2002 Subaru Outback Repair and Maintenance
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2002 Subaru Outback ProblemsCooling System Problems Cause Head Gasket Failure
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.
The leak may develop from the oil pump seal. Our technicians prefer to use thread locker when replacing the seal to prevent the bolts from becoming loose again.
2002 Subaru Outback Questionstiming belt broke, i replece it with a new one and now it does not start i have (2 answers)
set the marks on both cams and crank and nothing it will crank but does not run i have set it a few times and nothing, any ideas or tricks to it
This problem presented itself as soon as I drove it from the dealer (as a new car) but it was intermittent so the dealer would not repair it claiming that the problem did not really exist. Recently the switch stopped working completely and I have a window stuck down and therefore cannot drive th...
None of the window switches work to turn windows up and down. I replaced the driver door window switch motor, but it didn't help. Ive had this problem on and off for years, but lately the windows-none of them will work at all. Yes, I know there is a window lock button on the door switch an...
2002 Subaru Outback RecallsRecall 04V128000
The transmission park mechanism located inside the automatic transmission may not hold when the selector is in the "park" position. The vehicle could move/roll without warning, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the automatic transmission parking rod assembly to correct this concern.