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Hi There, This may be related to a failing power steering pump or low power steering fluid levels. As you may know, the power steering system uses a pump, normally driven by a belt. The pump supplies pressure as it...
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Can I temporarily fix a burnt exhaust valve seal on my 2002 Subaru Legacy
Hi there. If you have a failure in one or more valve seals then that can cause the engine to burn a lot of oil. If this is the case then the valve stems need to be replaced and possibly...
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Ticking sound
Hi There, This kind of ticking sound is usually related to valve train noise that is caused by the lack of oil circulation or out of adjustment valve train components. This is somewhat common to a certain extent when the...
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Will a new oil pump stop the possible valve ticking in my 2004 Subaru Impreza when its cold and what should I put in the transmission
Hello. If the oil pressure is low then a new oil pump can lessen or eliminate the ticking noise. If the oil pressure is fine and you are still getting noise then you may have a failure in the valve...
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I have An 04 Subaru Outback and my sidelights on my headlights and my running tailight won't turn off with the ignition off. This
Hi there. This issue could be caused by multiple electrical gremlins, ranging from an exposed wire that is creating a short to damage from the ignition relay. The only way to really know for sure or to recommend a repair...
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When I shut off my vehicle after driving it for an hour or more it won't immediately start back up. At first, it will just click a
The intermittent no start condition you are describing will not damage the car. Obviously, though, an intermittent no start condition such as this can cause great inconvenience. If the symptom is no starter motor operation at all, it relatively easy...
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STOP fuse blows when I shift out of park.
It sounds like you have a failure in your neutral safety switch. This switch normally prevents the operation of the shifter unless the key is in the on position and the brake pedal is depressed. I would recommend having your...
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Hard shutter or vibrate at turning low speeds
Hello, thank you for writing in. If the issues started after the work that was most recently done, you want to verify that those repairs were done right and are holding. If the vibration and shaking were present before hand,...
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Would a cam shaft positioning sensor cause my check engine and AT Oil Temp to flash?
The camshaft sensor will cause the check engine light to be illuminated if it is bad. It will not cause the transmission oil temperature light to come on. This can come on if the transmission is overheating, running hotter than...
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is it possible to put crankshaft sensor where canshaft sensir goes, and visa versa?
For the question as to whether or not you can put the camshaft and crankshaft sensors into the wrong orifice, I don't see this being possible. The physical dimensions would be close, but the protrusion of the sensor pickup should...
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my car wont start
Be sure you added an adequate amount of gasoline to the fuel tank. If the starter motor itself is not functioning (i.e., no engine cranking), then the starter circuit has to be diagnosed. If the starter motor is functioning, but...
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Thumbing sound on right rear tire...
Hi there. Sometimes a thumping noise that will increase as the vehicle goes faster is caused by one of three things. First, it could be a wheel weight on the inner part of the wheel is hitting against the brake...
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Rough idle and sputtering off and on
Hello, and thank you for writing in. Considering the age and mileage of the vehicle, there could be a number of issues going on. At this point in its life, there are going to be critical components that will need...
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oil leak
Hello. We will be happy to assist you. The repairing of your oil leak should be able to be spaced out over your next oil changes, depending on the severity of the leaks. The technician working on your vehicle should...
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My 2008 Subaru Forester will not move forward in any gear
Hello. If you have an automatic transmission and the vehicle will not move forward at all then most of the time this is the result of a serious internal transmission failure. It can also be caused by an issue with...
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Were is the passenger side vvl on 2006 Forester
Hello, thank you for writing in. Standing on the passenger (right) side of the vehicle, you will want to look under the air duct between the intake and the air filter. Below it you will see two connections. One is...
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Tickin noise when sitting on the breaks?
Hi there. In most cases when you hear a ticking noise during idle it is caused by one of three issues; low oil pressure or not enough oil in the engine, low power steering fluid or a serpentine or drive...
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Car Overheating; Unknown cause
The coolant could be low, the thermostat could be plugged up or sticking, the radiator could be plugged up restricting the coolant flow, the water pump could have failed, or the head gasket could have burned causing the engine to...
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I now have a donut on and my AWD light flickers and my steering wheel jerks.Its normally during acc but can happen randomly.
Hello, thank you for writing in. The spare tire on your vehicle does not have the monitoring systems the rest of the tires have. The spare will not input wheel speed sensor and other data to the computer. This is...
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How much for a head gasket replacement job?
Hi There, It sounds like you may be correct in that this is a classic sign of a blown head gasket. A blown head gasket may cause a number of different symptoms. Coolant in the engine oil, an engine misfire...

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