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Whining noise after head gasket replacement on Subaru Impreza 2007
Hi Al. Let me try to answer your questions in order. First, it is always possible that a mechanic made a mistake when reassembling your engine. However, what is more probable is that whatever caused the head gasket to fail...
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2008 Subaru WRX slight increasingly noticable hum that seems to be coming from front driver side axle noticable turning right
I believe you are on the right track. In order to determine if a wheel bearing is making this sound, I would recommend using a mechanic's stethoscope and touching it up against the back of the steering knuckle while the...
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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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Chirp and squeal goes away when braking(new brakes new rotors)
You will need to have the brake pads and rotors checked to see if the sensors are not rubbing on the rotor. Also the backing dust plate may be hitting the rotor. If your ABS is engaging when it should...
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What would cause the engine temperature in my 2002 Subaru Impreza to constantly fluctuate.
Hi there. If your temperature continues to do this then you either have a flow issue within the cooling system or you have a small leak in the head gasket. I usually start by doing a block test on the...
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2013 Subaru Impreza. Speedometer not working. Abs light on check engine light on and brake light on what could be going on?
Hello, thank you for writing in. The multiple lights coming on is a sign that one of the major components in the vehicle is failing. Considering the lights all seem to be related to the ABS or wheel speed sensors,...
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When I start my Subaru I get a squeaking noise and the steering doesn't turn as easy as it should. The squealing usually stops in
The power steering pump is belt-driven off the crankshaft. Check the belt condition. If the belt is loose or on poor condition (dry/cracked/stretched), replacing it may correct the issue. Also, if the belt is loose, the belt tensioner can be...
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Passenger window rolls down but not up. 1999 Surbaru Impreza
Hello. It sounds like you have a wiring issue in the door. If this occurred right after the speakers then the wiring may be pinched in the door causing this. The panel will need to be removed and the wiring...
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I just did a complete rebuild on my Subaru 05 sti and put an exhaust and intake on it. I was told I shouldn't drive it too much
Hi there. Although we don't provide service or tips for aftermarket component installations as you've recently completed on your Subaru Impreza, our advice would be to always follow the manufactures recommendations. Remember, the engine on your Subaru is fine-tuned to...
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Hi I have a 2012 Subaru Impreza when I got in the car this morning the check engine light was on every light was on blinking so I
Exhaust leaks are a high priority to fix due to the dangers of carbon monoxide. Also, dependent on leak location, exhaust leaks can throw off the proper operation of otherwise good oxygen sensors. To request identification of where the exhaust...
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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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Passenger rear wheel is scraping on suspension
I would first recommend getting an alignment check to determine what the angles look like. Based on this, bent suspension parts should be more easily identified. If the vehicle cannot be aligned in its current condition, camber bolt kits are...
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Clutch pedal is stuck to the floor, low pressure any ideas?
Your clutch master cylinder is probably out of fluid. Topping it off probably won't do the trick because it now has air in the system that needs to be bled out. You might be able to get some activity out...
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Subaru P01443 code on a 2004 Impreza TS. I replaced the Evap control selonid and am still having trouble fueling. What could it be?
Hello. From what you are explaining it does sound like a purge valve or something else in the EVAP system is not closing properly after fueling. When this occur it causes a vacuum leak and can cause excessive amounts of...
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I have a 2000 subaru impreza outback sport and I want to put a new engine in it to get it running again. It had a 2.0 liter and I
Hello, thank you for writing in. The 2.5 Liter will fit into the vehicle which previously had a smaller displacement. When upgrading in size, you must expect that there are going to be minor issues along the way. As long...
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Need to know about modifications
The answer is "it depends". Modifications range from ECU tuning to turbo upgrades and air intake modifications. If you intend to return the engine completely to stock, that shouldn't be an issue as you would just basically reverse anything that...
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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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96 Subaru Impreza Outback is overheating and there's hissing from the top rear of the engine and I want to diagnose for free!
Overheating can be caused by a number of things such as low coolant levels, a faulty thermostat, a clogged radiator or a failing coolant fan switch. As you may know the coolant fan switch helps to maintain the proper coolant...
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Engine Code P0172
Good afternoon. Thanks for contacting us today. P-0172 is a trouble code that is set when the ECU senses that there may be too much gasoline present in the air-fuel mixture of the engine. I would recommend reading this article...

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