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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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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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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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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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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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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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