Subaru Service FAQ

Parts & Service FAQ At Capitaland Subaru

Subaru builds every Impreza, Forester, Crosstrek, and Outback for the long road ahead and is one of many reasons why Glenville, NY drivers love and choose Subaru time and time again. While Subaru vehicles are known for their amazing ability to maintain quality and performance for over 200,000-miles of adventure, they will need a little help getting there form our service center. With so many different components requiring attention at different times, it can be hard for Albany drivers to stay on top of service. Many drivers also have a number of questions about service and when they need to bring their Subaru into Capitaland Subaru. Below we have compiled a list of frequently asked questions to help our customers stay well-informed about the health and service of their beloved Subaru.

  • How often should I have my oil changed?

    Oil and oil filter changes is one service that your Subaru will need roughly every 6-8,000 miles. Depending on your driving habits and the type of oil that your Subaru requires you may need to have your oil changed more or less frequently than the recommended interval.
  • Why is it important to regularly have my oil changed?

    Regular oil changes is one vital service that will keep your Subaru running like new for many miles to come. When you don't change your oil frequently you are allowing road dirt and debris to build up in the engine and will cause your engine to run less efficiently. Clean motor oil keeps the moving components of your BOXER engine running smoothly and from creating friction. When friction occurs different parts of the engine will heat up, warp, and eventually lead to the engine seizing. Which will be a very costly repair.
  • How do I know it is time to replace my brakes?

    There is a couple of different ways for Colonie NY drivers to determine that their brakes are in need of service. The first and most noticeable sign that your brakes need attention is if you hear a nasty grinding, screeching or squealing sounds whenever you apply the brakes.  Another telltale sign it is time to replace your brakes is you feel vibrations or a pulsating sensation when you step on the brakes. This means that the rotors are warps or that your alignment may be off. One other sign that your brakes are wearing down is if the car pulls when you step on the brake. This means that the pads are wearing down unevenly.
  • What does it mean to have my tires rotated?

    Tire rotation is another service that Subaru recommends Schenectady drivers have done roughly every 6-8,000 miles and our technicians will change the location of your tires. This helps extend the life of your tires by ensuring even tread wear.
  • How often do I need new tires?

    Many Albany NY drivers have most likely have heard of sticking a penny in the tire tread to see if they can see Lincolns head to determine if their tires have enough tread. This is still a good way to see if your tires are going to pass inspection, but it is recommended that you get new tires roughly ever 50-60,000 miles. This will depend on your driving habits and what type of tires you get. Many drivers in our area have summer and winter tires to match seasonal conditions.
  • Why should I choose Capitaland Subaru for service?

    Glenville, NY Subaru drivers know that their Outback or Legacy is not like other vehicles on the road. Which means when it comes time for service you will only want to choose Capitaland Subaru for all your service needs. Why? Because we have an amazing team of certified Subaru technicians who understand what makes a Subaru a Subaru. We also only use genuine Subaru parts to ensure high-quality pre-owned that will last for many more miles to come.
  • Does Capitaland Subaru offer coupons?

    Yes! Each month we offer a number of different parts and service specials to help our customers save money on the best parts and service around town.
  • Can I make a service appointment online at Capitaland Subaru?

    Yes! We want to make it as easy as possible for Schenectady to get there Subaru in for service. Now you can easily make your next service appointment online from anywhere. You can also give our service center a call and our service advisors will be more than happy to schedule your appointment and answer any questions you may have.
  • What is Subaru Scheduled Maintenance?

    Subaru scheduled maintenance is a service scheduled designed by Subaru technicians and includes all the services that your Subaru will need to ensure the same safe and reliable performance that you have come to love.
  • What do all of the lights on my dashboard mean?

    Needless to say there are a lot of warning lights in your Subaru and they all mean something different. Each light is important and is your Subaru's way of telling you that something is wrong. We have listed what each light means here.

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  • Tuesday 08:30am - 07:00pm
  • Wednesday 08:30am - 07:00pm
  • Thursday 08:30am - 07:00pm
  • Friday 08:30am - 06:00pm
  • Saturday 08:30am - 05:00pm
  • Sunday Closed

Capitaland Subaru

47 Saratoga Rd
Directions Glenville, NY 12302

  • Sales: (518) 399-9999
  • Service: (518) 399-9990
  • Parts: (518) 399-9900
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