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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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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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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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Car stalls and locks steering wheel, ebrake light comes on, as do all other lights, and I have to restart to drive.
If the vehicle is stalling intermittently then the computer may have stored failure codes in memory. You will need to have the computer scanned for the stored codes and let us know the codes you get in order to help...
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A blue dashboard light was shining on the floor when the car had been idle overnight
You may have an interior light that is staying on or you have an aftermarket alarm light that is under the dash that is shining and would need to be either disabled or disconnected to turn off the light. Try...
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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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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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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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Clunking noise on left front and limping motion when accelerate
Hi Sandra. Thanks for contacting us today. If the noise is coming from one side, then it is likely caused by a damaged CV joint, wheel bearing or suspension or steering component as opposed to the inner transmission as you...
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The car wouldnt start, the battery was COMPLETELY dead and it was missing a couple main fuses.
YourMechanic is a completely mobile service and so there is never a need to tow a vehicle anywhere. The certified mechanic comes right to you, and when it is convenient for you. If you are still experiencing a no start...
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I have a 2000 Subaru Legacy. When the car is parked or foot is on the break the idle goes up and down. Doesn’t stall out though.
This problem of erratic idle speed is often referred to as "surging" or "hunting". The causes include a faulty idle air control valve or circuit (IAC), a faulty ECM (not common), faults in the fuel pump control circuit, defective spark...
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Lowered AWD Impreza-New rims and tires wobbling, fresh alignment less than two months ago
Hi Tyler. Thanks for contacting us today. There are several variables about tire and wheel upgrades that might cause the issue you're having. First, if the wheel offset is incorrect, or the wheel pattern is slightly off-centered, it will create...
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It sounds like you may have a faulty blend door actuator. Inside your vehicle's vent system, there are small doors that open and close to change the flow of air running through the system. These doors are operated by small...
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AT oil temp light is flashing (Subaru Forster 2011) after a driving the car for while?
Hi Abdulelah. Thanks for contacting us today. If the oil light has illuminated after the repair, then there are two possible sources. Either the oil temp sensor is not attached correctly or is sending false data, or there is an...
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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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(Subaru Forster 2011) AT OIL TEMP is flashing after driving the car for a certain time. smell can be smiled from the gearbox maybe
Was the filter changed as well? If the filter is blocked, hydraulic pressure may not be sufficient to keep the clutches from slipping. That slippage, if it is occurring, causes lots of excess heat. Other possibilities are faulty solenoids and...

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