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Subaru Impreza Outback Engine Oil May Leak From Camshaft/Crankshaft Front Seals

 
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Model Years Affected: 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003

Engine Affected: 2.2L 4 Cylinder

Average Mileage: 183,500 mi (167,000 mi - 200,000 mi)

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Front engine oil leaks can develop from the camshaft seal and the crankshaft front seal. If one or more seals require replacement, it may be wise to consider replacing the timing belt as well. These seals are commonly inspected and replaced as needed as part of a timing belt service.