NHTSA — Visibility: Windshield Wiper/Washer: Motor 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.


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2005 Subaru Legacy windows / windshield problems

windows / windshield problem

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2005 Subaru Legacy Owner Comments

problem #1

Jun 232006

Legacy 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles


The windshield wiper speed on my 2005 Subaru Legacy wagon is marginally adequate in very heavy rainstorm conditions. This condition was reported to my dealer service center, who admitted that other customers have voiced similar concerns. The dealer verified that my wiper blade speed is normal for that model. The wiper speed on the high setting is 10 cycles every 10 seconds. When compared to my 2003 Subaru outback wagon, the speed on that vehicle is 12 cycles every 10 seconds. That is 20% faster and closer to what I feel is acceptable for safe driving in a thunderstorm.

- Wilmington, DE, USA

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