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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Q: 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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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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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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I have a p0302 already replaced spark plugs and wires and coil pack and fuel injector runs rough at idle but smooths out at 1500
Hi Tyler. Thanks for contacting us today. I think you might find this article very helpful, as it will explain the source of this error code, possible sources and repair solutions.

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