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2006 Subaru Legacy Transmission Problems and Repair Histories

74 TrueDelta members own a 2006 Subaru Legacy. 17 of these members (23%) have reported transmission and drivetrain repairs for their car. A total of 8 transmission and drivetrain repairs to 2006 Subaru Legacys--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2006 Subaru Legacy problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2006 Subaru Legacy problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2006 Subaru Legacy problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2006 Subaru Legacy repairs by problem area

33% of the 2006 Subaru Legacy repairs were to the engine, 7% to the transmission, 11% to the brakes, 26% to the suspension, 10% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 11% to the body and trim, and 2% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 114 repairs.

2006 Subaru Legacy transmission and drivetrain repair cost distribution

Of the 2006 Subaru Legacy transmission and drivetrain repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 25% cost less than $100, 35% between $100 and $499, 35% between $500 and $999, and 5% between $1000 and $2499.

Chart based on 20 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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Repair costs are in local units.

2006 Subaru Legacy 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 250hp 2.5L H4 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Subaru Legacy in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2006 11000    
69000 661 Replaced right front CV axle due to torn boot. Replaced left front CV axle due to leaking boot. 
75000  

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2006 Subaru Legacy 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 250hp 2.5L H4 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Subaru Legacy in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2007 15000    
55000 800 Took car in for tuneup/oil change. Dealer called to say that the CV boots were torn. Replaced axles. 
62000  

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2006 Subaru Legacy 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 250hp 2.5L H4 5-speed manual AWD

Subaru Legacy in Massachusetts, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
1600 Clutch replacement. Something has been wrong with the clutch on this car all along. Oveheats easily and causes odor. Cheap clutch I think. 
Subaru Legacy in Massachusetts, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2009 31000    
98700 100 CV AXLE BOOT CLAMP 
 
Subaru Legacy in Rhode Island, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2008 42000    
52000 900 New Clutch 
 
Subaru Legacy in Iowa, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2010 39000    
49000 900 Clutch, flywheel, and throw out bearing were replaced. Throw out bearing had exploded.  
 
Subaru Legacy in West Virginia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2012 111000    
119000 792 Throw out bearing failed requiring complete clutch jog. 
139000  

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