I've had my trusty Legacy wagon since summer 2004/115k and now it's almost 10 years later and she's got somewhere in the 205k miles on the ticker. I couldn't find the maintenance schedule online so I was wondering if there was a 200k service I should pony up for and what it would cover? How much should it cost ballpark?
I have never done the timing belt but I assume it was done before I bought it. Clutch was done right before I bought it and AFAIK it's fine. Never touched shocks or struts, only changed the odd CV joint, alternator, oil, filters, brake pads and rotors when I waited too long... Currently there's a bit of a shudder in the brakes at slow speeds.
Mysterious wiper issues have plagued me since 2007ish. 98% of the time they only work on fast. 1.5% of the time they work as they should w/ "int" and "slow" functioning. 0.5% of the time they don't work at all.
Check engine light's been on since about 20 miles after I bought the car. I've changed O2 sensors repeatedly but the light always comes back on w/in a day or so. Mileage has averaged 25.5 mpg over the past 10 years, min 17 fully loaded max 31 so I stopped caring.
So there's that. I'm expecting if I do everything I'll probably be putting at least $1k into a car worth about $2k. Ideally I'll drive her into the ground.
My other longshot option is shopping around for a newer manual legacy wagon 05-09. I figure we've probably gone long enough to know what the failures on those are by now, right? If so, what are they? Are the engines as bomber as the EJ22?
Edited by hop, 03 October 2013 - 12:21 AM.