When did the Subaru head gasket problem start?

When did the Subaru head gasket problem start?

In this article I am going to cover the current trends with the Subaru Head gasket problem focusing only on the phase 2 2.5l SOHC from 1999 to 2011 in the Forester and 2000 to 2009 in the Legacy, Outback and Impreza with an emphasis on the 2005 and newer models.

Can a 2003 Subaru head gasket be corrosion resistant?

The answer is yes and no! The gasket used in the 2003 and newer models is more resistant to corrosion.

How is feedback knock learned in a Subaru?

Fine Knock Learning is learned (and thus applied) for specific ranges defined by load and RPM; once a correction value has been learned iinto a particular range, it will be applied whenever the engine is operated within that range. In general, we consider Feedback Knock Correction ~-2.5 degrees or less to be “normal” and not of major concern.

Are there any problems with my 2005 Subaru Turbo?

If you own a 2005 and newer Subaru with a Turbo there is a chance that you may be aware of some problems associated with the turbo becoming starved for oil and eventually failing. In the most extreme cases taking the entire engine with it.

What was the hesitation problem on my Subaru Outback?

My hesitation was due to my plug wire on #3 breaking apart after the last spark plug change (I pulled on the proper location of the wires to take the wires off). I changed them in the parking lot of the local Subaru dealership (when I was out of town!). Fixed.

Where are the trouble codes on a Subaru?

There are self-diagnositic connectors on all models, when connected with the key ON (engine off), flash trouble codes on the LED light of the oxygen moniter of the ECU. Images used with permission Copyright © 2001 ALLDATA LLC.

What are the OBD codes for a 1983 Subaru?

This should clear the codes. Vacuum switches stay on or off (1983 only)/Duty solenoid or circuit (1983 to 1985)/Injectors 1 & 2 (87-up) Ignition pulse system (1983 only)/Vehicle speed sensor or circuit or VLC solenoid valve or circuit. (1984 to 1988 carbureted)

Are there any recalls on the 2008 Subaru Forester?

Based on information received from our latest subscriber survey, our reliability history charts give you a rundown on how used vehicles are holding up in 17 potential trouble spots, ranging from the engine, transmission, and brakes to power equipment and the electrical system. The 2008 Subaru Forester has been recalled 1 time by NHTSA. View Recalls