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This is a discussion on 02 wrx repair cincinnati within the General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents. forums, part of the Tech & Modifying & General Repairs category; I have an 02 wrx wagon that gets the fuel smell. Dealer estimate was 8 for valve cover gaskets. 5 ...

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    I have an 02 wrx wagon that gets the fuel smell. Dealer estimate was $688 for valve cover gaskets. $545 for gas line tubs leaking and replacement of fuel lines. This seems high to me. Any feedback would be appreciated. I would love if someone could recommend a mechanic in the cincy area.




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    I found 3 dealers in the area. Check with the other 2.

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    Try turn in concepts on harris ave in cincy. They can do almost anything and specialize in subarus.

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    Fuel smell is a known issue, and a TSB was issued many years ago. I got mine fixed in '09 for free. You should call the dealers in your area and see if they can get SOA to cover the cost of the fix. Read the sticky below.

    >>>>The I smell raw gas from my WRX and its cold outside Thread (TSB inside)<<<<

    And like Drews said, contact all the dealers in your area to find the best cost. Valve cover gaskets can be replaced by almost anybody with basic tools, so that quote seems a little high to me.
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    ^ agreed. Way to high of a price. The guys at beechmont subaru are very helpful. They usually have everything you need as where the other 2 dealers never have anything

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