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I have a 2001 Subaru legacy, my check engine light came on then went out and now my and and at oil temp are randomly flashing..

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I have a 2001 subaru legacy an the a/t oil temp light is flashing and the check engine light is staying on these two lights just came on when i drove off the road nothing is leaking and everything is ok but the oil filter got a dent in the bottom of it

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Get the code checked i had a car in my shop with same problem. the oil was not going in the upper part of the engine to the head since the owner was driving in the same condition i had to replace the engine. so dont drive it until you get it checked by professionals this engine is not cheap

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Do you know the codes coming up. and have you checked the oil

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SOURCE: check engine light stays on, on my 1999 Subaru Legacy

take it to autozone they will check it for free

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SOURCE: how to retreive a check engine light from a 1991 subaru

read the info in the link it has a step by step http://legacycentral.org/library/literature/codes.htm

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SOURCE: a/t light is flashing 16 times n 1995 subaru legacy

if by a/t you mean automatic transmission try a power purge transmission service it may have a filter sensor that is telling you to service soon

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SOURCE: what oil for my 1995 Subaru Legacy 250T?

I know I will get some argument on this one, but regardless of what manufacturers recommend, the best possible lubricant is a good synthetic. They far exceed any manufacturers needs in both lubricity long life and resistance to thermal changes. they do not burn off or form deposits readily and work in any temperature climate. as far as rating, a 10-40 or 50 works for everything. With synthetics those #s are almost a decoration on the can because in reality they cover a far larger span. Personally I would not use mobil1 (too much additive package not enough real stuff) on the other end, amsoil is one of the best (they even offer a 0w50 oil)
Whatever you use make sure you keep it clean. A good oil filter is essential and if extending oil change intervals, you can just change filter and any oil lost.
I know I've ranted, but the actual lab testing results and notes I've made over the years is far longer!
good luck whatever you decide on!

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SOURCE: 1992 Subaru Legacy Check Engine Light

There is two Green single wire plugs under the dash, driver side, above your left leg (rh drive) plug them together, engine check light will flash, www.auto-diagnostic-codes.com will help to read codes

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