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1999 Subaru Forester Base 4 Cyl 2.5L
Engine - by CSpaulding 6/5/2015Loud rattling and shaking when I take my foot off the gas.
Like the topic says, my car shakes violentlywhenever I take my foot off the gas. I had just gotten it taken for an oil change and it had never made those sounds or shaken like that before. I first noticed it after driving for three hours on the highway I had thought ...
2002 Subaru Impreza WRX 4 Cyl 2.0L
Engine - by mike 5/30/2015Code reader says cylinders 1 thru 4 are misfiring....i dont know what to check next help please
i have replaced spark plugs,2 air filter,3 coil packs,4 fuel filter....car5 has 250k id like to keep it for another 250k..
2005 Subaru Outback VDC Limited 6 Cyl 3.0L
Engine - by jasonb 5/18/2015Cruise control 175 k 3.0 6cy vdc
so at hwy speeds cruise control sets but only for a minute then will jerk excel on the shut off will not reset on the road but if car is shut off then restarted it repeats problem ?
2008 Subaru Legacy 2.5i 4 Cyl 2.5L
Engine - by Matt K 5/15/2015Strange starter/electrical/battery issue
I'm having trouble starting my car but I've eliminated most of the problems through troubleshooting and I'm at a loss. When I turn the key, the solenoid clicks once then everything goes dead. By dead, I mean no lights, indicators, nothing except one orange light ...
1999 Subaru Forester L 4 Cyl 2.5L
Engine - by jhmcneil 5/9/2015Should I get my Subaru head gasket replaced or just sell the vehicle?
I am positive I already asked this, but I cannot find it. 122,000 miles and no check engine light, but a bad oil leak from the passenger's side, but as far as I can tell, not a coolant leak, nor anything leaking into the coolant. The exhaust looks "clean." The ...
2006 Subaru Impreza WRX 4 Cyl 2.5L
Engine - by aequitas0340 5/9/2015Engine sometimes overheats when idling. Check engine light on.
Drove car 20 miles. Parked and idling with AC on, car was fine. Suddenly check engine light (CEL) came on and engine temp was spiked almost in red zone. Shut engine off. Oil was low 1 quart and coolant in overflow looked black as though mixed with oil. Topped off ...
2011 Subaru Forester X Premium 4 Cyl 2.5L
Engine - by howard 4/18/2015When I try to start my car it won't start. Switch turns and all the lights blink off an on.
I can't put my Windows up either an gauges go up an down than stop halfway an stay their. Their is a new battery in car.
1997 Subaru Legacy L 4 Cyl 2.2L
Engine - by Chuck 3/26/2015Why does it keep stalling?
The car runs for 2-4 minutes but then starts to buck a little then stalls.
2008 Subaru Tribeca Limited 6 Cyl 3.6L
Engine - by viking 3/15/2015Car battery doesn't keep charge why?
Car battery doesn't keep a charge I put a new battery in and that didn't solve the problem. If I turn it off I'll need a jump each time it is turned off.
2000 Subaru Legacy GT 4 Cyl 2.5L
Engine - by Hordz 3/5/2015Why does my dash flicker and then the engine cuts out?
I have a 2000 Subaru Legacy B4 and was wondering if anyone could help me. When I start my car the E brake and battery lights are on and then a couple minutes later the abs light comes on and the dash starts flickering and the it starts shuttering and cuts out? Any ...
2004 Subaru Forester XS 4 Cyl 2.5L
Engine - by Aileen_vivian2605 3/3/2015Why does the car hesitate when I step on the gas?
Sometimes has no acceleration and violently jerks whilst driving
1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 4 Cyl 2.5L
Engine - by IdahoBelle 2/23/2015My check engine light is on and my car hesitates when I try to accelerate, what could be the problem?
As listed above, I have a Subaru Legacy 97. I just bought her a year ago and the previous owner had just put in a brand new engine. She doesn't really drive abnormally, except she kind of fights me when I try to accelerate. There is more tension in the gas pedal ...
1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 4 Cyl 2.5L
Engine - by SGudgel 2/18/2015Should I get my headgasket replaced on my Subaru outback or just sell it?
It's a 98, it has 240,000 miles on it. The water pump froze this winter and I had to get that changed, a new timing belt, and a temperature valve or thermostat changed. I drove it for almost three hours after it was repaired and it overheated and died. Now it ...
1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 4 Cyl 2.5L
Engine - by SGudgel 2/18/2015Should I get my Subaru head gasket replaced or just sell the vehicle?
It's a 98, with 240,000 miles on it. The water pump froze this winter so I had it replaced along with the timing belt, temperature valve and thermostat. After it was repaired I drove almost three hours in it and it overheated and died. Now it won't run more than ...
1999 Subaru Legacy Outback 4 Cyl 2.5L
Engine - by hatamama66 2/12/2015High pitched squeal and chirping while engine is running
The symptom is constant warm or cold, driving or stopped. It started four days ago gradually more noticeable since. Check engine light comes on intermittent and no other warning lights appear. Sometimes the odometer and speedometer will briefly not register. 170,000 ...