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  1. Engine & Drivetrain
    Hey all, Not a car guy and may post this a few different places so please forgive me if I leave out something pertinent or you see this posted somewhere else.. So I have a 2005 Subaru Outback 2.5L Limited, the CEL is on and is for the P0420 code. This is the only code the car is throwing. It...
  2. Engine & Drivetrain
    Hi everyone I took my 2003 outback into my usual mechanic for P0420 codes and he replaced the Catalytic Converter. Check Engine light came back on only two days after, so I ran the codes and got P0420 again. I cleared them and chalked it up to the new CC needing a few days. I am not noticing...
  3. Problems & DIY Maintenance
    Not quite sure where to start on this so please bear with me. I am going to lay everything out that has happened in the hope something important jumps out that may lead to a solution. The car in question belongs to my spouse, an original owner of a Subaru Outback (2004 base model, AT, EJ259...
  4. Problems & DIY Maintenance
    Even after replacing the catalytic converter and 02 sensors, the problem returned within 3 months. The CEL is on whenever the car is running. If I disconnect the battery to reset it, the CEL comes back on somewhere between 75 and 90 miles of driving. Odd symptoms: when key is in “On” position...
  5. Parts, Accessories, & Performance
    Hi. I got the dreaded P0420 code with a check engine light on my 2003 Outback. Catalyst system efficiency below threshold Bank 1. Car does not want to go above 55---so probably clogged. Was wondering if anyone had recommendations on a good replacement. I found the one below on ebay....It...
  6. Gen 5: 2015-2019
    On Sept. 29, I got the following text from my local Subaru Dealership: "Hello this is ____ from Subaru Service just calling to inform you your vehicle currently has an open recall for the catalytic converter replacement if you can give us a call at xxx.xxx.xxxx will gladly get that taken care...
  7. Problems & DIY Maintenance
    I just replaced my rear Catalyic Converter as it’s called. ( one after the Manifold one) I replaced it with an aftermarket Walker 55585 Ultra EPA Certified Catalytic Converter. I know it’s always better to keep original but unfortunately some time ago when replacing the exhaust that rusted out...
  8. Problems & DIY Maintenance
    I have a Subaru Outback 2011 2.5 Limited which has been showing a P0171 Bank 1 System Too Lean code for weeks now. I have tried the following to fix it: replaced fuel pump with OEM Delphi pump/filter assembly; replaced the MAF; replaced both O2 sensors (before and after cat converter); replaced...
  9. Gen 4: 2010-2014
    Started to notice exhaust fumes inside the cabin at start up and louder than normal engine noise. Subaru dealer said catalytic converter was cracked and need to be replaced. Part alone was $1,500! Took it to an independent shop that specializes in Subarus for a 2nd opinion. They said it was...
  10. Parts, Accessories, & Performance
    I've been having a lot of issues with my 2012 Outback 2.5 lately. Rough idle (has stalled a couple times from idle), real crappy gas mileage, P2096, a ton of rattling (probably the heat shields though), and rotten eggish smell. I've been told by several people it sounds like a catalytic...
  11. Problems & DIY Maintenance
    I have an 08 Outback that needs a new catalytic converter. The dealership said the honeycomb is breaking down in the mid pipe and so I have a few questions. 1. do the catalytic converters come with the midpipe as a whole set or do I need to buy the midpipe in addition to the CC? 2. any...
  12. Gen 4: 2010-2014
    Anyone replaced a catalytic converter recently? I'm getting quotes of $1500 - $2500 at dealers. 2011 Outback has just over 100k miles. It's not throwing any error codes yet but engine is getting quite loud and there is an exhaust smell in the cabin at start-up. Seems way too early for this...
  13. Problems & DIY Maintenance
    Hi all, first time poster, thanks in advance for your collective wisdom. 2006 2.5L 5speed Outback Test group: 6FJXX02.5NVD Been driving with the MIL on for the last 3 months, ignoring the P0420 I've been getting. As of yesterday, can barely make it up hills on the freeway, so I think the time...
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