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Subaru Outback Oil Pump Seal May Leak

Subaru Outback Problem
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Model Years Affected: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2006

Engine Affected: 2.5L 4 Cylinder

Average Mileage: 140,000 mi (80,000 mi - 200,000 mi)


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.

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