2005 Subaru Legacy Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Subaru Legacy
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2005 Subaru Legacy Questionshow much to replace a thermistat parts and labor? (2 answers)
There is a small piece that is broken where the roof slides back and then forward. Once open it would not close- I had someone get it closed but it cannot be open again or it will not close properly. I was told the whole frame/mechanism had to be replaced- which is quite expensive
2005 Subaru Legacy RecallsPassenger Airbag Inflator
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.
Brake lines may corrode excessively when salt water splashes behind a gap in the fuel tank protector. This can lead to brake line failure and leakage, and cause the brakes to fail. Dealers will inspect for leaking lines, apply rust proofing wax and replace lines found to be leaking free of charge to resolve the concern.