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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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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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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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If my car is over heating due to a thermostat how long can I keep driving before the car shuts off ?
I would suggest shutting the car off immediately if it is overheating in order to avoid potential catastrophic engine damage. If the motor overheats for an extended period of time, you run the risk of cause damage to the cylinder...
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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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Based on your description, it sounds as if your transmission may be having trouble shifting up to the next gear. When decelerating, the transmission will begin to downshift. If deceleration happens with an immediate acceleration afterwards, this can cause the...
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Front windshield washer pump not working. New pump. Both sides of plug light when using test light. Makes no noise when activated
If the pump is confirmed good (or is new) but it won't run in the circuit, that means that there is a voltage drop in the circuit to the pump due to high resistance. A test light will work with...
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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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Q: HVAC
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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My 05 subaru legacy gt was flashing abs, now wont start but lights in car are on
The ABS system light likely has nothing to do with the fact that the vehicle will not start unfortunately. If you just hear a clicking sound from your starter but all lights are working perfectly fine, it is possible that...
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My car is making a knocking noise, front left engine or axle.
It is very possible that the mechanic who looked at your vehicle could have been wrong in their diagnosis. Strut mounts and sway bar links can often cause similar noises to what you are hearing as well. I would recommend...
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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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I just had my timing kit replaced and now my steering wheel vibrates when I'm turning and it's really noisy.
It is not likely that these two issues are related as they are very different systems in the vehicle. The rack and pinion is part of the power steering system. If there is a leak in the system, this will...
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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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Car starts to run warm at low rpm. Coolant level is good. Fans are coming on and off as normal. RPM goes up temp goes to normal.
A faulty thermostat or an issue with the water pump, including possibly a loose water pump drive belt, are common causes. I would first suspect the thermostat though. The thermostat can be tested to rule it in or out. The...

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