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2001 Subaru Legacy repairs by problem area

Engine (53%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (0%)

Brakes and Traction Control (6%)

Suspension and Steering (24%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (12%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (6%)

Other (0%)

Chart based on 17 repairs.
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2001 Subaru Legacy repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (23%)

$500 - $999 (15%)

$100 - $499 (23%)

< $100 (38%)

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Chart based on 13 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2001 Subaru Legacy 4dr Wagon

165-horsepower 2.5L H4 4-speed automatic AWD

Subaru Legacy in Oregon, United States
May 2014 - Jun 2018
Jul 2014

101500 mi

US $2150
Replaced head gasket, timing belt 
Jun 2018

127000 mi

US $400
Rear brakes were at 15% 
Subaru Legacy in California, United States
Mar 2011 - Jun 2012
Jan 2012

US $1800
blew a head gasket, car overheated and ruined radiator. Needs new head gaskets, valve guides, water pump, and radiator. Subarus are famous for blowing head gaskets. 
Subaru Legacy in Michigan, United States
Feb 2014 - Mar 2014
Mar 2014

182000 mi
Head gaskets were leaking 
Subaru Legacy in New York, United States
Jan 2010 - Sep 2015
Apr 2012

140000 mi
My Subaru has a leak where water gets into one of the brake light fixtures. I recently needed to replace not only the bulb, but also the entire socket assembly for one of the lights. 
Feb 2013

161200 mi

US $500
Replaced coil due to cracked case. Northern climate, moisture could get in esp. freeze / thaw expand crack. Noticed during timing belt inspection. Also noticed is lower oil pan gasket leaking, plan to DIY when warmer. 
Aug 2014

194300 mi

US $200
Front driver side inner tie rod end. Required for NY annual safety inspection. One link of rear sway bar was broken. Noticed as a failure of NY annual safety inspection. 
Sep 2015

221000 mi
Broken springs each front unistrut. Not safe to drive, so garaged. 

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2001 Subaru Legacy 4dr Sedan

165-horsepower 2.5L H4 5-speed manual AWD

Subaru Legacy in Ontario, Canada
Jun 2016 - Jun 2018
Nov 2016

104160 mi
engine trouble light. cause was a corroded factory crimped connection at evaporator behind right rear wheel. 
May 2017

111290 mi
can't find solution but car violently vibrates, eliminated wheels as problem, some imbalance somewhere, can't find so car is no longer running, could be the end. 
Subaru Legacy in Pennsylvania, United States
Jun 2013 - Jul 2013
Jul 2013

200000 mi
Replaced Head Gaskets 

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2001 Subaru Legacy 4dr Sedan

165-horsepower 2.5L H4 4-speed automatic AWD

Subaru Legacy in New Jersey, United States
Feb 2016 - Mar 2016
Feb 2016

136000 mi

US $80
Exhaust pipe broke at joint near end. Welded with a joint piece and tied. 
Subaru Legacy in Oregon, United States
Feb 2015 - Nov 2015
Sep 2015

187000 mi

US $695
Leaking oil pan replaced. 
Nov 2015

187000 mi
transmission mount 
Subaru Legacy in Florida, United States
Dec 2009 - Jun 2015
Mar 2015

144000 mi

US $400
Ac seals replaced 
Apr 2015

144000 mi

US $1000
AC compressor 

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2001 Subaru Legacy Repair Histories

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