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  1. Problems & Maintenance
    I and my father-in-law have been keeping this thing on its feet for about 5-6 years now. The engine was replaced in 2016ish and had no issues for a long time. However... About a year and a half ago, we noticed that the Outback had issues starting up when it got colder. It would crank over just...
  2. Gen 3: 2005-2009
    Hi I am new to this forum and I need some help I have a 2005 Subaru outback LL Bean edition and I am having problems with the transmission. It is throwing P0700 code And P0763 codes of which the P0763 code is saying solenoid c electrical. I did a fluid and filter change and drained 1 gallon and...
  3. Gen 3: 2005-2009
    INTRODUCTION: This is to chronicle the restoration activities to get my 2005 XT back on the road. I am starting this mid-project but I will start from the beginning to better explain start to finish all I have done. I like to take quite a few pictures if I have clean hands or a helper to snap...
  4. Problems & Maintenance
    Hey Y'all. Long time lurker first time poster. I have a 2005 2.5i with the 5spd manual. 200k miles on it. I have only had this car for a few months. After a recent road outing I noticed a wa wa wah scrape/gear noise. Thought maybe it was a wheel hub or tire because scrape noise was dependent...
  5. Problems & Maintenance
    I recently posted another discussion about my engine making a rattling, metal on metal noise, from that I assumed it was the turbo and it had shaft play which was making the noise. Well I decided to take off the down pipe and feel the turbo for shaft play, it didn’t have any shaft play at all...
  6. Gen 3: 2005-2009
    Right so i just bought a 2005 outback xt in a manual, great car, works great except this leak i noticed appearing in my parking spot, i had checked that car multiple times over and i know it had never leaked transmission fluid, **** when i bought it i had to switch the stock down pipe onto it so...
  7. Gen 3: 2005-2009
    Hey there folks! I purchased my 2005 Outback about 3 months ago, and on the second day of ownership, I realized a clutch swap was in order. There's no strange noises or anything, but if I give the car more than 50 percent throttle in most gears, the engine just revs and revs. Classic used up...
  8. For Sale / For Free
    SOLD SOLD SOLD SOLD I have another one for sale! Genuine- OEM 2005-2009 Subaru Rear Console Cup Holder Outback Legacy Tan Ivory Beige OEM in good used condition! The cup holder shows moderate wear as can be expected from a used part however this cup holder functions as designed and will...
  9. For Sale / For Free
    SOLD SOLD SOLD!!!! Genuine- OEM 2005-2009 Subaru Rear Console Cup Holder Outback Legacy Black OEM in good used condition! The cup holder shows moderate wear as can be expected from a used part however this cup holder functions as designed and will display well. The opening and closing action...
  10. Problems & Maintenance
    A few weeks ago I started hearing this whistling noise coming from the front end, potentially the front passenger side wheel area. I checked transmission fluid which was fine, just had the oil changed as well. Here's a short clip of the sound:
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