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1998 legacy outback. engine light comes on & goes off sporadically, when on, it hesitates at takeoff & runs rough at low speed.

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Knock sensor has gone bad most likely. I had the same problem with the same car and replaced the knock sensor. Fixed the problem. Very common with Subarus. It's an inexpensive part but it requires patience and small surgeon's hands to get to it and replace it. Lots of how-to articles on line.

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