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Guest Message by DevFuse

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Idles fine, runs great at times

Engine tick electronic

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#1 Ace1234765



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Posted 17 December 2013 - 03:28 PM

I have a 1996 Subaru Legacy l sedan, that idles almost perfectly, and drives just as good, but when driving randomly ill hear a small click and the engine will try to die, and after a second or two ill hear another click and it will run just fine, i feel as if this is caused by a loose wire in the ignition system but i need some advice before i take it to a shop

#2 Fairtax4me



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Posted 18 December 2013 - 11:17 PM

Odd for sure. Generally electrical problems will cause the engine to stall or at least make some of the lights in the dash to crazy. Have you checked for stored codes? Does the Check engine light work?
Can you tell a general area where the "click" comes from? Under the dash? Under the hood? Left or right?

I would start by checking the battery cables, and make sure the body ground connection is good.

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