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Car dies while idling in neutral and wont turn over without jumpbox even though battery reads 12.4 volts when parked
Even though the battery shows 12 volts does not mean it can have enough power to turn the motor on and will need to be load tested to see if it can. Once the battery is replaced and the cables...
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Replace starter good battery new battery cables but not getting proper power to the starter
It sounds like what you are describing may be related to a faulty starter relay or some faulty wiring that may not be producing a proper connection to the starter. The starter relay directs power from the battery to the...
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Do subaru outbacks tend to have wheel bearing issues?
If you only get the noise when coasting then you may have uneven wear on the tires. I would suggest to have tires rotated first to see if noise changes and if it does then you may need new tires...
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Can you drive with a broken Variable Valve Timing Solenoid? ( Ended up splitting in half )
In some cases, the motor may run (not very well) with a broken or damaged variable valve timing solenoid, however it will likely not run for long due to the critical role the VVT solenoid plays in the timing of...
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'05 subaru forester automatic jolts when shifting to 2nd gear
Many newer automatic transmissions have temperature-sensors in them that, on a stone-cold start, restrict normal shift to only the lower (or non-overdrive gears) until the engine coolant and transmission fluid reach a certain level which in many engines, is around...
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Feels and sounds like front half shaft but no appearance of any break or leaks
The front axle CV joints may be worn even if the boots are good. You should also have the front hub bearings checked to see if they are bad.
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The power steering pully on my 2007 Subaru Forester is wobbling.
Hi Jordan. Thanks for contacting us today. Unfortunately, without physically inspecting the pulley and determining why it's wobbling - it's hard to give you the right advice as to what to replace. A pulley can wobble for a few different...
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My car is misfiring and shaking
The cause of the oil in the spark plug hole is going to be a leaking valve cover gasket and tube seals for the spark plugs are leaking oil into the spark plug holes. You will need to replace valve...
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Engine, power steering, and power braking failed while driving, now won't start
The problem sounds like the charging system or battery failed. Have the vehicle jump started to see if it starts and have charging system tested with battery load tested to see if you need an alternator and/or battery.
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Wobbly Power steering pully part 2
The only suggestion on the pulley is to go to the dealer and see if it was ever sold separate from pump? It may not be available separately. Remove belt and turn the pulley by hand and watch pump shaft...
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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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So I have a 2006 Subaru Impreza 2.5i and my Check Engine light has turned on , gave me code P0456 small leak detection evap system
You did not indicate if the new gas cap resolved the P0456 trouble code. If it didn't, the appropriate diagnostic is a check engine light diagnostic. With regard to gas caps, if a cap is faulty the best practice is...
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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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How much does a tune up cost on a 2008 forrester
Subaru has a specific maintenance schedule, but that schedule includes a long list of items and the mileage and details for each item is quite lengthy. If you have an idea of what you desire from Subaru's schedule, you can...
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Check engine light on, codes for air intake temp sensor, catalytic converter, and knock sensor. Car is bucking when going uphill.
If the check engine light is presently on your most efficient option would be to request a check engine light diagnostic. The mechanic will resolve all codes and then re-evaluate your situation, that is determine if the engine still misses...
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When I make a turn both ways I hear a knocking sound, I have already changed, cv shaft, lower control arms and ball joints.
It is possible that you can have some free play in one of your inner or outer tie rod ends. I would recommend having your inner and outer tie rod ends inspected by a qualified professional to determine if they...
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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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I have a p0302 already replaced spark plugs and wires and coil pack and fuel injector runs rough at idle but smooths out at 1500
Hi Tyler. Thanks for contacting us today. I think you might find this article very helpful, as it will explain the source of this error code, possible sources and repair solutions.
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the lower control arm bushings split cracked and loose
The components on the lower arm are vended separately so you can refurbish an existing arm or you can buy a pre-assembled complete control arm (arm, bushings, and ball joint all installed). The pre-assembled left and right control arms, as...
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I added blue devil head gasket sealer and now my car is overheating
Many times when a head gasket fails it can cause the engine to overheat. Oftentimes head gasket sealer products do not work and therefore the same symptoms of a faulty head gasket will still exist. If you have a faulty...

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