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In a keyless entry car, can you also have an alarm say auto watch alarm system installed?
Hello. From what you describe it would appear that the aftermarket alarm system may be having an issue. If the alarm has done this since it was installed then it may be possible that it is wired improperly, or that...
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I want to replace a muffler
Hi there: Unfortunately, installing aftermarket upgrades to OEM vehicles is not a service we currently offer. However, you might want to contact a company like Magnaflow and ask them about the size applications best suited for your 2007 Subaru Impreza....
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Headlights/turn signals constantly going out
Hello. There are many things that can cause the bulbs to fail frequently on your vehicle. Most of the time it is vibration related. If the vehicle has low profile tires on it then that can cause it or of...
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Car loses some engine power when the blower is turned on.
A minor loss of power when the fan is engaged is probably due to the air conditioning compressor. When the air conditioning, or the heater, is switched on, it activates the compressor. The light squeal is most likely coming from...
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Codes po102 103 113
Hi there: It's very difficult to tell you where to start if we don't know what type of troubles or symptoms you're experiencing. A professional mechanic typically will download OBD-II trouble codes first, then test drive or communicate with the...
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Should I replace my engine or buy a used car?
Considering that the price to replace your engine and the cost to purchase a new vehicle are in the same price range, I would choose the option that takes less time. This will remove this headache from your life sooner....
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Turbo is not boosting - is this fixable?
Hello. If your engine is not boosting properly then it may be related to the actuator. In most cases turbo wastegate actuators should be difficult to move by hand, as they are designed to open up as boost pressure increases....
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Exhaust system
The sound of the exhaust is not determined by whether it is a turbo-back, or a cat-back system. The determining factors for the amount of sound that comes from a given system are the size of the piping being installed,...
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Added 2 quarts of oil about two weeks ago, oil is almost gone now.
Broadly, if you are using more than 1 quart during a 1,000 to 2,000 mile interval, then the oil consumption is considered excessive. So, you should be able to go at least 1,000 miles without losing more than 1 quart,...
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Loss of power in 1st gear
Hi there. Adjusting turbo boost for this engine is a compromise at best. Setting boost to be optimal for 3rd, 4th and 5th gear (without over-boosting) means 1st and 2nd gear don't get that much boost. Stepping up boost for...
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How to increase power without adding turbo?
Hi there. There are many ways to increase power to your vehicle without adding a turbo or supercharger. You could change the exhaust manifold to a exhaust header and gain more power. You could change the intake to have air...
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The engine stalls under acceleration
This may be a sign of a failing throttle position sensor. The throttle position sensor (TPS) is a sensor used to monitor the throttle position of the throttle plate inside the throttle body in relation to your foot position on...
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Blower fan does not work.
If there is voltage being applied to the blower fan with a good ground and there is no operation, the fan itself may be the problem. If the ground has been disrupted or the proper controls are not coming the...
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My car is overheating and my heater is blowing cold air on and off
The heater not working in some cases may be related to the overheating problem you are also having. This may be due to a faulty heater blower motor or potentially a bad heater core. As you may know, the heater...
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Check engine light
Hello. P0171 is the trouble code for a lean condition at bank 1. This can be caused by a wide variety of issues, primarily issues with the engine management or fuel systems, and therefore can sometimes be difficult to diagnose....
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Intermittent central locking issue
Hello there, many common faults will cause your 1995 Subaru Impreza to fail to lock all of the doors intermittently. The first thing to look for in this situation is to inspect the condition of the key, if the key...
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Right turn signal is activated when pressing brake
Typically, what happens is that the brake switch under the pedal is attached to an electrical relay that when depressed, illuminates the brake light. The relay switch however is under the hood; and can occasionally short or activate the "parking...
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My car has a high pitch chirping sound when accelerating. 2010 Subaru Impreza
Hi - your Impreza has a turbocharged engine for enhanced performance. This produces pressurized air for the engine, increasing power. To avoid over-pressurizing the engine, there are boost pressure controls, and a "waste gate" port to vent over-pressure - all...
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I'm wanting to know if I can fit the dual exhaust muffler from a Nissan Bluebird 92 onto a 94 Impreza Wagon CS Cheers.
Hi there. It is possible for any kind of muffler to install onto your vehicle. This will determine if there is room for the muffler and if the pipe size is the same or not. If the pipe is the...
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should I disconnect the battery?
Hello. Thank you for writing in. There is absolutely no issue with disconnecting the battery while you are gone. It also gives added protection from it be stolen while you are away. If you choose to disconnect the battery, take...

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