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Old 03-31-2013, 06:55 PM   #4952
cmattfletcher
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Member#: 337068
Join Date: Nov 2012
Chapter/Region: South East
Location: NPR, FL
Vehicle:
2009 Impreza WRX
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I purchased a stock 2009 WRX on 10/22/12 and I experienced a second (2nd) engine failure on 02/25/13.

Problem: Extremely excessive oil consumption.
Mileage: 58,025
VIN: 9G809474
Build Date: 10/08
Official cause: Leak down test: CYL 1 is 65% CYL 2 is 28% and CYL 4 is 28% only CYL 3 is 5% - removed motor and cylinder head to inspect pistons, found cracked.
Fix: Replaced cylinder 1/2/4 pistons
Time out of service: 24 days... 02/25/13 - 03/21/13
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