2002 Subaru Outback Repair & Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2002 Subaru Outback

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Annual Repair Cost
on average
The annual maintenance cost of a 2002 Subaru Outback is $657. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and shop.

Most Common 2002 Subaru Outback Problems

2002 Subaru Outback vehicles have 5 reported problems.The most commonly reported 2002 Subaru Outback problem is: 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 extend...
A vibration or shutter may be noted on acceleration. if the transmission torque converter is suspected a revised part...

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Above Average

The Subaru Outback Reliability Rating is 4.0 out of 5.0, which ranks it 17th out of 26 for midsize SUVs. The average annual repair cost is $657 which means it has poor ownership costs. The severity of repairs is low while frequency of those issues is average, so major issues are uncommon for the Outback.

2002 Subaru Outback Reviews

2002 Subaru Outback vehicles rate highest in Exhaust and needs improvement in Drive Train
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Drive Train

Most Common 2002 Subaru Outback Questions

There are 35 related questions for 2002 Subaru Outback vehicles. RepairPal's professional community answers hundreds of questions each day. Below are the most commonly asked questions.
I bought a new battery and the dashboard lights came on works fine but when i went to start it up after work it start...
While driving,everything fine then suddenly and without prior problems, lost power. pulled over checked under the hoo...

2002 Subaru Outback Recalls

2002 Subaru Outback vehicles have 4 known recalls. The most common recall is: The Automatic Transmission May Not Hold the Vehicle in Park.
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