Originally Posted by floridaWRX11
i am really close to buying a blue 5door 09 WRX, but after reading all this I am spooked. i called subaru and the build date is 09/08 and the VIN is 9G808248. The car is in gainesville, fl... not sure if that matters. anyone have any input... it would be much appreciated.
There is no way of knowing the official "bad batch" if there is one. I was ready to buy one also, but decided against it. Too much trouble if it happens - and for 24k, resale is going to blow when the next buyer discovers a replaced engine via carfax.