Originally Posted by lamegti
Just started experiencing these idling problems as well, and I'm really glad that this forum is available. I too have an 06 5EAT but with a reflashed ECU. I have an extended warranty but I'm thinking, should I start cleaning the MAF first, or should I just take it to the dealer and hope that they won't blame the whole issue on the reflash? Suggestions?
The dealer cannot detect the aftermarket flash unless they send the ecu to SOA- which they won't do. They may reflash it though- to a newer subaru ecu version if the program, Subaru Service Manager, pulls up an update for your VIN when the tech connects them.