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2002 Subaru Legacy Problems

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Most Common 2002 Subaru Legacy Problems

The head gasket has a high failure rate due to cooling system problems. Subaru is aware of the problem and has extended the warranty to 8 years/100k miles on many vehicles.
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...
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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0 Known 2002 Subaru Legacy Brakes Problems

0 Known 2002 Subaru Legacy Drive Train Problems

0 Known 2002 Subaru Legacy Electrical & Lights Problems

3 Known 2002 Subaru Legacy Engine Problems

The head gasket has a high failure rate due to cooling system problems. Subaru is aware of the problem and has extended the warranty to 8 years/100k miles on many vehicles.
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...
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.

0 Known 2002 Subaru Legacy Exhaust & Emissions Problems

0 Known 2002 Subaru Legacy Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known 2002 Subaru Legacy Maintenance Problems

0 Known 2002 Subaru Legacy Miscellaneous Problems

0 Known 2002 Subaru Legacy Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known 2002 Subaru Legacy Problems & Complaints

The head gasket has a high failure rate due to cooling system problems. Subaru is aware of the problem and has extended the warranty to 8 years/100k miles on many vehicles.
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...
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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