2008 Subaru Impreza WRX STI Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Subaru Impreza WRX STI

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2008 Subaru Impreza WRX STI
$
969
to $
1,740
2008 Subaru Impreza WRX STI
$
656
to $
964
2008 Subaru Impreza WRX STI
$
287
to $
403
2008 Subaru Impreza WRX STI
$
333
to $
475
2008 Subaru Impreza WRX STI
$
815
to $
919

2008 Subaru Impreza WRX STI Problems

Improved Spark Plug Wires for Misfire Issues

Sometimes the Check Engine Light illuminates because the computer detects misfires. Subaru released an improved spark plug wire set to solve the problem. The ignition coil should also be inspected for carbon tracks or short circuits between the contacts.

Check Engine Light Due to Failed Knock Sensor

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.

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2008 Subaru Impreza WRX STI Recalls

Poor Braking Performance

In certain states, where salt is used to de-ice the roads, corrosion can occur at the four-way joint connector of the hydraulic braking system leading to a brake fluid leak. This fluid loss can result in longer than expected stopping distance, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will apply an anti-corrosion wax to the four-way joint connector area to correct this concern. Some vehicles previously recalled of this concern may not have been repaired correctly. In addition, owners of vehicles outside of the affected states may request this recall be performed. Please contact your dealer to determine exactly how this recall affects your vehicle.

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