Each Subaru Certified Pre-Owned vehicle passes a thorough 152-point inspection that covers engine operation, emissions, electrical system, radiator, brakes, exhaust and more! It will be checked inside and out, from the undercarriage to under the hood. Anything not up to Subaru's high standards will be repaired, reconditioned or replaced. Each CPO Subaru is from the current or past five model years, and has been driven fewer than 80,000 miles.

You can buy with confidence, because every Subaru Certified Pre-Owned vehicle comes with a Subaru-backed, nationally accepted and recognized, 7-year / 100,000-mile powertrain coverage, 24/7 Roadside Assistance, Rental and Towing Coverage, and a complete Carfax Report - including the Carfax Buyback Guarantee.  Affordable upgrade options are available. Prefer Stanley Subaru's exclusive Lifetime Powertrain Protection Plan? You can choose that instead! Flexibility is just another reason that Stanley Subaru is the Smart Choice.

Certified Pre-Owned Offers:
~Mechanical breakdown for major investment~

~Wear and tear protection on covered components~

~Inflation hedge on future repairs~

~$175 car rental allowance~

~$100 towing allowance~

~Can be transferred or cancelled~

~Includes parts and labor~

~Nationwide coverage~

~Prompt claims service~

~Roadside Assistance witha 24/7 toll-free telephone number ~

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Q: What makes a Certified Pre-Owned Subaru different from any other used Subaru?

A: A lot! In order for your Pre-owned Subaru to even qualify for certification, if must pass a stringent 152-point inspection. All items that do not pass must be corrected in order to qualify for certification.

Q: What are some of the items on this 152-point inspection?

A: We road test the vehicle and check the undercarriage. We check fluid levels, filters, wiper blades, battery, tires and tire pressure, brakes, audio equipment, power equipment (windows, locks, etc), exhaust system, cosmetics, air conditioning and heater, defogger, clutch and operation of automatic transmission, cruise-control and power moonroof (to name a few). The entire 152-point check list is listed at the bottom of this page. Check it out!

Q: OK, its thoroughly inspected and reconditioned, but what kind of protection will my Certified Pre-Owned Subaru have?

A: The standard mechanical breakdown protection plan on a Subaru Certified Pre-Owned vehicle is 7 years/100,000 mile powertrain protection plan. This plan covers the following: Engine=Engine block, cylinder heads, all internal lubricated parts, camshaft, drive belts, intake manifold, flywheel, valve covers, oil sending unit, oil pan, oil pump, motor mounts, seals and gaskets, turbocharger assembly and fuel injection system. All-Wheel Drive=Final drive housing/gear differential assembly, all internal parts, axle shafts, constant velocity joints, propeller shaft, center support bearings, universal joints, wheel bearings and spindle, rear torsion bars and control arms, hub bearings, seals and gaskets. Transmission=Transaxle case, all internal parts, torque converter, transmission mounts, seals, and gaskets.

Q: Are there optional upgrades to the standard Powertrain Coverage?

A: Yes. Optional upgrades include the Classic and the Gold. Classic, which covers everything in the standard coverage, PLUS:
Cooling and fuel=
radiator, water pump, fuel lines, fuel tank, engine fans, fan motors, heater core, fuel sending unit.
Steering=Steering rack assembly and all internal parts, steering column shaft and coupling, universal joints, power steering pump, seals and gaskets. Front Suspension=MacPherson struts, transverse link control arms, shafts and bushings, ball joints, steering knuckles, wheel bearings, stabilizer bar and bushings, seals and gaskets.
Air Conditioning=Compressor, condenser, evaporator, expansion valve, blower motor, clutch and pulley, compressor seal, receiver/dryer. Electrical=Alternator, voltage regulator, starter motor and solenoid, wiring harness, engine management control unit, power window motors, windshield wiper motors, analog dash gauges, trip computer, clock, heater blower motor and switch, manually operated switches, digital instrumentation cluster, horns, window regulators, speedometer head, electrical relays, sunroof motor.
Brakes=Master cylinder, wheel cylinder, pressure holding valve (hill holder), hydraulic lines and fittings, disc brake calipers, power break assist unit, Antilock Brake System (ABS), Traction Control System (TCS), seals and gaskets.

The Gold Upgrade Plan includes EVERYTHING on your Subaru with the following exceptions: Scheduled maintenance services and parts described in the Subaru Warranty and Service booklet with your vehicle and other normal maintenance services and parts including engine tune-ip, suspension alignment, wheel balancing, filters, lubricants, engine coolant, fluids, wiper blades, belts, hoses, spark plugs, brake pads, linings and shoes, clutch disc and recharging of the air conditioning system, unless in conjunction with the replacement of a covered air conditioning part. Other parts not covered are glass, weatherstrips, lenses, sealed beams, light bulbs, tires, hard and soft trim, catalytic converter, brake rotors and drums, shock absorbers, battery, rust damage, wind noise, squeaks, rattles and cable or linkage adjustment. Accessories are covered only if factory installed or approved.

