Seeing your car flatbedded away sucks; mine left on Wednesday.
Good luck on a speedy repair.
This is a discussion on Knocking/Rattling Mystery Noise in 2002 Subaru WRX Wagon within the General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents. forums, part of the Tech & Modifying & General Repairs category; Seeing your car flatbedded away sucks; mine left on Wednesday. Good luck on a speedy repair....
Here is what we learned from Cobb Tuning Surgeline in PDX...
Timing Belt Replacement!
They originally quoted us $1,130 for the work, but I have a friend who works there and they gave us a discount. Estimated Total is $931.05
Diagnosis was $30
Estimated Timing Belt Replacement Costs:
Labor (3 hours) - $210
Subaru Timing Belt - $135
Subaru Tensioner - $135
Idler Sprocket Cogged - $69
Idler Belt - $69
Idler Smooth x2 - $135
Water Pump - $125
Gasket - $3.97
Coolant - $30
Thermostat O-ring - $3.43
Thermostat - $15.95
Gates Timing Belt Component Kit w/ Water Pump Subaru WRX/STI 02-07 - TCKWP328A
(thanks SD for the original writeup!)
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Fixed. Idler crank pulley bearings busted out upon removal; god I was lucky. Band new timing belt kit. Runs like a breath of fresh air.
2002 Cobb Stage 2 WRX Wagon.