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2006 Subaru Legacy repairs by problem area

Engine (36%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (10%)

Brakes and Traction Control (3%)

Suspension and Steering (29%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (11%)

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

Other (4%)

Chart based on 206 repairs.
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2006 Subaru Legacy repair cost distribution

$2500+ (1%)

$1000 - $2499 (10%)

$500 - $999 (18%)

$100 - $499 (34%)

< $100 (37%)

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Chart based on 185 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

Subaru Legacy in Quebec, Canada
Sep 2007 - Jun 2018
Aug 2008

11160 mi
Rough idle and check engine light, replaced idle valve. 
Aug 2009

22320 mi

C $1000
Sunroof rattle Surface rust appeared after 2 years on a small spot and was repainted. 
May 2010

28520 mi

C $500
ignition coil replaced 
Mar 2011

40300 mi
engine check engine on. engine not running smoothly on 4 cylinders. VVT valve that takes care of cylinder 1 and 3 had to be replaced. 
Dec 2012

57040 mi

C $37
wires that feed current to fog lights was cut and needed repair. 
Nov 2013

62000 mi

C $350
OCV Oil control valve 
Sep 2014

65720 mi

C $450
2 ignition coils needed after check engine light and rough idle. 
Dec 2014

66340 mi

C $70
idle switch 
Jan 2016

C $900
exhaust midpipe rusted and perforated. 
Jun 2016

69440 mi

C $300
ignition coil 
Oct 2016

70060 mi

C $915
Tumbling valves 
Jul 2017

70060 mi

C $500
Starter replaced after it died. 
Nov 2017

70060 mi

C $1800
4 discs plus pads and calipers 
Subaru Legacy in California, United States
Jul 2009 - Apr 2013
Jan 2010

US $180
Rear brake pads wore out excessively quickly. Fronts were OK, only rears need to be replaced. 
Subaru Legacy in Singapore
May 2011 - Aug 2015
Apr 2012

43800 mi

$200
Steering pump overhauled due to excessive noise. 
Jun 2012

45880 mi

$1500
Aircon cooling coil leaked/replaced 
Sep 2012

48980 mi

$600
Radiator leaked water, engine overheated. Car had to be towed to workshop and replaced radiator. 
Dec 2013

65100 mi

$500
Engine mountings replaced 
Subaru Legacy in Pennsylvania, United States
Mar 2011 - Mar 2014
Jun 2012

124 mi

US $340
replaced rear shocks with koni items not as smooth at idle, and had developed a harmonic vibration at 1950 - 2000 rpm. had injectors cleaned. all symptoms cured or much improved. replaced rear shocks. 
Jul 2012

21624 mi

US $300
Replaced front shocks with koni's. Marked improvement in handling; old shocks were worn, not defective. A good update. 
Feb 2014

136000 mi

US $1800
replaced bushings for front suspension 
Subaru Legacy in Montana, United States
Nov 2006 - Jul 2016
Mar 2014

114000 mi

US $312
Replaced #1 oxygen sensor. Had check engine light. Had repair done right away account driving with bad oxygen sensor can cause catalytic converter failure which would cause expensive replacement. First repair to this car since owning new. 
Dec 2015

139000 mi

US $776
Drive shaft required replacement account center joint was worn out (where front half and rear half come together), 
Mar 2016

140000 mi

US $530
My mechanic installed a new radiator account old one was leaking. Same appointment as radiator replacement mechanic replaced wheel bearing on left rear wheel. 
Subaru Legacy in Alberta, Canada
Jul 2012 - Jul 2018
Dec 2013

65100 mi

C $700
Tie rod ends were worn and replaced Front lower ball joint seals were split and the ball joints became corroded and thus required replacement. 
Feb 2015

72540 mi

C $600
Driver's side rear wheel bearing was replaced due to unusual noise being heard 
Sep 2015

75640 mi

C $700
Up pipe from exhaust manifold to turbo charger cracked causing exhaust leak 
Apr 2017

84320 mi

C $1300
New radiator was required as plastic end tanks cracked upon removal. 
Jul 2018

94240 mi

C $1100
Shifter linkage for automatic transmission became bent to the point the car would no longer shift into drive. Entire shifter linkage required replacement. Brakes pads and rotors were also replaced at the same time. 
Subaru Legacy in California, United States
Sep 2006 - Jan 2018
Feb 2007

