Subaru Car Problems & Fixes

Subaru owner problems and repairs

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Engine tapping sound

Engine noise was a mix off tapping and knock sound. In both situation of cold and warm at start. Root cause of problems still unidentified. No indication of errors and tempt high for the engine.

2016 Subaru Levorg 1. 6
Posted: Dec 4, 2019
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Wheel vibration

i have just had my wheels balanced but i still get steering wheel vibration at 60 mph,the car does not wander ,so i think the wheel alighnment is ok,any suggestions please.

2004 Subaru Impreza wrx
Posted: Jan 21, 2016
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Cambelt

i recently purchased the car and the cambelt and pulleys etc were changed on its 60,000 miles service,can anybody advise when the next change should be.It has currently covered 94,000 miles.

2004 Subaru Impreza wrx
Posted: Aug 27, 2015
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Miss fire under load

Hi, I've just purchased an impreza turbo UK. It runs fine until you try to accelerate fast. As soon as you do it miss fires and I have off the accelerator. This happens about 4000-5000 rpm. The car i...

2000 Subaru Impreza turbo 2000 uk
Posted: Apr 10, 2012
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Starting

I go to start my subi first thing in the morning and it takes at least 10 times to start sometimes i flatten the battery.some days it will start quicker if its a sunny day.the battery is new.i was tol...

1995 Subaru Impreza
Posted: Oct 7, 2011
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Starting

I go to start my subi first thing in the morning and it takes at least 10 times to start sometimes i flatten the battery.some days it will start quicker if its a sunny day.the battery is new.i was tol...

1995 Subaru Impreza
Posted: Oct 7, 2011
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Cambelt

how much to change the cambelt

2008 Subaru Impreza
Posted: May 11, 2011
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'shearing noise' from front especially when excellerating or turning

noise like a metalic shearing

1997 Subaru Impreza Turbo 5 door
Posted: Feb 24, 2011
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Clutch fork

how do i remove the clutch fork as i removed my engine and had a minnie problem i had to undo all the bolts on clutch pressure plate so box and engine would separate now plate is still connected to ge...

1996 Subaru Impreza 2.0wrx turbo petrol manual
Posted: Feb 7, 2011
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Turbo timer

just bought an apexi turbo timer any one have an easy way of installing it as i have never done this before yes i have instructions but still need help as its come from hong kong and not very clear on...

1996 Subaru Impreza 2.0wrx turbo petrol manual
Posted: Jan 30, 2011
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Engine code location

would any one beable to tell me where the code on engine block which tells me what type engine it is ie(ej20? as i have a new engine to install just need to make sure i have bought same engine look th...

1996 Subaru Impreza 2.0wrx turbo petrol manual
Posted: Jan 23, 2011
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Engine

can anyone list the type of engines that can fit into a wrx uk 2000 model without having to change much or can i put a different head on my bottom end?

1996 Subaru Impreza 2.0 turbo manual petrol
Posted: Jan 22, 2011
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Acceleration/driving

hi my car is a subaru impreza 2ltr auto estate it starts fine every time but when you go to pull away it feels like there's nothing there and will only pull away very slowly even if you have your foot...

1996 Subaru Impreza 2ltr awd auto estate
Posted: Oct 13, 2010
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Car not starting

hi subaru not starting i have tested fuel pump and works ok all relays have been tested and works ok not sure what problem is hope some1 can help friends also said could be lamber sensor or cranck sha...

1999 Subaru Impreza 2litre turbo ra/limited edition
Posted: Sep 10, 2010
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Starting

I have had a problem with starting the car in the last few days ,previously one turn of the key and it instantly fired ,it now seems to wind for what feels like and age,almost sounding like the batter...

2001 Subaru Impreza WRX "bug eye "
Posted: Mar 11, 2010
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Engine management, traction control and cruise control lights all on

Was driving this afternoon and the eng man light came on with traction control light and the cruise control light started to flash! Just had car serviced. any ideas??? Thanks

2008 Subaru Impreza 2.0 rx
Posted: Oct 11, 2009
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Loose pipe from radaitor

on my car i have a loose thin pipe coming from the top left hand side of my radaitor and i have no idea where it goes all what comes out is steam and on my water bottle which is attached to my radaito...

1997 Subaru Impreza 2.0 16v gl
Posted: Aug 21, 2009
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Abs sensor

how do i check which abs sensor is not working

1995 Subaru Impreza wrx
Posted: Apr 4, 2009
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Battery drain

Hi!! I've got an STi with Prodrive kit, 18" wheels, quick shift and sports suspension. The vehicle is also fitted with a Trackstar tracker. The vehicle is fine if I use it regularly, but if I leave ...

2004 Subaru Impreza STi
Posted: Mar 26, 2009
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Cold starting

hi, just bought a 2004 subaru outback 3.0. the problem is when cold ie when left for a few hours or overnight, i try to start the car normally by just cranking with no throttle the engine coughs a cou...

2004 Subaru Outback 3.0
Posted: Mar 25, 2009
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