2002 Subaru Impreza Outback Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2002 Subaru Impreza Outback
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2002 Subaru Impreza Outback ProblemsCheck Engine Light Due to Failed Knock Sensor
There have been reports of "clutch chatter," particularly when driving the vehicle from a cold start. If the issue was reported by the owner while the vehicle was still under warranty, the dealer may replace the clutch with improved parts.
Sometimes the Check Engine Light illuminates because the computer detects misfires. Subaru released an improved spark plug wire set to solve the problem. The ignition coil should also be inspected for carbon tracks or short circuits between the contacts
2002 Subaru Impreza Outback QuestionsHeavy Shake/Rattle In Front (1 answer)
At 45mph+ when I let off the gas and coast there will be a rattling coming from the front right side. It shakes the steering wheel but doesn't cause any impairment while driving. When the shaking/rattling is happening if I hit the brakes it stops but when I let off it rattles/shakes again at ...
My mechanic is saying that the oil leaking on to the O2 sensor is causing the an issue with the wires and the misfire because the gas is not burning properly through the exhaust
Bolt holding alternator to car sheared off not once but twice...this takes out powersteering but more importantly only have 20 minutes of drive time without any radio/lights,etc on because the battery can't charge...this problem has occurred twice driving on a straight road on my way to work ...