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Subaru Baja Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your Subaru Baja

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a Subaru Baja is between $508 and $621 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

Subaru Repair Estimates
Car
Service
Price
2003 Subaru Baja
Head Gasket Replacement
$1580 - $2110
2003 Subaru Baja
Timing Belt Replacement
$284 - $359
2003 Subaru Baja Quantity: One
Valve Cover Gasket Replacement
$77 - $155
2003 Subaru Baja
Door Window Motor Replacement
$256 - $345
2003 Subaru Baja Service Detail: Front, One Side
ABS Wheel Speed Sensor Replacement
$234 - $277

Subaru Baja Problems

Cooling System Problems Cause Head Gasket Failure

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.

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Subaru Baja Recalls

Passenger Air Bag Inflator Ruptures During Deployment Spraying Metal Fragments

The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.

Passenger Air Bag Inflator Ruptures During Deployment Spraying Metal Fragments

The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.

Passenger Air Bag Inflator Ruptures During Deployment Spraying Metal Fragments

The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.

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Subaru Baja Reviews

love my car but mine is a stranded and can not find a drive shaft for it.
i like this car but ther are lots subaru cheepened, and as with the 98 to 2002 head gasket issue subaru dosnt stand behind thier product , the manual trans has tooo high 1st gear and always stalls when i leave my driveway on a snow day,also driving lights go off when switching to high beams this sucks and is dangerous. also drink holder is in the way of shifter and e brake, poor lay out. also p...
LOVED my Baja--the perfect vehicle for the Western NC mountain terrain, good on gas, plus the handy back compartment for hauling a bale of hay for the garden or taking the trash to the dump--that is, until it burst into flames on I-81 coming into Syracuse last week. I was lucky to get out. Took 4 firetrucks, and literally melted into the pavement. "Nightmare" does not begin to describe it. Fi...

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