1998 Subaru Legacy Problems

RepairPal has identified the most common problems with the 1998 Subaru Legacy as reported by actual vehicle owners. We'll tell you what the problem is and what it'll take to fix it.

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Known Problems

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 failure in the anti-lock brake system (ABS) causes the ABS pump to continuously run, which will eventually wear down the battery. An improved ABS relay is available to solve the problem.