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I think my cv boot came off!
I am glad you asked this question. I am going to go through some steps with you to ensure that you have the correct problem diagnosed. When you look at the wheel well on the side where you...
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Is this car worth buying?
As you know, with any car the life expectancy of it depends largely on the maintenance schedule the owner has maintained, the driving conditions it is subjected to, the driving habits of the owner and many other factors. When a...
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My car is only yielding 11km/liter - what should I do?
Hello. A 2016 Impreza 2.0 should yield 28 mpg city 37 mpg highway. If it is only yielding 11 KM/L at 120 KM/PH then there is likely an issue with the vehicle, as it should be yielding close to 15...
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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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Car glitches out when trying to start
Hi there. This does sound like an electrical issue. Most of the time this is caused by a problem with either a loose negative batter ground, but I have also had a lot of problems with the positive battery cable...
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How do I fix this issue on my 1993 Subaru Impreza?
Hi there. If the engine overheated, then it is more than likely that a head gasket is leaking now. This engine has weak head gaskets, so if it gets hot at all, these will fail. I usually pressure test the...
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I had my timing belt changed at 50,000 miles in 2008. Now at 89,000 miles should I replace it again?
Hello and thank you for contacting Your Mechanic. The timing belt should be changed every 50,000 miles or every 5 years. Unless there is an oil leak that is leaking onto the belt or the vehicle is being driven hard,...
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Crank shaft wobbly
Hi there. On the "front" end of the crankshaft is a harmonic balancer held on by one large bolt that is torqued to 132.8 ft. lbs that is pretty tight. It's not too likely that the bolt is "loose". The...
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replaced the engine temp sensor and now the cooling fans wont turn on
Hello there, a few common faults will cause your cooling fans to not work after the temperature sensor was replaced on your 2003 Subaru Impreza. If the problems started right after the repair was made the replacement coolant temperature sensor...
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I checked the Check Engine Light and the code P1700 came on which relates to the throttle position sensor. How do I fix it?
Hi and thanks for contacting YourMechanic. The code P1700 is stored from a faulty vacuum box on the transmission kickdown cable or a vacuum leak. Check under the hood for any vacuum hoses that are broken especially the ones to...
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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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Rattling Sound - 2007 Subaru Impreza
Hey there. I suspect you have an engine-mounted bracket that is touching a heat-shield or other metal component under the hood, generating the noise you hear. Get a helper to hold the brake, and put the car in gear while...
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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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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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