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    2011 WRX New buyer questions

    Hey all,

    So I am new to this forum but have been an active member of another forum that I'm a member of. I am looking at getting a 2011 WRX Hatchback that I found in my area after selling my other 2 cars to prepare for the coming birth of my first child. My question for you all is thus, is there anything in particular about this year WRX that I should know about or be worried about. Also have their been any recalls that I should be aware of and ask about. Thanks guys for the help. I'm hoping that I will soon be a proud new owner of a used 2011 WRX and will be able to join you all in the modification and custom builds.


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    and the Funky Bunch Calvinball's Avatar
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    Nothing major to worry about. A lot of 3rd gen cars seem to be prone to getting a leak at the hose between the throttle body and the intercooler, but it is easily fixed.

    Unless I'm completely forgetting something, I don't think there have really been any major widespread issues.
    - Will
    Current Car: 2015 Honduh Civic SIgh
    Previous Cars:2014 Golf TDI, 2012 WRB WRX Hatch, 2004 RSX-S, 1998 Grand Prix GTP
    "Isn't it amazing how smart you feel when you just aren't being stupid?"

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    I have an '11, it has been great so far. Issues that have come up were minor, the homelink mirror fell off (warranty), the center console lid stopped closing (warranty), and a hose for the power steering leaked (warranty). Nothing that kept the car from working or giving me any issues.
    '11 WRX DGM

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    First and foremost, congratulations on the procreation. Any issue I've had with my 11, besides the windows not going up fast enough and some rattles, was of my own creation.


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