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'96 subaru legacy cranks but won't start, esp. When cold. Weeks ago, issue began as the car running rough when first started, then after abt a min it would settle down & idle fine. Some stuttering on acceleration on highway at first, then when rmed up it was fine. Since it's getting colder we've had to go out & start car every 2-3 hrs. It sat over night and now will not start; cranks, but won't turn over. We've had to pump gas to get it to start before. Changed plugs, wires, fuel filter, egr valve.

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Are you getting spark? Could be coil. Or just a new distributor.

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Try replacing the coolant temperature sensor for the injection system.

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that has a votec engine in it the fuel pressure is droping at knight and it takes 60 psi before the injectors will fire most likely cause fuel pump ,leaking injector ,or a feul pressure regulator

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From the Fuel End: check the power at each individual fuel injector. If that checks out okay: Pull and check (and replace if needed) the fuel injectors. These could be clogged or malfunctioning.
From the Electronic End: disconnect and check the Electronic Ignition Coil Pack for continuity and consistent Spark. This should have been checked first as a rough idle could be caused by this.
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Try changing the ignition coil.
The easy way to test this, is turn the ignition on,for about thirty second's ,then feel the coil ,if it is hot ,replace it.

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On top of the engine find the fuel rail, unplug the vacuum line that is on the pressure regulator and see if it is leaking fuel. if it is that is your problem, it is sending raw fuel into your intake.

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