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Another Recall

On January 8th I received another airbag recall notice for my 2007 Subaru Outback. This time the recall is for the front passenger system. I reached out to Matt Slap Subaru to see if they had the parts for the recall. They do!! I scheduled the appointment for January 20th, added it to my personal […]

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Replaced 2 belts on my 2007 Subaru Outback

Replaced 2 belts on my 2007 Subaru Outback Limited Sedan. Thanks @Autozone for having the parts in stock and saving me big bucks!

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More Subaru Car Repairs

Had to drop off the Subaru again at Matt Slap because the Check Engine light came on and the cruise control light is blinking.  Well they called back a day later with some news.  The car computer is giving error code PO420.  Turns out I need a new catalytic converter.  Spit-take my coffee when they […]

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Update On My Outback After Repairs

Thursday afternoon Matt Slap called with some good news.  My car raparis are complete and the cost came in $300 cheaper than expected.  Now it drives like new!  I hope to keep the Outback around for another 5 years before we sell, trade-in or scrap it.

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Gonna be expensive!

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Car Maintanence for my 2007 Outback

I purchased my Subaru Outback 2007 with 5000 miles on it from Matt Slap Subaru in the summer of 2007.  Although I drive my 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee more than the Outback, I still love that car. My car is 11 years old with about 101,200 miles.  We want to keep it around for a […]

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Oil Change and Free WiFi

When I was growing up(in the 80’s) back in a suburb of Pittsburgh, we always performed basic auto maintenance with my father.  We had a garage, a whole range of tools, and hot coffee or chocolate.  Plus bonding time with dad.  Sometimes the jobs were easy, sometimes it required several trips to the local auto […]