Question about 2001 Subaru Impreza
Check Engine Light turns on?
You surely know, we have had those
for 35 years on all vehicles, & if any dash
light stays on after the motor is running, you
have a vehicle problem that has to be diagnosed
Have to check for OBD Codes--not keep using it
Then component test the system that set the fault
code, to find a problem
For most people that would be at a repair shop
Posted on Nov 06, 2014
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: My 2004 Subaru Impreza WRX
When your check engine light comes on, the car is telling you there's a problem, but it's still okay to drive to your destination. When the check engine starts blinking at you, that means pull over and turn off the car before you incur more damage.
Please keep in mind that you shouldn't be driving it indefinitely without having your code checked (you can rent a code reader from most car parts stores) but that you probably won't kill anything if you drive it for a few more days.
Posted on Jan 06, 2009
i had this problem with mine if your cable spins wen the car is moving its not the gear box end or the cable its the speed sensor in the speedo its self its very easy to fix you have to strip the speedo out of the case the sensor is only small and on the under side of the speedo the sensor is about 50 mm long and 10 mm wide change that and it should be ok
oh remember to reset your ecu
Posted on Jan 16, 2009
SOURCE: tail lights
There is a switch on top of the steering column that switches the parking light facility on and off. Check that this switch is not in the on position . If it is on then your side lights will stay on even if you turn the lights off.
Posted on Mar 20, 2009
If you have any of the large chain auto parts stores in your area, call them and ask if they do free scans; most do.
If Subaru has maintained the same procedures for a while, and you have checked fluids, etc., you can try resetting the light via the ignition switch:
-Turn on the ignition (don't start) - switch it rapidly between the 'ignition on' and 'ignition off' positions three times.
If the error has cleared itself (not uncommon), the check light will reset. If the problem is still present, it will either stay or come back on.
Our Su has done this a couple of times and with the scanner we have on hand, there was never any particular repeated problem. Just a computer glitch/hiccough -
Posted on Sep 10, 2009
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