Brakes

Asked by Aug 29, 2009 at 09:51 AM about the 2003 Subaru Outback H6-3.0 VDC Wagon

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Just bought a used 2003 H6-3.0 wagon and it needs brakes to pass the safety. Used car dealer said they will replace with a NAPA generic rotor and pads. According to what I've read the 2 front breaks are vented and all 4 are slightly oversized. My question to the CarGurus is the replacement parts okay to install, will the calipors be okay as is and what should I do to make sure they are the vented type once I pick up on possession date on September 8, 2009.
Thank you.
Steve

1 Answer

Just spoke with the used car dealer and yes they will be installing the vented rotors. As far as the calipers they will service them - meaning clean and lubricated. So I'm okay with that.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Brakes 1 answer

    Just bought a used 2003 H6-3.0 wagon and it needs brakes to pass the safety. Used car dealer said they will replace with a NAPA generic rotor and pads. According to what I've read the 2 front breaks a...

    2003 Subaru Outback H6-3.0 VDC Wagon

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • brakes 1 answer

    Just bought a 01 forester L noted it has 1 disc and 1 drum brake on the rear. Runs and handles fine but I'm worried which system should I repalce. Drums are original disc on the drives side appears to...

    2001 Subaru Forester L

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2001 subaru outback shakes when breaks are applied, smell oil from motor 5 answers

    I have a 2001 Subaru outback 189,000 miles on her. When I am driving and apply the brakes the front end starts to grind and shimmy...also there is a faint smell of burning oil coming from the engine w...

    2001 Subaru Outback

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Dash warning lights 1 answer

    Went to start the car last night and all the idiot lights were on. Brakes, check engine, cruise, traction control all on and some flashing. Any idea what might be wrong??

    2010 Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Has anyone had a problem with rough idle and engine cutting out, especially when stopping hard on a 2012 Subaru Outback? Subaru dealer recommends a new transmission at $9,800. 6 answers

    2012 Subaru Outback with 73,000 miles. When car is idling, it is rough and some times the engine stalls and I have to restart the engine. The engine stalls frequently when I have to apply the brakes...

    2012 Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Subaru Outback Questions

Subaru Outback Experts

#1 Markw1952
Markw1952
Reputation 7,000
#2 TheSubaruGuruBoston
TheSubaruGuruBoston
Reputation 2,200
#3 F_O_R
F_O_R
Reputation 1,840
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Subaru Forester
415 Great Deals out of 29,337 listings starting at $995
Used Subaru Impreza
202 Great Deals out of 19,385 listings starting at $1,995
Used Subaru Legacy
224 Great Deals out of 14,431 listings starting at $999
Used Honda CR-V
922 Great Deals out of 59,302 listings starting at $1,990
Used Toyota RAV4
890 Great Deals out of 67,248 listings starting at $1,990
Used Toyota 4Runner
259 Great Deals out of 19,034 listings starting at $2,500
Used Toyota Highlander
361 Great Deals out of 26,016 listings starting at $2,800
Used Toyota Tacoma
472 Great Deals out of 41,615 listings starting at $1,995
Used Honda Accord
941 Great Deals out of 77,703 listings starting at $899
Used Ford Escape
1,421 Great Deals out of 90,829 listings starting at $900
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
1,014 Great Deals out of 72,235 listings starting at $700
Used Toyota Camry
1,098 Great Deals out of 90,895 listings starting at $1,599
Used Honda Pilot
391 Great Deals out of 22,287 listings starting at $1,500

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Subaru Outback For Sale
31 Great Deals out of 33,072 listings starting at $18,942
2016 Subaru Outback For Sale
62 Great Deals out of 1,103 listings starting at $18,495
2015 Subaru Outback For Sale
81 Great Deals out of 1,657 listings starting at $12,995
2014 Subaru Outback For Sale
49 Great Deals out of 1,583 listings starting at $8,995
2013 Subaru Outback For Sale
32 Great Deals out of 957 listings starting at $7,500

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.