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CAR WONT START

1998 Subaru WRX • 121,000 miles

Hi my 98 wrx was running great until I used the high pressure hose at the local car wash. After the was I jumped back into the car to drive off and the car wouldnt start.
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Whiteknight73
August 29, 2011.



Subaru Question
Asked on August 29, 2011

1998 Subaru WRX Engine Problem with 121000 miles

Hi my 98 wrx was running great until I used the high pressure hose at the local car wash. After it was washed I jumped back into the car to drive off and the car wouldnt start.

Tiny
Whiteknight73
Aug 29, 2011.
Too many electronic components to pressure wash. Will need to disconnect and dry every thing. Electronic contact cleaner good to use

Docfixit
Aug 29, 2011.
Seems a little crazy that in this day and age you can't wash a car with the bonnet down in fear of electrical components getting wet.

Tiny
Whiteknight73
Aug 29, 2011.
Water and electronics do not mix

Docfixit
Aug 30, 2011.
Sadly it seems you are way off the mark it was actually the fuel pump and had nothing to do with washing the car

Tiny
Whiteknight73
Aug 31, 2011.
Sorry crystal ball in shop

Docfixit
Aug 31, 2011.