Suspension Service & Repair for 2009 Subaru Outback

2009 Subaru Outback Maintenance Schedule

When does Subaru recommend steering and suspension service for 2009 Subaru Outbacks?

When To Get 2009 Subaru Outback Suspension Service

When you first bought your 2009 Subaru Outback, the ride was probably so smooth that you didn’t even think about it! Lately, though, your ride’s been feeling a little bumpy. Maybe your Outback bounces, drifts to one side, or makes noise whenever you turn or drive over a speed bump. As soon as you notice that something’s “off” with your 2009 Subaru Outback, bring it in for steering and suspension services. We can pinpoint the source of the trouble.

We'll start by inspecting the suspension system to diagnose your vehicle. We’ll check the front and rear suspension, shocks, damper springs, CV joints and axles, struts, bushings, chassis components, wheel bearings, and the power steering system. We’ll get to the source of your car problems and, if your Outback suspension system needs repair, we'll explain all of your options and the potential cost. If your Outback steering or suspension system requires replacement parts, we may also suggest a wheel alignment because installing new steering and suspension components may alter wheel angles and ride height.

Subaru Outback Shock & Strut Replacement Services

Shocks and struts are important parts of your 2009 Subaru Outback suspension system. They help you stay in control as your car handles bumpy roads and uneven terrain. Struts support the structure of the suspension and shocks keep the car from bouncing too much. These components work together to reduce vibration and maintain your car’s height. But there’s no set schedule for getting your 2009 Subaru Outback’s shocks and struts replaced since many factors can impact the wear rate and severity. A bouncy ride, swaying, or an unusual rocking sensation can all point to issues with your Subaru Outback shocks and struts. It’s a smart move to get your Outback’s shocks and struts regularly checked out by a certified auto technician. Schedule an appointment online and visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care.

2009 Outback Steering & Suspension Q&A

  • Does treadwear and tire pressure impact my Outback's steering and suspension? Maintaining your tires can help reduce strain on the suspension, and also help you notice when you need new tires. Uneven tire wear is one sign of steering and suspension system problems, but it can also contribute to more.
  • Why should my Subaru Outback get regular tire rotations and wheel alignments? Regularly rotate tires and adjust wheel alignment. Rotations and alignments involve minor tweaks that have a major impact. Such services help ensure that the right amount of pressure is being applied to your tires and that your tires come into contact with the road as they should.
  • When does Subaru Outback power steering fluid need to be inspected or changed? Get your power steering fluid check out when you get an oil change or every couple of months. If your Outback is low on power steering fluid, we can fill it per Subaru's recommendations to help ensure proper suspension operation.

Schedule Subaru Outback Suspension Service

When your 2009 Outback’s steering and suspension gives you grief, turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care. From CV joints to coil springs, your Subaru will be in expert hands. Schedule an appointment today.