I am very new on here, and I don't really know too much about Subaru engines or their cars for that matter.
I am looking at buying a 2004 Forester XT with 120k miles. However, its turbo is leaking oil so I am getting a pretty big discount from the dealer. ($1200)
I found a few used TD04s without any shaft play for around $150, and I am assuming that the replacement job would be pretty easy to do, but I am concerned that if the turbo is leaking oil this could be a sign of other problems.
So, does anyone know if this could be a symptom of some other major problem?
Thanks so much!
P.S. I am planning on getting leakdown and compression tests done first if I decide to buy it.