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4th Generation Subaru Outback Problems

The Outback's 4th generation runs from 2004 to 2009 and has generated 151 complaints on Collectively, this generation has a 9.0 PainRank™ which ranks 31st in reliability out of 35 generations.

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Problem Areas Between the 2004 and 2009 Model Years

So what are most of the complaints about? Let's take a look at specific areas that have generated the most complaints. This should give you a good idea about general trouble-spots.

What's Breaking in This Outback Generation?

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Worst Complaints for this Generation

Let's take a look at the most common Outback complaints submitted to over the years.

The complaints are sorted by their PainRank™ which is a score calculated by combining data points such as 1) how long does it take for the problem to start 2) how much does it cost to fix 3) what rank did owners assign to this problem, etc.