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2015 Subaru Legacy repairs by problem area

Engine (19%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (2%)

Brakes and Traction Control (4%)

Suspension and Steering (4%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (28%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (18%)

Other (26%)

Chart based on 57 repairs.
See TSBs and recalls for the 2015 Subaru Legacy.

2015 Subaru Legacy repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (0%)

$100 - $499 (7%)

< $100 (93%)

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Chart based on 29 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2015 Subaru Legacy 4dr Sedan

256-horsepower 3.6L H6 6-speed shiftable CVT AWD

Subaru Legacy in Idaho, United States
May 2015 - Aug 2015
May 2015

4000 mi
Performed TSB to replace front window elements due to excessive wind noise. Trunk release button in dash was non-functional 
Aug 2015

6000 mi
Wind noise on the B pillar. Hazard light switch was non-functional. 
Subaru Legacy in New York, United States
Oct 2014 - Dec 2017
Nov 2014 Wind noise from passenger side of car. Diagnosed to problem with small window triangle in front passenger door. Replaced rubber seals around small window in passenger door 
Dec 2015

18000 mi
Gas tank door doesn't open correctly. 
Mar 2016

21000 mi
Replaced gas tank filler door 
Jan 2017

8500 mi
whining noise that changed with car speed. 
Subaru Legacy in Colorado, United States
Oct 2014 - Jun 2018
Sep 2017

37000 mi
Navigation audio was cutting out or sometimes not working at all. Navigation system software was updated. 

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2015 Subaru Legacy 4dr Sedan

175-horsepower 2.5L H4 6-speed shiftable CVT AWD

Subaru Legacy in Washington, United States
Feb 2015 - Oct 2016
Apr 2015

1200 mi
The left rear door does not close tightly as right rear door. There is a like 2mm gap. 
Oct 2015

3200 mi
The rear seat will make noise when driving slowly on an uneven or bumpy road. 
Jan 2016

4000 mi
Gas door cannot open so the dealer replace the gas door with a newly designed part from Subaru. 
Subaru Legacy in Maryland, United States
May 2015 - Jan 2018
Sep 2015

4000 mi
gas flap would not open, third time back to the dealer for this issue. 
Nov 2017

32000 mi

US $152
Regulator on for automatic windows replaced, under warranty Dead battery, called Subaru Corp., they sent me a check for battery full amount reimbursed. 
Subaru Legacy in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2015 - Jun 2018
Sep 2015

1240 mi
Unexplained lowering of coolant level. 
Feb 2017

4340 mi
There was a service bulletin about the ignition relay that may get ice crystals in very cold conditions. This could make it impossible to start. Relay was replaced under warranty - 20 minutes 
Subaru Legacy in Vermont, United States
Mar 2015 - Mar 2017
Mar 2016

14000 mi
replace gas door 
Subaru Legacy in Maryland, United States
Jun 2015 - Jun 2018
Jan 2016

13200 mi
Fuel filler door failed to open without multiple pulls on latch. Removed piece of end of latch strike while waiting for part. 
Mar 2016

19000 mi
Re-flash of traction control system based on TSB. No symptoms. 
Feb 2018

71000 mi
Replacement of catalytic converter under emissions warranty because of exhaust leak. 
Jun 2018

79000 mi

US $440
Noise from rear varying with speed. Mechanic diagnosed as failing wheel bearing on left. Noted that opposite bearing was also noisy and likely to fail before long. 
Subaru Legacy in Maine, United States
Apr 2015 - Aug 2017
Dec 2015

28000 mi
Wind noise on drivers side 
Jan 2016

29200 mi
Gas door won't always open 
Subaru Legacy in Louisiana, United States
Aug 2015 - Sep 2015
Aug 2015

12000 mi
Brought car in for A & B pillar wind noise repair. Issue got addressed although dealer's tech was lack of knowledge, driver door windows mechanical loose making noise when operate the window, they broke the pass door window motor as well. 
Subaru Legacy in Massachusetts, United States
Aug 2017 - Jun 2018
Apr 2018

32000 mi
Oil pan gasket was leaking. Dealer sealed the leak 
Subaru Legacy in Saskatchewan, Canada
Mar 2016 - Jun 2018
Apr 2018

30380 mi
Front crank seal was leaking. Pressure tested (.4 hours) and replaced (.4 hours). 
Subaru Legacy in Florida, United States
Sep 2017 - Jun 2018
Sep 2017

33000 mi
Driver side mirror was stuck. Mirror was replaced via warranty. 
Subaru Legacy in New York, United States
Jul 2015 - Jan 2018
Oct 2015

