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“Brake” light stays on
Hi Ed. Thanks for contacting us tonight. There are two general rules anytime a warning light is activated. First, the light is triggered by a mechanical or electrical fault that created an error code and was stored in the ECU....
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AT oil temp light flashing 9 long blinks and 3 short which means rear speed sensor. what is that on a 05 subaru wrx
Typically, this refers to the output shaft speed sensor, however depending on what you are reading in terms of the research, various literature will call it different things or refer to it differently. If you need additional help with this,...
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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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Hi, I have a 2006 Subaru wrx the radio and the clock on the dashboard does not turn on please help.
Hi Kevin. Thanks for contacting us today. There are a few possible reasons why this is happening. First and most likely is that you have a blown accessory electrical relay or fuse that is causing the radio, clock and other...
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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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Car overheats when i slow down, replaced thermostat, serviced radiator, and fans are working
Your cooling system is "marginal", that is at speed the "extra" air flow is enough to keep engine operating temperature in range. Unless the radiator is new, it is possible there are blockages within even if an attempt has been...
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Grinding noise when the steering wheel is straight. More prominent at higher speeds and when the steering toward the right
From what you describe it sounds like you have front wheel bearings that are noisey. They do not have to be loose to be noisey. Have the vehicle lifted and ran in drive to see if the noise can be...
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Hello i have a 2008 subaru wrx with 80k miles about a month ago car wouldnt start it will crank but not start that same day i went
Hi Jose. Thanks for contacting us today. A random hard to start problem like you're describing is typically caused by a fuel / air mixture problem. In most cases, a dirty or damaged mass air flow sensor, dirty air or...
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check engine light for o2 sensor because the straight pipe and an Evap code are on, what does this mean, want to buy but unsure
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After jump start why is check engine light on?
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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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I have a 2008 Subaru STI manual transmission. It's been difficult to switch gears while my car is running, no issue not running.
It is possible that you could be having a malfunction with the shift mechanism on your transmission. I would recommend having your vehicle inspected by a qualified transmission specialist to pinpoint the exact cause of this issue.
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Q: Clutch
There are a number of things that could be causing the smoke to be emitted from the exhaust, some of which may be related to the clutch or engine. If you are riding the clutch too often when slowing to...
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My car won't start, not even let me inside the car- unlock it, where do I tow it? What do I do?
Hi Dani. Thanks for contacting us today. If you are a member of AAA, you should call them and they will send over a tow truck. Even if the vehicle can't be opened, they can usually get the vehicle on...
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Q: dashboard warning lights
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new alternator has a burning smell
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My trunk light won't come on even though the bulb works and I have power. Does the light come on through the ground? Where?
The trunk light is controlled by switching the connection to the body ground. The switch will either be visible in the margin of the trunk lid, as a plunger type switch, or it may be in that trunk latch assembly...
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White smoke coming from my hood. Everything has been replaced but it's still smoking alot
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