pinging on accleration.

Asked by Jun 07, 2017 at 11:26 PM about the 2014 Subaru Outback

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

dealer can not figure this out. sounds like a diesel. we have tried different brands of gas.  seems worse in warmer days.

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Subaru has a program they can load onto your ECU to reduce pinging at higher altitudes. I had a dealer do this for my 2015 Forester and it helped. Most of my driving is 2,000 + feet in elevation.

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