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Lost power, clicking then banging noise from engine
Posted 21 July 2010 - 11:23 AM
Is this engine toast?
Posted 21 July 2010 - 11:27 AM
Posted 21 July 2010 - 11:48 AM
Posted 21 July 2010 - 11:52 AM
Might want to look into checking out the timing belt.
Posted 21 July 2010 - 12:33 PM
Posted 21 July 2010 - 10:06 PM
Posted 21 July 2010 - 11:14 PM
Engine related noise should become slower when put into gear because engine speed would go down. Unless this is a part related to transfering power from the engine to the transmission and s under more stress under load. A cracked flex plate can make a heck of a racket, but it won't cause any driveability issues unless it completely beaks, at which point it leaves you stranded.
But you have a manual transmission, so no flexplate. Could be a clutch related issue I suppose, but that still doesn't explain the temporary loss of power before it gave up completely.
Posted 21 July 2010 - 11:33 PM
I was just going to comment on this issue:
Foresters are blowing there 2.5 sohc engines waaaaaay more than OB/Imprezas and Legacys
I have only seen Foresters with blown engines.
Posted 22 July 2010 - 09:25 AM
Posted 22 July 2010 - 10:48 AM
Yea, check for a bad tension-er, but I still suspect a bad rod, particularly if the engine is running rough at an idle, like firing on three cylinders.
Posted 22 July 2010 - 07:42 PM
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