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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 (three problems). The second most common problem is related to the electrical system (three 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

Hvac / radio (cd 6 disc changer model) fast flashing, all functions stay enabled but can not be controlled from the panel. Can not turn on defrost unit or adjust temperature or radio controls while flashing occurs.   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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