15000 mi
Rattle originating from emergency brake handle assy. 
Mar 2007

16000 mi
Fixed e-brake rattle (email 050207) 
Nov 2007

23000 mi
Dashboard rattle near driver's side A pillar 
Jan 2008

24000 mi
I stuck some foam weatherstripping in the dashboard/A-pillar joint to muffle the rattle. Consensus among owners at legacygt.com is that anyone who makes the dealer remove the dashboard ends up with more rattles than the original. I don't consider it fixed 
Oct 2010

54500 mi

US $1400
Car overheated. Towed to shop. Replaced thermostat, leaking hose, water pump, timing belt + tensioners. 
Sep 2012

69000 mi

US $661
Replaced right front CV axle due to torn boot. Replaced left front CV axle due to leaking boot. Check Engine Light - scan and retrieve codes Replaced torn control arm bushing 
Oct 2012

69200 mi

US $640
Radiator inlet hose popped off. Radiator inlet flange was damaged. Replaced radiator and inlet (top) hose. 
Nov 2012

69000 mi
Check engine light came on 3 times in one week. Each time, the car went into 'limp' mode. Would not rev above 1200 rpm. Dealer read code P0638. Dealer was not able to diagnose further and did not attempt to repair. Check engine light came on 3 times in one week. Each time, the car went into 'limp' mode. Would not rev above 1200 rpm. Dealer read code P0638. Dealer was not able to diagnose further and did not attempt to repair. 
Dec 2012

70000 mi
Control arm bolt backed out. The shop that replaced the control arm bushing in October did not tighten the control arm bolt correctly. Got P0638 check engine light. Car went into limp mode. Dealer (Irvine Subaru) replaced ECM. When I went to pick up the car, I got P0638 again. Dealer replaced the throttle body (including sensor and actuator). 
Mar 2015

83000 mi

US $641
Engine leaking oil. Replaced valve cover gaskets. Also replaced leaky turbo coolant lines. 
Mar 2016

88000 mi
Replaced leaky o-ring on power steering pump return line. Removed steering wheel and re-installed in correct orientation. Dealer misaligned steering wheel after airbag recall work. 
Jun 2016

90000 mi

US $130
Replaced leaky power steering pump. 
Nov 2017

104000 mi

US $1300
Car was overheating, replaced water pump. Did timing belt too. Coolant leak. Replaced radiator hose. 
Jan 2018

104000 mi
Coolant leak. Replaced radiator hose. 

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2006 Subaru Legacy 4dr Wagon

175-horsepower 2.5L H4 5-speed manual AWD

Subaru Legacy in Ontario, Canada
Jul 2010 - Jun 2018
Nov 2015

71300 mi

C $275
Oxygen sensor replaced 
Subaru Legacy in Pennsylvania, United States
Jun 2014 - Jun 2015
Aug 2014

155000 mi

US $2000
replaced head gaskets 
Subaru Legacy in California, United States
May 2007 - Jun 2018
Nov 2007

11000 mi
Occasional speaker buzz, inspected and fixed by dealer at no charge. 
May 2014

78700 mi

US $10
Left headlight burned out. 
Aug 2014

82300 mi

US $90
Air conditioning not as cold as before. Performed A/C recharge service. 
Feb 2015

90300 mi

US $10
right headlight burned out 
May 2017

128000 mi

US $865
Throwout bearing making squealing noises on car startup during cold weather. Replaced clutch. 
Jun 2017

128000 mi

US $35
Driver side headlight burned out. 
Subaru Legacy in New Brunswick, Canada
Feb 2008 - Sep 2016
Feb 2008

38440 mi
Under warrantee - replaced drivers seat left side seat bolster foam and seat back seat cover. 
Dec 2011

102920 mi

C $138
Heat/AC air blower motor had a noise the increase in frequency with with each increase in motor speed selected. Replaced blower motor. Rear shocks replaced. These components looked OK and had no leaks but shock rebound damping was not enough to keep the rear controled on larger bumps. The aftermarket replacements created a smooth and controlled ride. 
Jun 2012

