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  1. Oil leak near exhaust manifold

    Oil, Oil Filters, and Fuel Discussion
    Greetings! I've got an 09 outback with 142k bought it about a week ago, and just noticed an oil leak just behind the manifold, somewhat. Wasn't quite sure what it could be. I've had some tell me it's the camshaft seal, but I'm not too sure. Apologies for the image quality. Haven't gotten to put...
  2. 2005 Outback- 2.5i headlight issues DRL

    Electrical & Electronics
    So my 2005 outback recently developed some issues regarding the headlights and running lights. Essentially the running lights are on whenever they should not be (when the hand brake is pulled in the first two settings on the light selector), the fog lights and brights will not work at all. This...
  3. soaked cabin air filter

    Gen 3: 2005-2009
    whenever I run my 05 through the car wash I end up with a soaked cabin air filter. This, in turn, means little to no air flow through the HVAC system. Not my favorite thing. Have you had similar issues? What's the fix? Thanks!
  4. Headlight on-off reversal weird symptoms

    Gen 3: 2005-2009
    My 05 Outback suddenly started having no headlights on, switch off or on, but if the e-brake handle is up or the shift lever in in R, the driving lights (no highbeam function) are on. This is the exact reversal of the normal situation, which is driving lights on when headlight switch is off...
  5. Straight Piping 2006 Outback 2.5i

    Gen 3: 2005-2009
    I want to straight pipe my outback but I'm unsure what to do and what materials to buy. Its a 2.5 naturally aspirated outback. Any suggestions?