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#1 dvries

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Posted 17 February 2006 - 05:26 PM

My 2002 Forester has a off-and-on problem that a Subaru mechanic cannot fix.....it gulps and gasps when cold and then runs good most of the time after warm-up.....except occasionally when coming to a stop. Premium gas seems to help a little bit. Mechanic has done compression test, new wires and plugs, etc., etc. everything else checks out according to spec's. Dash warning light does not come on. Answers?

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Posted 17 February 2006 - 05:37 PM

My 2002 Forester has a off-and-on problem that a Subaru mechanic cannot fix.....it gulps and gasps when cold and then runs good most of the time after warm-up.....except occasionally when coming to a stop. Premium gas seems to help a little bit. Mechanic has done compression test, new wires and plugs, etc., etc. everything else checks out according to spec's. Dash warning light does not come on. Answers?


Gasping for air? Aren't you in high altitude?:lol:

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Posted 17 February 2006 - 06:40 PM

I'd try a coolant temp sensor if it is only while cold. They often don't throw a code and they are cheap.

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Posted 17 February 2006 - 07:12 PM

Id be happy to look at it sometime.

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Posted 17 February 2006 - 07:13 PM

You got lucky! shawn never offers to come over to my house!

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Posted 23 February 2006 - 11:22 PM

Id be happy to look at it sometime.

OK - ARE YOU IN THE DENVER AREA?
THE PROBLEM AS DESCRIBED CONTINUES

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Posted 24 February 2006 - 02:13 PM

Id be happy to look at it sometime.

Where should I take it for you to look at it?
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Posted 24 February 2006 - 11:14 PM

Id be happy to look at it sometime.

I'M LOOKING FOR SHAWN SO HE CAN TAKE A LOOK AT THAT GASPING 2002 FORESTER OF MINE
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