1997 Subaru Legacy Subaru Legacy 1997

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1997 Subaru Legacy repairs by problem area

Engine (33%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (22%)

Brakes and Traction Control (11%)

Suspension and Steering (22%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (11%)

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

Other (0%)

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1997 Subaru Legacy 4-door

4-cylinder manual AWD

166000 mi

US $200
bought the car used with a whirring noise in transmission, drove on it for 40k mi. started slipping out of 4th gear when coasting, had to replace rear main input shaft bearing 

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1997 Subaru Legacy 4-door

4-cylinder automatic AWD

175000 mi

US $210
CV axle worn out 

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1997 Subaru Legacy Transmission Problems

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