Subaru Impreza Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Subaru Impreza

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Subaru Impreza Problems

Passenger seatbelt light comes on & dings when no passenger is in the seat

Passenger seatbelt light comes on & dings when no passenger is in the seat

Engine Misfire Due to Failed Spark Plug Wires

Sometimes the Check Engine Light illuminates because the computer detects misfires. Subaru released an improved spark plug wire set to solve the problem. The ignition coil should also be inspected for carbon tracks or short circuits between the contacts

Mass air flow sensor recall

Subaru issued a recall (WWG-90) because the mass air flow sensor has a manufacturing defect.

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Subaru Impreza Recalls

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures On Deployment

The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures On Deployment

The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.

Front Passenger Air Bag Deactivates Unexpectedly

The occupant detection system that deactivates the passenger air bag may malfunction, resulting in the air bag being shut off unintentionally. This may occur when using an accessory plugged into the power outlet. Dealers will replace the occupant control unit free of charge to resolve the concern.

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Subaru Impreza Reviews

I bought my 95 Impreza from the original owner and I've had it for 3 yrs. The front and rear boots and axles, starter and alternator have been replaced between 150,000 and 180,000 miles. I throw my kayak on top and head for mountain lakes whenever I can and my Subaru is up for anything. I'm a single woman who has owned many cars, but by far, my Subaru has out shined them all. The handling and s...
I've just bought this car but it run good, little bit of lifter noise and it wont pass smog the hydrocarbon levels are 161 out of 130 but i can't find a scan tool for it so just saving to put it in the shop.Overall i really enjoy this car and have many plans for it.
I bought the 2008 2.5i hatchback with a 5-spd manual transmission. The car is very good. Excellent mileage considering the engine hasn't been retooled in 22 years, and a 5-spd. The ride is a little soft, but it makes the ride nice for long trips and bumpy roads (construction too). The stereo is junk, but Subaru offers an 8-inch sub with an integrated amp that fits under the driver seats. ...

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