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2008 Subaru Outback Problems

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Most Common 2008 Subaru Outback Problems

A vibration or shutter may be noted on acceleration. If the transmission torque converter is suspected a revised part is available to correct this concern.
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.
The front oxygen (air fuel ratio) sensor element may develop a crack, causing the Check Engine Light to illuminate. Subaru has recalled certain models to replace sensors that may fail. The Subaru...
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0 Known 2008 Subaru Outback Brakes Problems

1 Known 2008 Subaru Outback Drive Train Problem

A vibration or shutter may be noted on acceleration. If the transmission torque converter is suspected a revised part is available to correct this concern.

0 Known 2008 Subaru Outback Electrical & Lights Problems

1 Known 2008 Subaru Outback Engine Problem

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.

1 Known 2008 Subaru Outback Exhaust & Emissions Problem

The front oxygen (air fuel ratio) sensor element may develop a crack, causing the Check Engine Light to illuminate. Subaru has recalled certain models to replace sensors that may fail. The Subaru...

0 Known 2008 Subaru Outback Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known 2008 Subaru Outback Maintenance Problems

0 Known 2008 Subaru Outback Miscellaneous Problems

0 Known 2008 Subaru Outback Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known 2008 Subaru Outback 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.
A vibration or shutter may be noted on acceleration. If the transmission torque converter is suspected a revised part is available to correct this concern.
The front oxygen (air fuel ratio) sensor element may develop a crack, causing the Check Engine Light to illuminate. Subaru has recalled certain models to replace sensors that may fail. The Subaru...
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