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Just replaced battery and brakes, why won't my starter engage?
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a faulty starter solenoid or starter relay. If you hear a clicking sound when turning the key, it is likely that your starter solenoid may be faulty. The starter solenoid is located...
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car starts up fine it will drive rough running and few hundred feet and then completely down
Hello. Typically, a vehicle will start and then quit because of an issue with the fuel or electrical system. It is important to monitor fuel levels as well as warning lights which can signal to the driver that a vehicle...
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Trouble starting car with brand new battery.
Hi There, This is likely a problem with something on your starter called a starter solenoid. The starter solenoid is located on the starter and has internal electrical contacts that transmit electricity to the starter. As electricity is supplied to...
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Metal Shavings In Engine From Turbo
When it comes to metal shavings in the engine, you have to understand that those shavings will go everywhere. They will get between moving parts and cause further damage. They can get into the rings on the pistons and score...
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Need to disarm 2ndary key fob alarm system
If you just need to program a key fob, I would recommend searching in the owner's manual for the procedure on how to do this. If it is possible to do by yourself, it will most likely be listed in...
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Car shakes and stalls when I press the accelerator.
Hello There, Shaking or vibration may be caused by many different things such as faulty spark plugs, poor fuel pressure or misfires. Other things such as a faulty idle air control valve may cause the engine idle to drop below...
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Car engine keeps shaking then it shuts off. Did I ruin it by accidentally putting too much oil in?
It certainly is possible that some engine damage was done. With the oil level reading an inch or more above the full line, it's a safe guess that you were running at least 2 quarts overfilled. Considering the engine holds...
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Is it worth replacing the head gasget and other parts ? The car is in good condition and rides fine. Due to estimate I will D.I.Y
If the engine is in good condition (check and evaluate sufficiency of compression, and variance from cylinder to cylinder, BEFORE disassembling; record the values) and the vehicle itself is in reasonably good condition you absolutely should do the repair. Buy...
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Check engine light
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a dirty or failing mass air flow sensor. The mass air flow sensor monitors air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the motor. This sensor relays...
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High idle
Hello. A high idle can be caused a few different things. If a squirrel chewed up your air filter it may be possible that it chewed on an intake hose, or another part of the intake tubing, which is now...
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Door chimes when locking car
Hi there. You might want to contact your local Subaru dealership for assistance with this; as we're not sure if this is possible to complete. They would be able to provide you with the right information. Thanks for writing in...
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Replacing struts on a lowered car.
Hi there. The best thing to do is remove one of the struts on the rear of the vehicle and take it to the local parts store and see if you can match up a replacement strut. If you need...
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New EGR Transducer Leads To Other Issues?
Hi there. Look to see where the EGR (Exhaust Gas Recirculation) is plumed into the engine. If the EGR is plumed into the cylinder number 3 and the EGR has a leak, then the cylinder number 3 will be weak...
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I have a 2003 Subaru Legacy Outback and just recently it started dying whenever I shift into reverse.
Hi There, While this could certainly be caused by a fuel delivery problem such as a clogged fuel filter, it would seem odd that the same reaction would not happen in drive and only in reverse. The the fuel supply...
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Hi I have a question about an engine swap 1995 Subaru Legacy
Hi - your best bet is to look at "bolt-in" options that are Subaru based, if this is going into a Subaru Legacy. What turbo engines, either OEM or aftermarket, will bolt into the '95 Legacy model? Choosing a Porsche...
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Lost coolant through the exhaust
If you are losing coolant out of the exhaust after you overheated the motor then you may have damaged the heads by warping them and coolant now leaks past the head gaskets. Your engine will not crank now due to...
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Changed my headgasket and radiator on my 98 subaru legacy outback and my car starts overheating on long trips until heat is on 4
The most common causes of overheating include low coolant level, a faulty thermostat, a plugged radiator, a faulty radiator pressure cap, collapsed hoses, non functioning cooling fans, and a faulty water pump or drive belt. Certain engine faults, such as...
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ABS light on and Error 55 code , and clunking when turning wheel 2006 Subaru Legacy
Hello the "Error 55" usually indicates a failed wheel speed sensor (or dirt or corrosion preventing one of them from reading correctly). This failure is probably what is turning on your ABS warning, and prevents cruise control from working (intentional)....
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Engine shaking after put in gear
Hello. If you fixed a couple problems yourself I first want to commend you on that because you have to be some type of car guy to do so. I highly doubt an oil change will be the cause for...
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Shuts down as soon as foot is taken off accelerator. BUT isn't smooth when kept running. It vibrates. Shakes
Hi there. If you smell fuel and are having acceleration issues, it is more likely than not that you have a fuel leak under the hood of your Subaru Legacy. This can be caused by a damaged fuel system connector,...

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