Question about 1997 Subaru Outback
Subaru's boxer engines have a known problem of blowing headgaskets, especially in the 90's (I have a 98 Impreza RS myself and have had mine blow.
Check to see if your oil looks milky? or bubbly at all. Or if there is exhaust dust or or oil in your coolant reservoir. If you have either one of those problems, you probably need to replace your headgaskets.
You should also check out your radiator fans. Notice if they both come on after the car is running for a while. They BOTH should after the engine gets hot. Drive it a couple miles, stop and check. If both fans don't come on, check the fan relays and also make sure you plugged in both connectors on the bottom of the radiator.
Posted on Mar 16, 2010
Did you put the thermostat in upside down? just asking it happens all the time you can e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org for further diagnosis if that doesn't work.
Posted on Feb 04, 2010
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