Subaru Impreza Problem Report

Subaru Impreza Oil leak from rear of engine due to failed plastic oil baffle plate

(5 reports)

Rear engine oil leaks may occur because Subaru used a plastic oil baffle plate that failed. This issue is often misdiagnosed as a crankshaft rear oil seal leak or an oil pan gasket leak. Subaru released an updated design of the baffle plate made from aluminum that stops the oil leak.

leaking oil at rear of engine -
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