Known related problems
Since the release of this particular model Subaru engine few mechanical faults are noted.
We would say that this Engine is the most popular Subaru Engine to date.
As this engine has been in operation since 1999 and was available in both low and high power versions we have seen various engine related problems, mostly man made.
However as these engine have been in service for quite a few years Engine oil leaks and Engine water leaks are quite common.
Subaru Engine bearing failure due to delayed oil changes, low Engine oil Levels or Crankcase pressure.
Subaru Piston failure due to increased boost levels or engine management related problems.
(Please note: This information is independently collected and the severity of faults varies between all models)
Our Repair and Re-Manufactured Subaru Engine options use the latest revised Engine gaskets and seals including the advanced formula sealer from Threebond.
Improved Subaru Engine bearings and increased Crankshaft hardness has proven to withstand higher engine stresses
Advancements in low noise Forged Piston Technology has proven popular for most of our Re-Manufactured Subaru Engines.
High Performance Subaru Engine options available: See our Cosworth Engine link.
(All Revisions for this Engine have been in Service since 2008 and has proven successful)