Q: Does the Subaru Certified Pre-Owned program have a deductible?

A: The standard Powertrain Coverage does not have a deductible. The upgrade plans are available with $0, $50 and $100 options.

Q: What should I do if I have a mechanical breakdown?

A: Try to get your Subaru back to your Subaru dealer, unless further damage would result from driving it. Otherwise, you can call our toll-free number for roadside assistance. Added security is honored throughout the United States and Canada.

Q: What is a CARFAX vehicle history report and why is it important?

A: The CARFAX vehicle history report shows if the vehicle has ever been in a major collision, has had flood damage was subject to a manufacturer buyback (lemon law buyback) CARFAX is the most trusted provider of vehicle history information. They have built a database of more than 4 billion records that covers virtually every car and truck on the road today. All Subaru Certified Pre-Owned vehicles are backed by the CARFAX guarantee. For more information on CARFAX, visit www.carfax.com. Stanley Subaru provides FREE CARFAX reports on ALL Preowned vehicles. The Free Reports are available on our website, here at our dealership, and by scanning the QR codes on our window stickers.

The following Press Release was issued January 31, 2012 further highlighting Subaru's relationship with CARFAX.

Subaru Selects Carfax for Certified Pre-Owned Program

CENTREVILLE, Va., Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Subaru of America, Inc. has named Carfax as its official provider of vehicle history information for the Subaru Certified Pre-Owned program. Since 2005, Subaru has required that every Subaru vehicle submitted for certification must have a Carfax Vehicle History Report. Under the renewed agreement, Carfax Reports continue to be one of the vital parts of the Subaru certification process.

"Subaru and Carfax are two strong brands that consumers trust," said Richard Cvijanovich, owner of Subaru Superstore of Chandler in Arizona. "When a customer drives by our dealership, they know we are a Carfax Advantage Dealer. This helps further increase credibility to our clients, especially with our Certified Subaru vehicles."

Free Carfax Vehicle History Reports are available with every Certified Pre-Owned Subaru. Thirty-two manufacturers choose Carfax to build confidence in their Certified Pre-Owned program.

Carfax is the vehicle history expert for used car buyers, sellers and the automotive industry. Carfax created the Vehicle History Report in 1986 and is trusted by dealerships across North America to help acquire, advertise and retail used cars. Carfax is integrated with over 250 acquisition and inventory companies and is the vehicle history provider of choice for 32 manufacturer Certified programs plus 2,000 automotive Web sites. Online shoppers view Carfax® Vehicle History Reports(TM) included with dealer listings more than 85 million times a year to buy with more confidence. Become a Carfax Advantage(TM) dealer or learn how Carfax can help your dealership win by visiting www.carfaxonline.com .

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SOURCE Carfax.com 

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Before the Checklist can be completed, the Subaru Certified Service Technicians must:

1. Write in the dealer name, dealer code, inspector name, date of inspection, stock number, VIN #, model year, model, Mileage, Original Warranty start date, Immobilizer Key Code (if applicable) and list any open recalls to be completed. They must also perform a coverage inquiry check for exclusions.

2. Note number of keys, keyless remotes, owners manual in glove compartment, Warranty and Maintenance booklet in glove compartment, If anything is missing, note date ordered.

3.  Make sure Carfax report is attached. A clean Carfax indicates a clean title. Vehicles without a clean title do not qualify as CPO vehicles.

4. Inspect the vehicle for any possible non-OEM performance modifications. Record any evidence of modifications.
Inspect the vehicle for non-OEM parts. Vehicle must be returned to stock if non-OEM (non-performance enhancing) parts are evident. If not, note parts to be replaced. 

Note: If the date/mileage of the inspection is within 2,000 miles of any scheduled maintenance service, that service must be performed. The technician notes which service is to be performed on the checklist.

