2005 Subaru Impreza Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Subaru Impreza
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2005 Subaru Impreza ProblemsImproved 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
2005 Subaru Impreza QuestionsWhat is the cost to replace the O2 front sensor in a 2005 Impreza RS 2.5L? (1 answer)
Will Subaru reimburse for this cost? I've replaced twice now in 125k miles. What is the expected cost to replace? Also had a transmission linkage problem. Cost me $500.
First off forgive my ignorance on engines. My father in law has installed a new engine in my son's 2005 Subaru impreza. It fires up just fine, but it leaks massive amounts of oil from the oil filter. He put a different filter on it and it did the same thing. My father in law thinks it may...
need to get into the trunk. lock does not work and it is disabled from the inside
2005 Subaru Impreza RecallsFront Passenger Air Bag Defect
In a crash that deploys the passenger front air bag, the inflator of the air bag can rupture, causing metal debris to strike vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator free of charge to correct the concern.
Moisture sensitive airbag system components may deteriorate in humid climate regions, causing an increase in inflator pressure which ruptures when passenger airbags are deployed. Injury can result from inflator parts striking an occupant. Dealers will replace affected airbag inflators to correct this concern. Subaru is the manufacturer of Saabs affected by this recall. This recall supersedes Subaru recall 14V-471.
This limited regional recall is for vehicles currently registered or first sold in Florida, Puerto Rico, Hawaii and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and equipped with Takata-brand air bag inflators. Upon deployment the driver and/or passenger airbag inflator could rupture, increasing the risk of personal injury. Subaru dealers will replace the affected airbag inflator modules to correct this concern.