110360 mi

C $450
Failing bearing noise in rear of car - Rear wheel bearing assembly replaced - problem resolved. 
Jun 2013

125860 mi

C $678
Leaking Valve cover Gasket. Had valves adjusted as well - they had not been adjusted at 160,000 - no adjustment was required. 
Sep 2014

143220 mi

C $530
Replaced Head gaskets due to oil leaks from both heads. Exhaust Valves and seats required machining. New valve seals and one cam shaft seal replaced. 
Jan 2015

146940 mi

C $67
After starting car thermostat failed to open resulting in a pressure release of some anti-freeze. Thermostat, seal and antifreeze replaced. 
Aug 2016

151480 mi
Windshield wiper assembly replaced. Not a motor issue. Linkage the issue -Metal ball wears plastic socket until it pops off and wipers stop moving. Must replace complete assembly to fix a 25 cent plastic socket. Easy repair 

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2006 Subaru Legacy 4dr Wagon

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

Subaru Legacy in Connecticut, United States
Jul 2009 - Jun 2018
Nov 2012

42600 mi
loose or broken fastener for skid plate, probably from previous oil change 
Aug 2015

62300 mi
OBD reset for loose gas cap 
Oct 2015

62200 mi

US $250
two boots torn, axles replaced in repair 
Mar 2018

73000 mi

US $150
Diagnose struts rear need replacement. While there oil and transmission fluid change& tire rotation. Will wait on struts until fall. 
Subaru Legacy in Alaska, United States
Jan 2015 - May 2016
Sep 2015

147000 mi

US $1200
Rear shocks leaking and required replacement 
Subaru Legacy in Iowa, United States
Mar 2009 - Dec 2016
Apr 2009

19000 mi
Rattle in dash near windshield. 
Aug 2012

35900 mi
Raw fuel smell coming from engine bay on cold startups. Technician was unable to replicate but tightened clamps on fuel rail hoses which did not fix the issue. 
Nov 2013

44000 mi

US $377
Right front wheel bearing noise. Replaced and problem resolved. 
Nov 2015

56400 mi

US $320
Both VVT Oil pressure switches leaking oil. Switches replaced. 
May 2016

62000 mi

US $96
Replaced front Oxygen sensor to fix intermittent P0131 CEL code. Rear hatch lock no longer functional. Wires running through rubber boot between car and hatch were cracked and broken. Spliced broken wire and wrapped other wires with electrical tape. 
Jun 2016

62000 mi

US $280
Right front wheel bearing noise. Bearing replaced and problem resolved. 
Dec 2016

66000 mi

US $1400
Head gaskets leaking oil. Gaskets and all seals replaced. 
Subaru Legacy in Oregon, United States
Sep 2006 - Apr 2010
Subaru Legacy in North Carolina, United States
Sep 2006 - Sep 2016
Aug 2006

12000 mi
Fabric in the rear driver side door had started to come out. Was repaired easily under warranty. 

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2006 Subaru Legacy 4dr Wagon

163-horsepower 2.0L H4 4-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Subaru Legacy in Alberta, Canada
Feb 2017 - Jun 2018
Feb 2017

131440 mi

C $432
High road noise from front right hub & bearing. Replaced Front right hub and bearing. 
Jun 2018

136043 mi

C $209
Replace Windshield. Rock shots 

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2006 Subaru Legacy 4dr Sedan

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

Subaru Legacy in Arizona, United States
Mar 2009 - Dec 2014
Apr 2010

85000 mi

US $1800
A stumble at idle processed to a check engine light, codes for failure of #4. A coil pack, an injector or a tight valve. After lengthy diagnosis (for which not charged), found to be a tight valve. All four lifters were replaced. 
Jun 2011

107000 mi

US $240
R&R Battery electrical harness 
Feb 2012

119900 mi

US $800
R&R Intake manifold 
Aug 2012

129700 mi

US $2200
Replace A/C compressor and other components Replace power steering pump Replace Radiator 
Aug 2013

142900 mi
fix oil leak to turbocharger 
Feb 2014

152600 mi
lower control arm assembly 
Jul 2014

159700 mi

US $900
R&R struts, realign car 
Subaru Legacy in Ontario, Canada
Oct 2010 - Oct 2017
Jun 2012

