X

2001 Subaru Impreza Outback Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Subaru Impreza Outback

2001 Subaru Impreza Outback Problems

The head gasket has a high failure rate due to cooling system problems. Subaru is aware of the problem and has extended the warranty to 8 years/100k miles on many vehicles.

Front engine oil leaks can develop from the camshaft seal and the crankshaft front seal. If one or more seals require replacement, it may be wise to consider replacing the timing belt as well. These seals are commonly inspected and replaced as needed as part of a timing belt service.

The Check Engine Light may illuminate because of a failed knock sensor. Although the sensor often tests okay, it can fail intermittently, while the vehicle is being driven.

See More Problems 6

2001 Subaru Impreza Outback Questions

Belt(s) squeal when starting car on cold days, goes away as engine warms. Can engine be harmed if belt bteaks while driving?

See More Questions 2