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2008 Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport repairs by problem area

Chart based on 175 repairs.

2008 Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport suspension repair cost distribution

Chart based on 19 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 2008 Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.

2008 Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport 4dr Sedan

170-horsepower 2.5L H4 5-speed manual AWD

114040 mi

C $300
Replaced front struts (as well as brake pads while I was at it) 
127100 mi

C $2
Noisy power steering pump. Replaced o-ring on return line at pump. 

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2008 Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport 4dr Sedan

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

50000 mi

US $1100
will get the front and rear struts replaced. plus it's going to need a wheel alignment. 
50000 mi

US $900
front and rear struts replaced . brought struts had dealer install them. 
53000 mi

US $1000
dealer replaced ball joint. 
65000 mi Blown performance strut and aftermarket bushings installed 

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2008 Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport 4dr Hatch

turbocharged 305hp 2.5L H4 6-speed manual AWD

58000 mi power steering pump went bad. Was replaced. Fluid was flushed. 
59000 mi

US $100
Loud whining noise near power steering pump. Noise loudest at cold start. Dealer recommended belt replacement and fresh power steering fluid. 
60700 mi

US $540
Power steering pump was failing. Replaced with new pump out of warranty.  

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2008 Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport 4dr Hatch

turbocharged 224hp 2.5L H4 5-speed manual AWD

40000 mi

US $250
Front suspension was squeaking. Took time to isolate issue, turned out to be a swaybar that was creaking in its rubber bushing. 
16000 mi Steering rack replaced after spool valve blew. 
39000 mi Struts leaking when sold. 
17000 mi wheel misalignment caused by defective parts repaired. 

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2008 Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport 4dr Hatch

170-horsepower 2.5L H4 5-speed manual AWD

46500 mi Wheel bearing making noise. Took it to the dealer. Repaired under warranty as per dealer. 

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2008 Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport Suspension Problems

160 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2008 Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport. 13 of these members (8.1%) have reported suspension repairs for their car. A total of 19 suspension repairs to 2008 Subaru Impreza / Outback Sports--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

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