L Sedan (2.2L 4-cyl. 5-speed Manual)
|Ratings Key||Minimal Problems||Moderate Problems||Significant Problems|
Occasional problems on this vehicle are failures of the Coolant Temperature Sensor and the Knock Sensor. Failure of the Coolant Temperature Sensor may prevent the vehicle from starting.
The cost to repair the Coolant Temperature Sensor is estimated at $43.05 for parts and $52.00 for labor.The cost to repair the Knock Sensor is estimated at $45.70 for parts and $45.50 for labor.All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.
|Transmission & Driveline|
|Steering & Suspension|
|Heating & Air Conditioning||
This vehicle was originally charged with R-12 refrigerant which is no longer being manufactured. Conversion to the new R-134A refrigerant may be possible; however, Subaru has not yet released any information on retrofitting R-12 based systems to R-134A based systems.
The refrigerant is still available, but it is very expensive ($25.00-$50.00 per pound, 2-5 pounds per vehicle). All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.
|Starting & Charging|
|Overall||4 out of 5|