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Subaru Forester Active Valve Lift System Diagnostics

I recently had a 2007 Subaru Forester with an elusive problem in the shop. It was equipped with the 2.5L SOHC Active Valve Lift System (AVLS) and the horizontal four-cylinder engine. While one of our techs and I were working through it, I was also teaching a Subaru driveability class for NAPA.

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Subaru Tech Tip: Error Codes Following Wheel Bearing Hub Replacement

On the hubs for 2005-2014 Subaru Legacy and Outback applications, a speed sensor mounts into the knuckle. It’s exposed end extends out behind the bearing to capture pulses from an encoder ring on the back of the bearing.

Subaru Alignment Spec: 2005-2009 Legacy

If you look at online forums about Subaru alignment problems, you will quickly realize the problem is often not with the vehicle, but the driver. The most likely condition requiring Subaru repair is a lack of communication between the shop or dealer and the owner.