Subaru EJ25 Head Gasket Replacement – Part Two

Ok, with any luck you’ve got the engine out without any dramas and have it secured on an engine stand or bench, or the floor if you’ve got a better back than I have. To remove the heads the timing belt and intake manifold need to come off. We’ll tackle the timing belt first. Timing … Read moreSubaru EJ25 Head Gasket Replacement – Part Two

Subaru EJ25 Head Gasket Replacement – Part One

Hi folks, today we are looking at what’s involved in replacing the head gaskets on a 2010 Subaru Forester. While the vehicle for our tutorial is a 2010 Forester, these instructions will be relevant for all EFI EJ25 Non-turbo Subaru engines. We elected to remove the engine from the vehicle to do this job, mainly … Read moreSubaru EJ25 Head Gasket Replacement – Part One

Tips For Diagnosing Possible Head Gasket Issues

I wanted to put this article together to help you diagnose a possible blown or leaking head gasket. The particular symptoms we are talking about here are an engine misfire, typically more pronounced on cold startup or after idling for a while and unexplained loss of coolant. Please keep in mind that there are many … Read moreTips For Diagnosing Possible Head Gasket Issues