Question about 1993 Subaru Legacy

1 Answer

92 legacy shutting down when driving

Hi my problem is that when driving it shuts down. I engage clutch to coast, turn key off, restart and keep driving for 5-10k before it does it again. no dash lights apear untill the key is in the on position. A new alternater was fitted about a month before this trouble. this is on a GT BF model

Posted by on

  • Dean Miller Jan 05, 2009

    new filter fited every 5,000k , new fuel pump, fuel conditioner added every 3rd tank

  • Dean Miller Jan 06, 2009

    wouldn't that cause a miss rather than total shut down?

×

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

  • Expert
  • 120 Answers

Check your fuel filter

Posted on Jan 05, 2009

  • Kuya Louie Jan 05, 2009

    how about your spark plugs?

  • Kuya Louie Jan 06, 2009

    if one was bad, but then how about if more? check also your alternator cables look for kinked or loose wires.

×

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

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

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

My doorlocks lock and unlock while driving and so im afraid its ging to engage the security feature to shut down fuel pump.i don't have a key fob.


Hi Jason:

We've had similar problems with our Aztek and Buick.
The problem was with the Body Control Module and was beyond my fixit skills.
The local GM dealer attended to it for a cost of approx $1,000 per vehicle.
Definite PITA
Hope you have better luck.

Mar 12, 2016 | 2005 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx

1 Answer

What is the main course of the engine to stop on its own while driving ?


The backfiring can occur because the car isn't shut off properly. Remember when we were kids and we would shut off, coast in gear and then restart and pop the accumulated gases? That said I think your anti-jack may be switching randomly and shutting you down. I'd start there.

Mar 06, 2015 | Toyota Cars & Trucks

2 Answers

My clutch won't engage 1997 Honda civic


Clutch plate and pressure plate seem to be too weak to pull the car. To test the clutch plate, park the car on flat surface. Pull the hand brake up, start the car, depress the foot brake pedal, depress the clutch pedal, put the car in 1st gear, press the gas pedal and leave the clutch pedal at once, while keeping the brake pedal depressed.
Follow one of the two following statements:
1. Engine does not shut down and remain start. (Clutch plate, pressure plate and clutch bearing defective - Replace all as a set)
2. Engine shuts down. (Clutch system is OK and does not require any repair).

Apr 06, 2013 | 1997 Honda Civic

1 Answer

1997 subaru legacy with awd transmission - driveshaft has been removed due to bad u-joints and trans. locked up the front wheels. What do we need to unlock them?


I have a 93 legacy. Subaru's always run in front wheel drive until a sensor tells the computer the front wheels are not turning the same speed as the rear wheels( spining on ice or sand etc.). At that point all wheels will be driven though a clutch to the rear wheels. This is not good if the car needs to be towed with the front wheels in the air! This "all wheel drive" can be shut down for towing. Under the hood on my 93, there is an in line fuse holder on the pass. side of car behind the front strut mount. Open the top of the holder and it will be empty, put in a fuse (10 or 20 amp or close) , this completes a circuit and shuts down the rear wheels. I don't know if the your 97 has this in the same place, but it must have one some place. hope this can help you.

Apr 29, 2011 | 1997 Subaru Legacy

1 Answer

My 2008 Hyundai sonata shut off on me while I was driving...all the lights on the dash went off and it was very hard to coast it off the road!!! What can this be? I had my engine replaced 2 yrs ago...can...


First....turn the ignition key off.....then. engage warp drive using impulse power ONLY. With your problem, using impulse power while in warp drive could severly damage dilithium crystals. Then, find lt. Uhura, and ask her if she needs anything. She'll take it from there.

Jan 25, 2011 | 2008 Hyundai Sonata

1 Answer

Legacy gt 92 single turbo clutch adjustment


Only clutch adjustment is at the pedal as they are hydraulic. Clutch may be worn, cheers

Aug 01, 2008 | 1992 Subaru Legacy

Not finding what you are looking for?
1993 Subaru Legacy Logo

200 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Subaru Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

60960 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

21949 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

6812 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...