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I lost the timing belt at 104,000 Blew the engine. This would be for a full swap to a used motor of equivalent miles.
It will be used for everyday travel of at least an hour distance.
has a misfire code on two cyl.s now. It had a code for cat. I replaced it.[Eastern] It seemed alright but fuel economy was not good and then noticed cat was getting cherry red.Understand why. Changed spark plugs which...
Check light code is P1443. I can see no leaks. Only happens in very cold weather. Smell seems to be coming from heating vents. Do I have to pay $90 for a full diagnostics?
My 2002 Forester has recently had a lot of word done, including new tires. It seems like after the tires were put on a few days later I noticed that the interior noise was much louder. Seems like it is coming fro...
My air conditioner works well for a while, blowing very cold air. Then, suddenly the compressor seems to shut off & only warm air is emitted. This seems to happen especially on hot days (sometimes on cooler days too) ...
When I run the A/C, after a short time, warm air blows out of the vents. I had the freon charged / refilled and the system checked for leaks by mechanic but no leaks were found. It had been in 90's when it first star...
How many miles before the timing belt needs replacing?
what makes steering difficult when i try turning rt or left? my steering fluid seems ok
Noisey piston sound reduces as engine reaches temperature. I researched this, and it seems to be fairly common on late 90's early 00's Subaru Foresters. No loss if power, otherwise it runs fine. I use synthetic ble...
I hear a low rumbling hum from the rear of my 2002 Subaru Forester. I've had 2 CV joints replace in the past. The car has 124,000 miles on it. Do you think it is a rear differential problem or a cv joint problem in...