Subaru Loyale Repair and Maintenance Costs
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Subaru Loyale ProblemsEngine Oil Leaks
A hydraulic lifter type noise may be noted, often worse at idle. This can be caused by air being drawn past the oil pump seal allowing aerated oil to reach the valve lifters. Replacing the oil pump seals generally will correct this issue.
Premature timing belt failure is not uncommon. The recommended service interval is 60K, but belt failures before that mileage have been noted. This 1.8L engine is considered "free-wheeling", therefore the chances of valve damage if the timing belt fails is minimal.
Subaru Loyale Questionshow does air get into the cooling system well after being bled and working ? (1 answer)
problem started 1 mo ago I hear water surging through system on firewall while inside the car every time started & driven.
Friends car.put alternator in,output at high idle 14.27 lowering to 14.21 at idle.Is this normal?Is water pump on this engine as much work as others?
I've replaced the starter, alternator, radiator, fuel pump and filter and still only starts once maybe twice. I can't turn it off unless I'm home because it won't start again.