Question about 1997 Subaru Outback

1 Answer

I have 1997 subaru outback wagon that I bought used. It appears that the spark plugs and wires are still the oem wires and have never been changed. How do I get a broken plug cover off to remove the plug?

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Master
  • 2,049 Answers

As you are going to replace the plug and wire anywhere, get a pair of needle-nose pliers and grab what's left of the broken plug wire and pull hard. Even if it snaps the spark plug off, you will still be able to use the spark plug socket to remove the plug.

Posted on Oct 06, 2009

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,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that 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.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

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

How do you replace the spark plug wires on 1997 Subaru outback/legacy?


Access from top is better but you must remove battery/washer reservoir driver's side and intake piping on passenger's side to get to the plugs. If you have bad back, access from underneath is fine but I'd have a ramp instead of jack for safety reasons.

Jul 18, 2017 | 1997 Subaru Legacy

1 Answer

Just changed the plugs and wires, in my 1997 Subaru Outback legacy 2.5, and the car starts up and then runs rough for about 3-5 seconds and then shuts down, I bought after market wires, and they are not...


Thanks for choosing FixYa and welcome to the site. This is very well possible. If the plug wires are in the wrong spot, it will cause this. Make sure that the spark plugs were gapped correctly as well. Most plugs come pregapped but just make sure. Check for any wires or hoses that may be loose from changing the plugs. Make sure everything is put back on. When you change plug wires, make sure you mark them. I would double check the plug wires. If you didn't have this issue until you changed them, more then likely, that is whats wrong. If you have any questions, feel free to ask and thanks for using FixYa.

Apr 14, 2011 | 1997 Subaru Outback

1 Answer

My `1997 Subaru legacy outback wagon ,my gas mileage went from 21 MPH to 15 MPH. What do you think is wrong.


if there are no major problems present all it needs is a tune up(spark plugs,fule filter,oil change, air filter, fule injector cleaner). for a upgrade in fuel economy add a short ram intake, parts are fairly easy to install.

Feb 20, 2010 | 1997 Subaru Legacy

1 Answer

1997 Subaru Outback Car Grounding issue? Fusible link? 1997 I have a 97 outback wagon AWD that won't start. The ignition light doesn't even come on, let alone the engine turnover. I tried to jumpstart it a...


If you are getting sparks at the positive cable when attaching I would suspect a hard short in the system. Check that the starter has not shorted.

Feb 12, 2010 | 1997 Subaru Outback

1 Answer

Grounding issue? Fusible link? 1997 Subaru Legacy won't start


Yea i would check the fusible link. Check all the wires at the alternator and to the starter. Take them loose and clean all connections. Check all body to chassis and engine to chassis/ body grounds. If they look weathered make some and replace or just add some. With the age of it you could have highly corroded wires.

Jun 01, 2017 | 1997 Subaru Outback

1 Answer

How do you change a low beam headlight bulb on an 03 subaru outback wagon?


get in behind headlight under hood and look for a central plug or screw for the headlight to remove to get to the bulb you will have to unplug the wiring to pull it out and a spring clip youll have to press in towards the centre of the globe to remove it

Oct 25, 2009 | 2003 Subaru Outback

2 Answers

Change light bulb in fog light on 2003 subaru outback wagon


remove lower cover, remove cover on back of lamp and disconnect wire then unhook clip (clip just swings to the side) and remove bulb. dont touch new bulb on the glass part ,will weakin life of lamp. goodluck.

Oct 19, 2009 | 2003 Subaru Outback

1 Answer

Stud pattern


i believe so since axles are pretty much a standard platform for the same vehicles . the only time stud patterns are different is when it's different manufacturers. please rate this

Sep 05, 2008 | 1997 Subaru Outback

1 Answer

Check engine light came on while driving


I just bought a 1999 Outback with the same problem, the previous owner says replace the PCV valve

Hope it works

Jul 02, 2008 | 1997 Subaru Outback

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

Related Topics:

193 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Subaru Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76848 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22246 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...