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Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport repairs by problem area

Chart based on 1321 repairs.

Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport suspension repair cost distribution

Chart based on 151 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
Non-members can see only ten Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.

2009 Subaru Impreza / WRX / Outback Sport 4dr Hatch

170-horsepower 2.5L H4 4-speed shiftable automatic AWD

1000 mi Steering wheel is off slightly to the right, shop said they adjusted it but it feels like nothing has been done. 

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2008 Subaru WRX 4dr Hatch

turbocharged 224hp 2.5L H4 5-speed manual AWD

16000 mi Steering rack replaced after spool valve blew. 
17000 mi wheel misalignment caused by defective parts repaired. 

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2005 Subaru WRX STI 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 300hp 2.5L H4 6-speed manual AWD

28000 mi Rear strut "clunk" 
49000 mi Lubed rear strut mounts. 
31000 mi

US $150
Front swaybar connection broke on passenger side. 
43000 mi Rear struts leaking, make clunking noise during low speed driving. 

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2005 Subaru WRX 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 227hp 2.0L H4 5-speed manual AWD

107000 mi

US $100
Steering pump needed replacement. 

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2005 Subaru WRX 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 227hp 2.0L H4 5-speed manual AWD

43000 mi

US $80
Steering column shaft was bent causing steering issues. Friend with shop replaced with part from salvage yard. Only charged for alignment. 

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2004 Subaru WRX STI 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 300hp 2.5L H4 6-speed manual AWD

93000 mi

US $50
Rear wheel bearing replaced. 

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2002 Subaru Impreza / WRX / Outback Sport 4dr Wagon

165-horsepower 2.5L H4 5-speed manual AWD

119660 mi

C $500
Note. Total bill for two problems was $1400, it seemed like $500 for oxygen sensor and $900 for new shocks on the rear of the car - again could be routine maintenance for a car with 190000 kms. 

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Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport Suspension Problems

1408 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport. 104 of these members (7.4%) have reported suspension repairs for their car. A total of 146 suspension repairs to Subaru Impreza / Outback Sports--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.