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  1. Gen 2: 2000-2004
    Brought my 2002 OBW LL Bean 245k miles to get an oil change ten days ago, came outside this morning to hear this. Valve noise? Replaced the camshaft position sensor 3k miles ago.
  2. Problems & DIY Maintenance
    Hi, I will buy an Outback 2001 limited on Tuesday, but I could test drive it yesterday. Everything was fine aside from a weird noise coming from the back: Pitch increases linearly only when driving/accelerating (no change when gears shift) Can cover the sound of the engine but not super loud...
  3. Problems & DIY Maintenance
    Hi All, I pulled the trigger not long ago and got myself a new 2020 Outback 2.5 Convenience. I also have a 2006 Outback 3.0 VDC that has 300,000km and doing great. The sound insulation is so good in the 2020 that I didn't notice anything for a while and the other day when I went to a drive...
  4. General Discussions
    When I go over bumps my 2017 Outback rattles in the dash behind steering wheel. I've had this looked at with the dealer when I first purchased it brand new in 2017. They say there is nothing they can do. My wife's new 2020 Outback does not rattle at all! Smooth and quite. Does anyone else...
  5. Problems & DIY Maintenance
    Hi everyone - newbie here, sorry for the long 1st post. I'm experiencing a serious issue and wanting to get some additional suggestions so this doesn't end up becoming an even more costly situation later on, I've seen a few great threads detailing a similar issue with but the resolution details...
  6. Gen 3: 2005-2009
    Over time my car has developed a few annoying sounds. Hopefully you guys can lead me in the right direction as I am on a tight budget and dont want to pay a shop if I could possibly handle it. Car: 2006 Outback, 2.5i 5mt lowered on legacy struts. Sound one: Drove north for a couple hours...
  7. Problems & DIY 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:
  8. Gen 4: 2010-2014
    Hi, I own a 2012 Subaru outback. It's been through a lot over the years... Anyway, a month ago or so it started making a clicking noise when flooring it, and when engine was under load it made a very deep sound, much louder and "deeper" than normal (I don't know how to describe it). Here is a...