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water pump

  1. Problems & DIY Maintenance
    I am working on replacing the water pump (and timing belt, idlers, and tensioner) on my 2006 Outback 2.5i Limited Automatic (~160k miles). For context, the car was overheating in a spectacularly rapid fashion, would go from cold to 3/4 hot in less than a minute, and coolant was spraying out...
  2. Problems & DIY Maintenance
    I’m currently in the middle of replacing my very first timing belt and just got the new water pump installed. I then tried to install the new sprocketed guide pulley next to the water pump and realized that I couldn’t torque the bolt to specs. I removed the bolt and pulley and discovered that...
  3. Gen 5: 2015-2019
    Hit 100k and going to do a lot of maintenance on it. Serpentine belt, plugs/wires, and most importantly the water pump/thermostat. Nothing is coming up and from the one picture I saw this gen has the pump mounted so you do not have to remove the cover. Is this correct? Looks like I can just...
  4. Problems & DIY Maintenance
    Hi all, 2010 2.5l Subaru Outback with around 90k miles on it (had in since around 50k). At the end of a 7 hour road-trip a few months ago the car overheated, blowing coolant everywhere (seemingly out of the top of the overflow tank). No signs of a leak anywhere. Turns out the fuse was blown...
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