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  1. Billymod
    09-18-2015 04:00 PM - permalink
    Billymod
    Dave,

    yours did the same thing? and it was your left wheel bearing? and yes it sounds like revving the car, with the RRRRRRRRRR
  2. Boxerwerks
    04-29-2015 10:22 PM - permalink
    Boxerwerks
    Thanks.

    BTW PMs full
  3. subaruman49
    09-15-2014 06:04 PM - permalink
    subaruman49
    Hey Dave,

    Would like to get your thoughts on my thread since you have the same car. Could you take a look ?

    Fuel pump issue

    much appreciated

    Michael
  4. truckerdawg
    07-05-2013 09:44 AM - permalink
    truckerdawg
    I just noticed you posted that the 02 H6 fuel pump can take the longer 04 H6 fuel pump metal cap-from the post where the o ring swelled and ruined mtlsuby's tangs that holds the cap to the plastic reservoir. Are you sure that the application works because I will have to drive 90 miles one way to my Subaru dealer?-not trying to be smart! I just had the same problem. Thanks in advance.
  5. CNY_Dave
    02-06-2013 07:42 PM - permalink
    CNY_Dave
    The H6 is pretty reliable. Some early ones had the timing chain guides come apart, but that's pretty rare. If the chains are quiet at 149k it is probably past that problem.

    The serp belt idler and tensioner pulley bearings fail early, at 149k they will need changing if they have not been done (if they are tight and quiet with the belt off, they're fine). The bearings can be replaced, 6 bucks each or so.

    The H6 rarely has a head gasket problem- have the mech look for a green tinge at the head gasket joint. Like any car some percentage of the gaskets will fail.

    Have the mech check for rusty looking or loose driveshaft u-joints, mine had a little play at 170k (but I was still driving on it until past 197k).

    The H6 makes more power so check if the front diff and trans fluids are in good shape.
  6. itmustbeslim
    02-06-2013 04:01 PM - permalink
    itmustbeslim
    Hey, I have a question about your h-6 VDC. I have been browsing this forum and noticed that you have a lot of input on this motor. I recently sold my 03' H4 Legacy wagon and have found an 02' H6 VDC for 6 grand with 149K. While I am not intimidated by thte miles on a Subaru, I am still wary because there just isn't a lot of info out there that I am finding about how these engines do with high miles. How has yours been? Anything major you would warn me about? I am going to have a mechanic do a pre-buy inspection but is there anything I should be focused on?
    Thanks so much for your help.

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    2003 LLBean H6 Outback

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08-19-2016
05:47 PM - traildogck mentioned CNY_Dave in post TDCK's Redneck Denver Repair Facility
...idPeab lockmedic CNY_Dave anyone?
08-07-2016
09:29 PM - plain OM mentioned CNY_Dave in post How do I replace front center differential H6 automatic
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06-25-2016
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06-08-2016
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04-13-2016
06:02 PM - agrazela mentioned CNY_Dave in post Valve cover gaskets, a question I've not seen addressed
@CNY_Dave , that's not what th...
02-01-2016
09:08 PM - eagleeye mentioned CNY_Dave in post 04 Outback LLBean 3.0 Head Gaskets
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01-13-2016
10:39 AM - boxterfan67 mentioned CNY_Dave in post Transmission Concerns
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12-15-2015
06:24 PM - eagleeye mentioned CNY_Dave in post Anyone use Torque Pro for O2 sensors?
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12-06-2015
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09-07-2015
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08-04-2015
05:14 PM - eagleeye mentioned CNY_Dave in post keep it, fix it, sell it, get a better of the same, 2.5, 3.0...car angst
...nt conditioner: CNY_Dave has a 2003 LLBean th...
07-31-2015
08:07 AM - eagleeye mentioned CNY_Dave in post 06 outback h6 head gasket leaking oil and coolant
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06-11-2015
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06-10-2015
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05-30-2015
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05-08-2015
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04-30-2015
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08-24-2016
03:39 PM - eagleeye quoted CNY_Dave in post Dealer price 2006 outback with 14000 miles?
We've been shopping enough in...
02:10 PM - eagleeye quoted CNY_Dave in post Dealer price 2006 outback with 14000 miles?
Cars in really good shape. On...
08-23-2016
03:23 PM - GoonersBlueWagon quoted CNY_Dave in post Dealer price 2006 outback with 14000 miles?
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12:46 PM - traildogck quoted CNY_Dave in post TDCK's Redneck Denver Repair Facility
Sooooo... what is a 'vacuum t...
12:36 PM - eagleeye quoted CNY_Dave in post TDCK's Redneck Denver Repair Facility
Sooooo... what is a 'vacuum t...
08-10-2016
01:00 PM - Mad Mallard quoted CNY_Dave in post 2002 H6Wiring question and possible HG symptoms?
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08-04-2016
01:41 PM - 1 Lucky Texan quoted CNY_Dave in post New to me 03 LL Bean and its troubles
my bad front pinion noise: h...
07-21-2016
08:05 PM - patrikman quoted CNY_Dave in post Newbie intro and question.
If you stomp on it and the fr...
06-30-2016
08:23 PM - AlainB quoted CNY_Dave in post Swapping transmission take 2 , Outback H6
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06-29-2016
07:12 PM - AlainB quoted CNY_Dave in post Swapping transmission take 2 , Outback H6
Maybe the JDM transmissions h...
06-28-2016
02:40 PM - AlainB quoted CNY_Dave in post Swapping transmission take 2 , Outback H6
If you are mating a VDC trans...
06-10-2016
06:28 PM - traildogck quoted CNY_Dave in post need help ASAP - water leaking very bad!!
Lotsa hoses that side, from t...
06-09-2016
05:39 PM - brucep quoted CNY_Dave in post Cooling System Upgrade
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06-02-2016
07:17 PM - pitweasel quoted CNY_Dave in post What on earth is this noise? Example included.
Could be bubbles in the coola...
05-18-2016
08:54 PM - joea99 quoted CNY_Dave in post 2003 H6 wagon LLB, brake fulid leak
I usually cut the lines with ...
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That's where mine peed out al...
05-09-2016
07:16 PM - joea99 quoted CNY_Dave in post 2003 H6 wagon LLB, brake fulid leak
That's where mine peed out al...
05-07-2016
01:02 PM - joea99 quoted CNY_Dave in post 2003 OBW Replace factory rear metal brake lines with tank in?
Copper- no, it hardens, then ...
04-26-2016
01:34 PM - eagleeye quoted CNY_Dave in post This thread is about my new car.
I actually 'sat down' to do m...

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