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  1. 2020 Outback Onyx XT Eyesight/Power steering

    Problems & Maintenance
    A couple months ago, I was off-roading on a pretty easy trail and the Eyesight on my 2020 Outback Onyx XT turned off. Within minutes, the power steering also turned off. I pulled over and restarted the car and the issue seemed to have resolved itself. Last month, while off-roading on a moderate...
  2. Alarm goes on when I start the car! please help!

    Problems & Maintenance
    I reluctantly just bought an '05 Outback Legacy(?). I hate newer(ha!) cars with all the bells and whistles, and this one promptly reaffirmed that for me. It drove home fine, took it out again that night, all is well...Next day it would not start and all the lights in dash were spazzing out and...
  3. 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...
  4. More problems with my 05 XT automatic.... yay

    Gen 3: 2005-2009
    Hey all, A few more problems have arrived for 2020 in my 05 OBXT. First, my transmission is still shifting kind of hard (this post details what I've gone through 2005 XT 5EAT Transmission Woes). Again, is at it's worse when ice cold. I took the skid plate off to have a gander at leaks from...
  5. Transmission Problems?

    Problems & Maintenance
    My 1999 Subaru Outback wouldn’t go into any gear except for reverse. This started last night I got up today and it went into drive it worked fine all day until I put it in park then back to drive to move it wouldn’t go in drive again. Any advice is appreciated I’m just not sure If I need a...
  6. Head Gasket problems on H6

    Gen 2: 2000-2004
    I dropped off my recently purchased Outback at the dealership for a used vehicle inspection, they told me the engine is "fine" but the head gasket is leaking, the oil lines are leaking, and the coolant is leaking. They told me they would have to do a full head gasket repair and it would cost at...