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Subaru Legacy Problems

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Most Common Subaru Legacy Problems

The head gasket has a high failure rate due to cooling system problems.
A failure in the anti-lock brake system (ABS) causes the ABS pump to continuously run, which will eventually wear down the battery.
Front engine oil leaks can develop from the camshaft seal and the crankshaft front seal.
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2 Known Subaru Legacy Brake Problems

1 Known Subaru Legacy Drive Train Problem

4 Known Subaru Legacy Engine Problems

1 Known Subaru Legacy Exhaust & Emissions Problem

8 Known Subaru Legacy Problems

Years to Avoid

Based on owner-submitted report and recall notices, Subaru Legacy years 2000, 2011, and 2003 are the most likely to experience problems.

2000 Subaru Legacy
2011 Subaru Legacy
2003 Subaru Legacy
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