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2005 Subaru Legacy Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Subaru Legacy

2005 Subaru Legacy Questions

a timing chain? water pump? trans fluid/filter? . pit falls of car and how costly are these type of repairs repairs

my car did not overheat and this is the first time I have seen a puddle of green fluid which I know is anti freeze but I cant see a leak its not leaking now and I know its my car because it was in my garage any idea of what it could be or why its doing it

The car has been making a loud noise. Repair shop says it needs a new exhaust sytem and new catalytic converters. Cost equals $1300. The car has less than 60K miles.

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2005 Subaru Legacy Recalls

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.

In areas where salt is used on the roads, slush containing road salt can splash through a gap in the fuel tank protector resulting in corrosion of the brake lines. This corrosion may lead to brake fluid leakage resulting in reduced braking performance, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect the affected vehicles and leaking brake lines will be replaced. Anti-corrosion rustproofing wax will be applied to all recalled vehicles.

A test conducted by the (IIHS) Insurance Institute for Highway Safety found that the Left and right side curtain airbags may not deploy properly. This could result in increased risk of injury. The dealership will replace the airbags. The Subaru recall # is WWR02

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2005 Subaru Legacy Reviews

This is the second Subaru I have owned, It will be the last. It's great when everything is working properly. So far outside of routine maintenance, let's see where to start. At the radio was recalled, the one in my car would actually spit the cd's out when it felt like it and shot them into the back seat, the heater control panel went bad had to be replaced under warranty. The rear wheel bearin...

Bought a 2005 Sabaru Legacy Wagon turbo in 2007 with only 4,000 miles on it. Zero problems. Best car we have ever owned. All our kids vie for chances to drive it.

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