• Tiny
  • jonesni
  • 1991 Subaru Loyale

91 subaru loyale has intermittent starting. Starter has been replaced. Sometimes when the gear is shoved into park it will start again. Sometimes it takes 3 tries turning key over sometimes it will take hours. Please help!

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Thursday, August 11th, 2011 AT 9:27 PM

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  • rasmataz
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Next time it refuses to start don't wait for it to make up its mind-do below immediately to determine if its fuel or spark problem

Get a helper disconnect a sparkplug wire or 2 and ground it to the engine atleast 3/16 away from ground-have helper crank engine over-do you have a snapping blue spark? If so-you have a fuel related problem, Do you hear the fuel pump come On when you turn key on? If not check fuel pump fuse and fuel pump relay if okay-check the fuel pressure to rule out the fuel filter/fuel pump/pressure regulator and listen to the injector/s are they pulsing or hook up a noid light. No snapping blue spark continue to troubleshoot the ignition system-power input to the coil/coil packs,coil's resistances,cap and rotor,distributor pick-up coil, ignition control module, cam and crank sensors and computer Note: If it doesn't apply disregard it and keep testing

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