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2.4

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
64,143 miles

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2004 Subaru Baja fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2004 Subaru Baja Owner Comments

problem #7

Nov 292013

Baja 4-cyl

  • 102,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Fuel leak same as 2005-2006 recall.

- Chicopee, MA, USA

problem #6

Dec 182013

Baja 4-cyl

  • miles
I have a 2004 Subaru Baja and fuel is leaking from the fuel lines under the intake manifold. Vapors will fill cabin of the vehicle. There is a risk of fire and intoxicating fumes. These vehicles have a history of this problem. Subaru has not and will not make a commitment on a recall. 2005 and 2006 Bajas have had a recall for the same problem, but I cannot get it fixed because mine is a 2004.

- New Ipswich, NH, USA

problem #5

Feb 102010

Baja

  • 60,000 miles
I have fuel leaking from the fuel lines on the drivers side to the right of the alternator. I am assuming one or both of these fuel lines are cracked. The fuel leaks when it is cold and stops leaking when the engine warms up. My Baja is also hard to start when cold. I'm thinking the fuel lines are sucking in air where cracked.

- Ruidoso, NM, USA

problem #4

Dec 012009

Baja

  • 79,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

My 2004 Baja turbo has the gas leak problem in the manifold area. Have replaced hoses and clamps 3 times on the two that are visible. Gas pools on the manifold from a slow leak, fumes in the cabin, must drive with windows down. This happens during colder temps, probably 20 and below. Fumes upon startup and lasts about an hour when first occurred. Now when occurs fumes do not diminish. Have cleaned manifold with engine cleaner to remove residual fuel smell. Dealer had mentioned that something was incorrect about fuel lines when car was in for unrelated repair during warmer temps. A note was on the repair invoice but service advisor had no idea what it meant as the mechanics had already gone for the day. I decided to enter this after finding similar problems reported.

- Macungie, PW, USA

problem #3

Dec 012009

Baja

  • 79,000 miles
My 2004 Baja turbo has the gas leak problem in the manifold area. Have replaced hoses and clamps 3 times on the two that are visible. Gas pools on the manifold from a slow leak, fumes in the cabin, must drive with windows down. This happens during colder temps, probably 20 and below. Fumes upon startup and lasts about an hour when first occurred. Now when occurs fumes do not diminish. Have cleaned manifold with engine cleaner to remove residual fuel smell. Dealer had mentioned that something was incorrect about fuel lines when car was in for unrelated repair during warmer temps. A note was on the repair invoice but service advisor had no idea what it meant as the mechanics had already gone for the day. I decided to enter this after finding similar problems reported.

- Macungie, PW, USA

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problem #2

Dec 012009

Baja

  • 79,000 miles
My 2004 Baja turbo has the gas leak problem in the manifold area. Have replaced hoses and clamps 3 times on the two that are visible. Gas pools on the manifold from a slow leak, fumes in the cabin, must drive with windows down. This happens during colder temps, probably 20 and below. Fumes upon startup and lasts about an hour when first occurred. Now when occurs fumes do not diminish. Have cleaned manifold with engine cleaner to remove residual fuel smell. Dealer had mentioned that something was incorrect about fuel lines when car was in for unrelated repair during warmer temps. A note was on the repair invoice but service advisor had no idea what it meant as the mechanics had already gone for the day. I decided to enter this after finding similar problems reported.

- Macungie, PW, USA

problem #1

Oct 152009

Baja

  • 50,000 miles
I have a 2004 Subaru Baja and fuel vapors emit from the engine. Vapors will fill cabin of the vehicle. There is a risk of fire and intoxicating fumes. These vehicles have a history of this problem. Subaru has not and will not make a commitment on a recall. 2005 and 2006 Bajas have had a recall for the same problem, but I cannot get a fix because mine is a 2004.

- Fletcher, NC, USA

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