2002 Subaru Impreza Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2002 Subaru Impreza
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2002 Subaru Impreza ProblemsEngine Misfire Due to Failed Spark Plug Wires
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
The front oxygen (air fuel ratio) sensor element may develop a crack, causing the Check Engine Light to illuminate. Subaru has recalled certain models to replace sensors that may fail. The Subaru service program number is WXW-80, this is not a government mandated recall.
2002 Subaru Impreza QuestionsMy car has started buck jumping sometimes at lower speeds. It is a manual trans. (1 answer)
It just started doing this a few days ago. I just recently filled it up with gas. I thought I might try one of those gas treatment additives. Any other ideas?
2.5 automatic what is the normal gas milage?
both fail after start up for 10 to 20 secents intermittently
and if the doors are slamed .
2002 Subaru Impreza RecallsFront Lower Control Arms May Break
The front lower control arms may break at the hanger brackets due to corrosion. This corrosion is commonly a result of the hanger bracket being exposed to salty conditions, such as roads where salt is used as a snow melting agent. A broken control arm can result in loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect the affected control arms and rustproof or replace them as necessary. The Subaru recall number is WVX-34.