1. Before Road test/hood open/trunk open 2. Primary and secondary hood latch operation 3. Radiator and cap 4. Hoses and clamps 5. Air filter 6. Change Oil filter 7. Drive belt tension and condition 8. Change Engine oil 9. Coolant 10. Power steering fluid 11. Brake fluid 12. Clutch fluid* 13. Fill windshield washer fluid 14. I/C water bottle (filled less than ! full during cold
weather)* 15. Clean battery (mounting, cables, and ground straps) 16. Specific gravity 17. Electrolyte level 18. Load test 19. Spare tire pressure/ tool kit/ jack and handle 20. Replace front & rear wiper blades

21. Insert key in ignition/chime 22. Key "ON"/ check dash warning lights 23. Turn "ON" rear defogger/ check indicator 24. Windshield wipers and washer front/ rear check* 25. Headlights high/low alignment 26. Dash illumination control and display 27. Head light leveler operation* 28. I/C water spray operation* 29. Turn headlights to park position 30. Hazard flashers 31. Reverse lock out check* 32. Shift Transmission to reverse/ set parking brake
check adjustment if necessary 33. Clutch/brake pedal freeplay* 34. Seat belts/warning lights 35. Check for proper movement and operation of both
front seats 36. Cold weather package operation (heated seats,
mirrors, and windshield) 37. Fuel filler release 38. Lighter and ashtray* 39. Power outlet* 40. Trunk release* 41. DTC check using Select Monitor 42. Steering column parking lamp switch operation 43. Sound horn 44. DCCD display and manual mode operation (reset to
automatic mode)*

45. Fog lamps/aim* 46. Turn signals (front & rear) 47. Parking lamps 48. License plate lamps 49. Brake and high mount stop lamps 50. Tail lamps 51. Reverse lamps 52. All front lamps 53. Fuel filler cap operation

54. Hazard flashers/parking lamps (door open/ignition "off")

55. Turn signals/indicator lamps 56. Brake lamps 57. Remote mirror operation L/R 58. Passenger airbag on/off and seatbelt warning light* 59. Set clock
60. Steering lock/tilt 61. All seat adjustments 62. Power window operation 63. Sunroof operation 64. Door locks 65. Map/dome lights 66. Radio/CD - set stations

67. Rear defogger 68. Door locks & door closing operation (key
number/security code recorded)* 69. Rear seat belts 70. Security system* 71. Child safety door locks (left unlocked) 72. Door entry lights*

73. Tire pressure, tread depth, orientation and condition 74. Tire set match documented 75. Wheel, wheel cover, and trim check 76. Check brakes, rotors, and calipers for specified
parameters 77. Wheel cylinders* 78. Axle seals 79. Lug nut torque 80. Fluid leak check 81. Complete exhaust system 82. Steering linkage 83. Struts 84. Axles 85. Bolts/bushings/fasteners 86. Rear differential fluid level check and top off 87. Other fluid leaks/damage

88. TPMS warning light check (should be off)* 89. Engine performance (cranking, idle, accel., etc.) 90. Transmission performance and warning lights 91. Clutch operation* 92. Clutch safety switch operation* 93. Steering wheel alignment 94. Steering performance (return, free-play, tracking) 95. Wheel balance (absence of vibration) 96. Brake operation 97. Gauges/speedometer/ odometer operation and readings 98. Turn signal operation and cancellation 99. Cruise control operation 100. Vent/heater/A/C operation 101. Check for squeaks, rattles, vibrations, and wind noises 102. Tachometer alarm operation and reset* 103. Hill Holder operation* 104. VDC off switch* 105. Check that all keys start the engine 106. Check for unusual noises 107. Parking brake operation 108. Emissions check as required by state or local laws 109. Re-check coolant, power steering and ATF levels 110. Re-check DTC 111. Check leaks under vehicle 112. Electric cooling fans check 113. Steering wheel 114. Dash pad/instrument panel 115. Headliner 116. Passenger's sunvisor 117. Passenger's side door trim panel 118. Passenger's seat upholstery and trim 119. Glove box 120. Carpet 121. Floor mats 122. Center console, cup holder and arm rest 123. Driver's sunvisor 124. Driver's side door trim panel 125. Driver's seat upholstery and trim 126. Back of front seats 127. Package shelf* 128. Rear carpet 129. Rear cup holder 130. Floor mats 131. Side door trim panels 132. Rear seat upholstery and trim 133. Trunk/cargo area trim 134. Front bumper 135. Hood 136. Driver's side body panels 137. Passenger's side body panels 138. Door sills and jambs 139. Roof 140. Trunk/tailgate 141. Rear bumper 142. Glass 143. Other plated or painted parts 144. Overall paint condition 145. Engine compartment 146. Trunk/cargo area 147. Interior 148. Exterior 149. Glass 150. Door sills and jambs 151. Decal removal 152. License plates and frames.

Technician and Service Manager Signatures are Required, signing to the following declaration:

" I certify that the SUBARU identified by the vehicle serial number shown above has received a Pre-Owned Vehicle Inspection as prescribed by Subaru of America, Inc., Prior to retail delivery to the owner, and all items requiring correction or adjustment have been corrected or adjusted to specifications shown in the applicable Subaru Service Manual."