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valve cover

  1. Gen 3: 2005-2009
    Hi all, Got a new to me 2007 Outback 2.5i last august and it’s been great so far. It came with the timing belt replaced at 90k mi and the HGs replaced at 105k mi, so I felt pretty good about getting it. However, I’ve been trigger-happy with repairs (took it in because there’s a creak/clunk when...
  2. Gen 5: 2015-2019
    Has anybody had this done on a Gen5 outback? I would like an idea of cost at the dealer. FSM hours would be helpful to know also. I have a 2016 Outback Premium 2.5. I DIY'd the spark plugs and found oil on the wires/boots. I understand this is a leak of the spark plug tube seals which get...
  3. Gen 3: 2005-2009
    I read in a post where they say you can lift the engine up a couple inches by undoing the engine mounts and jacking up from the underside. I've been trying to do that to access the last bolt holding the valve cover on (driver's side). In the image it's the bolt (that you can't see) at the lower...
  4. Forum Rules, New Member Information & Intro.
    I went to change the valve cover seals on my 2010 Outback 2.5 and I have done something seriously wrong but I cannot figure out what. I changed the driver's side valve cover seal, ignition plug seals and put in new ignition coils as the old ones were covered in oil. Upon getting everything back...
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