Failed Six Star Head Gaskets in Seattle

Recently we ran into a customer that had failed head gaskets in his 2001 Subaru Forester. This would seem somewhat normal except the customer had them replaced 2 years ago at a local Subaru independent in Seattle.June of 2013 the car came into Smart Service with overheating problems. Our diagnostics confirmed that the head gaskets […]

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Subaru Show and Free T Shirts

   The West Coast Subaru Show is coming up Saturday August 18th www.westcoastsubarushow.com Any customer of Smart Service that is going to the show can pick up a FREE tshirt while supplies last at our Shoreline Location. If there are any left I will bring them to the show to hand out.  We have neon […]

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Subaru Announces Seat Belt Recall

Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s): SUBARU / FORESTER 2009-2012 Manufacturer: SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC. Mfr’s Report Date: MAR 12, 2012 NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V099000 N/A NHTSA Action Number: N/A Component: SEAT BELTS:REAR Potential Number of Units Affected: 275,000 Summary: SUBARU IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2009-2012 FORESTER VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM NOVEMBER 26, 2007, […]

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Where to buy YOUR Subaru

This post is to let you know that if you are in the greater Seattle area make sure you consider buying your new or used Subaru from Joe Spitz. Joe is an exceptional individual I have had the pleasure of knowing since we opened 1999. He the internet sales manager for Carter Subaru of Shoreline. I send all of […]

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Keep visibility strong in Fall/Winter

Improving visibility One of the most difficult driving conditions to deal with in the fall and winter is visibility. What good is all wheel drive if you can’t see where you’re going? I have a few pointers that can improve things dramatically. Wiper Blades. In our climate, they seem to last around a year or […]

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