2012 Subaru Legacy Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2012 Subaru Legacy

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2012 Subaru Legacy Problems

Cooling System Problems Cause Head Gasket Failure

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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2012 Subaru Legacy Questions

Legacy stalls when i hit the brakes hard (2 answers)

Approaching an intersection the light turned yellow so i hit the brakes pretty hard, not screeching, and the car died. All indicator lights turned on. Checked battery, 12.7 v, so good. Checked 1 spark plug and it seemed fine. 69k. any ideas? i can't find anything online that actually resol...

I anyone having rapid oil Loss with their 2012 Subaru Legacy?!? (1 answer)

I own a 2012 3.6R Legacy and use synthetic oil. The oil light starts to come on around 2000 miles. I need to add a quart by 3000 miles and I find this unusual. Is anyone else having this issue?

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2012 Subaru Legacy Recalls

Windshield Wipers Stop Working

The components within the windshield wiper motor bottom cover may interfere with each other due to contamination. This can cause the motor to overheat, fail to operate and result in a fire hazard. Dealers will replace the windshield wiper motor bottom cover assembly free of charge to resolve the concern.

Moonroof Glass May Detach from Vechile

Due to the position and quantity of adhesive between the glass and its retainer, the moonroof glass may become loose or come completely off. If the moonroof were to detach from the vehicle while driving, it would become a potential road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect the condition of the glass adhesion and apply additional adhesive or replace the moonroof glass as necessary.

Front Wiper Motor Cover May Catch Fire

Components inside the front wiper motor cover can overheat and as a result, the wiper motor bottom cover may melt and/or catch fire. This is an expansion of previous a previous recall with 16 vehicles being added. Dealers will replace the front wiper motor bottom cover to correct this concern.

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2012 Subaru Legacy Reviews

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Struts are rubbing making noise when going over small dips or heaves in the road. Dealer says they all make noise in the cold. Bs. My 2002 subaru doesn't make any noise.

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