2008 Subaru Impreza Repair and Maintenance

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

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2008 Subaru Impreza Problems

Engine Misfire Due to Failed Spark Plug Wires

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 Questions

my car makes a screeching noise when turning when first started up and turning is hard. it goes away after running a bit (1 answer)

Inside lights do not come on when I open the door. Is this a fuse issue? (2 answers)

I bought this car in January of this year and the lights worked well for about 7 weeks. Then one night I got in to go to work and they didn't come on. This is an issue because I work graveyard shifts and need to see in the car before I get in.

Is there any recalls on the 2008 Impreza 2.5i's for engine knocking? (2 answers)

A month after I purchased my car the Check Engine Light came on and it started running extremely rough. I found out later that I was running with no Oil and that Impreza's had the problem of burning oil. I just want to know if there is anyway I could get it fixed under warranty or recall beca...

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2008 Subaru Impreza Recalls

Air Injection Pump Overheats

The air injection pump may continually operate due to a faulty relay. This can cause it to overheat and possibly melt. Dealers will replace the secondary air injection pump relay free of charge to resolve the concern.

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures On Deployment

The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures On Deployment

The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.

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2008 Subaru Impreza Reviews

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I bought the 2008 2.5i hatchback with a 5-spd manual transmission. The car is very good. Excellent mileage considering the engine hasn't been retooled in 22 years, and a 5-spd. The ride is a little soft, but it makes the ride nice for long trips and bumpy roads (construction too). The stereo is junk, but Subaru offers an 8-inch sub with an integrated amp that fits under the driver seats. ...

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