What are common problems with 2006 subaru outback wagon

Asked by Dec 13, 2015 at 07:52 AM about the 2006 Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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The worst problem to watch out for is that it has been driven for 10 years by a frazzled single mom who did no maintenance, ran over curbs, and loaned it to her teenage son to drive to high school-

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The biggest deal with those are the head gaskets! Make sure they are not leaking. Also it's very important to have the timing belt changed about every 100K.

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Head gaskets but also timing belts. Use Subaru anti-leak in the radiator. The belts are not a problem if you change them on time and also change the water pump and idler wheels at the same time.

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