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1992 subaru has a lot of trouble starting then the idle goes up and down for a couple minutes afterward. check engine light is always on.

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Hi sounds like a fuel pump maybe on its way out, could also be a clogged fuel filter if it hasnt been changed for a while causing pressure loss in fuel line, i would also check the idle control valve as these play up from time to time, the easiest way would be to drop into a garage and get them to do a quick ecu fault code read out that takes maybe 10mins and it will tell you exactly whats wrong without replacing parts that arent faulty

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