My 2004 subaru outback 2.5 engin is overheating I've tried everything to stop it from happening

Asked by Jan 19, 2015 at 11:00 PM about the 2004 Subaru Legacy 2.5 GT Wagon

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have done everything I can to fix my over heating problem. I even took the heater core out and I checked the timing belt along with the water pump too. The engine runs great and I don't find any signs of coolant leaking any where! I'm at my wits end figuring out what it could be?

2 Answers

Leak head gasket is very popular on this engine caused overheat, go on Ebay and buy Endoscope for $14 and connect to Laptop, remove all 4 spark plug and look for trace of coolant in combustion Chambers.

195

also you can check for air in the coolant may sound little but it can cause an overheat issue

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Subaru overheating 19 answers

    About 4 weeks ago my 99 Subaru Legacy Outback started overheating and at the same time I lost all heat inside the car. It just blew cold air. I took it to the mechanic. They said that the bottom ...

    1999 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr Outback AWD Wagon

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 1999 legacy outback won't run now 13 answers

    after head gasket replacement on my 1999 outback, it ran fine for 20 or so minutes, then threw a code and shut off. now i cant get it to run at all. i have a check engine light, and the left coolin...

    1999 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr Outback AWD Wagon

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • My 1996 Subaru Legacy Outback is not accelorating well & feels like it is slipping. 4 answers

    My 1996 Subaru Legacy Outback is not accelorating well when starting from a complete stop. It seems between gears 1 and 2. Then when it reaches 2nd gear it does a slipping feeling. Now yesterday, the ...

    1996 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr Outback AWD Wagon

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • My 1999 Subaru Outback legacy 7 answers

    I was driving and my car shut off well I went to start it again I heard some clicking well I got it towed back and I looked at it and found out that my timing belt gear shattered...is there anyway...

    1999 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr Outback AWD Wagon

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • How long do Subaru Legacys last? 58 answers

    What is a typical lifespan for Subaru Legacy wagons? I have a 1996 Subaru Legacy Brighton with 132,000 miles (bought it used, with 18k already on it). I've kept it maintained over the years. Two di...

    1996 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr Brighton AWD Wagon

    -

    General

Search Subaru Legacy Questions

Subaru Legacy Experts

#1 Anthony_60
Anthony_60
Reputation 1,240
#2 Nick Eidemiller
Nick Eidemiller
Reputation 700
#3 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 680
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Subaru Impreza
186 Great Deals out of 17,838 listings starting at $1,250
Used Subaru Outback
341 Great Deals out of 38,528 listings starting at $1,995
Used Subaru Forester
357 Great Deals out of 29,334 listings starting at $1,750
Used Subaru Impreza WRX
27 Great Deals out of 1,216 listings starting at $4,455
Used Honda Accord
813 Great Deals out of 84,287 listings starting at $1,050
Used Toyota Camry
999 Great Deals out of 90,916 listings starting at $650
Used Honda Civic
657 Great Deals out of 88,603 listings starting at $995
Used Subaru Impreza WRX STi
19 Great Deals out of 588 listings starting at $10,000
Used Nissan Altima
1,027 Great Deals out of 81,562 listings starting at $1,200
Used Toyota Corolla
784 Great Deals out of 73,831 listings starting at $1,995
Used BMW 3 Series
973 Great Deals out of 31,729 listings starting at $1,000
Used Acura TL
233 Great Deals out of 6,297 listings starting at $999

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Subaru Legacy For Sale
8 Great Deals out of 10,162 listings starting at $17,432
2016 Subaru Legacy For Sale
30 Great Deals out of 837 listings starting at $10,995
2015 Subaru Legacy For Sale
42 Great Deals out of 1,023 listings starting at $10,700
2014 Subaru Legacy For Sale
42 Great Deals out of 1,104 listings starting at $8,999

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.