Is a 2001 Subaru Outback with 198000 miles worth getting a head gasket job

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Asked by Mar 15, 2014 at 06:56 PM about the 2001 Subaru Outback Base Wagon

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I paid $950.00 for the car had the timing belt change, new water pump and all the belts and pulleys change , there is some rust on the wheelwells, it is leaking oil

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How long ago did you purchase the car and perform the repairs?

217,135

I want to know how much you have invested in it. A head gasket job will be easily over 1K. and you will still have issues.

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Stick a fork in it. It's done.

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It's a big job and will cost much more than the car is worth. Move on and get another Suby! :-)

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I paid $950.00 for it and have replaced the timing belt, the value cover gaskets new belts and water pump this was done two weeks ago around $700.00 so far, I only got the car this past december

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I will nurse this car untill it can't be nurse anymore I will just keep an eye on the oil

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