39060 mi
Torn ball joint boots. 
Oct 2012

40700 mi

C $640
Worn sway bar bushings. As part of the maintenance sway bar and end links were upgrade to better than oem. 
Oct 2014

65100 mi

C $400
and changed alternator. 
Nov 2016

75000 mi

C $400
Wheel bearing noise detected and repair done. Replaced wheel bearing 
Subaru Legacy in California, United States
Aug 2006 - Sep 2015
Sep 2006

6200 mi
Vehicle towed due to indication of overheat. No overheating occurred. Due to spurious microwave emissions affecting computer network. 
Jan 2007

8000 mi
Warranty work. Removal of glue from rear carpet. 
Jun 2007

12000 mi
Warranty work. Replacement of front wheel bearings. 
Sep 2009

35000 mi

US $50
Driver's door switch failed. Purchased new one from dealer and replaced in parking lot. 
May 2011

50200 mi

US $700
Replaced Right Front Bushings. Replaced Right Front Bushings. 
Mar 2012

55000 mi

US $800
Took car in for tuneup/oil change. Dealer called to say that the CV boots were torn. Replaced axles. 
Nov 2012

57300 mi

US $700
Tumble generator valve was bad; intake manifold was replaced. Radiator cap did not hold pressure. Replaced. 
Feb 2013

58300 mi

US $165
Battery died 
Jun 2015

64000 mi
Check engine light turned on. When dealer checked it (flutter valve sensor fault), there was no issue. 

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2006 Subaru Legacy 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 250hp 2.5L H4 5-speed manual AWD

Subaru Legacy in West Virginia, United States
Mar 2012 - Aug 2014
May 2012

112800 mi

US $345
Exhaust up pipe cracked causing P0171 engine code, rough idle, and stalling. 
Jun 2012

114000 mi

US $86
Both front wheel bearings were replaced. 
Nov 2012

120000 mi

US $150
Had to replace both front calipers. Pistons were seized in caliper housing. 
Dec 2012

119000 mi

US $792
Throw out bearing failed requiring complete clutch jog. 
Jun 2013

128000 mi

US $120
Replace ball joint. 
Mar 2014

139000 mi
Struts worn. Replaced all four corners 
Subaru Legacy in Minnesota, United States
Dec 2013 - Mar 2018
Feb 2014

140000 mi

US $1500
Turbo broke, had to be sent out to the specialist (balancing equipment cost more than 1M). April: I should receive rebuild turbo next week. 
Apr 2014

140300 mi
need new rear bearings 
Jul 2014

142200 mi

US $700
needed new rear bearings turbo 
Nov 2014

144400 mi

US $100
Internal CV boot failed, needed to be replaced 
Jan 2015

147000 mi
Gear grinding noise when turning and cold. Mechanics could replicate it but did not know what it was. 
Mar 2015

148000 mi

US $250
Both drive shafts were making noise Shaft seal was leaking 
Oct 2015

154300 mi

US $600
All struts were replaced 
Sep 2016

158000 mi

US $100
Valve gasket leaking oil 
Oct 2016

158200 mi

US $200
Starter did not work. Tested OK, and electronics tested OK. Starter replaced, problem solved 
Apr 2017

160000 mi

US $300
Power steering pump failed 
Jan 2018

163000 mi

US $150
Climate control and radio frose 
Subaru Legacy in Colorado, United States
Jul 2012 - Sep 2016
Sep 2014

71000 mi
Occasional slippage and noise during steering. 
Subaru Legacy in Massachusetts, United States
- Dec 2008
Dec 2008

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. 
Subaru Legacy in Pennsylvania, United States
Jan 2014 - Sep 2017
Sep 2014

123000 mi

US $300
rear axle bearing 
Dec 2015

126000 mi

US $259
strut mount worn, replaced 
Jun 2017

126000 mi

US $598
two emission control items had to be replaced 
Subaru Legacy in Rhode Island, United States
Apr 2008 - Jun 2011
Jul 2008

48000 mi
Faulty ECU - part ordered Replace ECU 
Sep 2008

52000 mi

US $900
New Clutch 
Oct 2008

56000 mi
New clutch throw-out bearing was bad or improperly seated during installation. Required removal, replacement, reassembly. Shop paid all costs. 
Subaru Legacy in Colorado, United States
Jul 2010 - Jul 2014
Jul 2010

