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2008 Subaru Forester 2.5 X 4 Cyl 2.5L
Engine - by AutoMD Member 7/5/2014What should a timing belt change cost?
My Forrester has hit 100000 miles and needs timing belt change.
2006 Subaru Outback 2.5i 4 Cyl 2.5L
Engine - by AutoMD Member 6/28/2014Why isn't either of my fans working ?
my car has 33,000 miles on it . neither of the radiator fan are turning on causing vehicle to overheat at stop lights and a/c to blow warm air, driving down road car cools down and a/c blows cold. what could be causing fans not to work ?
1999 Subaru Impreza Outback 4 Cyl 2.2L
Engine - by AutoMD Member 6/10/2014What is wrong with my coolant system?!
Someone please help!!! earlier I was trying to fix a coolant leak from the thermostat housing, so I took the cover off and wiped off any gunk around then I put the cap back on, when I started my car and drove it for about 10 minutes I noticed it read C for cold at ...
2005 Subaru Impreza WRX STI 4 Cyl 2.5L
Engine - by TheDude 5/10/2014Why did my engines temperature spike all of a sudden?
Have not driven my car for about a month, but turned it on 1 week ago. Now I take it out, get on the freeway and did not notice the temperature till I got off at an exit. Thermostat is good and fans are working. No leaks, hiss or smoke.
2009 Subaru Forester X Limited 4 Cyl 2.5L
Engine - by AutoMD Member 5/3/2014Why do my engine light, stability control light, and cruise control lights still come on?
The car was recalled to replace the front catalytic converter and re-program the ECM. Since then, the rear catalytic converter, ignition coil, and spark plug wires have been replaced and the throttle body has been cleaned. However, the engine light, stability ...
2005 Subaru Forester XS 4 Cyl 2.5L
Engine - by AutoMD Member 4/21/2014Engine runs smoothly but have a loud knocking sound
No smoke or leaks
2004 Subaru Baja Turbo 4 Cyl 2.5L
Engine - by AutoMD Member 4/16/2014Engine stalls at idle when my blower motor is on.
My 04 Baja turbo engine stalls when my blower motor is on for AC or heater. This happens when I slow for a stop or when I idle at a stop. If I turn blower off prior to slowing down/stopping, the engine does not stall.
1996 Subaru Legacy Outback 4 Cyl 2.2L
Engine - by AutoMD Member 4/15/2014EJ22 just replaced head gaskets, timing belt and clutch. Starts right up and runs for ten minutes then dies. What's up?
Dashboard idiot lights stay dimly lit after key has been removed. Must disconnect battery to clear. Engine sounds a little more 'clicky' then before repair but runs good when running. Electrical connections all seem good. Can not run long enough to figure anything ...
2004 Subaru Legacy GT 4 Cyl 2.5L
Engine - by AutoMD Member 4/7/2014What's error code "Er Pd" in odo/trip meter mean?
My customer's odo/trip meter has shown error code as "Er Pd" for a while and cannot start engine after that. What's problem with this? I try to find the meaning of error code in service manual but do not find anything as Er Pd. Please answer or give me more ...
1993 Subaru Impreza Base 4 Cyl 1.8L
Engine - by john 4/6/2014My 1993 subaru Impreza 1.8 liter runs hot I changed the radiator, water pump, thermostat and still runs hot, what else
Still running hot with the fans on
1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 4 Cyl 2.5L
Engine - by AutoMD Member 4/4/2014Started with a CEL and a PC004 code.
Replaced plugs and wires. Ran great for three days. Same code pops up and starts running rough again. Low idle produces a flashing CEL and running horrible. Told could be the fuel injector, preparing to replace on the bad cylinder. Any other possibilities? Don't ...
2006 Subaru Impreza WRX 4 Cyl 2.5L
Engine - by AutoMD Member 4/1/2014Engine misfire at idle.
Only 2 cylinders firing at idle. Runs good at higher driving speeds 50-80 MPH.
1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 4 Cyl 2.5L
Engine - by AutoMD Member 3/30/2014Removal of harmonic pully
150000 need to know how to remove the harmonic pulley
2001 Subaru Impreza L 4 Cyl 2.2L
Engine - by AutoMD Member 3/24/2014Help with new ECM installation
There's an immobolizer system involve
1980 Subaru DL Base 4 Cyl 1.6L
Engine - by AutoMD Member 3/22/2014My cars idle speeds up to almost full throttle after I start driving. Carburetor just rebuilt and cant figure it out.
When started it idles fine, usually I can rev it a couple times then the idle speed skyrockets. Have adjusted fuel and air mixture and idle speed and no change. If I turn the car off and back off it goes back to an idle. Thank you for any input.