1998 Subaru Legacy Outback Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 Subaru Legacy Outback
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1998 Subaru Legacy Outback ProblemsFailure in ABS causes pump to run continuously and wear down battery
Subaru issued a recall (WWG-90) because the mass air flow sensor has a manufacturing defect.
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.