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I have a 1996 subarulegacy the Subaru Legacy Wagon that had a bolt break off that holds the belt Idler on. I removed the broken bolt from the engine and replaced it with a new one. Then I put the radiator and other things back together and tightened the belt Idler on. Then I tried starting the engine and it turns over but wont start. Maybe my timing is off or it jumped on me when it originally broken off. Please help me with any suggestions and if you have any questions about the car feel free to ask
When you start the car both sides of the front fenders get hot but the no overheating on the dashboard controls.
are the wiring harnesses interchangeable from a 2.5 to a 2.2 1999 Subaru legacy l.
Light turned off by mechanic...now stays on all the time, noise level out of control. Can I drive without damaging the car more and is it safe to drive?
He taps on the starter and it may or may not start. Now the check engine light is on.
The problem use to happen a few times a month. Now it's a couple times a week. Thanks
I've checked all the electrical including fuses.Pulled the interior panal to view the auto lock assembly and had someone lock and unlock the door using the outside key lock. All the parts that are supposed to move, move and door won't open.
What do I do next?
It's hard to take the car out of park. It can be done with a little force and turning the steering wheel a little. Once it's in reverse or drive or neutral, it moves just fine. It even moves back into park and out easily as long as I keep the button on the shifter pressed. Is that the solenoid? And yes, I have brake lights
all wheel drivejust happen all of a sudden.when I put the trans in rev I call fell something like it goes in to gear butt nothing happens
There is a small piece that is broken where the roof slides back and then forward. Once open it would not close- I had someone get it closed but it cannot be open again or it will not close properly. I was told the whole frame/mechanism had to be replaced- which is quite expensive
Ok last night it was around -12 with the wind chill and my Legacy wouldn't start. All the lights turn on, AC and heater work, head lights work, moonroof works and car is alive but when I start her she just won't turn over. Any one have any ideas? Car is good condition, always followed routine schedules and has 78k miles. Any help would be appreciated
This happened all at one time.
Bought 96 Subaru from a friend. Ran good and everything, just needed a new rear diff. So I replaced rear diff. and went to start it. It starts, runs up to Idle and then shuts off. And the when this happens the at oil temp. light turns on and then flashes. The only way it will stay running is if I manually keep the rpm's up.
idk what the problem is. ive checked all hoses. everything I can think of that is simple. the AT oil temp light will blink when u start it then if you don't keep the engine at 2k rpms it will die. sometimes it will run on its own for 10 20 even 30 min then it sputters for a few min and poops out. ive heard of a sensor in the tranny that causes this AT temp light but those people had tranny problems too and my tranny works great when the silly thing stays running. any ideas since dealers don't like to give out sensitive info lol
Prior to my purchase, the car has received:
NEW water pump, hoses, head gaskets redone or replaced (sadly, I don't know which) Timing, alternator and belts. The engine has 101,689 original miles.
I notice a burnt oil smell when I get out of the car after driving. Ideas? Oil pump? Seals? Thank You!
220,000 miles, manual transmission. Car worked fine this morning, 5 PM car started fine, can't back it out of driveway without lots of grinding and needing to be heavier on the gas. Feels like brakes are frozen. Can back it with difficulty and forward does the same thing. It is very moist outside, almost like fog, 33 degrees for several days and I did wash the car yest. and underside. Just had oil changed and fluids checked last week. Sway bars due for repair tomorrow.
has 191,782 miles on it.
I changed spark plugs, wires and air filter. Has 191,762 miles on it.
noted when driving a few days ago in drive all seemed well.
shifting to lower gear results in anoisy thump, thump when moving
The button is broken off on the door so the light indicating that door is not closed stays on.
Approaching an intersection the light turned yellow so i hit the brakes pretty hard, not screeching, and the car died. All indicator lights turned on. Checked battery, 12.7 v, so good. Checked 1 spark plug and it seemed fine. 69k. any ideas? i can't find anything online that actually resolves this problem, but i have found others that have had it. thanks.
the clutch adjustment seems right and fluid is topped off. read about backflushing the system. how is this done?
It happens at odd times and not always very strange one time it even beeped which normally happens after 3 clicks on the fob any ideas?