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22 Bar Harbor Road
Ellsworth, ME 04605

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What does this light on my dashboard mean? DEEP DIVE (Seatbelts and airbags)

(Alternate title: How to Deal with Beeping Things Guide)

By far one of our most useful posts has been What does this light on my Subaru dashboard mean? And with good reason. It's a great quick-reference guide for almost every light that shows on your dash. So, now you know what light corresponds to what system, but why do they light up? Should you do anything when they do? How involved is it, really?

This is part one of our Technical Schmecnical deep dive on why these lights go off in the first place and what to do about…
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Automotive News featured Stanley Subaru!

Below is a reproduction of an AutomotiveNews.com article.

Maine store's free tires bring customers back
Perk builds loyalty to Stanley Subaru

If new-vehicle buyers follow Subaru's recommended maintenance schedule and have the work done at Stanley Subaru, the dealership replaces their tires for free when they wear out. "A happy service customer will buy more cars from you," says John Hutchins, who manages the store's business development center.
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How is Crosstrek Hybrid's technology different from other hybrids?


We've written before about what kind of performance the 2014 XV Crosstrek Hybrid can offer (and so have others), so you probably already know you don't lose any of the 8.7 inch ground clearance between the 2014 XV Crosstrek and the Hybrid. You may also know that although the gas mileage improvement is modest, the Hybrid significantly improves performance, handling, and has much-reduced road noise. You may know all that, but how is Subaru's hybrid different from other manufacturers' hybrids?
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As thank you for 15 years, we're offering you 15/15/15 deals!

Stanley Subaru turns 15 years old this month, so for the whole month of October we are going to donate $15 for every 15-minute test drive to Maine Coast Memorial Hospital's Mammogram Scholarship Fund. That's every test drive, every day, for the entire month of October. No purchase necessary. Just stop by, say hi, enjoy trying out a new car, and we'll donate $15. It's that easy.

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Stanley Subaru partners with The Grand

Stanley Subaru is partnering with The Grand of Ellsworth, Maine! For the next 10 years, The Grand will receive financial support from Stanley Subaru as part of the Campaign for The Grand. This lead gift from Stanley Subaru will help establish an endowment and create a debt-free, renovated building, which will enable The Grand to create and present more quality programs for the community.

General Sales Manager Charlie Skovgaard and Jeanne Dennison at The Grand?

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Seven Subaru models earn IIHS Top Safety Picks

Part of what makes Stanley Subaru great is the commitment Subaru owners show us. We got a digital postcard from Subaru owners Linda and Larry. They spent three weeks cruising around Wyoming and Montana in a rental car, and nothing less than a Subaru would do. Here they are posing with their borrowed Crosstrek.


Thanks Linda and Larry! We look forward to having you back in Maine!

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Wellness Wednesday and the Komen Maine Race for the Cure

It's Wellness Wednesday here at Stanley Subaru. While we're working on putting together our next newsletter, we just had to share a great recipe and a great upcoming event with you.

First and foremost, food! Spencer Patterson King recently joined the Stanley Subaru team, and this is the smoothie recipe he loves after exercise:

8-12 ounces of water

cup of low-fat vanilla yogurt

2 tablespoons of peanut butter

chocolate syrup to taste*

1 cup of mixed frozen fruit**

to cup of ice to keep cool and ease blending


By Sigurdas (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons


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6 Fast Facts About 2015 Subaru Outback and 2015 Subaru Legacy

6 Fast Facts About the 2015 Subaru Outback and 2015 Subaru Legacy: Sneak Peeks From the Subaru Dealer's Meeting in Seattle


1. 2015 Subaru Outback comes with built-in tie downs inside the roof rails. Finally!


2. 2015 Subaru Outback comes in a new color: Wilderness Green Metallic.


3. 2015 Subaru Legacy comes in a new color: Lapis Blue Pearl.



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Facts About Engine Oil, Maintenance, and Warnings

Facts About Engine Oil, Maintenance, and Warnings

Subaru designed today's engines to operate longer between oil changes.

After decades of reminding owners to change engine oil every 3,000 miles, engine and oil technologies now allow 7,500-mile maintenance intervals. Stanley Subaru offers a free safety check at 3,000-3,500 miles to check all fluids, top them off, and give the car a thorough safety inspection...

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How Does Subaru X-Mode Work? | Advantages of Using Subaru X-Mode

What is Subaru X-Mode? | How Does Subaru X-Mode Work? | Why Would A Driver Use Subaru X-Mode?


First we will explain what X-Mode is, then get into the details of how it works, and finally answer our most frequently asked question about X-Mode.

2014 & 2015 Subaru Forester models equipped with the Lineartronic CVT feature Enhanced Active All Wheel Drive. Select Foresters also feature X-Mode. Both of these new safety and performance features help improve vehicle control?
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