1200 mi
My gas tank wouldn't open on the 3rd fill up. Had to return to the dealer to adjust it. 
Jan 2018

13000 mi
gps needed updating to work properly. Ultimately the radio/gps was replaced and updated at no cost 
Subaru Legacy in Massachusetts, United States
Mar 2015 - Jun 2018
Jan 2016

15700 mi
Fuel Filler door stuck. Completely replaces filler door under warranty. 
Oct 2016

30700 mi
Transmission oil pan seal leaking. Drained transmission oil, replaced seal, refilled transmission with new oil. 
Subaru Legacy in New York, United States
Jul 2015 - Dec 2016
Sep 2015

6000 mi
Gas door wouldn't release the lever pulled. They trimmed some plastic off and now its all good. 
Subaru Legacy in New York, United States
Feb 2015 - Jun 2018
Jan 2016

22500 mi
Fuel door is sticking and won't open, and is scheduled to be repaired as per TSB on this problem. 
May 2016

15000 mi
Recall to reprogram the Electronic Parking Brake. 
Subaru Legacy in Wisconsin, United States
Oct 2014 - Oct 2017
Apr 2015

3000 mi
Had a problem with the starter solenoid. Solenoid was replaced and no more problem. 
Subaru Legacy in Florida, United States
Nov 2014 - Apr 2017
Aug 2015

6900 mi
Radio 
Subaru Legacy in Connecticut, United States
Aug 2014 - Jun 2018
Nov 2016

25700 mi
loose rear view camera and inoperable left side mirror 
Subaru Legacy in Michigan, United States
Aug 2014 - Jun 2017
Apr 2016

12300 mi
Replaced seals around side windows, windshield. Dealer was very helpful. 
Subaru Legacy in Ontario, Canada
Jul 2014 - Sep 2017
Oct 2016

32240 mi
Lines not appearing in display for backup Camera. Fix for backup camera caused nav etc to show miles while odo and speedo are in km. Dealer had to redo the flash this time with engine running throughout - bad design by Subaru poor knowledge by dealer 
Subaru Legacy in Pennsylvania, United States
Aug 2014 - Jun 2018
Feb 2017

25000 mi
gas tank door would not open, TSB 
Subaru Legacy in New Jersey, United States
Nov 2014 - Jun 2018
Dec 2014 SRVD (Subaru Rear Vehicle Detection) failed 3x. Subaru of America is aware and is researching a resolution. 
May 2015

3600 mi
Rear radar failed several times. Dealer installed update sensors. 
Subaru Legacy in Washington, United States
Nov 2014 - Jun 2018
Jul 2015

7800 mi
Head unit for radio/GPS needed replacing 
Subaru Legacy in Alberta, Canada
Jan 2015 - Jun 2018
Dec 2015

4340 mi
Having difficulty starting. Dealer checked battery and it was faulty. Replaced under warranty. 
Dec 2016

9300 mi
Car wouldn't start in -25 celsius due to "keyless" key not being detected properly. Basic phone troubleshooting w/dealer traced problem to an internal system check not completing properly. Subject of a recall. Replaced the ignition main relay. 
Subaru Legacy in Wisconsin, United States
Jan 2015 - Mar 2017
Oct 2016

11300 mi
AC quit working, water sloshing around under dash, coolant was spraying into interior, and the car is undrivable because the windows simply cannot defog fuel door is stuck closed and locked, will not unlock 
Dec 2016

13000 mi
CEL, reset and no issues 
Jan 2017

13000 mi
CEL, code unknown 
Mar 2017

13000 mi
Fuel Door still malfunctions at least every third attempt to open it. Vehicle was returned without getting it repaired yet again. 
Subaru Legacy in Washington, United States
Dec 2014 - Mar 2016
Feb 2016

10000 mi
Gas Cap Door would not open from inside. Gas Door assembly replaced with updated unit. 
Subaru Legacy in Texas, United States
Dec 2014 - Jun 2018
Nov 2016

13000 mi
Check engine light came on. Scan tool pulled P0137 02 sensor low voltage bank 1 sensor 2. Checked harness between ECM and sensor, resistance measured 0.3 ohms. This is within manufacturer spec. Replaced oxygen sensor 22690AA96A 
Subaru Legacy in Colorado, United States
Nov 2014 - Sep 2016
Jun 2015

8000 mi
Wind noise at high speeds. Dealer replaced the front quarter panel windows and seals on both sides. However the wind noise has not been resolved. 
Subaru Legacy in Illinois, United States
Jul 2014 - Jun 2018
Oct 2016

20300 mi
Faulty relay would cause car to not start in cold weather. 

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