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  1. Engine & Drivetrain
    Hi everyone I took my 2003 outback into my usual mechanic for P0420 codes and he replaced the Catalytic Converter. Check Engine light came back on only two days after, so I ran the codes and got P0420 again. I cleared them and chalked it up to the new CC needing a few days. I am not noticing...
  2. Gen 5: 2015-2019
    Had this problem first in January 2016, has never gone away. The pattern has changed since the cold start recall software patch, instead of happening immediately the problem occurs ~5 minutes after the car is turned on when the temperature gauge starts to move. In cold weather (has done this...
  3. Gen 1: 1995-1999
    So there is no check engine light but after driving for 30 minutes at freeway speed (70mph in D), at idle the car will begin to overheat. But once the car starts moving again, even at city speeds, it will start to cool down to normal operating temperature. Both fans still kick on so I knows...
  4. Gen 3: 2005-2009
    Check engine light came on a week ago. Stalling when coming to a stop and idles very low. Mechanic reset the code and gave me some instructions and said the car would have to relearn to idle. Have tried turning car on without starting engine and waiting 2 minutes, start engine and let car warm...
  5. Problems & DIY Maintenance
    2008 Subaru outback 3.0r HI, I was driving my car and i noticed the flashing cruise control CEL and (traction control?) light on so i stopped and tightened my gas cap and continued my drive up north on my way I had noticed my car lacking acceleration and the temperature was fluctuating from...
  6. Problems & DIY Maintenance
    Greetings all, 2012 OB 2.5 non turbo 141.000 miles. On my cluster, I have the Check Engine Light solid, Brake Light blinking, Cruise Control blinking, and the snti slip/traction control light, along with my temp gauge flashing blue to red, red to blue non stop. After driving for quite some...
  7. Problems & DIY Maintenance
    I purchased a 2013 outback wag with 67000 miles. Issue with Check engine light, park brake light, and cruise control lights flashing with engine “bucking” and sputtering. Got to mechanic with computer stating 4th cylinder coil was toast and all sparks needed replacement. Within a month, same...
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