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Car dies while idling in neutral and wont turn over without jumpbox even though battery reads 12.4 volts when parked
Even though the battery shows 12 volts does not mean it can have enough power to turn the motor on and will need to be load tested to see if it can. Once the battery is replaced and the cables...
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2006 Subaru Legacy GT moonroof tilt won't close
It is likely that there is something that is jammed in the gears or the tracks of the sunroof. If the switch and motor are working properly, a mechanical malfunction is likely the only thing that could cause any issues....
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While I'm driving my brake light will start flashing and my "at oil temp" light will come on a
Yes, the warning lights are suggestive of a problem but identification of the specific cause requires diagnosis. There are many possible underlying causes including even something as mundane as a low transmission fluid level, dragging brakes, under inflated tires, and...
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Do subaru outbacks tend to have wheel bearing issues?
If you only get the noise when coasting then you may have uneven wear on the tires. I would suggest to have tires rotated first to see if noise changes and if it does then you may need new tires...
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Should you get an alignment after an engine replacement?
Hi There, If the motor is removed and replaced properly, this should not impact the alignment. That is not to say that is unheard of as sometimes during the course of moving things around steering components may be accidentally moved,...
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Can clearing a code affect the idle air control valve
If the codes were cleared and idle learn was reset then it may take a day or two to relearn the idle again and will have erratic idle until then. If after a couple days still runs rough or stalls...
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My car is misfiring and shaking
The cause of the oil in the spark plug hole is going to be a leaking valve cover gasket and tube seals for the spark plugs are leaking oil into the spark plug holes. You will need to replace valve...
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Replaced neutral saftey switch but code p1121 is still coming up.
Hi there. There are two possible reasons why the code is still popping up. Typically when an error code is stored in the ECU, and a repair is made, the original code is still stuck in the ECU. In most...
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i dont know where to find my starter relay on my 1994 subaru legacy
Hello, thank you for writing in. The starter relay will either be under the dashboard inside the vehicle, or it will be in the main fuse box located in the engine bay. If you cannot find it in the main...
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If I can get diagnostic codes for a turbo, is that enough to go off of to start working on and repairing a turbo?
White smoke coming from the exhaust tends to be caused by coolant mixed in the engine oil. In most cases, this is due to damaged cylinder head gaskets or other damaged done by an overheating problem. It's very hard to...
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looking for the fuel pump fuse location on a 92 subaru legacy
If the pump ran out of ruel and was ran low on fuel all the time then the pump will seize up and not pump. You most likely have a bad fuel pump. There is no fuse between pump and...
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at oil temp light on
If the automatic transmission oil temperature light is always on and even when the engine is just started then you may have a bad wire or temperature sensor. If transmission is actually getting hot then it may be due to...
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I have a 2000 Subaru Legacy. When the car is parked or foot is on the break the idle goes up and down. Doesn’t stall out though.
This problem of erratic idle speed is often referred to as "surging" or "hunting". The causes include a faulty idle air control valve or circuit (IAC), a faulty ECM (not common), faults in the fuel pump control circuit, defective spark...
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I have a 1991 legacy all of a sudden the stop light is staying on and the battery indicator light is staying on. As well as the ou
Hi Troy. Thanks for submitting your question. Usually, when you have multiple electrical issues like you've described it is due to an exposed electrical wire that has created a short in the system. It could also be an indication of...
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It sounds like you may have a faulty blend door actuator. Inside your vehicle's vent system, there are small doors that open and close to change the flow of air running through the system. These doors are operated by small...
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radiator and overflow full, car is steaming but not overheating according to indicator gauge. can i drive it?
Hi Ronda. Thanks for contacting us today. It's quite possible that your thermostat or coolant temperature sensor is what is causing this issue. If the gauge is malfunctioning, it will cause the coolant to run hotter than it should, creating...
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Blown head gasket
Without seeing the vehicle it would be hard to know if it is worth the repairs. I would recommend having a complete vehicle inspection to see if the vehicle only needs a head gasket and does not have more major...
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Coolant loss and vibration of front end with funny noise in my AWD Subaru
The problem sounds like the steering rack and pinion is noisey and grinding internally and may need replaced. This can cause erratic steering control.
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When I make a turn both ways I hear a knocking sound, I have already changed, cv shaft, lower control arms and ball joints.
It is possible that you can have some free play in one of your inner or outer tie rod ends. I would recommend having your inner and outer tie rod ends inspected by a qualified professional to determine if they...

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