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View Poll Results: Do you own/lease a 2009 WRX and have you experienced engine failure?
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Old 04-09-2013, 03:44 PM   #201
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Join Date: Nov 2012
Chapter/Region: South East
Location: NPR, FL
2009 Impreza WRX


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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Old 07-12-2014, 08:54 PM   #202
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Join Date: Jul 2008
Chapter/Region: Tri-State
Location: Emmaus(Allentown),PA
2009 WRX


Bringing this one back from the dead. I just bought an 09 wrx and I'm about to turn 70k. No issues here with a build date of 09/08.
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