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Problem Reported: Cooling System Problems Cause Head Gasket Failure
September 15, 2010, 10:08 PM

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.

Problem Reported: Engine Oil May Leak From Camshaft/Crankshaft Front Seals
September 15, 2010, 10:08 PM

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.

Car Review: 2001 Subaru Outback
February 20, 2011, 01:34 PM
had over heating problems , finally had head gasget done ? so far so good ? car has 147,000 miles on it now ! replaced radiator twice ! had problems with engine light , ok since head gasget ! car runs ok now but was a disapointment , over rated , expensive repairs , dont belive the hype !
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