheel bearing was going bad on passenger rear. wheel bearing was fixed by dealer under the power train warranty 5 years 60,000 miles 
Apr 2019

96500 mi

US $400
the AC System had leaking O-rings and needed a recharge. also replace battery terminal and battery holder due to corrosion 
Subaru Crosstrek in British Columbia, Canada
Sep 2013 - Jun 2018
May 2015

7320 mi
ambient light sensor in dashboard came out, sensor replaced 
Nov 2017

19220 mi
increase in fuel consumption after "D" service 
Subaru Crosstrek in New Jersey, United States
Oct 2012 - Jun 2018
Jul 2016

84755 mi

US $214
Right rear wheel bearing replaced Noise from transmission (bearing faulty). Installed reman transmission. Repair covered as one time goodwill per Subaru DPSM. Paid $200 towards repair.  
Dec 2017

122898 mi

US $1543
Left rear wheel bearing replaced 
Subaru Crosstrek in Ontario, Canada
Jul 2013 - Jun 2018
Dec 2017

55800 mi

C $120
Factory Battery Died Bought and installed an aftermarket one 
Subaru Crosstrek in Connecticut, United States
Mar 2018 - Jul 2018
May 2018

95000 mi
Extremely High Oil Consumption (1 Quart over 1200 miles). Had to have the short block replaced, and the heads resurfaced. This is a known issue with these vehicles, and the repairs were covered in full by a class action lawsuit. 
Subaru Crosstrek in Minnesota, United States
Jul 2016 - May 2017
Aug 2016

56000 mi

US $100
My passenger tail light quit working. 

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2013 Subaru Crosstrek 4dr Hatch

148-horsepower 2.0L H4 5-speed manual AWD

Subaru Crosstrek in New Jersey, United States
May 2013 - Dec 2016
Sep 2016

78000 mi

US $700
Right rear wheel bearing 
Subaru Crosstrek in Texas, United States
Jun 2013 - Jun 2018
Aug 2016

33000 mi
The ABS,Vehicle Dynamics Control (traction control), and Hill Start Assist lights came on. This was the 3rd time this had happen. The lights would always clear the next time the car was started. The dealer replaced the stop switch. 
Dec 2016

37000 mi
The Check engine light came on. The cause was oil leaking into the A/F(air-fuel) sensor. The front cover of the engine was taken off and resealed to stop the oil leak. The A/F sensor was replaced. 
Subaru Crosstrek in New Jersey, United States
Aug 2016 - Jun 2018
Oct 2016

71500 mi
Oil Consumption Test 
Dec 2016

74000 mi
Replace short block due to engine oil consumption failure under warranty. 
Subaru Crosstrek in Wisconsin, United States
Feb 2013 - Sep 2017
Aug 2017

51000 mi

US $150
replaced rear rotors and pads 

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