Question about 1990 Subaru Legacy

1 Answer

1990 subarru legacy 4 door car 2.0

The engine was shaking badly and has a check engine light on and has no power changed the plugs and that reduced the problem some but still not running the same

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Sergeant:

    An expert that has over 500 points.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 20 times.

  • Subaru Expert
  • 196 Answers

Have you checked the knock sensor? This is a common issue with the older models it will give a rough idle and reduced gas mileage.

Posted on Dec 18, 2008

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

My check engine light blinks quickly 3 times on my 1990 legacy wagon


It is a signal that the Fuel filter
needs to be changed.

Sep 20, 2014 | 1990 Subaru Legacy

2 Answers

Check engine light car shaking


Did you change plug wires also? What year make and model is it?

Dec 21, 2013 | Toyota Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Engine reduced power


check your codes again

Dec 21, 2013 | 2002 GMC Envoy

1 Answer

2001 Legacy Wagon Idles rough and has no power when in gear. Changed all the plugs, changed the exaust sensor. Check engine light still on after all that.


1 you need to get the code. 2 sounds like the catalitic converter is bad. If the code was for the exhaust sensor, the catalitic converter will pop this code.

May 24, 2011 | 2001 Subaru Legacy

1 Answer

1998 Ford Escort ZX2 lost power/shakes


The fuel filter should be replaced every 2 years. It is easy to do since it is on the firewall. You don't even have to get under the car. Low fuel pressure can cause the issues you described. A dirty air filter can do this as well as bad spark plug wires. These cars are picky about the type of spark plugs you use as well. None of the gimming (+2, +4, splitfire) plugs should be used. I've had best luck with Motorcraft and Autolite plugs.

May 06, 2010 | 1998 Ford Escort

1 Answer

I have a 1990 Subaru Legacy no spark on 3&4 changed ecm and icm still no spark on those two coils


perhaps you should 've checked the spark plug wire spark plug itself and the wiring going to the coil,there some many things that can cause a particular coil not to work.

Feb 24, 2010 | 1990 Subaru Legacy

1 Answer

Engine light on/off rough acceleration


I would have the coil tested again. May have a bad ground. Also check all major grounds, body and motor.

May 08, 2009 | 1996 Subaru Legacy

2 Answers

Engine is shaking, reduced power to engine, service engine light on, all of a sudden, car was driving fine


Could be anything you need to give more info. Have the cars computer scanned for codes, It may help identify the problem or help lead you in the right direction.

Apr 22, 2009 | 2001 Volkswagen Passat

1 Answer

Subaru legacy 1990 GT wagon(japanese),check engine


Sounds like you may have a bad spark plug and or wire, check the wires and plugs, if it's been more than 30,000 miles sence your last tune up, you should do a tune up anyway it may fix your problem.

Oct 09, 2017 | Subaru Legacy Cars & Trucks

Not finding what you are looking for?
1990 Subaru Legacy Logo

Related Topics:

302 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Subaru Experts

Marvin
Marvin

Level 3 Expert

81400 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22359 Answers

Brandon Johnson
Brandon Johnson

Level 2 Expert

251 Answers

Are you a Subaru Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...