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2009 Subaru Outback

//2009 Subaru Outback

2009 Subaru Outback

Subaru Outback

Mileage
136,684
Service Date
9/26/2023
Services Performed
  • TECHNICIAN – Test drove vehicle, inspected operation & found; 2 noises. #1 at start up could hear starter rattling / L3 and then it goes away. Previous recommendation to replace starter when replacing the transmission assembly. #2 When driving at high rpms can hear an internal engine knocking type noise / L2-L3. This noise indicates internal engine wear. Recommend starting with adding thicker engine oil (15W40) & oil stabilizer additive during oil services. Note: Oil change is not a fix to this issue. Recommend replacing engine assembly replacement to fix noise or when due. ***Possible Safety or further damage possible***. – Scanned computer control modules & found; No related codes.
  • TECHNICIAN INSPECTED AND FOUND: – LOF sticker shows next oil service is/was due at 139,378 miles. – Engine oil level & condition; Full. Clean / L1. – Front brake pads at approximately; 10mm. – Rear brake pads at approximately; 8mm. – Check engine light on. Air bag light, traction control light also on. Scanned computer control module and found code; **C0071 for steering angle sensor power supply malfunction. The steering angle sensor code can set off multiple lights, such as check engine light, traction control, and air bag light. Recommends taking to dealer or body shop for further diagnostic. ***Possible Safety Concern*** – Engine oil leaking at front right cam seals / L2-L3. Recommend replacing seals. – Verfied transmission fluid leaking at transmission assembly case halves / L3. Recommend moving forward with replacing transmission assembly under warranty as planned. – Battery appears worn/old. No sticker with date. Battery may need to be replaced soon. – Starter making rattling noise at start up / L3. Recommend replacing starter assembly. Recommend replacing with transmission repairs as there is cross over labor. – Engine making knocking noise with high rpms. Recommend starting with changing to using a thicker engine oil with oil services. See diagnostic details. – Right front cv axle boot cracked / L3. Recommend replacing right front cv axle assembly. Recommend performing with transmission repairs as cross over labor applies. ***Possible safety concern*** – Right and left side bushings on the control arms are cracking / L3. Recommend replacing control arm/ball joint assembly and sending out for necessary alignment. – Clutch slave cylinder found to be leaking fluid / L3 during repairs. Recommend replacing clutch slave cylinder under warranty. – Washer squirter not functioning. Recommend diagnostic time related to this issue. – TPMS light on for all 4 wheel sensors. Suspect wheels do not have speed sensors installed. Recommend consulting with tire shop.
  • CUSTOMER STATES THEY WOULD LIKE US TO PERFORM REPAIRS/SERVICE AS PREVIOUSLY RECOMMENDED; Replace Transmission Assembly under warranty.
  • Technician removed piece of exhaust, rear driveline, both front axles, and crossmember to gain access to the transmission. Technician removed and replaced transmission assembly. Filled transmission with fluid. Reassembled all components. Test drove. Verified repair.
  • With transmission repairs technician removed and replaced clutch slave cylinders. Bled hydraulic system for clutch assembly. Reassembled all components. Test drove. Verified repair.
  • With transmission repairs. Technician removed and replaced starter assembly. Test drove. Verified repair.
  • Technician performed oil service: drained engine oil, replaced filter and filled with engine oil. Added lucas oil stabilizer additive. Road tested. Verified service. No leaks.
 
Stephen L. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/27/2023
2023-09-28T22:05:45+00:00