S Wagon (2.5L 4-cyl. AWD 5-speed Manual)
|Ratings Key||Minimal Problems||Moderate Problems||Significant Problems|
Occasional problems on this vehicle are failures of the Cylinder Head Gaskets and the Mass Air Flow (MAF) Sensor. Problems with the Cylinder Head Gaskets can cause the engine to overheat. Problems with the MAF Sensor can cause a drivability problem, and may cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate. Subaru has issued bulletin WWG-90 for replacement of the MAF Sensor Element.
The cost to repair the Cylinder Head Gaskets is estimated at $142 for parts and $767 for labor. The cost to replace the MAF Sensor is estimated at $68 for parts and $65 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.
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|Steering & Suspension|
|Heating & Air Conditioning|
|Starting & Charging|
|Overall||4 out of 5|