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Caring for Subaru Turbocharged Engines
 

PROTECT YOUR TURBOCHARGED SUBARU VEHICLE WITH THESE RECOMMENDED BASIC OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE GUIDELINES.

 

New Subaru vehicles are thoroughly checked for quality and craftsmanship. Safety, performance, and dependability are given top priority, making the vehicles easy to operate and maintain.

 

The following information updates factory recommendations for the care and maintenance of new Subaru turbocharged vehicles.

 

 

THE TURBOCHARGER

 

The turbocharger, commonly called a “turbo,” is operated by the energy contained in the exhaust gas. The exhaust gas spins a turbine inside the turbocharger at an extremely high speed (more than 100,000 rpm). That compresses the air/fuel mixture into the cylinders, which creates higher power output.

 

Because of the turbine’s rotational speed and the high temperature of the exhaust gas driving the turbo, proper cooling is needed to maintain durability. Engine oil plays a major role in lubricating and cooling the turbo, so following recommended oil change guidelines is important.

 

The Subaru Genuine Oil Filter, available at your Subaru dealer, is the only filter that Subaru has tested to meet requirements for filtration and flow.

 

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