So I just wanted to post this up to you all and see what you think.
I have a 2004 WRX with 135,000 on the clock. I've always had the raw fuel smell on cold starts, but in the last week its gotten worst and I have seen fuel starting to puddle (for lack of a better word) on top of the passenger side bank. So I started looking in to the recall. Problem is, it's not valid for my car. I contacted SOA and expressed my disappointment. I was told that the recall doesn't cover my car because it "should" have been fixed by the time my car was born. They also said that my car was too old and had too many miles on it for warranty work. I have a quote from my regular Subaru mechanic (not the dealer) for $350 to have the repair done.
They did offer up another possible solution to have me bring the car in for an "expert" diagnosis and possible having a "good will repair" done.
So I ask you, fellow Subaru owners, have any of you had any luck getting a good will repair done? What do you think my odds are of SOA coming through on this one?
I ask because I want to get it fixed as soon as possible and I don't want to waste my time at the dealer if its not worth it