2009 Subaru Outback Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2009 Subaru Outback

The head gasket has a high failure rate due to cooling system problems. Subaru is aware of the problem and has extended the warranty to 8 years/100k miles on many vehicles.

A vibration or shutter may be noted on acceleration. If the transmission torque converter is suspected a revised part is available to correct this concern.

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Only happens when I drive. My husband doesn't think its an issue.

I am trying to decide whether to buy an extended warranty on my car - 4 years, 48,000 miles for around $3000. Do you think it is worth it? What are typical repair costs for my car from 100,000 to 150,000 miles. I don't mind of Subaru makes some money on me, but I don't want to be totally ...

2009 subaru outback ..3 hours into trip on hot day, ac on, water leaking into passenger side floor area..

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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.

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Problem with a/c and radio lights on center console blinking at various times! Does anyone have a fix? Local Subaru Repair Shop not aware of a fix for this problem. E-mail me @ billbrunson@hotmail.com. Thanks, Bill

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