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Subaru Head Gasket

Subaru vehicles are notorious for having head gasket problems for certain models between 1996 and 2011. The issue is caused by a faulty design of the head gasket by Subaru. The head gasket causes leaking internally which eventually causes your Subaru’s engine to overheat and engine damage can occur. At Bud’s Auto Repair & Transmission in Marysville we’ve seen this issue many times and know exactly how to fix the issue and prevent it from happening again in the future.

Catching a head gasket problem early is the key to keeping replacement costs to a minimum. Most auto repair shops are not experienced with Subaru head gasket problems and are unsure exactly what repairs need to be performed in order to prevent the issue from reoccurring. At our Subaru auto repair shop, our ASE certified technicians are well experienced repairing head gasket issues on Subaru vehicles.

The following Subaru models have been known to have head gasket problems:

  • Impreza 1999 to 2011
  • Forester 1999 to 2010
  • Legacy 2000 to 2009
  • Outback 2000 to 2009
  • Baja 2003 to 2006

If you have any of the Subaru models above and are experiencing engine overheating or leaking, you may have an issue with your vehicle’s head gasket. If your Subaru’s head gasket is badly corroded, it will need to be replaced. One way you can avoid this problem is by changing your engine’s oil regularly. Coolant should also be replaced regularly because old coolant can cause your Subaru’s seals and gaskets to deteriorate over time. We can help you maintain a healthy engine and remind you of recommended intervals to avoid head gasket issues.

If your Subaru’s engine is overheating, you may have a problem with your head gasket. Bring your vehicle into our experts at Bud’s Auto Repair & Transmission in Marysville at the first sign of trouble for professional auto repair and excellent customer service. Our AAA approved auto repair shop has been providing great service at a fair price for over 30 years. We look forward to servicing your vehicle soon!