Do 2011 Subaru Legacy have head gasket problems?
Subaru head gasket problems have occured in the Forester, Impreza, Outback, Legacy, and Baja in 2005. By 2011, the Subaru Impreza was the only model that experienced head gasket problems. The Subaru Outback was re-designed in 2012, and the new motor has fixed all of the leaking issues.
Why is my Subaru Legacy loud?
A failing or dirty sensor can send incorrect data, resulting in too much or too little fuel going to the engine. This can result in a rough running engine that is louder than normal. Bad or Dirty Spark Plugs: Bad spark plugs can cause the vehicle to misfire which will make it run louder.
How many miles can a 2011 Subaru Legacy last?
The average Subaru Legacy has a lifespan of 200,000 to 300,000 miles before breaking down or needing expensive repairs. This equates to 15 to 20 years of service when driving 15,000 miles per year, provided you maintain it regularly and drive conservatively.
Why does my Subaru Outback make a rattling noise?
The noise goes away after a few seconds. To me, it sounds like bearings rattling due to low oil pressure, but the dealer says that every Outback and Legacy does this. It has a timing chain, and the engines use 0-20 synthetic oil. Is this normal.” A healthy and spirited debate followed.
Is the noise from the Subaru engine harmful?
The noise is not harmful to the engine or exhaust system. It’s important to note that during normal driving this mapping is ignored. We think given Subaru’s explanation, Johnznot having had a dealer start three random new Outbacks on the lot, and our experience with this type of sound, it is fair to say “They all do that.”
Is there a way to silence a Subaru engine?
A look at the engine bay of a modern Subaru will reveal quite a bit of sound insulation. The best (least expensive) way to silence an engine isn’t with fancy mechanical wizardry.
What does it mean when Subaru says they all do that?
We think given Subaru’s explanation, Johnznot having had a dealer start three random new Outbacks on the lot, and our experience with this type of sound, it is fair to say “They all do that.” Not a member of our CarTalk Community yet?