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1996 Subaru Legacy repairs by problem area

Engine (67%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (0%)

Brakes and Traction Control (11%)

Suspension and Steering (22%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (0%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (0%)

Other (0%)

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Chart based on 9 repairs.
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1996 Subaru Legacy repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (29%)

$500 - $999 (14%)

$100 - $499 (29%)

< $100 (29%)

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Chart based on 7 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

1996 Subaru Legacy

Engine not specified

Subaru in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2013 - Apr 2013
Apr 2013

151280 mi

C $300
Hill HOld Brake system failed and locked brakes 
Subaru in California, United States
Sep 2012 - Oct 2012
Oct 2012

217000 mi

US $20
P130 code for O2 sensor needing to be replaced 
Subaru in South Carolina, United States
Jul 2012 - Aug 2012
Aug 2012

162000 mi

US $600
Spark plug broke inside engine, Got timing belt replaced new engine head put on, if I hadn't attempted to change my own plug, it would have been fine. Kind of a fluke really 

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1996 Subaru Legacy 4-door

4-cylinder automatic AWD

Subaru in Arizona, United States
May 2011 - Oct 2011
Jun 2011

205000 mi
I just bought the car used. Coolant keeps draining, is now at the shop for the third time. They keep thinking they have fixed the problem. The length of time is due to the dealer not being a Subaru dealer. Has been in shop this time 4 days. 
Jul 2011

206000 mi

US $1562
Gave up on selling dealer, took car to Sierra Service Center who fixed the problems. Not a coolant problem at all. Changed the catalytic converter, valve cover gasket, fuel injector kit, EGR valve. 
Sep 2011

207000 mi

US $184
Front & Rear Struts Removed and Replaced Right inner tie rode rack & pinion boot replaced and alignment was done. 

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