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Subaru Forester Head Gasket Repair | IND. Subaru Mechanic | MN

Updated: May 20, 2021

Having Issues with the Subaru Cylinder Head Gaskets on your vehicle? That is unfortunate but //.IND Subaru Mechanics MN | Sorenson Automotive, Inc Is here to repair them for you!  We are very familiar with the Head Gasket Failure issues on these vehicles. The Problem Years range typically from the early 2000 Models to around 2012. 

​One of the Reasons that the head gaskets are prone to failure is because of the horizontally opposed setup. Normal Inline Engines or V Style Engines found on everything non Subaru. (Besides Porche) aren't as susceptible to this issue because oil and coolant are allowed to drain down past the cylinder head during times where the engine is not running. Subaru Cylinder Heads are constantly bathed in oil and coolant from the time they are manufactured to the end of service life. That means every day all day long the Cylinder Head Gaskets are soaking in a coolant and oil bath.

WRX, STI, and pretty much all DOHC (Dual Overhead Cam) engines are not as prone to failure because they were designed with a 3 Layer MLS (Multi-Layer Steel Gasket)

​But here is the catch... All the Lower End models were not installed with this 3 Layer MLS Gasket however All EJ 2.5 Engines. STI, WRX. IMPREZA,  LEGACY, FORESTER, and OUTBACK share the exact same engine profile. The same gasket that fits the $40,000.00 STI fits the $20,000.00 Impreza. 

​So that's what we do... We Install the gaskets that should have been installed in the 1st place. If you do have a Subaru WRX that has had head Gasket fail we have an Upgraded MLS Head Gasket and fix for that as well!

​We feel that our company offers the best Subaru Head Gasket Repair Cost to Quality in MN for Turbo & Non-Turbo Boxer Engines. 

Did you know @ Sorenson Automotive, Inc. all of our Subaru Head Gasket Repairs come standard with a 3 angle valve job, Genuine Subaru Valve Stem Seals, Upgraded 6 Star MLS Head Gaskets or the Turbo 770 Head Gaskets. The heads are CBN milled to factory spec. If your Subaru EJ25 Engine needs Head Gaskets visit online @

I prefer the Subaru O.E.M " Turbo Gaskets" PN#11044AA770, as they are 3 Layers instead of the 2 Six Star Head Gaskets offer.

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