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.
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1999 Subaru Impreza
1999 Subaru Impreza 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.
The leak may develop from the oil pump seal. Our technicians prefer to use thread locker when replacing the seal to prevent the bolts from becoming loose again.
A noise in the clutch called "clutch chatter" is common if the car is driven without allowing it to warm up.
Subaru issued a recall (WWG-90) because the mass air flow sensor has a manufacturing defect.
1999 Subaru Impreza Questions and Answers
Hi, This morning I bumped a 4x4 with my impreza. His hitch hit my grill and took out the right hand headlamp and signal light. I am in the process of getting quotes to have this repaired. While dr...