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Subaru Legacy Outback Problems

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Most Common Subaru Legacy Outback Problems

A failure in the anti-lock brake system (ABS) causes the ABS pump to continuously run, which will eventually wear down the battery.
The head gasket has a high failure rate due to cooling system problems.
Subaru issued a recall (WWG-90) because the mass air flow sensor has a manufacturing defect.
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Years to Avoid

Based on owner-submitted report and recall notices, Subaru Legacy Outback years 1999, 1995, and 1998 are the most likely to experience problems.

1999 Subaru Legacy Outback
1995 Subaru Legacy Outback
1998 Subaru Legacy Outback
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