Subaru Air Filter

panzees36March 11, 2007

I have a 2002 Subaru Outback. It has about 49k and I bought it new. Several months ago I had the air filter replaced. Every since then the engine seems to be louder when it used to be really quiet. I took it back to the shop and was told every thing was fine. They said that the new air filters make the engine sound louder. Does this sound right? I am considering taking it to a Subaru dealership where I bought it but it is quite some distance away.

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A new air filter should not make the car louder. Take it to a licensed mechanic and ask them about your noise.

    Bookmark   March 12, 2007 at 4:16PM
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Open the air box and take a look to see if there is filter in there, or was it left out.

    Bookmark   March 13, 2007 at 12:46AM
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