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2006 Subaru Legacy repairs by problem area

Engine (36%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (9%)

Brakes and Traction Control (10%)

Suspension and Steering (26%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (11%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (7%)

Other (2%)

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2006 Subaru Legacy transmission repair cost distribution

$2500+ (4%)

$1000 - $2499 (12%)

$500 - $999 (36%)

$100 - $499 (28%)

< $100 (20%)

Chart based on 25 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2006 Subaru Legacy 4dr Wagon

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

139000 mi

US $776
Drive shaft required replacement account center joint was worn out (where front half and rear half come together), 
69000 mi

US $661
Replaced right front CV axle due to torn boot. Replaced left front CV axle due to leaking boot. 

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2006 Subaru Legacy 4dr Wagon

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

62000 mi

US $250
two boots torn, axles replaced in repair 

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2006 Subaru Legacy 4dr Sedan

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

55000 mi

US $800
Took car in for tuneup/oil change. Dealer called to say that the CV boots were torn. Replaced axles. 

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2006 Subaru Legacy 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 250hp 2.5L H4 5-speed manual AWD

145000 mi

US $100
Internal CV boot failed, needed to be replaced 
147000 mi Gear grinding noise when turning and cold. Mechanics could replicate it but did not know what it was. 
148000 mi

US $250
Both drive shafts were making noise Shaft seal was leaking 
75000 mi

US $1600
Clutch replacement. Something has been wrong with the clutch on this car all along. Oveheats easily and causes odor. Cheap clutch I think. 
4650 mi Squeaky clutch pedal could not be fixed by dealership. 
98700 mi

US $100
CV AXLE BOOT CLAMP 
49000 mi

US $900
Clutch, flywheel, and throw out bearing were replaced. Throw out bearing had exploded.  
119000 mi

US $792
Throw out bearing failed requiring complete clutch jog. 
52000 mi

US $900
New Clutch 

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2006 Subaru Legacy 4dr Sedan

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

107000 mi

US $3500
Replace cv joints 
89280 mi

C $500
A small leak in the hose from the transmission to the transmission cooler was discovered. The hose was cut and a new clamp was attached. Total cost: $35. 
94000 mi

US $500
Replaced front axle 

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2006 Subaru Legacy Transmission Problems

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