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Subaru Legacy Outback Cooling System Problems Cause Head Gasket Failure

Subaru Legacy Outback Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1997, 1999

Engine Affected: 2.5L 4 Cylinder

Average Mileage: 132,081 mi (25,000 mi - 224,000 mi)


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.

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