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2006 Subaru Legacy Transmission Problems

83 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2006 Subaru Legacy. 14 of these members (16.9%) have reported transmission repairs for their car. A total of 15 transmission repairs to 2006 Subaru Legacys--an average of 0.2 per vehicle--have been reported.

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2006 Subaru Legacy transmission repair cost distribution

Chart based on 23 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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2006 Subaru Legacy 4dr Wagon

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

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 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   Gear grinding noise when turning and cold. Mechanics could replicate it but did not know what it was. 
148000   Both drive shafts were making noise Shaft seal was leaking 
98700 US $100 CV AXLE BOOT CLAMP 
119000 US $792 Throw out bearing failed requiring complete clutch jog. 
52000 US $900 New Clutch 
49000 US $900 Clutch, flywheel, and throw out bearing were replaced. Throw out bearing had exploded.  

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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 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. 

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