2003 Subaru Outback Repair & Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2003 Subaru Outback

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2003 Subaru Outback

Most Common 2003 Subaru Outback Problems

2003 Subaru Outback vehicles have 7 reported problems.The most commonly reported 2003 Subaru Outback problem is: Vibration or Shudder on Acceleration
A vibration or shudder may be noted on acceleration. if the transmission torque converter is suspected a revised part...
The head gasket has a high failure rate due to cooling system problems. subaru is aware of the problem and has...

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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 average ownership costs. The severity of repairs is low while frequency of those issues is average, so major issues are uncommon for the Outback.

2003 Subaru Outback Reviews

2003 Subaru Outback vehicles rate highest in Suspension and needs improvement in Engine
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Most Common 2003 Subaru Outback Questions

There are 40 related questions for 2003 Subaru Outback vehicles. RepairPal's professional community answers hundreds of questions each day. Below are the most commonly asked questions.
I just put a brand new transmission in the car and maybe a week later i noticed only my front wheels are spinning and...
I think it clicks one time but won't trun over or start.... but the lights work.
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