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head gaskets

  1. Gen 2: 2000-2004
    I fear that I may have blown the head gaskets on my 2002 LL Bean H6 with 160K miles. I committed the cardinal sin of any Subaru owner by not checking the temperature gauge after I started the engine, and I was about 4 Interstate miles from home when I glanced at the temperature gauge and saw it...
  2. Problems & DIY Maintenance
    Hi there! I am a new outback owner (I used to have an 05 2.5rs) I bought an 09 2.5i limited outback a few months ago. It had 147k, clean title and the dealer I bought it from said he just replaced the hg’s, timing belt, exhaust manifold gaskets and valve cover gaskets. I brought it home (4 hours...
  3. Head Gasket Issues
    Hello all, I am new to the world of subarus and am looking for advice from others who know them better than I. I bought a 98 legacy outback from a friend for $200 with 224,000 miles on it. After getting under the hood and doing diagnostics, the timing belt tensioner has failed, and it has leaks...
  4. Gen 5: 2015-2019
    Hey OB gang đź‘‹ First post on the forum, new to Subaru and trying to buy a used Gen5 Outback Limited. Have been looking private party for a few months and found what appeared to be a good deal the other day. 2015 Limited in White with 107k miles. Asking $15k - Good shape overall but cracked...
  5. Problems & DIY Maintenance
    Back in 2015, after a successful journey through my '99 OBW replacing a broken valve stem (weird right?) and replacing the HGs along with all the other work one does when deep into it (THANKS to you wonderfully thorough diy posters!), I decided to buy a friend's '00 OBW when he was about to...
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