Subaru Outback Maintenance Schedule

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Your Subaru Outback maintenance schedule includes vital services like oil changes, brake checks, and tire rotations. By including these in your regular Subaru Outback service schedule, you can rest assured that your vehicle will be ready to perform on the roads of Los Gatos or off the beaten path near Gilroy. View the recommended Subaru Outback service schedule below, and then book your next service appointment at Capitol Subaru’s service center today!

Subaru Outback Service Schedule Intervals

The Subaru Outback maintenance schedule is based on mileage, and groups together the required service tasks in the following way:

6,000-Mile Interval Service Appointment

  • Check and adjust clutch hydraulic fluid for manual models
  • Check and adjust coolant level
  • Check suspension and steering components
  • Check and adjust power steering fluid
  • Replace genuine Subaru oil filter and oil
  • Replace oil drain plug gasket
  • Service battery terminals
  • Examine hoses and belts
  • Inspect tires for uneven wear and damage
  • Check and adjust tire pressures
  • Rotate and balance tires
  • Check function of exterior lights
  • Inspect wiper/washer systems and fluid
  • Service battery terminals

12,000-Mile Interval Service Appointment

At the 12,000-mile service appointment, you’ll find many of the 6,000-mile services repeated, with a few additions, such as having the HVAC system’s air filter switched out and the brakes checked.

18,000-Mile Interval Service Appointment

  • Inspect tires for uneven wear and damage
  • Check and adjust tire pressures
  • Alignment Check (required for Passport Program)
  • Rotate and balance tires
  • Replace fuel filter (only at 72,000 and 144,000)
  • Replace genuine Subaru oil filter and oil
  • Replace oil drain plug gasket
  • Service battery terminals
  • Examine hoses and belts
  • Check and adjust clutch hydraulic fluid for manual models
  • Check and adjust coolant level
  • Inspect suspension and steering components
  • Check and adjust power steering fluid
  • Check function of exterior lights
  • Inspect wiper/washer systems and fluid

24,000-Mile Interval Service Appointment

  • Service battery terminals
  • Replace genuine Subaru oil filter and oil
  • Replace oil drain plug gasket
  • Check and adjust clutch hydraulic fluid for manual models
  • Check and adjust coolant level
  • Examine hoses and belts
  • Inspect suspension and steering components
  • Check and adjust power steering fluid
  • Check and adjust tire pressures
  • Inspect tires for uneven wear and damage
  • Rotate and balance tires
  • Inspect wiper/washer systems and fluid
  • Check function of exterior lights

30,000-Mile Interval Service Appointment

The 30,000-mile service interval takes place at either the aforementioned mileage marker or when 30 months have passed. During this visit, a few additional services will take place, such as replacing the brake fluid and the air filter and the clutch and transmission fluid being replaced for manual models. Otherwise, the following services will take place as part of this Subaru Outback maintenance schedule visit:

  • Replace Genuine Subaru air filter
  • Replace Genuine Subaru oil filter
  • Replace Genuine synthetic oil
  • Replace spark plugs (only at 60,000 and 120,000)
  • Replace oil drain plug gasket
  • Check and adjust clutch hydraulic fluid (manuals only)
  • Check and adjust coolant level
  • Check and adjust front and rear differential fluid
  • Check and adjust power steering fluid
  • Check operation of exterior lights
  • Flush the brake system and replace fluid
  • Service battery terminals
  • Examine hoses and belts
  • Inspect driveshafts, differentials, and boots
  • Inspect suspension and steering components
  • Rotate and balance tires
  • Check and adjust tire pressures
  • Inspect tires for uneven wear and damage
  • Inspect wiper/washer systems and fluid

Update Your Subaru Outback Service Schedule in San Jose

If you need to get your Outback in for a service update, schedule your service appointment online with Capitol Subaru. We’ll provide you with top-notch service at great prices with our service and parts specials.

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