NHTSA — Engine And Engine Cooling Problems

5.7

fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
15,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2002 Subaru Legacy engine problems

engine problem

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2002 Subaru Legacy Owner Comments

problem #2

Dec 012006

Legacy

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

Started with a burning smell, when having my car inspected, I was advised that I head a small head gasket leak. (my car was recalled and had the stop leak put in it) obviously it didn't work. The leak is worse and I am scheduling an appointment, wondering where the money is going to come from to fix a problem Subaru was aware of, ie. The recall!

- Kane, PA, USA

problem #1

Feb 092004

Legacy 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 30,000 miles
For 30000 miles motor was quiet then developed a severe knock on cold start up that always lasts until the car warms up.

- North Adams, MA, USA

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