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Subaru Tribeca Electrical Problems

182 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Subaru Tribeca. 22 of these members (12.1%) have reported electrical repairs for their car. A total of 38 electrical repairs to Subaru Tribecas--an average of 0.2 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Percentage of Subaru Tribeca repairs by problem area

Chart based on 103 repairs.
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2008 Subaru Tribeca 4dr SUV

256-horsepower 3.6L H6 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

33000 mi   Sat nav display failed. Dealer order and replaced audio unit, apparently on advice from Subaru. Tech reported all was fine after test drive. Unit was faulty when I got in car. Subaru indicated now that display has to be replaced. 
34000   Dealer replaced sat nav display at Subaru's expense 
18000   Remote start would shut off after a few minutes of idling then continue to restart. 
20000   Remote start control module was replaced 
48000 US $22 Driver's side headlight bulb burned out. 
81000   Replaced driver side lowbeam bulb (2nd time). 
34000   front headlight blew out (2nd time) but was repaired at no charge under warranty 
35000   Navigation screen went out.Ordered parts and submitted claim. Replaced navigation screen. 

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2006 Subaru Tribeca

Engine not specified

100000 mi US $10 Driver side headlight out. DIY replaced. ~30 min to figure out how to install without manual or instructions. 

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2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca 4dr SUV

250-horsepower 3.0L H6 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

66000 mi US $100 Replace battery, change oil 
80700   Compressor -a Subaru only part; no after market parts are (ever available). 
97000   Problems with manually shifting. Repair shop cleaned the contacts on a switch -problem resolved. Driver's Window not responding or slow to respond to attempts to roll it up or down. Contacts cleaned and problem resolved. Shop did for free. Thank You Eagle Tire!!! 

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