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  1. Hi, We drained the oil today and some metal parts came out. Looks like halves of some flat spring washer of some sort. Can anyone identify these parts? Does this mean my engine is dead? No other metal or grinding are present in the oil. One of these pieces cam out on the magnetic drain plug. I fished 3 more out with a magnet taped to the end of a wire. Does that account for all of "them" or could there be more in there? Photo attached. My son needs to drive this back to Utah next week. Too much to hope that it's something harmless I suppose. I might be able to drop the pan but I'm not sure if I can get to all the bolts around the frame mount without removing the motor. 1995 Subaru Legacy L wagon. 2.2L motor I think. Thanks.
  2. A video where I ask the question: Is this ok? Slop at rear axle, drum removed The bearing can slide in and out with very little pressure.
  3. My daughter is driving a 2002 Outback (277k), and lives in a small Colorado mountain town with dirt roads. On a trip to Denver in July they noticed noise and thumping, and discovered 2 lug nuts gone from one wheel, and a couple loose on another wheel. Today she called because on one rear wheel she found loose lug nuts twice in 3 days - 2 to 3 lug nuts each time. It is obviously dangerous. First question - anybody run into this before? This is our 6th Subaru (I bought it before our daughter got it) and I have not seen this as a recurring problem. Second question - what is the proper way to tighten the lug nuts? She has a T shaped lug wrench, but not a torque wrench. Can the car be sitting full weight on the ground while tightening ? When working on cars, I usually tighten them with just enough weight on the tire to keep it from spinning around (using a jack or hoist). It is possible some vandal is doing this, but that is unlikely for a small town school teacher -- but you never know. Thanks people, look forward to your ideas. Craig
  4. So I removed the strut rod to allow for easier access to the cv-axle replacement. After tighten the 3 bolt that hold the strut rod mount plat to the frame / uni-body There is now a clank and i can see the plate moving when I bounce the car. It clank whenever I drive forward and / or when i hit a bump. Feels like the bolt stripped the nut off the sheet metal, INSIDE the uni-body. Question: Are there captive bolts inside the sheet metal? How screwed am I at a quick fix to this ? Will I have to cut open the sheet metal and weld up a bolt and bracket to fix this ? Video of movement and a little sound: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YcVGhVMevRs
  5. Driver's side power window glass is loose. The panel comes off easily enough, and I can access the track but I can't get the glass to line back up for a snug fit and stay there. Any ideas are appreciated.
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