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  1. Intermittent over heating/leaking coolant

    General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    Alright so I have an 07 wrx with about 166k km on it. A couple of months ago my car started over heating intermittently, (seemed to only over heat when I was driving in 2nd or 4th gear, very strange,) then I found a cracked hose and that was leaking coolant. Replaced the hose, topped up my...
  2. Impreza 2.5i sedan cooling problems

    New Member Introductions
    A few days ago I turned on my a/c and noticed hot air coming out, I turned it over to heat and it was super hot. I investigated and found that neither fan was running. I thought well the most common thing would be the thermostat, I changed that and still the same thing, no lights have come on...
  3. Biggest intercooler in an '04

    Engine Modifications
    I have an '04 wrx wagon, and was wondering what the biggest tmic it could fit was and what a good aftermarket radiator would be for it. Thanks for the help and great forum
  4. Check Engine light Code PO128

    General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    I recently bought and installed a new Grimmspeed low temp thermostat and a CRXRacing radiator after my stock radiator cracked Now i keep getting the above code, PO128. Which from what i hear says its a cooling system or thermostat problem. Is there anyway that the new lower temp thermostat is...
  5. Cleaning my Engine Bay?

    General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    so forgive my ignorance on this subject but im fairly new to actually caring about and cleaning my car well haha. Im going to be installing a radiator shroud in the next few days but my engine bay is quite dirty, what is the best way to clean it up a bit? Just a damp towel or anything specific?
  6. New Lower Temp Thermostat Mod.

    Engine Modifications
    I recently installed a new radiator and 160 degree thermostat in my 02 WRX wagon. This took place about 3 weeks ago maybe. Yesterday while driving my check engine light came on. Come to find out it brought up a code saying my thermostat or cooling system needed attention. Is there any reason my...
  7. Subtle-Solutions Alternator Cover & Radiator Shroud Review: Simple, Easy, Dress Up!!

    Engine Modifications
    Subtle-Solutions Alternator Cover & Radiator Shroud Review: Simple, Easy, Dress Up!! Everyone knows that the STI engine is a masterpiece and people love to look at it... so I wanted to dress it up some... I started with Subtle-Solutions Alternator Cover and Radiator Shroud. I got them...
  8. Very very strange cooling system issue .. Help please!!

    General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    Hi ... I own a classic GC8 Impreza WRX and since around 1 month I have noticed the following: - radiator fan is always on when the engine is at normal operating temperature - the radiator it self is hot on the left side but ice cold on the right side - the car does NOT overheat!!! (which is...
  9. Top of radiator coolant leak

    General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    Just pulled over to check engine because I smelled coolant. Apparently I'm blowing steamy coolant out of a crack in the plastic above the radiator near where the top hose connects. Any causes / solutions I should know about? Could there be something causing excessive pressure? Could this be a...