Subaru Outback Questions Maintenance & Repair

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Markw1952
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Is Time Or Mileage More Detrimental To The Life Of Your Car?

No good deed goes unpunished as they say. Many people on this site report having a car for 13 years or more with less than 100,000 miles and then complaining about a failure. I wonder if the ele...

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Markw1952
305

Would You Rather Have A Timing Belt Or Chain?

Timing chains should last the life of the car. Do they or can they get stretched out and ineffective or even break? There's really no warning for a broken timing chain, is there? There is howeve...

35 views with 7 answers (last answer 2 days ago)
kinker
235

Removing The Engine Coolent Temperature Sensor On A 2001 Sabru Outback

I am replacing my Engine CoolentTemperature sensor on my outback 2.5 engine is there an easy way to get the old sensor out I can't seem to fit the deepwell socket on there and am also having troubl...

16 views with 6 answers (last answer 3 days ago)
Markw1952
305

Has Anyone With A Subaru Outback 3.6 Engine Been Told That They Need To Rep...

I've noticed on a few posts with Honda CRV's that people are being advised to replace their distressed "timing chain", WTF... isn't this supposed to last the life of the car! I'm thinking that as...

Kathii444
10

2001 Subaru Outback Running Hot

I can't seem to be getting all different answers ....My 2002 Subaru starting running hot when I was on the highway...This was with heat off!!!! I the put heat on high hoping the needle would come ...

28 views with 4 answers (last answer 6 days ago)
Markw1952
305

Do You Think Subaru Awd Cars, Particularly Outback, Are Structurally Stron...

My other car is a 2009 Toyota Prius. I just discovered today that it's 90 percent likely that I have a failed wheel bearing at 58,000 miles. The car has been driven on regular roadways, service...

Kathii444
10

My 2002 Subaru Outback Is Running Hot ...i Took It Out On The Highway With ...

Started to run hot on highway with heat off...I put the heat on high but no heat, just cool air...I shut the car off and waited a few minutes then started back up and I had heat....What could it be?...

34 views with 11 answers (last answer 6 days ago)
theresajennifer
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2001 Outback Overheating, Again

Hello my outback started over-heating over a year ago. The mechanic replaced the thermostat, the water pump, and head gasket- one year later it is overheating again- different mechanic replaced the r...

50 views with 15 answers (last answer 4 days ago)
LOGO
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Hood Will Not Close And Lock Into Place...how To Repair?

Very cold temperatures...are they to blame for hood not closing properly?

16 views with 2 answers (last answer about a week ago)
Kathii444
10

I Have A2001 Outback...my Wifewasdriving This Morning And The Car Ran Hot.....

Car running hot but never over heated

54 views with 14 answers (last answer about a week ago)
bym123
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Why Are My Running Lights And Tail Lights Staying On All Of A Sudden.

so yesterday my cars running front small side lights and the rear small side light (running lights) i think. so i can remove the fuse and it directly affects those two lights but why would they be s...

25 views with 3 answers (last answer about a week ago)
Markw1952
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Has Anyone Been Experiencing Oil Burning Issues With A 2011 Or 2012 Subaru ...

The 2011 and 2012 Subaru Outback has the old EJ engine. The FB engines on the Outback models were introduced in 2013. Also, please state whether you have the CVT automatic or manual transmission...

39 views with 5 answers (last answer about a week ago)
subisubisubi
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2002 Subaru Outback Engine Swap

My 2002 Outback with 112K miles threw a rod the other day. I'm tight on money and need to drop in a new engine (or rebuild the old one if possible) in the most economical way possible, but I don't w...

19 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 weeks ago)
scotia213
5

Leaking Coolant

I recently had a new radiator put into my 2000 Subaru outback at a Subaru dealer. Below the radiator cap there is a horizontal cylindrical plastic piece that seems to be weeping coolant. Does anyo...

50 views with 5 answers (last answer 2 weeks ago)
loiscole57
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How Do I Remove And Replace The Interior Trim Of Subaru Outback 2015

Mine has metal and I want wood. They want $800 to do the change out. Can I do it myself and take a mini vacation instead? How do I do it?

39 views with 2 answers (last answer 6 days ago)
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