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Subaru South Blvd

9201 South Blvd ,
Directions Charlotte, NC 28273

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  • Parts: (888) 239-4152

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Summer Travel Tips

Check the tires including tire pressure and tread. Underinflated tires reduce a vehicle’s fuel economy and uneven wear indicates a need for wheel alignment. Tires should also be checked for bulges and bald spots. 

 

Check the hoses and belts as they can become cracked, brittle, frayed, loose or show signs of excessive wear. These are critical to the proper functioning of the electrical system, air conditioning, power steering and the cooling system. 

 

Check filters…

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When should I change my wiper blades?

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The Little Things Make a Big Difference


BatteryWhen the water turns cold, a strong batter is able to deliver enough power to start a cold engine.

Belts and Hoses: A new belt and/or hose can keep engines cool, maintain power steering and strengthen the electrical charging system.

Oil and Air Filters: Clean oil filters improve fuel efficiency and acceleration. Clean air filters help improve airflow from the cabin vents and prints allergens from entering the cabin's air stream. 

Tire…
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Importance of Maintaining Your Vehicle


Properly maintaining your vehicle can do more than improve its performance. It can also improve your fuel economy. Ask about our FREE multi-point service inspection.

We look at items like these that can have a big impact on your gas mileage:

Tires: Properly inflated tires are safer, last longer and can improve mileage by 3%.

Alignment: Have your tires periodically balanced and aligned for proper performance, longer tire life and improved fuel efficiency…
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Get Your Battery Winter Ready


Your car's battery is the heart of its electrical system. Lights, defrosters and wipers used for extended  periods place high demands on the charging system.

In extreme temperatures ...

  • Batteries lose about half their strength
  • Demands on batteries are increased
  • Engine-cranking power is reduced
  • Engine oil thickens, which makes engine turnover difficult
  • Fuel is cold and doesn't vaporize well
  • Battery recharging efficiency is reduced

If you're concerned about the condition of your vehicle…

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Why have your brake fluid serviced


Brake fluid naturally absorbs moisture from the atmosphere. As the moisture content increases, the fluids boiling point decreases. Overtime braking performance can deteriorate due to inadequate heat dissipation. In addition, increased moisture content can contribute to deposit formations and corrosion inside brake components. Since Brake fluid moisture absorption is unavoidable, many manufacturers recommend a fluid exchange as part of their service intervals.


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Check Your Tires


Autumn is a great time to get your vehicle ready for the cold weather that’s on its way. By having your car serviced in the fall, you’ll be ahead of almost everyone else. Many people wait until the first hint of winter weather in the forecast to scurry into their dealership to have their car winterized. However, there are also some maintenance checks and tasks you can do yourself. Take a look at…

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Checking for navigation updates.


  1. Visit Subaru.com and choose the “for owners” tab.
  2. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and select navigation.
  3. Choose your year and model of Subaru and follow prompts.
  4. Here you can set up an account and/or download a PDF document with instructions for updating the system and support information.
And please feel free to contact Subaru South Blvd with any questions - we are happy to help!
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Getting the Most Out of Your Tires


Proper tire inflation is important for safety, fuel mileage and handling characteristics. The proper pressures can be obtained from your owner’s manual and from the placard located on the driver’s door pillar. Remember these specifications are for a cold tire (sitting over six hours). Adjustments of two to three pounds above specifications should be made for a warm/heated tire. Checking tire pressure in between service intervals is recommended to maintain proper tire…

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Most of the time the answer is NOW because you are driving in a heavy rain storm and realize that they aren’t doing their job.

The next day is sunny and the wipers are forgotten about again until the next storm.

Wiper blades and inserts are a maintenance item that…