Questions About Subaru Auto Service & Repair in the Hyannis Area?

We know how important it is to keep your Subaru Crosstrek, Forester or Outback performing at its best. With that in mind, it's essential to get regular service for your vehicle. Our team encourages you to take a look at some of our frequently asked questions about automotive services below. Afterward, if you still have questions or concerns about auto service near Barnstable, please feel free to contact us!

  1. Prime Subaru Hyannis

    24 Ridgewood Avenue,
    Hyannis, MA 02601

    • Sales: 508-817-3606
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Does Prime Subaru Hyannis Offer Pickup & Delivery for Service?

Prime Subaru Hyannis near Barnstable is proud to offer Prime Pickup & Delivery for service appointments. Simply give our Hyannis Subaru dealer a call, and we will pick up your Subaru Outback or Forester free of charge. After our service experts perform the necessary repairs or vehicle maintenance, we will return the vehicle back to you. Our Prime Pickup & Delivery service is 100% free for drivers in Hyannis and throughout the Harwich and Yarmouth communities. Now, you do not have to leave your home for an oil change, tire rotation, or any other type of service.

What is Contact Free Service?

For the safety of you and our team, our Prime Pickup & Delivery services are contact-free. Our staff is cleaning every vehicle before and after drop-off appointments. Following the CDC sanitation guidelines, we are protecting everyone using Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), including masks, gloves, and interior vehicle coverings on the floor, seats, and steering wheel. To add to this, we here at Prime Subaru Hyannis are maintaining social distancing practices.

What Are The Benefits of Frequent Service?

The safety of you and your loved ones is the biggest benefit of auto service. Another benefit of frequent service is having your Subaru wagon, sedan, hatchback, or SUV performing at its best. And of course, having the peace of mind you deserve is a huge advantage for Barnstable drivers.

How Do I Know When It's Time to Service My Vehicle?

Service frequency varies depending on how much you drive, but as a general rule of thumb, we recommend setting up a full-service appointment at least once per year. It is important to ensure that all the parts of your vehicle are working properly. If you notice that a component is not working properly, be sure to make an appointment at our Subaru service center near Barnstable as soon as you can.

How Often Should I Get an Oil Change?

Oil changes and maintenance are popular services at Prime Subaru Hyannis. It is a good idea to receive an oil change every 3,000 to 5,000 miles. Although, some of our newer models can drive up to 7,000 miles on one oil change. If you are driving more than you usually do and driver longer distances, you may need an oil change sooner.

How Often Should I Check My Fluid Levels?

Vehicle fluids help your vehicle run. Aside from oil, you will want to check other fluids, including engine coolant, power steering fluid, brake fluid, transmission fluid, and windshield washer fluid. Our service experts suggest checking your vehicle's fluids every 5,000 miles or when you bring your vehicle in for maintenance.

How Often Should I Change My Air Filter?

Your car's air filter should be changed every 20,000 miles or once a year, whichever comes first. If you drive a Subaru model that comes equipped with a turbocharged engine, like a Subaru WRX, you should consider replacing it sooner.

How Often Do I Need to Get My Brakes Checked?

Your brakes should be checked at least once every 10,000 miles. If you hear increased noises such as squeaking or grinding, do not wait! Bring your Subaru vehicle down to our service department as soon as you can.

When Should I Replace My Brake Pads?

Like brakes, brake pads as just as crucial. Your brake pads will wear out over time, especially because, as drivers, we use them a lot. Brakes can be replaced every 50,000 miles, but this depends on the brake material and your driving habits.

When Should I Replace My Car Battery?

Prime Subaru Hyannis

24 Ridgewood Avenue,
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  • Service: 508-827-2429

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Your car battery is the heart of your Subaru model. Your driving habits, how much you drive, and weather conditions, can all affect the life of your car battery. It is recommended to change it every 3 to 4 years. If you feel like your vehicle is having a problem starting, you'll want to bring it down to our service department for a battery inspection.

When Do I Need to Get a Tire Rotation?

We recommend getting your tires rotated every 7,500 miles or every six months, whichever comes first. When you visit us for routine maintenance, our service professionals will be sure to rotate your tires for you.

How Much Air Pressure Should I Put into My Tires?

Are you familiar with pounds per square inch? Your tires PSI or air pressure can range between 30 and 35 depending on the make and model of your car. You can also check your vehicle owner's manual or the inside of your vehicle to find the exact PSI.

How Often Do Tires Need To Be Replaced?

Your tires are one of the most important components of your Subaru vehicle, and making sure they are performing properly is a must. That said, tires can usually drive up to 35,000-60,000 miles before they need to get replaced. This depends on your driving style and how well your tires are maintained to begin with.

Do I Have to Schedule An Appointment To Get My Vehicle Serviced?

Here at Prime Subaru Hyannis, we think it's best to set up your service appointment over the phone or online. Picking out a time slot and day that works out for you is the best option.

Where Can I Find Auto Service & Repair Near Me?

You can find auto service and repair at Prime Subaru Hyannis located in Hyannis, MA. If you are driving down from Harwich, Yarmouth, or one of the surrounding areas, you'll be happy to hear that we are only a short drive away.