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Posted 10 June 2014 - 07:49 AM
Posted 10 June 2014 - 08:17 AM
Posted 10 June 2014 - 11:20 AM
When did cars change to obdII? I did see the little door though so if I do buy it I'll scan it
Scan it before you buy it! You'll get a lot of valuable information before you slap your money down.
Posted 10 June 2014 - 08:33 PM
Posted 10 June 2014 - 08:42 PM
Borrow one! Buy one! Take the car to a parts store where they'll read codes for you! It would be very unwise to buy a car with a CEL on and not know what it's for.
Posted 10 June 2014 - 09:42 PM
Posted 10 June 2014 - 10:26 PM
if your State won't sticker the car with the light on/codes stored - it could cost you many hundreds to a thousand or more dollars to make the car legal.
if you're OK with that, why even test drive the car? just buy it.
Posted 10 June 2014 - 11:12 PM
Go to vatozone or whatever, they loan out scanners.
It's cheaper to drive a little and scan it than to find out that something expensive is broken.
Also, does it have an EJ25D? Any records on timing belt or head gaskets?
Posted 11 June 2014 - 06:35 AM
google maps can help you locate things in the area you are going to.
type in the name of the town - or better yet, the address of where the car is - then click on the "search nearby" and type in "auto parts store" or similar. It will locate all places that match on the map for you.
Autozone & Advance Auto I know will read codes for you for free, others may as well - a quick phone call will confirm.
Posted 11 June 2014 - 12:03 PM
Posted 11 June 2014 - 06:04 PM
Posted 11 June 2014 - 06:11 PM
Congratulations! Keep us posted on your progress--and show us some pix when you can!
Posted 11 June 2014 - 06:33 PM
Hey, way to go. It is always fun having a new to you car. Yea...........show us some pixs.
Posted 12 June 2014 - 09:39 AM
Posted 12 June 2014 - 01:27 PM
Looks good! It's a '95 . . . manual or AT? Mileage? Any records or receipts for work done? Enjoy!
Posted 12 June 2014 - 07:14 PM
Yea, nice looking car. It has the same exterior paint as my 99 OBW, which I like. Any more pixs coming??
Posted 12 June 2014 - 11:27 PM
Are you sure? My '95 is OBD2 and I've never seen one that isn't. But if by chance it is OBD1 you can still pull the codes with test connections under the dash. BTW, It'll probably take more than fresh fluids to dump codes! Good luck.
Ditto. Mine is a 95 Legacy L and it also has OBD 2. From my understanding, it wasn't required until 96 but some manufacturers got an early start and incorporated it in 95 models. I guess us lucky 95 Subaru owners got lucky.
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