NHTSA — Engine And Engine Cooling: Engine: Other Fuel Types: Turbo-Charger Problems

CarComplaints.com Notes: A relatively dependable vehicle that handles well in bad weather, but increasing concerns about turbo failure in the GT probably means you should look elsewhere if you want a car with a little pep in its step.

5.5

fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
16,350 miles

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2005 Subaru Legacy engine problems

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2005 Subaru Legacy Owner Comments

problem #2

Feb 122008

Legacy 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 30,000 miles

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

2005 Subaru Legacy VIN# (last 8)54327514. Car is under warranty but Subaru is refusing to fix the turbo. Subaru has a bulletin # 02-103-07 out about the problem with turbo's oil starvation due to factory oil feed banjo bolt. I also used amsoil oil and they indicated that voids the warranty. The law pass by congress "magnuson-moss act" said that Subaru can't void the warranty.

- Carrollton, VA, USA

problem #1

Jul 182005

Legacy 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 2,700 miles
Car studders or misses on acceleration at low RPM up to 3000 RPM

- Winter Park, FL, USA

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