Originally Posted by turtleb00st
Keep your foot off the clutch when driving. Even minimal pressure on the clutch pedal when not actually shifting kills the throw out bearing. A lot of ppl don't even realize this. It's not a Subaru problem it's a driver error problem.
Mine was replaced at 4K. GR WRX's have problems with squeaky clutch, and many times the dealer will drop the tranny and diagnose it as a faulty TOB, which in turn damaged pressure plate fingers. It was a Subaru problem for myself and a decent number of GR WRX owners.