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Just did full valve job, belts, pulleys, water pump, etc... Done many before so pretty good at it. No corners cut. Fel-Pro gasket sets, etc... The car runs smooth and idles great. Seems to rev fine in neutral or Park. From a dead stop if you nail it, it does not jump off the line and the transmission takes a few seconds to downshift into lower gear. ( I just changed most of the fluid and the spin on filter. carefully and slowly got the fluid level perfect.) If I start up a hill and gently apply throttle the engine has very little power (no misfire... just no go.) Plus transmission takes it's time downshifting. Once you get rolling or on the highway, it has no problem hauling rump roast. And the transmission runs right up to 6K redline and shifts right to the next gear. Also shifts manually to all the gears no problem. We hooked up a super nice Matco scanner tool today that reads everything while you drive, etc... No codes. Can't find any vacuum leaks. Changed the fuel filter and lines. Tried spark plug wires. Gas is fresh. Still will not go off the line or uphill! Please.... If anyone has any logical things to try, HELP ME! Thanks in advance!
1999 Legacy Outback. Battery has been draining. Last Friday the garage determined it had something to do with the internal lighting. The mechanic removed the fuse for the lighting and the car ran fine over the weekend. I took it back today for more testing and the mechanic said there is no power to the glove compartment light or ashtray light. He did find a missing fuse (not the one he removed Friday). He put in a new one. He told me to take the car home to see if it runs down again. The car is an automatic with floor shift. When I pressed the shift lever lock button to shift from Park, there was a clicking sound that seemed to come from the dash in the area of the speedometer, etc. I asked the mechanic about this and he said that was normal, that it was just the shift lever lock releasing. He said if I didn't hear that clicking, I wouldn't be able to shift from Park. I told him it didn't click before and he said maybe that missing fuse that he replaced had something to do with it, but he insisted the clicking is normal. Is the clicking normal when the shift lever lock button is pressed to shift from Park?