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1997 Subaru Impreza Problems

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Most Common 1997 Subaru Impreza Problems

The Check Engine Light may illuminate because of a failed knock sensor. Although the sensor often tests okay, it can fail intermittently, while the vehicle is being driven.
Rear engine oil leaks may occur because Subaru used a plastic oil baffle plate that failed. This issue is often misdiagnosed as a crankshaft rear oil seal leak or an oil pan gasket leak. Subaru rel...
Front engine oil leaks can develop from the camshaft seal and the crankshaft front seal. If one or more seals require replacement, it may be wise to consider replacing the timing belt as well. Thes...
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0 Known 1997 Subaru Impreza Brakes Problems

0 Known 1997 Subaru Impreza Drive Train Problems

0 Known 1997 Subaru Impreza Electrical & Lights Problems

3 Known 1997 Subaru Impreza Engine Problems

The Check Engine Light may illuminate because of a failed knock sensor. Although the sensor often tests okay, it can fail intermittently, while the vehicle is being driven.
Rear engine oil leaks may occur because Subaru used a plastic oil baffle plate that failed. This issue is often misdiagnosed as a crankshaft rear oil seal leak or an oil pan gasket leak. Subaru rel...
Front engine oil leaks can develop from the camshaft seal and the crankshaft front seal. If one or more seals require replacement, it may be wise to consider replacing the timing belt as well. Thes...

0 Known 1997 Subaru Impreza Exhaust & Emissions Problems

0 Known 1997 Subaru Impreza Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known 1997 Subaru Impreza Maintenance Problems

0 Known 1997 Subaru Impreza Miscellaneous Problems

0 Known 1997 Subaru Impreza Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known 1997 Subaru Impreza Problems & Complaints

The Check Engine Light may illuminate because of a failed knock sensor. Although the sensor often tests okay, it can fail intermittently, while the vehicle is being driven.
Rear engine oil leaks may occur because Subaru used a plastic oil baffle plate that failed. This issue is often misdiagnosed as a crankshaft rear oil seal leak or an oil pan gasket leak. Subaru rel...
Front engine oil leaks can develop from the camshaft seal and the crankshaft front seal. If one or more seals require replacement, it may be wise to consider replacing the timing belt as well. Thes...
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