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How Do I Know When My Vehicle Needs Service?

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There are many signs your vehicle might give when it's time for service, and most of them can be summed up this way: if something doesn't look, feel, sound, or smell right, your vehicle needs to be brought in for inspection. Of course, there's far more to it than that; however, trusting your instinct and being overly cautious is a good way to avoid the expensive repairs that an ignored problem can cause. At Carlsen Subaru, our specialists are glad to help you with any Subaru maintenance you might need. Take a look below to see some of the most common ways to know when your vehicle needs service, or stop by if something else is bothering you.

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Common Indicators That Your Subaru Needs Service: Engine Lights

Subaru vehicles are good at "talking" to their drivers. There are lots of lights and indicators on the dash of your vehicle, and they all mean different things. Many of them are simple and can be easily fixed by taking actions like closing all doors tightly, making sure everyone is buckled in, or refilling your windshield wiper fluid. However, other lights mean that you need to bring your Subaru in as soon as possible; these indicate that there might be a problem with crucial systems like the engine, the airbags, and more.

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Common Indicators That Your Subaru Needs Service: Sounds, Smells, and More

If you've driven your Subaru for a while, you probably have a good idea of how it functions. Over time, things might start to get different. If you notice anything out of the ordinary--from a less responsive brake to an unusually loud engine to a vehicle that starts slower than usual--it's a good idea to bring it in for service.

Schedule Your Next Subaru Service Appointment at Carlsen Subaru

At Carlsen Subaru, we make scheduling your next service easy. Use our online form or give us a call and we'll be glad to help you. We're located at 480 Veterans Blvd, Redwood City, CA 94063, and we look forward to seeing you soon.

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Come to Carlsen Subaru in Redwood City for All Your Subaru Needs

Carlsen Subaru has been serving the San Francisco Bay Area since 1980, and we're proud to be your local Subaru dealership. As a recipient of the 2018 Subaru Love Promise Customer Commitment Award, Carlsen Subaru places its focus on what's best for you and our community. When you need to take care of your Subaru, you'll find that we provide a truly distinctive experience. Our factory-certified technicians are among the best in the business; they know their way around your Subaru, and they use only genuine Subaru and Subaru-approved parts, fluids, filters, and accessories. If you're more of a do-it-yourself kind of person, we also have these same high-quality parts in our parts store. We look forward to seeing you soon at Carlsen Subaru, your local Subaru dealership.

Carlsen Subaru

480 Veterans Blvd
Directions Redwood City, CA 94063

  • Sales: 650-365-6390
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  1. Carlsen Subaru

    480 Veterans Blvd
    Redwood City, CA 94063

    • Sales: (888) 520-5916

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