I have a 1996 Legacy Outback. The engine has been replaced and I would like to find out what year this engine is. The numbers on the engine are, 44811 and its a EJ25 DOHC


Asked by Oct 20, 2015 at 08:23 PM about the 1996 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr Outback AWD Wagon

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The valve cover are leaking and I would like to replace them...But I noticed that the valve covers are different that the year of the car...the photos show valve covers that are kinda round, these are flat.

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Did you ever figure this out? Rockauto shows two lobes for the cams in their 2.5 engine under the 1996 legacy. It doesn't say DOHC but it is vastly different from the 2.0 SOHC and they're right around 20 bucks which includes both sides with spark plug seals and other grommets.

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