Car Problem Reports

Subaru Forester Oil Pump Seal May Leak

Subaru Forester Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002

Engine Affected: 2.5L 4 Cylinder


The leak may develop from the oil pump seal. Our technicians prefer to use thread locker when replacing the seal to prevent the bolts from becoming loose again.

  • Visitor, , 2.5L 4 Cylinder, 170,000 mi

    Just had a major repair to my engine, started with a small oil leak and in the end it was from the oil pump

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