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Squealing and clicking noise from back part of the car but only when moving forward
Hello, thank you for writing in. The first step is to definitively determine if the noise happens when the vehicle is moving (and it is brake or wheel related), or if the noise happens constantly when the vehicle is running....
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Whining noise after head gasket replacement on Subaru Impreza 2007
Hi Al. Let me try to answer your questions in order. First, it is always possible that a mechanic made a mistake when reassembling your engine. However, what is more probable is that whatever caused the head gasket to fail...
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2010 Subaru Forester power steering does not work, battery light is on, smell of rubber from engine compartment
It does indeed sound like your drive belt is broken. Your vehicle has two belts: one for the A/C and another for the power steering and alternator. Obviously, if the latter breaks, you no longer have power steering and your...
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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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Wheel Grinding noise
What you are describing sounds like a wheel bearing that may be starting to fail. A wheel bearing will usually fail due to pitting or small damage on the surface of the rollers or the bearing race. Both the surface...
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my car has theissue that it often lose power steering suddenly while turning.nothing leaks but there's clunky noice when turning
The only way to determine if the collision caused damage is to carefully MEASURE the alignment and, as well, the frame dimensions using a tram. If those steps have not been specifically taken, what the mechanics have told you about...
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2008 Subaru WRX slight increasingly noticable hum that seems to be coming from front driver side axle noticable turning right
I believe you are on the right track. In order to determine if a wheel bearing is making this sound, I would recommend using a mechanic's stethoscope and touching it up against the back of the steering knuckle while the...
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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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Ticking sound
Hi There, This kind of ticking sound is usually related to valve train noise that is caused by the lack of oil circulation or out of adjustment valve train components. This is somewhat common to a certain extent when the...
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Will a new oil pump stop the possible valve ticking in my 2004 Subaru Impreza when its cold and what should I put in the transmission
Hello. If the oil pressure is low then a new oil pump can lessen or eliminate the ticking noise. If the oil pressure is fine and you are still getting noise then you may have a failure in the valve...
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How much for just labor to reolace timing belt
Hi there. Having a timing belt replaced is one of those jobs where every step involved should be completed by a professional mechanic; including securing parts. It might be tempting to purchase the parts yourself or even assume that you'd...
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Why won't the clips stay on my brake pads on my 2010 Subaru Forester
Hello. I would need to know if the problem is with the retainer clips on the pad mounts or the clips that go on the pads. Either way if the clips are being installed correctly and they will not hold...
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I have An 04 Subaru Outback and my sidelights on my headlights and my running tailight won't turn off with the ignition off. This
Hi there. This issue could be caused by multiple electrical gremlins, ranging from an exposed wire that is creating a short to damage from the ignition relay. The only way to really know for sure or to recommend a repair...
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What would cause the engine temperature in my 2002 Subaru Impreza to constantly fluctuate.
Hi there. If your temperature continues to do this then you either have a flow issue within the cooling system or you have a small leak in the head gasket. I usually start by doing a block test on the...
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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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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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How much for a head gasket replacement job?
Hi There, It sounds like you may be correct in that this is a classic sign of a blown head gasket. A blown head gasket may cause a number of different symptoms. Coolant in the engine oil, an engine misfire...
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2010 Subaru Foreseter makes grinding noise when idle or taking foot off the gas pedal
Hi There, Depending on where in the vehicle the noise is coming from this may be related to clutch components such as a bad throw-out bearing, pilot bearing or even the front main shaft transmission bearing if the noise is...

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