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This is a discussion on electrical... i think within the General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents. forums, part of the Tech & Modifying & General Repairs category; Okay, yesterday my car started to act up. By acting up i mean my gauges (just stock ones no aftermarket ...

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    electrical... i think

    Okay, yesterday my car started to act up. By acting up i mean my gauges (just stock ones no aftermarket gauges) would shut off and on. Eventually the just stopped working so the speedometer and tak read ZERO. My car stayed running (i dont know how) so i made it to work. I tried to start it right away after getting to work. It wouldnt click or do anything. Honestly i thought sweet just a battery and im good to go. Well once i was out of work i ran over to autozone tested my battery it was bad. Easiest fix ever i thought. So 200 bucks and a yellow top optima later i got it installed and had no problems. Until today, on my way to work my gauges started to shut on and off and the cd i was playing began to low volume. In the end i cam to a red light when i tried to come out of first gear the car started to sputter, like it wasnt getting gas. I know thes fuel lines are okay i had to redo a few during winter because i had the typical fuel leak in cold weather. I plan on ripping out the altinator and checking that but any other ideas would be great. Car doesnt start no clicking (possible starter but why would a starter make your car stall????) please reply asap thanks



    Brent <--- trying hard to keep subaru love

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    Also warning ligths would pop on and off.


    Check enigine light - I dont have an o2 sensor

    E Brake light - when your ebrake is up a light is on to tell you when i released mine the light kept flashing along with...

    Battery light - this one would flash with the ebrake light (brand new yellow top optima)

    Finally ABS light - once the car would have the lights start to kill the abs light would come on to stay...


    i read threw some other posts sounds like an altinator from what i have read but i gotta get it tested we will see....


    Brent <--- trying hard to keep subaru love

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