Changing the PCV valve on your Subaru XV Crosstrek (or Impreza) is part of your recommended 30,000 mile maintenance.
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The audible chirp when my XV Crosstrek is locked or unlocked is quite annoying -- worse is when someone hasn't closed the door completely yet and it beeps 5 times.
Jump starting a car is a skill every driver needs. It can seem intimidating at first, but it's actually quite easy.
Over time headlights develop a layer of oxidation that looks bad and reduces the effectiveness of your headlamps. Cleaning them and restoring them to their former glory is extremely easy.
The stock Subaru 5-speed shift knob is rubbery and terrible. I decided to drop $40 on eBay for an OEM weighted leather knob.
This guide shows you how to replace your window motor/regulator assembly should your window fall down and refuse to roll back up.
Changing your Element's oil yourself is quick and easy.
Scuff marks looks terrible and are difficult to remove. A normal wash and wax won't take care of most scuff marks.
This guide will likely work on 4runners within a few years of 2001. All you have to do is make sure the part you buy is the correct part.
Before you buy a car you will likely want to get a vehicle history report.