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.
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Cracks may develop from the fuel hose connection at the outlet (pressure) side of the fuel pump. As a result, a fuel leak may develop, increasing the risk of a fire. Dealers will replace the fuel pump bracket, including all nipples, with new, stronger part. This recall is expected to begin during September 2009. The Subaru recall number is WVJ-20.
2005 Subaru Baja Questions and Answers
a/c was not cooling efficiently. dye was shot in to find the leak. it was the condenser. car has 33000 miles.
with 33000 miles should the condenser have gone bad?
my subaru is making a 'whinning' noise coming from left rear when at speeds around 60mph, when you let off gas, it makes the most whine noise, like something needs to be oiled? makes nois...
My check engine light went on and I took it to subaru to see what it was. They said O2 sensor. I fixed it and a week later check engine light back on. Brought it back and I was told it needed a tun...