1995 AUTOMATIC LEGACY WAGON

  • Tiny
  • varchie
  • 1995 Subaru Legacy
  • 4 CYL
  • AWD
  • 213,000 miles

At 213,000 miles car develops a severe miss on #1 & #2 cylinders (per computer code P0302-P0301) when under power at 30-60 mph. Check engine light blinks during the engine miss, then miss stops and light stays on. Car behaves normally afterwards and then sequence repeats itself on another day. Car has recently begun to do this on flat & level road when previously only on a hill or slope when under power at 30-60 mph.
What is causing this? What is the remedy since the car will now do this at any time.

Saturday, December 11th, 2010 AT 5:21 PM

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  • Tiny
  • subarudoc
  • Member

If its still misfireing I would have a compression test done on this sounds like you have a couple of bad valves. If the compression test is good and still is misfireing I would start with spark plugs, the wires till you find the problem it would be the cheepest way of doing it.

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Wednesday, December 15th, 2010 AT 3:55 AM
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  • Jacobandnickolas
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Have you noticed any coolant consumption or oil leaks? Head gaskets are a common issue.

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Tuesday, December 21st, 2010 AT 2:40 AM
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  • subarudoc
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Not that common on a 2.2 which this would be

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Sunday, January 2nd, 2011 AT 11:58 PM

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