2001 Subaru Legacy Consumer Review: Just don't expect service
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2001 Subaru Legacy - Consumer Review

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L Wagon (2.5L 4-cyl. AWD 5-speed Manual)

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Just don't expect service
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2001 Subaru Legacy L AWD 4dr Wagon (2.5L 4cyl 5M)

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Don't expect to get any type of service from a Subaru dealer. Used synthetic oil every 5K since new. I've had a knocking noise in my engine since 70,000km - diagnosed as a "bad bottom end". I'm now at 86,000km and to this date no one has been able/willing to fix it, and it continues to get worse. They claim the area "rep" has to inspect all warranty claims over $800 in value, and he is in the nighbourhood once every 3 months. It's been 5 months now and 16,000 km later I'm still waiting to get my car fixed. Fuel economy is down roughly 40% from new. I'll be taking Subaru to small claims court in May and selling my car as soon after as possible.

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