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    Engine Light (Engine making bashing sound)

    Was driving down the road today, put my foot down hard; then all of a sudden the vehicle jerked and stalled (travelling ~70-80km/h).

    Now the vehicle runs fine, up until 4krpm and then it starts to stall, create a bashing sound and jerks. You can ease the accelerator up really slowly and make the car speed up gradually.

    When idling the revs are constantly increasing/decreasing. The air sensor has been cleaned and the air filter has been cleaned/oiled, I did them both today when the problem occurred.

    The turbo appears to be working fine, the boost gauge is reading and you can hear the turbo winding up (until 4krpm).

    I read that the green m/f adapter under the dash could be connected and create a restriction. I've had a look but all I can find is a green f-adapter which isn't connected to anything.

    1999 Subaru Impreza WRX STi

    Any ideas?

    Thanks,
    Luke

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    Quote Originally Posted by SD_GR View Post
    Check the piping to the intercooler.
    Empty coolant :facepalm:

    I didn't think that would be even possible considering the engine temperate was still maintained at normal.

    I'll top that up let the engine idle for awhile and get back to you, thanks

    Edit;

    The 'Check Engine' light has cleared thanks! But now I'm having trouble with the idling, it doesn't want to sit on a stable 500rpm like it used to beforehand. I've been trying to adjust the throttle cable.
    Last edited by luke1; 12-29-2013 at 08:54 PM.

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    might have to burp the system

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    Quote Originally Posted by B MAN View Post
    might have to burp the system
    Could you elaborate a little bit with what you mean by 'burp', remove the air bubbles within the coolers or something?

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