65000 mi

US $2200
Turbo 
Subaru Legacy in Quebec, Canada
May 2008 - May 2011
Jun 2008

4650 mi
Squeaky clutch pedal could not be fixed by dealership. 
Jul 2009

16740 mi
Vacuum line valve on brake booster broke, entire brake booster replaced under warranty. 
Aug 2009

19220 mi

C $180
Primary O2 failure. 
Subaru Legacy in Washington, United States
Dec 2009 - Dec 2015
Sep 2009

71000 mi

US $465
Replace alternator. 
May 2010

79150 mi
Took off driver's side mirror and repaired the LED turn signal light (reseated and cleaned contacts) 
Aug 2010

84000 mi

US $20
Replace and bleed brake fluid  
Dec 2010

87000 mi

US $30
Replace PCV valve system  
Jan 2011

88500 mi

US $10
Front brakes sticking on application; cleaned and regreased front pads and shims and regreased caliper slide pins. 
Sep 2011

96000 mi

US $300
Replaced worn lower control arm bushings with aftermarket AVO parts. 4-wheel alignment. 
Jan 2012

US $40
Replaced broken drive belts (power steering, AC, alternator) 
Mar 2012

101000 mi

US $60
Replaced worn sway bar endlinks (front) because of noise. 
Aug 2012

105700 mi

US $30
Replaced lower ball joints due to noise, replaced tie rod ends due to noise. Replaced passenger side endlink due to noise and play in bushing. 
Jun 2014

122000 mi

US $75
Replaced failed boost control solenoid due to intermittent failure/low boost issues. 
Jan 2015

127000 mi

US $40
Replaced tie rod ends due to noise and clunking. 
Feb 2015

127300 mi

US $150
Radiator was leaking from top outlet, which was cracked. Replaced radiator and refilled coolant. 
Oct 2015

131200 mi

US $120
Replaced turbo inlet and intake manifold to TGV gaskets to fix intermittent low boost issues and rough idle in cold weather. 
Subaru Legacy in Iowa, United States
Jul 2010 - Jul 2011
Apr 2011

48500 mi

US $900
Clutch, flywheel, and throw out bearing were replaced. Throw out bearing had exploded.  
Subaru Legacy in Massachusetts, United States
May 2009 - Mar 2014
Feb 2011

68000 mi

US $100
brief malfunction causing check engine light to go off, no problem 
Jul 2011

76000 mi

US $300
Replaced 1 malfunctioning brake caliper 
Nov 2012

98300 mi

US $100
CV AXLE BOOT CLAMP 
Jun 2013

106000 mi

US $700
sway bar seized caliper, replaced pads rotors and other caliper as precaution 
Jan 2014

100000 mi

US $250
Check engine light, low oil pressure, oil change, brakes resurfaced 
Subaru Legacy in Maryland, United States
Feb 2013 - Jul 2014
Mar 2014

141000 mi

US $400
Power steering pump failed. Replaced with a remanufactured unit - Cardone, flushed fluid, refilled. 
Jun 2014

144000 mi

US $200
Turbo inlet hose was torn. Replaced with an aftermarket silicone inlet Plastic end cap on radiator cracked. Replaced with same-as-OEM readiator from Koyo 
Jul 2014

144000 mi

US $100
I had a misfire on cyls 2 and 3, which is when I found/replaced the turbo inlet hose in June '14. The cyl 2 misfire persisted. I pulled the coilpack, and it was corroded so I replaced. Car ran smoother, but cyl 2 misfire came back. 

