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#8: 01-15-2013, 12:11 PM
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Originally Posted by MN3.6R View Post
There will always be some left over when draining. Do not let it drain till its stop dripping. I am sure you could find some DIY oil changing videos on you tube that may help to at least give you a visual concept of what you need to do.Should take 5w-30 on the newer 2.5i
and why is that?

Originally Posted by uncledoobie View Post
Great, thanks to you both. This is all extremely helpful.

The service I'm overdue for is the 30k major service, per the Subaru recommended service guide. Is that really necessary? I looked over what they do and it just seems like they're doing a lot of checking, with some fluid fill ups and an oil change. Is that service really necessary? It doesn't seem like it's worth the $600 they're charging. For that price I'd rather throw on a new exhaust.
not worth the money. search on here and have a car guy/friend help you out. get the exhaust instead