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Rough idle on subaru2001Forester stutters almost stalls on acceleration

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    Deano Garrett Oct 03, 2010

    No check engine on, and emission never seams to stay in a cold state(my code reader has LED's red for problem yellow for cold or not ready emmisiuon or green all fine) even after 40 minutes idle it stays yellow

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Sounds like you have a misfire in one of your cylinders. If you have a check engine light on get the code pulled. First things first, make sure you have had your oil changed and the air filter is clean. Also run some fuel injector cleaner through it as well if you have not within the last 3000 miles. If this is still a problem look into changing the spark plugs and wires. If you do that and it continues to be a problem you need to look at changing the ignition coil. If it still persists you may need to look at replacing one ore more fuel injectors. If this is still not fixing it you probably have a bent valve in a cylinder and you will have to get valve work done which is a spendy job.... Goodluck.

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