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2006 Subaru Legacy 4dr Sedan

175-horsepower 2.5L H4 5-speed manual AWD

Subaru Legacy in Iowa, United States
Jun 2011 - Apr 2012
Apr 2012

55000 mi
Right side head gasket failure 
Subaru Legacy in Quebec, Canada
Mar 2008 - Sep 2009
Mar 2008

22940 mi
Replaced cabin fan motor under warranty 
Dec 2008

33294 mi
Replaced battery under warranty 
Mar 2009

35960 mi
Replaced rear bushings on both front suspension tabs, front sway-bar bushings. ECU program was also updated. All covered by warranty 
Subaru Legacy in Pennsylvania, United States
Oct 2007 - Sep 2012
Jan 2008

17000 mi
Dreaded dash rattle. 
Jul 2008

22000 mi
Not blowing cold air. System checked and was properly filled and normal working order. My son,s 2005 Legacy gt has colder air than mine. I was told this is normal 
Sep 2008

22500 mi
Blocked ac drain hose. Open blocked ac drain tube 
Jul 2009

30000 mi
wear on drivers side left upper seat bolster 
Sep 2009

32000 mi
Drivers seat back cover replace as it was worn through on the bolster 
Mar 2011

60000 mi

US $140
front o2 sensor failed 
Dec 2011

65000 mi

US $100
Worn drivers seat bolster worn through will take to an upholstery shop for repair 
Mar 2012

65000 mi

US $120
Replaced the front o2 sensor 

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2006 Subaru Legacy 4dr Sedan

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

Subaru Legacy in North Carolina, United States
Jul 2007 - Dec 2014
Sep 2014

107000 mi

US $3500
Replace cv joints 
Subaru Legacy in New York, United States
Apr 2016 - Jun 2017
May 2016

112700 mi

US $400
replaced accelerator position sensor 
Nov 2016

117000 mi
Persistent airbag light illuminated on dash. Dealer states it's caused by a bad sensor and overhead airbag warning must be replaced. 
Dec 2016

118000 mi
Stabilizer bushing needed to be replaced. Repair not performed. 
Jan 2017 Paint is cracking. Car has never been in an accident. Went to the dealer to complain, was told that "this is a common issue on 2005-2008 subarus. Was told that nothing can be done, except paint the car, which I would have to pay 5k for! 
Mar 2017

122000 mi
Noise in suspension. Told that car needs new struts and strut mounts. 
Subaru Legacy in Pennsylvania, United States
Feb 2013 - Jul 2013
Mar 2013

105000 mi

US $95
Replaced lf wheel bearing 
Subaru Legacy in California, United States
Mar 2008 - Sep 2015
Jun 2012

86000 mi

US $300
Failed accelerator sensor caused gas pedal to become unresponsive mid-drive. Replaced pedal assembly. 
Jun 2013

90000 mi

US $400
Leakage from both radiator hoses. Radiator hoses and thermostat will require replacement. 
Sep 2013

91000 mi
Radiator hose leak. Again. 
Feb 2014

92300 mi

US $50
leaky oil drain plug gasket 
Mar 2015

94000 mi

US $500
Replaced front axle 
Subaru Legacy in Tennessee, United States
May 2007 - Jun 2011
Mar 2010

77000 mi

US $2800
Engine gasket failed. Coolant leaking into engine. 
Subaru Legacy in Ontario, Canada
Aug 2011 - Mar 2014
Feb 2014

122920 mi

C $700
replaced the rack and pinion 
Subaru Legacy in Indiana, United States
Sep 2012 - Jun 2018
Dec 2016

149000 mi

US $250
Cracked CVS boot, replaced with new axle assembly 
Dec 2017

162000 mi

US $320
Cracked passenger side CV boot, replaced axle assembly 
Feb 2018

166000 mi

US $400
Worn control arm bushings 
Subaru Legacy in Ontario, Canada
Jan 2010 - Jun 2018
Nov 2013

81220 mi

C $1000
Tie-rod ends worn; replaced. Rear sway bar replaced. Front and rear bushings worn; replaced. 
Dec 2014

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. New wheel bearing needed. 
May 2016

100600 mi

C $2000
Leaking head gaskets. Leak in oil pan gasket. Replaced noisy idle pulley and belt tensioner. 
Nov 2016

106100 mi

C $277
Trunk spring(s) broken; trunk will no longer stay open. Solution is to replace both trunk springs. 
Dec 2017

119040 mi

C $630
Power steering pump failed; power steering fluid leaking from pump allowing air into system causing overflow reservoir to purge fluid. Power steering pump was ordered and repair was completed the next day. 
Subaru Legacy in Oregon, United States
May 2015 - Jul 2015
Jul 2015

173000 mi

US $2000
Head gasket leak, both sides, oil pan leak noticed and fixed at same time 

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