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Including parts and labor, what is the cost of replacing the serpentine drive belt on a 2009 Subaru forester with 83,000 miles.
The service life for a modern serpentine belt is typically around 100,000 miles so long as the belt has been properly tensioned and has not been exposed to contaminants such as oil, grease and anti-freeze. Belt life also depends on...
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Line out converter install for amp and subwoofer
Hi there. Since, we're not able to provide technical advice on aftermarket components, or we can't upload diagrams, your best bet is to purchase a service and repair manual for your 2001 Forester which will have a detailed electrical diagram...
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New clutch change now I'm stuck in nuetral even when car is off
If the clutch is not "releasing", the issue could be either hydraulic or mechanical. Hydraulic cause are internal (or external) leaks, perhaps at the master cylinder but possibly the slave if it is a rebuilt, and/or air in the system....
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how much would be the total price for rear brake pads and rotors to my subaru forrester 2008? With labor and tax?
Hi...all of these services are available. To obtain an exact and complete quote for the brake pads and rotors, please click on "Get a Quote" at YourMechanic's brake pad replacement service page. On that page, rotors are listed under "optional...
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WHY WON'T MY 2000 SUBURU FORESTER L START, AND WHY IS THE GEAR SHIFTER LOCKED IN PARK?
As you have discovered, your car has an interlock to keep the shifter in park until the ignition is on and the brake pedal is depressed. In most cars that car is activated by the same switch that operates the...
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Should you get an alignment after an engine replacement?
Hi There, If the motor is removed and replaced properly, this should not impact the alignment. That is not to say that is unheard of as sometimes during the course of moving things around steering components may be accidentally moved,...
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My forester recently threw a p0028 code. Replaced the intake solenoid and oil pressure switch but the idle is still rough.
If you used thicker oil than vehicle specified then this can cause problems with the intake variable valve lift system. If you used the wrong oi then change oil and filter again with the proper viscosity oil. If the correct...
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Mass Air flow sensor
Hi There, Sometimes simply cleaning the MAF sensor does not solve the problem as the MAF sensor may have had damaged sensor elements or potentially faulty connections that may have caused the problem rather than being dirty. I would recommend...
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Installed Stage 2 clutch and clutch won't disengage. Is the clutch misaligned or is it something else?2008 Subaru Impreza
Hello. It sounds like the clutch disc is backwards. If it is then it will act this way. You will either need to remove the transmission again or have a certified shop do it.
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Can clearing a code affect the idle air control valve
If the codes were cleared and idle learn was reset then it may take a day or two to relearn the idle again and will have erratic idle until then. If after a couple days still runs rough or stalls...
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My engine seems to rev while in park but stutters when I shift the gear shaft to park, it is a 2000 suburbu outback and, what coul
This may be a sign of a faulty MAP sensor as the vehicle responds adversely to a load put on the motor (i.e. putting it in gear, making turns (which makes use of the power steering pressure switch) turning on...
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Blower motor control knob is broken
Hi there. I have forwarded your request to the Sales and Service department, so they can look up this part and determine if it's a service our mobile mechanics can complete for your Subaru. They should be contacting you shortly...
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Grinding/scraping noise coming from back of car
Hello, thank you for writing in. If the sound is not coming from the differential, but is coming from that area, you will want to check the driveline and the axles. Look for anything that is rubbing, has a worn...
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Replaced neutral saftey switch but code p1121 is still coming up.
Hi there. There are two possible reasons why the code is still popping up. Typically when an error code is stored in the ECU, and a repair is made, the original code is still stuck in the ECU. In most...
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car is overheating. When driving temp creeps up and when idle it slowly goes down. smells like antifreeze when turned off
To pinpoint the cause of the overheating, an overheating diagnostic is required. Be sure not to drive the car if it is overheating because overheating can warp the cylinder head and/or engine block causing costly damage. The most common causes...
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With clutch in my car won't shift gears
What you are describing sounds like potentially a worn out clutch. The clutch transmits engine power to a gearbox, and allows the transmission to be interrupted while a gear is selected to move off from a stationary position, or when...
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If I can get diagnostic codes for a turbo, is that enough to go off of to start working on and repairing a turbo?
White smoke coming from the exhaust tends to be caused by coolant mixed in the engine oil. In most cases, this is due to damaged cylinder head gaskets or other damaged done by an overheating problem. It's very hard to...
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Why my car makes metal knocking sound every time I accelerate, and it gone when I release acceleration pedal? It happens at 25+mph
What you are describing sounds like a failing CV joint. A CV (Constant Velocity) joint is a shaft that connects the transmission to the wheels, essentially transferring the power from the drive train directly to the wheels. The CV joint...
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Hazard lights wont shut off on my 2007 Subaru Forester
Generally this is something caused by the flasher relay going bad. This is a small relay that allows the lights to flash based upon current flow and a resistor inside that causes them to flash. When this is faulty, this...

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