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Electrical System Related Problems of the 2008 Subaru Outback

Table 1 shows three common electrical system related problems of the 2008 Subaru Outback. The number one most common problem is related to the wiring (two problems). The second most common problem is related to the electrical system (two problems).

Table 1. Electrical System related problems of Subaru Outback

  Recently reported Electrical System problems of the 2008 Subaru Outback

The Wiring problem

Wires in the rear hatch break repeatedly. Wiring harness comes from the roof and into the rear hatch; most of the wires worn and mechanic has spliced more than half including the antenna wire.   Read details...

The Electrical System problem

The radio and heater, a/c and defroster controls are all one piece in my car. The display screens on both go blank without warning. When this happens nothing works, most importantly the defroster when you bad weather while driving.   Read details...

The Headlights Turn Off While Driving problem

Vehicle started showing signs of electrical problems 2 months ago when the rear view mirror homelink would only have power intermittently. Problem progressed to the reverse lights and now affects the headlights. The headlights went out at night as I was leaving a parking lot, a definite hazard.   Read details...

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