FACT: Subaru designed today's engines to operate longer between oil changes. After decades of reminding owners to change engine oil every 3,000 miles, engine and oil technologies now allow for up to six month or 6,000-mile maintenance intervals.
Oil Consumption Home On August 31, 2016, the Court entered an Order Granting the Motion for Final Approval of Settlement and Dismissing the Action with Prejudice, and also entered an Order Granting the Motion for Attorneys Fees, Expenses and Incentive Awards.
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Owners of Subaru Forester, Outback, Crosstrek, Impreza and Legacy are getting compensation from Subaru from the oil consumption lawsuit filed against them. According to Law360, Subaru of America (SOA) has agreed to compensate the drivers who filed the class action suit.
"While we believe the oil consumption of our vehicles to be within acceptable levels, we continually work to reduce the amount of consumable goods, such as oil, that our vehicles require to operate," said Dominick Infante, national manager of product communications for Subaru.
Subaru will replace the piston rings on some 2011-2014 Outback, Forester, and XV Crosstrek crossovers, and Impreza and Legacy sedans, due to a problem with excessive oil consumption.On some of these vehicles, Subaru has found unanticipated wear of the oil control piston rings.
Subaru Has a Crude Stance on Oil Consumption May 16, 2017 Subaru wants you to know that adding a quart of oil to your new engine every 1,000-1,200 miles is perfectly normal.
The problem: This revised service bulletin aims to address excessive oil consumption in some Subaru models, including the Forester, Impreza, Outback, Legacy, and Crosstrek. The problem lies within ...
As a 2012 Forester owner I am totally disgusted with Subaru's attempts to fix the oil consumption problem. At 55000 miles my Forester failed the consumption test, too much. A new half block was to be installed. The installation failed even before the vehicle exited the garage (half block #1).
Oil consumption first noticed before first 3000 mile oil change, when I brought it in for oil light, but told by dealer it was normal to use oil with extra thin synthetic oil and engine settling in. Got first oil change then done at dealer.