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Installed new bearing, hearing creaking noise
Hi there. After listing to the video, it sounds as if the wheel bearings are not properly lubricated or not flush against the wheel hub or axle shaft. It might be best for you to remove that bearing and try...
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Power steering
Hi There, This may be related to a failing power steering pump or low power steering fluid levels. As you may know, the power steering system uses a pump, normally driven by a belt. The pump supplies pressure as it...
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I have a '92 Subara Legacy wagon that was recently stolen and recovered. Is it possible to have an ignition kill switch installed?
Hi there. The problem with installing aftermarket ignition switch components, beside the fact that we can't offer tips or suggestions on how to install them, is the potential for major electrical problems and glitches to occur. You might want to...
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Can I temporarily fix a burnt exhaust valve seal on my 2002 Subaru Legacy
Hi there. If you have a failure in one or more valve seals then that can cause the engine to burn a lot of oil. If this is the case then the valve stems need to be replaced and possibly...
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When I shut off my vehicle after driving it for an hour or more it won't immediately start back up. At first, it will just click a
The intermittent no start condition you are describing will not damage the car. Obviously, though, an intermittent no start condition such as this can cause great inconvenience. If the symptom is no starter motor operation at all, it relatively easy...
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P2138
Hi There, Code P2138 relates to what is called a throttle position sensor. The throttle position sensor monitors the throttle position of the throttle plate inside the throttle body in relation to your foot position on the gas pedal. Based...
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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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p0026
Your first three codes 0026,0028, and 0082 refer to the variable camshaft control system. Since the problem is common to both cylinder banks, You probably an electrical problem, maybe a damaged or disconnected wiring harness to the control solenoids. The...
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Engine accelerated slow with check engine light on. Light is now off and runs fine
The check engine light is on when the problem was present and vehicle was either in failure mode and reduced power and throttle response. As soon as the intermittent problem went away and systems started working normal the light went...
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I want to know what kind of muffler and tips to put on my Subaru to make it loud that won't mess it up
Hi there. Unfortunately, we don't provide tips or advice on aftermarket part upgrades. You might want to consult with a local performance shop or search online for Subaru forums where car owners discuss upgrades like you're inquiring.
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Door lock problems
Hi there. There is a resistor for the door locks that keep a voltage on the driver door lock cylinder to activate the secondary door locks electronically. If the resistor is leaking (losing power) it tends to cause the door...
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Check Engine Light Won't Come Off.
Hello, and thank you for writing in. There may be several other issues going on with the vehicle. The first to check is the TGV (tumble generator valve) sensor. It may need to be replaced, or the valve may need...
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Hesitation while accelerating while already moving, normal from a stop
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a fuel supply problem in getting the proper amount of fuel to the fuel injectors. As you know, when you turn the key to on, the fuel pump is activated and the...
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Car hesitating while accelerating
It sounds like you may have a fuel supply problem in getting the proper amount of fuel to the fuel injectors which may be caused by a bad fuel pump or potentially faulty fuel injectors. This can happen when the...
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Tickin noise when sitting on the breaks?
Hi there. In most cases when you hear a ticking noise during idle it is caused by one of three issues; low oil pressure or not enough oil in the engine, low power steering fluid or a serpentine or drive...
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How much will it be to replace my timing belt and have them installed?
Hi there. Without knowing the specific OBD-II error code that you're receiving, it's hard to tell you for sure that the timing belt needs to be replaced. Quite often, error codes similar to this are caused by sensors that are...
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Loss of power while driving.
The fuel pressure should be checked to inspect the condition of the fuel pump. If the fuel pressure is low, there may be a problem with the fuel pump or fuel filter. A weak ignition system may also cause a...
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Gasket sealer required for water pump and thermostat? 1992 Subaru Legacy
Hi there - no, gasket sealer should not be required. the thermostat should come with an o-ring, and the water pump should come with a paper-like gasket. Neither should require gasket sealant as long as the o-ring and gasket are...
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1990 Subaru Legacy 2.2L code 35. Replaced purge solenoid valve. Idles fine. while driving any speed randomly shuts off. 1992 Subaru Legacy
Hello - the first thing to check is whether the code 35 has cleared, and whether any codes remain. As you mention, Code 35 is a failure with the evaporative emissions purge valve circuit. Since you have replaced the valve,...
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I'm replacing a water pump in a Subaru Legacy. Do I need to use gasket sealant when replacing it? 1992 Subaru Legacy
Hi there - no, gasket sealer should not be required. the thermostat should come with an o-ring, and the water pump should come with a paper-like gasket. Neither should require gasket sealant as long as the o-ring and gasket are...

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