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Excessive Wind Noise From Side Mirrors

2003 Subaru Outback

This problem may be covered under warranty. Ask your Subaru dealer.


fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
61,000 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. dealers can adjust mirrors to reduce noise (1 reports)
  2. not sure (1 reports)
2003 Subaru Outback body / paint problems

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2003 Subaru Outback Owner Comments

problem #2

Nov 102015


  • Automatic transmission
  • 5,000 miles


After purchasing Subaru I took it into be serviced many times but never really fixed . So when warrant went off I quit taking it in but the air noise is really bad and cool in Winter. Subaru dealership could never really solve the problem and today I still have it. VERY Poor design....

- , Zumbro Falls, USA

problem #1

Feb 112007

(reported on)

Outback Limited 2.5L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 117,000 miles

There was a lot of wind noise. Turned out to be the side mirrors. The drivers side mirror was adjusted by the dealer and it did reduce the noise but now I hear noise coming from the passenger side mirror.

I'll ask the dealer to adjust the passenger side mirror on my next visit.

- , Lynn, MA, USA

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