2000 Subaru Legacy Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2000 Subaru Legacy
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2000 Subaru Legacy ProblemsRadio Failure
At 150,000 miles, my Subaru Legacy developed a problem with the radio. Depending on my luck, the radio might or might not turn on. Eventually, the radio stopped working altogether, instead making a loud feedback type of noise. Subaru maintenance crew told me that the issue was electrical in nature and would cost upwards of $600 to repair.
The front oxygen (air fuel ratio) sensor element may develop a crack, causing the Check Engine Light to illuminate. Subaru has recalled certain models to replace sensors that may fail. The Subaru service program number is WXW-80, this is not a government mandated recall.
2000 Subaru Legacy QuestionsBattery will not stay charged unless I disconnect it. (1 answer)
I had my battery tested and they told me it was in good condition. I have just recently replaced the alternator so I know it is good. Jet if I let my car sit overnight the battery is dead in the morning. If I disconnect the battery it holds a charge just fine.
The button is broken off on the door so the light indicating that door is not closed stays on.
Manual transmission, To start with the key the clutch has to be in so by popping the cluch that with may not engage