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2004 Subaru Outback Repair & Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2004 Subaru Outback

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

Most Common 2004 Subaru Outback Problems

2004 Subaru Outback vehicles have 5 reported problems.The most commonly reported 2004 Subaru Outback problem is: Vibtation or Shutter on Acceleration
A vibration or shutter 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 extend...

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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.

2004 Subaru Outback Reviews

2004 Subaru Outback vehicles rate highest in Suspension and needs improvement in Electrical
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Most Common 2004 Subaru Outback Questions

There are 23 related questions for 2004 Subaru Outback vehicles. RepairPal's professional community answers hundreds of questions each day. Below are the most commonly asked questions.
The bumper hit hard enough that the rail and bumper piece are now stuck together. my question is, is this frame dama...
My oil temp is coming on ! it’s saying at oil temp. but when i try to start my car it will not stay started
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