The Subaru WRX is a fantastic hoon machine, but it must be kept in the right hands. One brand new owner says he took his car into the dealer for check-engine light and an easy repair only to have someone there “borrow” the car to take it to class and then wreck it. The owner posted his tale along with pictures of the damage on the North American Subaru Impreza Owner’s Club Forum. I had my new WRX with 1300 miles throw a CEL. Code scanner says P0390 & P0391. I’m concerned. It’s brand new, I broke it in according to the manual. I take good care of it. I take the car to Adventure Subaru in Mentor , OH. I speak with a service adviser, REDACTED. It’s been there since Friday. I FB message him today to ask the status of my car. He tells me he needs to have a tech take my car home overnight for testing and that it is ok with Subaru and my warranty. I get a call an hour later from him stating that he hit a deer. As far as I know he is not a mechanic, just a service rep. Why is he driving my car? Then I go to the dealer and talk to the GM, Scott . He says that MY insurance will need to handle the claim as it was a deer strike. I go around back of the dealer to take pictures of my car and I… [Read full story]
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