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2012 Subaru Legacy Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2012 Subaru Legacy

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

Why does my Legacy "float" on icy roads? Anything above 30mph is very dangerous (1 answer)

Only floats on icy roads. Needs constant steering input to maintain straight line. All other surfaces, no problems. My Toyota Camry is WAY more stable on ice than the Legacy.

Why does my Legacy "float" on icy roads? Anything above 30mph is SCARY!! (1 answer)

Only floats on icy roads. Needs constant steering input to maintain straight line. All other surfaces, no problems. My Toyota Camry is WAY more stable on ice than the Legacy.

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...

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2012 Subaru Legacy Recalls

Passenger Air Bag Inflator Ruptures During Deployment Spraying Metal Fragments

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.

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.

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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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