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CarComplaints.com Notes: The 2013 Outback has a problem with excessive oil consumption.

A class action lawsuit is pending that alleges Subaru's "FB" engine has defective piston rings which causes oil to leak past the rings & burn up at an excessive rate. More information about the class action is available here.

6.2

fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
12,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2013 Subaru Outback accessories - exterior problems

accessories - exterior problem

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2013 Subaru Outback Owner Comments

problem #1

Jan 012014

Outback 4-cyl

  • 12,000 miles

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

Apply brakes while in motion and car door locks open. Passenger complained when getting out of car that they got a shock.

- Malden, MA, USA

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